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 PACIFIC WINE AND FOOD CLASSIC UNVEILS FEATURED CHEFS AND WINERIES

Newport Beach, CA (Apr. 12, 2017) – Pacific Wine and Food Classic is pleased to announce the first chefs, restaurants and wineries set to participate in the foodie event of the summer. Celebrate the season with summer inspired culinary bites, wine pairings and refreshing hand crafted cocktails beachside at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort on Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20, 2017.
 
Pacific Wine & Food Classic’s menu is completely inspired by the summer season. Participating chefs will create dishes reminiscent of their favorite summer memories. Patron Tequila will offer “Patron Pops” as a fun summer treat as well as the ultimate Patron experience complete with Summer Margaritas. Bacardi, Effen Vodka and Makers Mark will also be serving refreshing cocktails to quench every thirst. Guests can enjoy incredible culinary entertainment on the Fisher & Paykel / DCS Culinary Stage, hosted by Simon Majumdar.
 
Food Network’s celebrity chef and judge Simon Majumdar, host of the inaugural classic commented, "I am thrilled to be invited to host the Pacific Wine & Food Classic in the idyllic setting of the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort. I cannot think of a better location to highlight the chefs, winemakers and mixologists from one of the most exciting and fastest growing food scenes in the United States.”
 
Tickets are $150 for single day and $250 for two-day general admission. VIP tickets are $200 for single day and $350 for two-day admission. Purchase of VIP ticket grants 30-minute early admission, access to the Champagne Bubble Lounge and the Grassy VIP lounge overlooking the bay that will serve special bites and cocktails. VIP tickets are very limited.
 
For more information on the Pacific Wine and Food Classic and to purchase tickets, please visit pacificwineandfood.com.
 
Pacific Wine & Food Classic Chefs:
Adrian Garcia - Executive Chef, Red O
Andrew Monterossa - Executive Chef, TAPS
Arthur Ortiz - Chef, Skyloft
Brian Huskey - Executive Chef, Tackle Box
Cathy Pavlos - Owner & Chef, Provenance Restaurant
David Man - Executive Chef, Island Hotel Newport Beach & Coastal Catering
Deborah Schneider - Executive Chef, SOL Cocina
Elyssa Fournier - Pastry Chef, Mixed Bakery
Eric Mickle - Executive Chef, Orange Hill Restaurant
Ernie Alvarado - Chef, Urbana
Evandro Caregnato - Culinary Director, Texas de Brazil
Greg Daniels - Executive Chef, Haven Gastropub & Provisions Market
Jason Mazur - Executive Chef, Bluewater Grill
Joel Guiterrez - Chef, SeaLegs Wine Bar
Karla Vasquez - Chef, Chelas Mexican Restaurant
Katy Smith - Executive Creative Chef, Puesto
Linda Johnsen - Executive Chef, Filomena's Italian Kitchen & Market
Mark MacDonald – Owner & Executive Chef, Old Vine Café
Pascal Olhats - Executive Chef, Pascal Restaurant
Peter Lai - Executive Chef, Oak Grill and Aqua Lounge
Reymundo Pinedo - Chef, Sundried Tomato
Shachi Mehra – Owner & Executive Chef, Adya
Tia Baker - Chef, Solita Tacos
Tim Maher - Executive Chef, SeaSalt Woodfire Grill
 
Pacific Wine & Food Classic Wineries:
Belleruche Rose
Bouchaine
Brassfield Estates
Cherry Pie
Conundrum
Deutsch Family Wines & Spirits
Federalist Cabernet
Ferrari Brut
Ferrari-Carano Vinyards and Winery
Franciscan Estate
I See Kay
JLC Rose
John Anthony Family of Wines
Layer Cake
Markham Sauvignon Blanc
Mionetto
Rutherford Hill Merlot
Sanford Chardonnay
Wilson Creek Winery
 
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The Pacific Wine & Food Classic takes you to the days of summer when days are long, your toes are sandy and the air is salty. Simple days filled with friends, laughter, and sunshine. Enjoy the most accomplished Winemakers, Chefs, and Culinary Talent in a breathtaking setting.  Visit PacificWineandFood.com for more details
 
Partners:  Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, Fisher & Paykel, DCS, Melissa’s Produce, Sunset Magazine, IHeartRadio, The Fork Report with Neil Saavedra, LA Times, The Tasting Panel, Orange Coast Magazine, The Clever Root, GoVino, The Ace Agency, OCfoodies, LA Specialty
 
