|Spanish Bay Inn , Pebble Beach|
We have visited Pebble Beach on numerous occasions and agree that is is one of the most picturesque areas of the world. This beautiful area has much to offer from great dining and a legendary golf course. For the last thee years Pebble Beach as become very well known in culinary and fine wine circles with Pebble Beach Food and Wine . Now celebrating is fourth year, Pebble Beach Food & Wine is the premier epicurean lifestyle event on the West Coast, bringing 6,000 national and international attendees to Del Monte Forest.
The event is hosted primarily at Spanish Bay, but the scope of the event encompasses every property in Pebble Beach and uses local and regional staff to create a four-day event that matches 250 acclaimed wineries with 75 celebrity chefs, and includes wine and beverage tasting, cooking demonstrations, and some of the most exclusive, unique dining opportunities available in the world.
Pebble Beach Food & Wine as earned the reputation for bringing out the Best and the Brightest talent in the world for the four day culinary extravaganza. The line-up is always aWho's Who of the Culinary World and offers a cross-section of the legendary to the rising stars in the Culinary world..Michelin stars , James Beard award winners, Best New Chef award winners, Rising Stars, Mobil 5 Star award winners, can all be found showing off their skills during the event. Over the years, the event has been graced by Jacques Pepin, Gerard Boyer, Alan Passard, Phillipe Legendre, Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, Charlie Trotter, Eric Ripert, Ming Tsai, Tom Colicchio, Michael Symon, Wolfgang Puck to name just a few.
|Elaine Harris , Cuisineist Editor-In-Chief|
Pebble Beach Food & Wine is not just about its culinary stars but has brought legendary wines and winemakers to the central coast as well. . They have a tradition for seeking out the best representation of wines from every significant producer you can imagine. The seminars that are offered range from the rarest of rarities to the fun and engaging. Everyone from the passionate connoisseur to the beginner looking for some tips on choosing a good bottle of wine for dinner. The seminars are only a part of the winery presence, the wines being offered at the Opening Night and Grand Tastings are a nice representation of the best wines in the country and the world. There are the well known favorites and then hidden gems that are only available through mailing lists. From First-Growth Bordeaux, Grand Cru Burgundies, Super-Tuscans to Prestige Cuvee Champagnes - the world of wine has been brought back to this fabulous location year over year.
Pebble Beach Food & Wine provides a view , great dishes , culinary stars and world class wines. Does it get any better than that ? We think not ! see you there !