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Boca Bacchanal Winefest & Auction
Dinner # 1:
It’s the Texan Toque of the Town!
Chef: John Tesar – Executive Chef – The Mansion on Turtle Creek, Dallas, TX
Vintner: Silver Oak Cellars and Twomey Vineyards- Napa and Sonoma, CA (Tom Johnson)
Hosts: Peter and Malinda Baronoff
Dinner # 2:
Luxury Bubbles Up in Boca...
Chef: John Doherty – Executive Chef – The Waldorf=Astoria, New York City
Vintner: Champagne Taittinger - Reims, France (Jerome Jeandin)
Host: Robert Campbell
Dinner # 3:
Bacchus Revels in the Bayou…
Chef: Donald Link – Executive Chef/Owner – Herbsaint; Cochon, New Orleans, LA
Vintner: Bodegas Julian Chivite, Navarra, Spain (Chris Helies)
Hosts: Joyce & Tom Devita and Skipp Jackman & Betsy Fletcher
Dinner # 4:
Raise Your Glass. . .
Chef: Pilar Sanchez – Executive Chef/Owner – Restaurant Pilar, Napa, CA
Vintner: Swanson Vineyards, Oakville, CA (Chris Phelps)
Hosts: Barbara and Robert Levitt
Dinner # 5:
A Culinary Affair to Remember . . .
Chef: Cindy Hutson – Executive Chef/Owner – Ortanique on the Mile, Coral Gables, FL
Vintner: Craggy Range, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand (Terrance Peabody)
Hosts: Barbara and Irving Gutin
Dinner # 6:
The Pleasure Principle . . .
Chef: Brian Young – Executive Chef – The Tavern on the Green, New York City
Vintner: Van Duzer Vineyards, Willamette Valley, Oregon
Hosts: Kathi Grace, Principal, Excelsior Capital Advisors and Madelyn Savarick
Dinner # 7:
The Low Country Uncorked!
Chef: Carlos Guia – Executive Chef - Louis’s Las Vegas and Louis’s Fish Camp Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV (the acclaimed new Las Vegas outpost of Low Country master chef Louis Osteen, proprietor of the famous Louis’s at Pawleys and The Fish Camp Bar, Pawleys Island, SC)
Vintner: Truchard Vineyards, Napa, CA (Anthony Truchard)
Hosts: Denise and Lou Bachrodt
The East Coast meets the Central Coast….
Chef: Chris Prosperi – Executive Chef/Owner - Metro Bis, Simsbury, CT
Vintner: Justin Vineyards & Winery, Paso Robles, CA (Justin Baldwin)
Hosts: Mary Jane and Craig Evans