The four-day â‚¬Å”Flavor! Napa Valley Celebration of Wine, Food & Funâ‚¬ will feature world-class Napa Valley wines alongside chefs who either have restaurants in the region and/or are graduates of The Culinary Institute of America. Net proceeds from the event will support programs and scholarships at the CIAs Greystone Campus.
Long-time Napa Valley chefs and residents Michael Chiarello, Ken Frank, Jeffrey Jake, Thomas Keller, Christopher Kostow, and Cindy Pawlcyn, along with Food Networks Tyler Florence and Masaharu Morimoto – both recent additions to the Valleys dynamic restaurant scene – will collaborate with an array of celebrated food and wine talent to host events over the weekend.
Silverado Resort and Spa and Dolce Hotel Group are founding sponsors of Flavor! Napa Valley. â‚¬Å”We are honored to host the first Flavor! Napa Valley celebration,â‚¬ says Silverado Resort and Spa General Manager John Evans. â‚¬Å”Silverado is delighted to be a part of this showcase of unique culinary talent and world-class wineries found only in the Napa Valley, all to benefit the CIA.â‚¬
An array of educational and entertaining wine seminars at the CIA will be hosted by fellow Napa Valley residents and wine experts Karen MacNeil, who chairs the Rudd Center for Professional Wine Studies at the CIA, and Master Sommelier Andrea at Pelican Hill Resort – Newport Beach Immer Robinson.
“This is great for the Napa Valley and also a wonderful opportunity for the premier culinary college in the world to open its doors to the attendees of Flavor! Napa Valley.Our students will benefit greatly from the festivities through the additional financial aid,” commented Charles Henning, Managing Director of the CIA at Greystone.
Renown for producing a number of unique, high profile epicurean events, Karlitz & Company will manage all aspects of event production, including securing all sponsors, chef and wine talent.A leading culinary event-marketing company, Karlitz & Company produces a range of high profile events, including the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival.
For more detail visit www.flavornapavalley.com.