Back Bay Bistro – Newport Beach
1131 Back Bay Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Cuisine Type: Other
On Sunday, August 5th, 2012, Bobby Navarro of 100eats100days.com and Chef Amar Santana of Broadway in Laguna Beach will be paving the way of culture and class with this inaugural pig-centricsocial.
Fifteen of the best chefs in Orange County will be coming together to celebrate the “blessings of the swine ” and help those in the culinary industry achieve their dreams. This will be the first event of its kind in Orange County, combining culinary creative with craft cocktails in the same forum. Those that attend will be savoring variations of pig, live music presented by the Nate Williams Band, signature cocktails from the craft bartenders of Orange County, and the stellar sights and sounds of the Newport Dunes Resort.
Chef Amar Santana of Broadway by Amar Santana will be joined by:
Greg Daniels – The Haven Collective
Yvon Goetz – The Winery Restaurant and Wine Bar
Dee Nguyen – Break of Dawn
Eva Madray – Eva’s Caribbean Kitchen
Casey Overton – The Loft at Montage Laguna Beach
Deborah Schneider – SOL Cocina – Newport Beach
Mark McDonald – Old Vine Cafe
Seakyong Kim – Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale’s
Franco Barone – Il Barone
Ryan Adams – 370 Common
Justin Miller – Pizzeria Ortica
Kevin Jerrold-Jones – Tabu Grill
Aron Habiger – The Crosby
Alessandro Pirozzi – Alessa
Gabrielle Dion and Ricky Yarnall heading the cocktail program at Broadway by Amar Santana will be creating craft cocktails side by side with the following bar programs:
320 Main – Seal Beach
Two 40 South
Our goal is to raise up to $120,000 to build the first funds for the passionate, talented and driven in the culinary industry to follow their vision and impact our community. In addition every ticket purchased will be contributing to C-CAP, a non-profit dedicated to making the culinary dreams come true of youth across the nation.
Guests at PigOut can choose two of the following options of support:
– PigOut VIP 12:00 p.m. – 4:00
Be the first to sample the swine fare in a leisurely atmosphere. Begin the day enjoying the company of the talented chefs and mixologists, passionate about Orange County and the impact we can make to our community. Receive a gift and PigOut tote upon arrival. Each VIP ticket is entered into a raffle with a chance to win a tasting menu for two at Broadway by Amar Santana. Taste, beverages and parking included. Tickets available for $100 per person at 100eats100days.com or $120 per person at the door. A limited quantity of tickets available.
– PigOut 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased in advance for $75 per person at 100eats100days.com or at the door for $90 per person. Ticket includes parking, and access to all tastes and beverages.
A portion of the proceeds collected will be given to C-CAP, an non-profit organization dedicated to providing under served youth the opportunity to obtain a culinary education and a career in the food service industry, and have done so for over twenty years. C-CAP is the largest independent culinary scholarship program in the country offering high-school students with work skills, on-the-job training, and college advising for those who compete and win scholarships in the annual C-CAP cooking contest. This scholarship foundation was the blessing that allowed Chef Amar Santana the opportunity to attend culinary school and create a name for him-self in the culinary world.
About Bobby Navarro
Featured in The Orange County Register, Taste Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine and The San Diego Union Tribune for experiencing 100 fine dining and highly recognized eateries in 100 consecutive days. A published contributor for Locale Magazine, sharing epicurean experiences with everyone. Bobby has worked as a food service professional for the past six years, working at some of the best restaurants in Orange County and traveling across the country to discover the rest. Now turning a passion for food, into a quest to bring class and culture to all communities, by creating unique and festive events and supporting artistic and passionate individuals through his registered non-profit.