Thursday January 28, 2010
- Tyler Florence (Cookbook Author, Food Network)
- Kevin Gillespie (Woodfire Grill & Top Chef finalist)
- Bryan Voltaggio (Volt restaurant & Top Chef finalist)
- Roland Passot (La Folie restaurant)
- Dustin Valette (Dry Creek Kitchen Chef de Cuisine)
Taste of Pigs & Pinot
Friday evening’s event kickoff is the lively Taste of Pigs & Pinot where guests sample over 50 highly-acclaimed Pinot Noir wines competing in the Pinot Cup competition, both from Sonoma County and around the world. Tastings are served alongside a variety of pork dishes, including homemade sausages, charcuterie, grilled pork, pates and other special creations from Chef Palmer and Dry Creek Kitchen Chef de Cuisine Dustin Valette, guest chefs, and local Healdsburg restaurants including: Cyrus, Zin, Manzanita and many others. The winner and runner up of the Pinot Cup will be revealed during Taste.
Pigs & Pinot is a charity weekend that benefits Share Our Strength and local Healdsburg education, including: The Healdsburg Education Foundation, St. John School, and The Healdsburg School.
The leading national organization working to end childhood hunger in America. Share Our Strength® weaves together a net of community groups, activists and food programs to catch every at-risk child and make sure no kid in America grows up hungry. Visit Strength.org and learn more about their goal of ending childhood hunger in America by 2015.