Saturday Afternoon Grand Tasting

Saturday Afternoon Grand Tasting

    Featured Chefs & Restaurants & Presentators


    Featured Bartenders & Bars, Winemakers & Sommeliers, Distillers & Brewers

Celebrate the good life San Francisco style with a farm-fresh feast for the senses. The bounty of Northern California takes center stage as passionate chefs from the Bay Area’s most coveted restaurants wow guests with a thrilling selection of fresh, local and delicious dishes, accompanied by perfectly paired wines, beers and spirits. Savor generous samples from one end of the square to the other while distinguished chefs and culinary experts strut their stuff live on the demo stage. Proceeds from the afternoon benefit the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA), operator of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

Tent Class & Demo Schedule:

On the Dacor Demonstration Stage with emcees Fabio Viviani (Appearing courtesy of Dacor) & Ryan Scott
1:00 PM: Global Spice with Chefs Jeffrey Saad (The Grove) & Anjan Mitra (Dosa)
1:40 PM: Dave Arnold (International Culinary Center)
2:10 PM: Chefs Joanne Weir (Copita) & Tasha de Serio Presented by Fine Cooking
2:50 PM: Out Cold: Cold Gin Punch with Burke Owens (Pnuch Brothers Punch)
3:20 PM: Tyler Florence (Wayfare Tavern)

Inside the Tent Classroom:

1:15 PM: Taste Livermore Valley Wine Country
2:15 PM: Explore the World of Juniper with Erick Castro, Presented by Plymouth Gin and Liquor.com
3:15 PM: Wine and Chocolate Pairings, Presented by Wine Spectator

Featured Artisan Producers:

Kara’s Cupcakes, 7th Taste

Featured Wines, Beers & Spirits:

Sonoma County Vintners: Alderbrook Winery (Dry Creek Valley), Bodega Norton, Clos du Bois (Alexander Valley), Forth Vineyards (Dry Creek Valley), Gundlach Bundschu Winery (Sonoma Valley), Hanna Winery & Vineyards (Russian River Valley), Hook and Ladder Winery (Russian River Valley), Huge Bear Wines (Knights Valley), Inspiration Vineyards & Winery (Russian River Valley), Keller Estate (Sonoma Coast), Kelley and Young Wines (Alexander Valley), Kokomo Winery (Dry Creek Valley), Laurel Glen Vineyard (Sonoma Mountain), Lost Canyon Winery (Russian River Valley), Merriam Vineyards (Russian River Valley), Sbragia Family Vineyards (Dry Creek Valley) and White Oak Vineyards & Winery (Alexander Valley), Acacia Vineyard, Anchor Brewing Company, Anchor Distilling, Beefeater Gin and Plymouth Gin, Campari America, Ferrari Carano, Foley Family Wines, Four Roses Bourbon, Hendrick's Gin and Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur, Livermore Valley Wine Country: Concannon Vineyard, Cuda Ridge Wines, Darcie Kent Vineyards, Mitchell Katz Winery, Nottingham Cellars, Occasio Winery, Merryvale Vineyards & Starmont Winery, Pisco Portón, Premium Port Wines and Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese, Rhône Valley Wines, SF Brewers Guild, Stella Artois, Templeton Rye Whiskey, Trinchero Napa Valley, Trumer Pils, Wente Family Estates, Wines of Portugal, Zaya Gran Reserva Rum


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


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