TASTE
San Francisco
November 4-5, 2016

Events

Join Us for a Night of Culinary Stars!
An Exclusive Dining Event
Benefiting the James Beard Foundation
Friday, November 4, 2016
5:30pm Cocktail and Tasting Reception
7:00pm Dinner

The InterContinental San Francisco
888 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Cocktail Attire
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Featuring a menu created by
Anita Lo
Taste America All-Star
Anita Lo
Annisa, New York City
Charles Phan
Local Star
James Beard Award Winner
Charles Phan
The Slanted Door, San Francisco
Belinda Leong
Pastry Chef
Belinda Leong
B. Patisserie, San Francisco
Daniel Corey
Host Chef
Daniel Corey
Luce, San Francisco
J. Kenji López-Alt
Guest Emcee
James Beard Award Winner
J. Kenji López-Alt
Serious Eats
Carolyn Jung
Guest Emcee
James Beard Award Winner
Carolyn Jung
Author and FoodGal.com Founder
Special Guest Cecilia Chiang
VIP Host
James Beard Award Winner
Special Guest Cecilia Chiang
Special Guest Joel Riddell
VIP Host
Special Guest Joel Riddell
Host, Dining Around
Reception will feature tastings by
Tim Archuleta
Tim Archuleta
ICHI Sushi + NI Bar, San Francisco
Srijith Gopinathan
Srijith Gopinathan
Taj Campton, San Francisco
Brandon Jew
Brandon Jew
Mister Jiu’s, San Francisco
Dennis Lee
Dennis Lee
Namu Gaji, San Francisco
Narciso Salvador
Narciso Salvador
Kin Khao, San Francisco
Pim Techamuanvivit
Pim Techamuanvivit
Kin Khao, San Francisco
VIP Reception Chef Martin Yan
James Beard Award Winner
VIP Reception Chef Martin Yan
M.Y. China, San Francisco

Co-Chairs
Dr. Lisa Boohar, MD
Gwyneth Borden, Executive Director, Golden Gate Restaurant Association
Cass Calder Smith, Principal, CCS Architecture
Joe D’Alessandro, President and CEO, San Francisco Travel
Leslie and Umberto Gibin, Proprietors, barbacco, Perbacco, and Volta
Anne Le Ziblat, Former Proprietor, Tamarine Palo Alto
Jen Pelka, Founder, Magnum PR
John Washko, VP of Operations, Auberge Resorts; Trustee, James Beard Foundation
Melissa Werner, Director of Operations, CCS Architecture

Wine Chairs
Kimberly Charles, Founder, Charles Communications Associates LLC
Shelley Lindgren, Co-Owner and Wine Director, A16 and SPQR


The evening begins with a tasting reception featuring an exciting lineup of San Francisco’s finest chefs. Then you'll enjoy a unique four-course seated dinner designed by All-Star Anita Lo, Local Star Charles Phan, Pastry Chef Belinda Leong, and Host Chef Daniel Corey. We're bringing these culinary greats together for an unforgettable, one-night-only dining experience.

Click here for tickets! For more information on events or local sponsorship in San Francisco, please contact Madison Ginnett at madison@afandco.com or 415.781.5700.

The James Beard Foundation is proud to donate a portion of the evening’s proceeds to the James Beard Foundation's Taste America® Scholarship Fund. From April 1 through May 15, 2017, local culinary students are invited to apply through jamesbeard.org.

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Sur La Table

Join us for a day of FREE culinary events!
Saturday, November 5, 2016
10:00am-3:00pm
Sur La Table
Union Street
2224 Union Street
San Francisco, CA 94123

Cooking demonstrations, cookbook signings, tastings, and fun for the whole family.

Schedule of events:

Anita Lo <br> Annisa, New York City
10:00 am
Cooking Demo & Book Signing
Anita Lo
Annisa, New York City
Socola Chocolatier, LLC <br> www.socolachocolates.com
10:30 am
Chocolate Tasting
Socola Chocolatier, LLC
www.socolachocolates.com
JBF Award Winner Charles Phan<br> The Slanted Door, San Francisco
12:00 pm
Cooking Demo & Book Signing
JBF Award Winner Charles Phan
The Slanted Door, San Francisco


Check back soon for further updates!

Kitchen space is limited for chef demonstrations. We will begin taking reservations on Friday, October 14, 2016. Please check back then for RSVP instructions and further updates.


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