Saturday Day: The Five Tastes – Bitter, Sour, Salty, Sweet and Umami

Saturday Day: The Five Tastes – Bitter, Sour, Salty, Sweet and Umami

Tent opens at 12:30pm for VIP Ticket holders and at 1:15pm General Admission

Revel in an afternoon of culinary exploration with a fête to the five tastes. Take an all-you-can-savor culinary journey with the Bay Area’s most innovative and passionate chefs. Premier wineries, brewers and spirits purveyors will serve a thrilling selection of libations while distinguished culinary experts will cook, mix and play on the demo stage with emcees Chef Ryan Scott and Thirsty Girl Leslie Sbrocco. Eat. Drink. Eat some More. The Golden Gate Restaurant Association will donate a portion of the proceeds to benefit La Cocina.

Tent Class & Demo Schedule

On The Sub-Zero Wolf Demonstration Stage:
1:30 PM: Kyle Itani (Hopscotch)
2:10 PM: Jacqueline Patterson (Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur)
2:40 PM: Jeffrey Saad and Denise Mickelsen, Presented by Fine Cooking
3:20 PM: Thomas McNaughton (Central Kitchen and flour + water) and Master Beer Sommelier Marc Stroobandt, Presented by Stella Artois

Inside the Tent Classroom

1:15 PM: Rhône Valley Wines
2:15 PM: Wines of Chile with Master Sommelier Fred Dexheimer
3:15 PM: Oysters & Islay, Presented by Bowmore Single Malt Scotch


1300 on Fillmore, David Lawrence
Azalinas Malaysian - Azalina Eusope
barbacco eno trattoria,
Nick Kelly
Brasserie S&P,
Adam Mali
Calafia Café,
Charlie Ayers
Campton Place,
Srijith Gopinathan
CHAYA Brasserie,
Yuko Kajino
Cliff House,
David Seawell
Copita Tequileria y Comida,
Joanne Weir and Gonzalo Rivera
E&O Asian Kitchen,
Sharon Nahm
Grand Cafe Brasserie & Bar,
Alicia Jenish
Hard Water,
Charles Phan
Hi Lo BBQ,
Robin Song
Hog & Rocks
Robin Song
La Boulange du Dome, Pascal Rigo
Lake Chalet,
Michael Baker
Ismael Macias
Le Colonial,
Terrence Khuu
Adam Jones
Perbacco Ristorante + Bar,
Staffan Terje
Pizzeria Delfina,
Brandon Wells
Benjamin Balesteri
Public House,
Jorge Lumbreras
Gary Rulli
Rose's Café & Terzo,
Mark Gordon
Salt House
Vernon Morales
Scala's Bistro,
Larry Finn
Scoma's Restaurant,
Alan Fairhurst
The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards,
Matt Greco
The Whole Beast,
John Fink
Tres Tequila Lounge & Mexican Kitchen,
Juan Martinez

Featured Wines, Beers & Spirits

Anchor Brewing Company, Bowmore Single Malt Scotch, Buffalo Trace, Campari America, Chalk Hill, Chambord Liqueur and Chambord Vodka, Elixir To Go, Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery, Hendrick’s Gin & Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur, Justin Vineyards & Winery, Kenwood Vineyards, Keller Estate Winery, Korbel, Lancaster Estate, Landmark, Livermore Valley Wine Country: Big White House, Concannon Vineyard, John Evan Cellars, Little Valley Winery, Wente Vineyards, Louis Latour, Merryvale Vineyards, Premium Port , Rhône Valley Wines, SF Brewers Guild, Sonoma County Vintners: Bartholomew Park Winery, Capture Wines, Cartograph Wines, Clos du Bois, Davis Family Vineyards, Draxton Wines, Papapietro Perry Winery, Simi Winery, Stella Artois, Trumer Pils, W & J Graham's, Washington State Wine: Andrew Will, Chateau Ste. Michelle, Hedges Family Estate, L’Ecole No 41, Long Shadows Vintners, Northstar, Sparkman Cellars, Waterbrook, Wente Vineyards, Wines of Chile, Wines of Portugal

Must be 21 or over to attend. Advanced ticket purchase required.

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