Location: Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort
Location Address: 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, CA, 92660
Web: pacificwineandfood.com
Public Contact: 949-287-EAT1, info@PacificWineandFood.com
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pacificwineandfood
Instagram: @PacificWineandFoodClassic  
 
Media Contact for Pacific Wine and Food Classic
Kathryn Riordan, The ACE Agency
(651) 329-2316, kathryn@theaceagency.com
 



FOOD NETWORK STAR SIMON MAJUMDAR TO HOST PACIFIC WINE AND FOOD CLASSIC AT NEWPORT DUNES WATERFRONT RESORT AUG. 19 – 20, 2017


(Newport Beach, CA) – The Pacific Wine and Food Classic is pleased to welcome renowned celebrity chef and Food Network star, Simon Majumdar as the host of the first year festival. The classic will highlight top Orange County chefs and celebrate food, wine and Southern California lifestyle at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort on Saturday August 19 and Sunday, August 20, 2017.

"As a huge fan of the growing food scene in Orange County, I am delighted to be invited to host the inaugural Pacific Wine and Food Classic,” shared Simon Majumdar, who appears as a regular judge on Food Network programs including Cutthroat Kitchen, Iron Chef America, The Next Iron Chef, and Beat Bobby Flay.

Produced by OC Restaurant Association, creators of the celebrated OC Restaurant Week and Golden Foodie Awards, Pacific Wine and Food Classic will welcome over 60 of Orange County’s most renowned chefs and restaurants offering samples of signature dishes. Fine wines from over 75 local and regional wineries will be poured.

“It is such an honor to work with these incredible local chefs and winemakers, they have made a tremendous impact on the culinary world,” says Pamela Waitt, Founder of the Pacific Wine and Food Classic and President of the OC Restaurant Association. “They’ve created truly travel worthy restaurants right here in Orange County and we’re excited to show off the local talent.”

Pacific Wine and Food Classic invites foodies to celebrate the summer and enjoy the sunshine, sandy beach, salty air, entertainment and of course wine and food in the picturesque atmosphere provided by the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort location.

For more information on the Pacific Wine and Food Classic and to purchase tickets, please visit pacificwineandfood.com.

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The Pacific Wine & Food Classic takes you to the days of summer when days are long, your toes are sandy and the air is salty. Simple days filled with friends, laughter, and sunshine. Enjoy the most accomplished Winemakers, Chefs, and Culinary Talent in a breathtaking setting.  Visit PacificWineandFood.com for more details

Partners:  Code Four, The Ace Agency, Inspiro Brands, Sunset Magazine, LA Times, Orange Coast Magazine, The Tasting Panel, The Clever Root, GoVino, Fisher & Paykel, DCS, Melissa's Produce, Golden Rule Charity, KLOS 95.5, The Fork Report

Location: Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort
Location Address: 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, CA, 92660
Web: pacificwineandfood.com
Public Contact: 949.287.EAT1, info@PacificWineandFood.com
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pacificwineandfood
Instagram: @PacificWineandFoodClassic  


Media Contact for Pacific Wine and Food Classic
Kathryn Riordan, The ACE Agency
(949) 244-5022, Kathryn@theaceagency.com 
 


 Announcing The Inaugural Pacific Wine & Food Classic

Coming August 2017
Calling all Food Aficionados and Wine Lovers: For Savory Eats and Gourmet Wines, this Festival Delivers with Eclectic Tastings, Cooking and Cocktail Demonstrations, and a Breathtaking Venue.


ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., December 2016 -- The OC Restaurant Association, Inc. is pleased to announce the inaugural Pacific Wine & Food Classic, an extraordinary celebration of food, wine and the Southern California lifestyle. The Pacific Wine & Food Classic will be on the sand at Newport Dunes, Newport Beach August 19 and 20, 2017.  

An epic and distinctive event with the Sun, Sand and Sea as our backdrop, this extraordinary event will showcase the ultra cool food and libation scene of Southern California. Bringing together 200+ of the area’s best restaurants, chefs, artisans, winemakers, culinary celebrities and purveyors. Guests will enjoy unique experiences on the sand; Wine and Food tastings, Live entertainment, Chef demos, Hand-crafted cocktails and Live Acoustic bands will create a lively and sophisticated vibe.  

Tickets will go on sale in early 2017 and can be purchased at www.pacificwineandfood.com.  More information will be coming soon at www.pacificwineandfood.com.

About OC Restaurant Association, Inc.Comprised of over 700 restaurant industry professionals, the OC Restaurant Association has a 10 year history of producing top notch culinary events that spotlight our diverse and talented culinary scene.