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THE FIRST ANNUAL PACIFIC WINE AND FOOD CLASSIC DEBUTS AT NEWPORT DUNES WATERFRONT RESORT
August 19 and 20, 2017


WHAT:
The First Annual Pacific Wine & Food Classic (August 19 & 20, 2017) is positioned to become a signature Southern California culinary event. This two-day celebration brings together more than 50 prominent chefs, premium spirits and 100 wines and distinguished winemakers to Orange County for a first-class epicurean experience. The Pacific Wine & Food Classic guests will enjoy the picturesque atmosphere surrounded by spirited jazzy music and soft ocean breezes at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort.

Guests will delight in a series of summer inspired dishes from the region's most talented chefs, wines from the best winemakers and hand crafted cocktails. In addition, there will be live culinary entertainment by local celebrity chefs on the Fisher & Paykel / DCS Culinary Stage hosted by Food Network Star, Simon Majumdar. This elevated wine and food festival invites culinary enthusiasts and wine lovers to experience over 100 stations with plenty of room to spread out and enjoy. The event has a limited number of tickets to ensure a premium experience.


THE OPENING NIGHT DINNER RECEPTION: 
Kick off the Pacific Wine & Food Classic and Enjoy Dinner with Simon Majumdar! Friday, August 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Chef George Neyra at Fig & Olive, Newport Beach has prepared a delicious prix-fixe menu you can enjoy with Simon Majumdar. Guests will experience an incredible wine dinner while dining with Simon! Space is very limited and Reservations are a must.  For more information and reservations visit http://www.pacificwineandfood.com/fig-and-olive.html

SATURDAY EVENING AFTER-PARTY: 
Join Food Network’s, Simon Majumdar and The Fork Reporter, Neil Saavedra for an After-Party!

After the Pacific Wine & Food Classic is over on Saturday guests are invited to enjoy a summer cocktail party at the Hook & Spear Lounge at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa. The cocktail party begins at 6:30 and is followed by a special prix fixe dinner by Chef Andy Arndt.

Reservations for the cocktail party are not necessary, but space is limited. Dinner Reservations are required by calling 949-729-6900.

 
PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS:
Adya, Asian Box, Bluewater Grill, Chelas Mexican Restaurant, Chianina Steakhouse, Clay Oven, Cucina Enoteca, Fig and Olive, Filomenas Italian Kitchen & Market, Haven Gastropub & Provisions Market, Hook & Spear, Island Hotel Newport Beach & Coastal Catering, James Republic, Lighthouse Bayview Café, Mangiamo Gelato, Michael's on Naples, Mixed Bakery, North Italia, Oak Grill and Aqua Lounge, Old Vine Café, Orange Hill Restaurant, Panxa Cocina, Pascal Restaurant, Pete's Sunset Grille, Provenance Restaurant, Puesto, Quenelle, Red O, Restauration, Roe, SeaLegs Wine Bar, SeaSalt Woodfire Grill, Sip Bar and Lounge, Skyloft, Sol Agave, SOL Cocina, Solita Tacos, Sundried Tomato, Tackle Box, Taco Rosa, TAPS, Texas de Brazil, Tru Grits, Twenty Eight, Urbana, Villa Roma.

FEATURED WINERIES:
Atlas Peak, Banfi, Barossa Valley Estate, Beaudieu Vineyard, Belleruche, Benzinger Family Wines, Beringer, Bouchaine, Brassfield Estate Winery, Chateau Ste Michelle, Champagne Pommery, Cherry Pie, Chloe Wine Collection, Concannon Vineyard, Conundrum, Da Luca, Deutsch Family Wines & Spirits, Farm Napa Valley by John Anthony, The Federalist, Ferrari, Ferrari-Carano Vinyards and Winery, Fleurs de Prairie, Franciscan Estate, Francis Ford, Coppola Winery, Geyser Park Winery, If You See Kay, Imagery, Jam Cellars, Jean-Luc Colombo, JLC Rose, John Anthony Family of Wines, Joseph Carr, Josh Cellars, Landmark Vineyards, Layer Cake Wines, Matua, Markham Vineyards, Meiomi Coastal California Wines, Mer Soleil, Mionetto, Mud House, Oyster Bay, Palm Bay International, Robert Mondavi Winery, Roederer Estate, Rutherford Hill, Sacha Lichine Selection, Sanford Winery & Vineyards, Seven Daughter Wines, Slow Press, Stags Leap, Stave & Steel, Sterling Vineyards, Tenet Wines, The Calling, The Crossings, The Keaton by Diane Keaton, The Prisoner Wine Company, Trapiche Argentina, Treasury Wine Estates, Tyku Sake, Villa San-Juliette Vineyard and Winery, Virginia Dare Winery, We Believe, Wilson Creek Winery.

