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AWESOME AT THE 15TH ANNUAL SAN DIEGO BAY WINE + FOOD FESTIVAL®
Celebrity Chefs, Winemakers, And Tastemakers To Host Epic Festival of Food, Wine and Culture, November 11-18, 2018
San Diego, CA (October 24, 2018) – Travel to San Diego. Arrive at Awesome. As one of the country’s most talked about weeks in food and wine, the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival® announces an impressive lineup of celebrity chefs, winemakers, and artisans for its 15th annual festival held November 11-18, 2018.
This year’s talent lineup includes, nationally recognized celebrity chefs, legendary winemakers, guest mixologists, James Beard Award-winning authors, Master Sommeliers, brewmasters, artisans and tastemakers, such as: Graham Elliot, Television Personality and Author; Alex Thomopoulos, Chef, Host and Food Blogger; Duskie Estes of Zazu Kitchen + Farm; Michael Ruhlman, American Author and Cook; Abraham Conlon, of Fat Rice; Michael Schlow, of Schlow Restaurant Group; the Hearty Boys television personalities, Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh; Stephanie Prida of The Pool; Dean James Max of DJM Restaurants; Katsuya Fukushima of Daikaya; Javier Plascencia of Jazamango, Mision 19, Erizo, Finca Altozano, Caffe Saverios, and ¡Lupe!; Domenica Catelli of Catelli’s; Laura Werlin, Author of The All American Cheese and Wine Book; Suzette Gresham of Acquerello; Gale Gand, acclaimed pastry chef; Flor Franco of Encuentro Guadalupe, Convivia, Resguardo; Travis Swikard formerly of Boulud Sud, Bar Boulud, and Epicerie Boulud; Matt Zubrod of The Little Nell; Chad White of Zona Blanca; and more.
This year’s impressive lineup of local talent and celebrities include: Bernard Guillas of The Marine Room; Claudia Sandoval, winner of the sixth season of MasterChef; Aron Schwartz of Marina Kitchen; Sam The Cooking Guy, TV personality and owner of Not Not Tacos; Jason McLeod, Chef/Partner of Ironside and Born & Raised; Troy Johnson, TV Personality and San Diego Magazine Food Critic; Anthony Sinsay of Jsix; Andrew Spurgin, of Bespoke Event Styling + Menu Design; Deborah Scott, of Coasterra; Michael Poompan of the Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa; Drew Deckman of Deckman’s; Claudette Zepeda-Wilkins, Executive Chef of El Jardín; Amy DiBiase of Grand Restaurant Group; Maeve Rochford of Sugar & Scribe; Tommy Fraioli of 10 Barrel Brewing Co.; and more.
Anchored in San Diego, California, Southern California’s largest food and wine festival welcomes 10,000 foodies, for a weeklong celebration of over 40 citywide events, including the Grand Tasting on November 17. Television personality and San Diego Magazine Food Critic, Troy Johnson, best known as co-host of Guys Grocery Games, is set to serve as Grand