Secret Ingrediant Recipe Cook Off – October 21


Secret Ingredient Recipe Cook Off

An interactive event featuring, food, wine, & culinary fun featuring BASIL as the “Secret Ingredient!”

Temecula Night Out and Day In Temecula Proudly Presents

“The Secret Ingredient Recipe Cook Off” wine & food pairing. Second in a series of food and wine pairings, co-owner Howard Kotliar shares why this second event features basil. “In addition to it’s many health benefits, basil is one of the most delicious herbs and the herb I love most.” The first Secret Ingredient party sold out, so this one is sure to do the same.

STEP ONE: Readers submitted an “Original” Basil recipe to [email protected] for their chance to “Square Off” against each other at the November 19th event. Entries must be received no later than midnight October 21, 2011.Chef Kelly will choose two finalists from the email entries. The finalists will have and benefit from the prepping and preparing expertise of Chef Kelly who will personally train them and their assistants prior to the event.

STEP TWO: On November 19, 2011 at 6 pm the finalists will prepare “appetizer tastings” of their original basil recipe (Each in a Chef Kelly provided kitchen) at Oak Mountain Winery (Temecula Wine Country, Temecula, CA).The appetizers and Oak Mountain Winery wine will be served to a live audience. Ticket price is $39 pp.. See the menu below. A panel of 3 impartial judges will choose the winner.

STEP THREE: During the event Chef Kelly will prepare and serve her own “Basil Masterpieces” and an exquisite dessert to the audience. Oak Mountain’s owners will be on hand to share their wine paring tips for these fabulous recipes

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What the Winner’s Get

The first place winner will receive a “Never To Be Forgotten” 5 Star Gourmet Dinner for Four prepared and cooked Personally by Chef Kelly Kingman accompanied by Oak Mountian Winery’s Award Winning Wines. There will also be wine prizes for the runner up.