Enjoy 4 days of the decadent in food and wine with an epic epicurean event, Pebble Beach Food and Wine. One of the country’s premier destinations, bringing together the world’s most revered culinary
talent for 3 nights and 4 days of epicurean excellence. Attendees are invited to explore the three world-class resorts including The Inn at Spanish Bay, Lodge at Pebble Beach, and Casa Palmero, where more than 100 celebrity chefs and 250 wineries come together to showcase a dynamic weekend of exceptional lunches, dinners, cooking demos, chef collaborations, and expirience the amazing Grand Tastings, featuring the industry’s leading experts and most coveted restaurants in the world. And it’s all surrounded by 1 of the most beautiful scenery in the world.
At Pebble Beach Food & Wine, ment’or will present Team USA for a very special evening of intimate dinners and culinary demonstrations as inspired by the prestigious biennial competition. Team USA’s Chef Philip Tessier of the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group and his Commis Skylar Stover of The French Laundry in Yountville, CA will design a menu inspired by the “Culinary Olympics” at The Imperial Dinner, the pinnacle of the four-day festival, curating a menu that will highlight what helped the Team win the silver prize at the Bocuse d’Or competition.
Other Pebble Beach Food & Wine event highlights include “An Evening at Maude” as celebrated chef and culinary personality Curtis Stone transports the flavors, aromas, and essence of his first-ever Los Angeles restaurant to Pebble Beach; join Master Sommeliers and winemakers for unprecedented wine tastings with Chateau Margaux, Domaine Faiveley, Kosta Browne, and Penfolds Grange. Meat purists will enjoy a whole-animal “Meatopia” marquee event co-produced by Esquire Magazine’s Josh Ozersky while others will get ready for cooking demonstrations with the likes of Iron Chef Jose Garces, Dana Cowin, or Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto as he pays homage to the quintessential comfort food–Ramen 101. Additionally, the Lexus Grand Tasting, an annual favorite, will host one of the greatest lineups of wine and culinary talent since its inception in 2008.
Opening Night Reception
The 8th Annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine kicks off on Thursday APR 9 at 6 PM at the famous Inn at Spanish Bay for a night of unbridled indulgence. The Opening Night Reception features delicious bites from from 23 top chefs and tasting of over 200 domestic and international wines
Please Note: The bulk of this event is reserved for our Weekend Package Ticket Holders; individual tickets are extremely limited.
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With 22 dedicated wine seminars over the course of the weekend, Pebble Beach Food and Wine is the perfect place for the true wine connoisseur. Whether you prefer to compare a broad spectrum of wines within a certain varietal, discover the diverse range of wines that one winery can produce, or taste how different the same wine from the same vineyard can be depending on the vintage, Pebble Beach Food and Wine offers the experience you’re looking for. Whatever tasting you visit, you’re assured to be trying the finest wines the world has to offer. A few events with tickets are still available: Get your ticket here!
The Best of Beringer Treasures from the Library – showcase the wines of perennial powerhouse Beringer Vineyards, who’ll be pulling from their Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon library to showcase some of the most memorable vintages of the 80’s, 90’s and 00’s. Known for Cabernets that balance power with finesse, Beringer Vineyards extensive winemaking experience and exceptional vineyard sources result in some of California’s very best bottles.
Champagne Billecart The Epitome of Effervescent Excellence – True Champagne connoisseurs know that the mark of a great house is excellence across its entire portfolio of bubbles, not just in its most luxurious tête de cuvée blends. Here at the Eighth Annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine, showcases the wines of Champagne Billecart, which for many, is the benchmark for effervescent integrity. Led by Geoffrey Loisel, we’ll taste across the spectrum of sparkling wines made by this Mareuil-sur-Ay house, one of the last that remains family-owned among the Champenoise. Join us for a truly exceptional afternoon of sparkling magic!
Penfolds and the Pinnacle of Australian Wine – Penfolds celebrates a strong winemaking heritage built over 170 years and has become one of Australia’s oldest and most esteemed houses. While it produces a dizzying array of award-winning wines from a variety of grapes, its reputation is firmly based on powerhouse reds like Grange and St. Henri, where the shiraz grape arguably reaches its New World zenith. Special featured Penfolds’ Winemaking Ambassador, and long-time friend to Pebble Beach Food & Wine, Mr. DLynn Proctor, as he guides us through an unparalleled tour of Penfolds’ finest.
