9th Annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival
PHOTO: Courtesy of Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival
Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival returns to Pebble Beach Resorts for the ninth year in a row, March 31 – April 3, 2016. Presented with founding partners FOOD & WINE and Lexus, Pebble Beach Food & Wine is set to feature three-nights and four-days of acclaimed culinary and wine tastings, 100 chefs, 300 wines, seminars, and well-orchestrated cooking demonstrations.
Star-studded casts in the past have included Tyler Florence, Tom Colicchio, Cat Cora, Jacques Pepin, Daniel Boulud, Dominique Crenn, Curtis Stone, Thomas Keller, Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, Guy Fieri, Ming Tsai, Fabio Viviani, Duff Goldman, Carla Hall, Andrew Zimmern, Eric Ripert, Grant Achatz, as well as local favorites including John Cox, Matt Accarrino, Peter Armellino, and William Werner to name a few.
PHOTO: Chef Curtis Stone at last year's Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival courtesy of Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival
Tickets can be bought now at www.PBFW.com and a portion of ticket sales will support The Berkley Foundation, the non-profit, philanthropic arm of Coastal Luxury Management which raises funds and distributes grants to local and regional organizations such as the Boys & Girls Club, ment’or, Monterey Wine Educational Foundation, Pebble Beach Company Foundation, and Voice for Children - CASA of Monterey County (Court Appointed Special Advocates).
PHOTO: Meatapoia at last year's Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival courtesy of Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival
Additionally, Pebble Beach Food & Wine is also partnering with the ment’or BKB Foundation whose mission is to preserve and inspire culinary excellence and craftsmanship among a community of young American professionals through meaningful educational opportunities, internships, and access to a Culinary Council of established mentors.
"We are excited to be back at Pebble Beach Food & Wine and are looking forward to bringing past and present Team USA together. Building on the success of last year's event, we are thrilled to be partnering with an organization that dedicates itself to similar goals and principles," says Young Yun, executive director of ment’or.