StarChefs Napa Sonoma Rising Stars Revue

The ~STARCHEFS.COM AT THE NAPA SONOMA RISING STARS REVUE~ is a walk-around tasting gala featuring the Napa Sonoma Rising Star award winners and their signature dishes, cocktails, and wine pairings.

The 2009 Napa Sonoma Rising Stars and their dishes include:

Jeremy Fox, Ubuntu
Ubuntu Fregola in Caramelized Vegetable Juices with Salsa Maro

Eric Korsh and Ginevra Iverson, Restaurant Eloise

Egg Yolk Ravioli, Sweet Peas, Local Butter, and Black Truffle

Christopher Kostow, The Restaurant at Meadowood
Poached Poussin with Summer Vegetables

Nick Ritchie, Bottega
Ricotta Gnocchi, Salsa di Pomodoro della Nonna, and Pecorino

Matt Spector, JoLē
Chicken-Fried Sweetbreads with Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole

Phillip Tessier, Bouchon
Warm Mushroom Salad with Pickled Sunchokes, Marcona Almonds, Upland Cress, and Sunchoke Glaçage

Hotel Chef Award: Jesse Mallgren, The Madrona Manor
Liberty Farms Duck: Roasted Breast and Crisped Confit, Caraway, Spring Onion, and Beet

Restaurateur Award: John Toulze, the girl and the fig, Fig Café, and Estate
Sauteed Maryland Wild Striped Bass, Ragout of Salsify, Black Trumpet Mushrooms, Bloomsdale Spinach, with Spinach Vin Blanc

Sustainability Award: John Stewart and Duskie Estes, Zazu, Bovolo
Black Pig Salumi

Restaurant Concept Award: Duncan Gott, Taylor's Automatic Refresher
Mahi Mahi Fish Taco, Mexican Slaw, Jalapeño Cilantro Sour Cream

Pastry Chef Deanie Hickox-Fox, Ubuntu
Lemon Verbena Parfait with Summer Stone Fruit

Mixologist Scott Beattie, author of Artisanal Cocktails
Bella Ruffina Bellini

Sommelier Geoff Kruth, Farmhouse Inn

Wine pairings with each chef's dish

Sommelier Yoon Ha, La Toque

Wine pairings with each chef's dish

Gala Host Chef: Chef Richard Haake, Winery Chefs
Long Ranch Goat Two Ways: Grilled and Braised with Rancho Gordo Beans and Salsa Verde

VIP tickets include a pre-event reception hosted by Meadowood with caviar service and vintage Nicolas Feuillatte Palmes d'Or Champagne, plus early entry to the gala. The VIP Reception will be held on the Carriage House Lawn at Charles Krug Winery.

StarChefs Napa Sonoma Rising Stars Revue
Wed. June 17th, 2009

Charles Krug Winery
2800 Main St.
St. Helena CA 94574


General admission: 7pm–9:30pm

VIP 6pm

$75 per person
VIP tickets: $125

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