Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting & South American Chef Showcase
Saturday, June 07, 2008 | 7:00 PM
Over thirty restaurants from outside of Houston will fly in to showcase their culinary talents along with the best of the best in the Houston Metro to compete for Wine & Food Week's Chef of Chefs Waterford Crystal Award. As the first destination culinary and wine event in the country to go "Green", Chefs will prepare their selections with sustainable, organic and local products that are sure to tantilize the taste buds of the participants. Enjoy their talents first hand with presentations on the body+soul Magazine Stage.
Get your tickets and boarding pass and be one of only 150 participants to access the Continental Airlines "Premium Lounge", featuring créme de la créme wines, including some of the premium wine selections served in the Continental Airlines' Presidents Clubs® and BusinessFirst® appetizers and special guests in an exclusive, intimate VIP area with seating. Special appearances by wine & food celebrities such as Michael Cordúa, David Cordúa, Danny Schuster, George Taber, Sara Snow, Sandy Gluck, Tim Hanni and Gary Vaynerchuk will be mingling with patrons throughout the evening in this relaxed setting as you sip your premium selections in your keep-sake glass provided by Waterford Crystal. Plus you'll be welcomed by valet parking upon your arrival.
Participants can bid on once-in-a-lifetime experiences such as winery trip to South America, a week in California Wine Country with behind the scenes visits with winemakers, private in-home culinary sessions, premiere in-home wine tastings and much more. 100% of the revenues of the Live Auction benefit the U.S. Green Building Council of Houston.
The Silent Auction boasts sections of large format wines, wine flights, wine dinner experiences and more to benefit the The National Hispanic Professional Organization.
This Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting & Chef Showcase has gained a national reputation as being one of the "grandest" wine & food events in the country. A sure sell-out. Don't wait to reserve your tickets.
Will Call for this event is in the Marriott Waterway Convention Center, Town Hall A Lobby.
A dressy affair - from business casual to sequins.