Rock Stars of Pinot Kosta Browne – For anyone who’s ever dreamed big, the story of Dan Kosta and Michael Browne’s unlikely ascent from waiters to winemakers is particularly inspiring. Based in Sebastopol, this duo’s phenomenal success with pinot noir has made Kosta Browne an iconic brand in just over a decade’s time. Highly collectible and hotly coveted, the wines of Kosta Browne will be presented by Dan Kosta in this ‘only at Pebble Beach’ event.
Pebble Beach Food and Wine is your opportunity to learn cooking techniques and skills directly from renowned chefs like Curtis Stone, Masaharu Morimoto, Jose Garces and Kevin Gillespie. Each chef will give a demonstration that shows off his or her unique skills, providing you with insights you can use in your own kitchen.
Experience extravagant cuisine in exquisite restaurants with exceptional views of the Pacific coastline and the famed golf courses of Pebble Beach. Celebrity chefs unite to create delectable lunches, each one united around a specific theme. Your wine (or, in the case of the Best of Belgium lunch, beer) will, of course, be perfectly matched to your meal.
Dinners at Pebble Beach Food and Wine provide the best in fine dining. Whether your meal showcases “A Taste of The Big Apple” or “Beauties & Their Beasts” you are sure to have the ultimate gastronomic experience.
Lexus Grand Tastings
The Lexus Grand Tasting Tent at Pebble Beach Food & Wine is the weekend’s most spectacular opportunity for maximum culinary indulgence. With over 300 wines from top-notch producers from around the world to a “who’s who” list of 30 top celebrity chefs, this is your chance to mingle, mix and sip with the very best in the field. As always, there will be opportunities for book signings and photo moments with many of the weekend’s biggest and brightest names, so buy your tickets early as this extravaganza sells out each year. Package Guests get VIP access 30 minutes early.
At Pebble Beach Food & Wine, the partying continues for our select group of celebrity chefs, winemakers, sommeliers and industry influencers who dance quite literally until dawn.
Please Note: This is a private, invitation-only event.
Major partners for this year’s event will include FOOD & WINE, Lexus, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, as well as more to be announced. Tickets or gift certificates are now available and may be
purchased a la carte or as a weekend package, with prices ranging from $100 to $4,750 for a VIP, all inclusive four-day pass including
Lexus transportation and access to exclusive celebrity chef and winemaker after-hours parties.
Three total weekend packages are available. Tickets can be purchased at: Pebble Beach Food and Wine website.
As some of our proud Northern California famous chefs will be creating special dishes on the Opening Night, dinners, lunches, and the Lexus Grand Tastings, for you with the best sommeliers team; featured chefs Jared Gallagher (Chez TJ), Dmitry Elperin (The Village Pub), Peter Rudolph (Madera Restaurant), Peter Armellino (The Plumed Horse), Matthew Accarrino (SPQR), Justin Cogley (Aubergine at L’Auberge), Dominique Crenn (Atelier Crenn), Bill Corbett (The Absinthe Group), Lissa Doumani (Terra/Urchin Bistro/Ame), Kelly McCown (Selland Family Restaurants), Charles Phan (Slanted Door Group), Richard Reddington (REDD), Skylar Stover & Philip Tessier (The French Laundry), William Werner (Craftsman and Wolves), and more. I’m so looking forward to support this great cause epicurean event, as well as meeting these chefs, and industry influencers. There’s so much to learn, to explore, and to be inspired. Don’t forget to harshtag us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook #PBFW @PBFW @DrinkMeMag @DepLifestyleMag and @1MandaBear.
Pebble Beach Food & Wine Hotels
Many of the motels and hotels at Pebble Beach are within walking distance or just 10, 15 minutes drive to the Pebble Beach Food & Wine events. Nearby options, search in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Pacific Grove and Monterey also provide easy access to the event with shuttles daily by half an hour or an hour, please check www.PBFW.com website for details. To check for hotels availability here Travelocity.com/Hotels
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