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Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, August 18-19, 2018

Celebrate summer and the bounty of Southern California at the second annual Pacific Wine & Food Classic presented by Pacific Sales Kitchen & Home at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort on August 18-19, 2018. Recognized by The International Food, Wine and Travel Writers Association as one of the top ten food and wine festivals in the world, the two-day event presents 60 of the best local chefs serving vibrant summer-inspired cuisine, more than 150 wines, cold beer and delicious crafty cocktails for a first-class epicurean event. Take advantage of early bird ticket sales to enjoy the all-inclusive experience featuring new activations including a Paella and Sangria Lounge by Villa Roma, the Summer Wine Garden, Taco & Beer Lounge by Towne Park Brewing and Chela’s, a Fresh Baja Shellfish Bar, live broadcast of KFI AM 640’s The Fork Report with Neil Saavedra, and much more.

Powered by Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits, this elevated wine and food festival invites culinary enthusiasts and wine lovers to enjoy the soft sands and bay front view while experiencing over 100 stations to savor the perfect summer weekend. The event offers a limited number of tickets to ensure a premium experience for all. Purchase early bird tickets now through June 5, and upgrade to VIP for even more exclusive access and offerings. VIP guests will not only enjoy one-hour early entry, admission to a VIP lounge area, and additional premium cocktail stations, but also food stations courtesy of Chef Rich Mead of Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens, Chef Ross Pangilinan of Mix Mix Kitchen Bar, Chef Zach Scherer of The Country Club, and Chef Lauren Lawless of FOX’s MasterChef season 8, among many others.  

Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19, 2018

VIP Admission, 1 p.m.
General Admission, 2–5 p.m.

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort
1131 Back Bay Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Early Bird tickets available through June 5, 2018
Single-day, Early Bird tickets: $99 GA, $139 VIP
Two-day Early Bird tickets: $189 GA, $259 VIP

*VIP tickets include one-hour early admission at 1 p.m., access to the Grassy VIP Gazebo Courtyard, featuring a spectacular view of the bay and several exclusive cocktail and food offerings. VIP tickets are extremely limited.
**The Pacific Wine & Food Classic is limited to guests ages 21 and over.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit http://www.pacificwineandfood.com/, call 949-287-EAT1 or email info@PacificWineandFood.com.

Photographers and press are welcome with prior approval. Please contact Kathryn@theaceagency.com to request credentials.

Pacific Wine & Food Classic is an incredible world-class culinary experience. Taste bites from local top chefs, explore over 100 wines and hand crafted premium cocktails. Enjoy celebrity chef demonstrations, master sommelier discussions and summer mixology demos.  Taste the flavors of summer as the region’s top chefs and mixologists create dishes from their favorite summer memories. The Pacific Wine & Food Classic is a fantastic gourmet experience on the beautiful soft sand in Newport Beach, you'll be surrounded by music and ocean brezes while enjoying the region’s top chefs.

Partners:  Pacific Sales Kitchen & Home, Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, iHeart Radio, Infiniti, Golden Rule Charity, The Fork Report with Neil Saavedra, 95.5 KLOS, OCfoodies, The ACE Agency, Orange Coast Magazine, US. Foods, Celebrity Cruises, Bacardi, Maker’s Mark, Hornitos, Stella Artois, Dreambox Creations, Sauza, Sky Vodka, Aperol Spritz, Baja Shellfish Farms, Atria Senior Living, Los Angeles Times, LA & SF Specialty, Greer’s OC, Viele & Sons, LA Travel Magazine, Govino, Savory Strategies, Badoit, Evian, Area 51, Melissa’s Produce, Anderson Seafoods, YKMG Creative Content, Arctic Glacier, ICEsurance

Charity: The success of this great event depends on our wonderful culinary community. Net proceeds will be given to Golden Rule charity as the beneficiary of the Pacific Wine and Food Classic in order to give back to the restaurant industry that works so hard. Golden Rule is a local charity founded to give back and support those in need IN the restaurant industry. Golden Rule Charity administers grants and acts as a liaison between the community and those faced with an unanticipated crisis. Big or small.

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

Laura Okey | The ACE Agency
PR & Marketing Specialist
(818) 263-7714 | laura@theaceagency.com