The Press Democrat has announced the lineup for the 2018 North Coast Wine & Food Festival, featuring gold & silver-medal wines from the North Coast Wine Challenge competition. This year’s festivities will take place on Saturday, June 9 from 1-4 p.m. at SOMO Village in Rohnert Park.
In addition to featuring gold and silver medal-winning wines, the event will host an impressive group of Wine Country chefs, entertainment and a hands on experience with celebrity chef John Ash. This is your opportunity to taste more than 90 exceptional wines from California’s premier wine country regions.
The list of top regional chefs includes: Dustin Valette (Valette), Duskie Estes (Zazu Kitchen + Farm), Mark Stark (Stark Reality Restaurant), Tom Schmidt (John Ash & Co.) Mathew Williams & Moishe Hahn-Schuman (Ramen Gaijin Restaurant), John Toulze (The Girl and the Fig), Daniel Kedan (Backyard Forestville), Liza Hinman (The Spinster Sisters), Crista Luedtke (Boon Eat + Drink), Scott Romano (Dry Creek Kitchen), Armando Navarro (El Dorado Kitchen), Kyle Kuklewski (Ramekins), Mike Mullins (Perch and Plow), Perry Hoffman (SHED), Shane McAnelly (Chalkboard), Matt Beaudin (Monterey Bay Aquarium restaurants) and Hog Island Oyster Co.
Special guest appearance by John Ash, the “Father of Wine Country Cuisine.” http://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/5552032-181/father-of-wine-country-cuisine?artslide=0
Tickets are on sale now. A portion of the proceeds will help support the Ceres Community Project. Their mission is to create health for people, communities and the planet through love, healing food and empowering the next generation.