 

FEATURED COCKTAILS:
Premium summer cocktails by Absolut Elyx, Bacardi, Maker’s Mark and Patron (VIP only).
           
WHEN:
Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20, 2017 

TIME:
2–5 p.m. VIP admission at 1 p.m. 

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


PRICE:
Single-day tickets: $150 GA, $200 VIP
Two-day tickets: $250 GA, $350 VIP
Purchase of VIP ticket grants 1-hour early admission, access to the Patron The Summer activation and the Grassy VIP lounge overlooking the bay that will serve special bites and champagnes by Pommery and Roederer Estates.

VIP tickets are very limited. *Take $50 off any ticket using code 50
 
PUBLIC CONTACT: For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit http://www.pacificwineandfood.com/, call 949-287-EAT1 or email info@PacificWineandFood.com

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

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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 breezes while enjoying the region’s top chefs.

 

Partners:  Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, Fisher & Paykel, DCS, Infiniti, Melissa’s Produce, Sunset Magazine, IHeartRadio, The Fork Report with Neil Saavedra, LA Times, 95.5 KLOS, Orange Coast Magazine, The Clever Root, GoVino, The Ace Agency, OCfoodies, LA Specialty, Celebrity Cruises, Patron, Maker’s Mark, Absolut Elyx, Bacardi, Fashion Island, Marriott Newport Beach, Greers OC, LA Travel Magazine, Viele & Sons, Gelson’s, Kind Bar, Baja Shellfish Farms, Anderson’s Seafood, LA Specialty, Thermomix, Inspiro Brands, Area 51 and Red Bull.

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


 



 

PACIFIC WINE & FOOD CLASSIC
DEBUTS AT NEWPORT DUNES WATERFRONT RESORT
August 19 & 20, 2017


WHAT:
Pacific Wine and Food Classic welcomes you to celebrate the season with summer inspired culinary bites, wine pairings and refreshing libations in a picturesque atmosphere surrounded by spirited jazzy music and soft ocean breezes at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort on Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20, 2017.
 
Enjoy delicious summer inspired food from the regions most talented chefs, wines from the best winemakers, hand crafted cocktails and live culinary entertainment by local celebrity chefs on the Fisher & Paykel / DCS Culinary Stage hosted by Food Network Star, Simon Majumdar. 
 
This elevated wine and food event invites guests to experience over 100 stations with plenty of room to spread out and enjoy the incredible culinary experience in comfort.
 
WHEN:
Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20, 2017
 
TIME:
2–5 p.m. 
VIP admission at 1 p.m.
 
WHERE:
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort
1131 Back Bay Drive
Newport Beach, California 92660
 
EVENT PRICE:
Single-day tickets: $150 GA, $200 VIP
Two-day tickets: $250 GA, $350 VIP
Purchase of VIP ticket grants 1-hour 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.
*Take $50 off any ticket using code 50
 
For more information on the Pacific Wine and Food Classic and to purchase tickets, please visit pacificwineandfood.com.
 
MEDIA CONTACT: 
Photographers and press are welcome with prior approval. Please contact Kathryn@theaceagency.com to request credentials.
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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 breezes while enjoying the region’s top chefs.

Partners: Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, Fisher & Paykel, DCS, Melissa’s Produce, Sunset Magazine, IHeartRadio, The Fork Report with Neil Saavedra, LA Times, 95.5 KLOS, The Tasting Panel, Orange Coast Magazine, The Clever Root, GoVino, The Ace Agency, OCfoodies, LA Specialty, Celebrity Cruises, Patron, Maker’s Mark, Absolut Elyx, Bacardi, Fashion Island, Marriott Newport Beach, Greers OC, LA Travel Magazine, Viele & Sons, Gelson’s, Kind Bar, Baja Shellfish Farms, Infiniti, Juicero

Charity: The success of this great event depends on our wonder 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 in order 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: 949-230-0739, info@PacificWineandFood.com
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pacificwineandfood
Instagram: @PacificWineandFoodClassic  

 



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.

PWFC BOILER
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.