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Event – Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015
Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015 Logo

Event – Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015

Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival  October 2nd-4th

The Second Annual Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival

Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015 Celebrity Chefs

Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015 Celebrity Chefs

The first Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival was epic, with top chefs local chef and sommeliers impressing festival goers with their culinary skills.  In 2015 the Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival is back and improved. This is perhaps the premiere food and wine festival in Orange County.

Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015 Food Samples 2

Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015 Food Samples 2

What

The Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival premiere major event is the Grand Tasting. Each day, top Chefs from over 16 restaurants will be preparing high-end food samples and Wineries will be pouring their best selections. This isn’t your run of the mill tasting, the Chefs and restaurants will be preparing their best food to represent their restaurants.

Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015 Chefs

Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015 Chefs

Participating Chefs

  • Rick Bayless – RED O
  • Hubert Keller – Fleur & Burger Bar
  • Rick Moonen – RM Seafood
  • Shirley Chung – TWENTY EIGHT
  • Chef Louis – Spoonbar
  • Brooke Williamson – Hudson House
  • Brian Husky -Tackle Box OC
  • JamieGwen  – Celebrity Chef
  • Yvon Goetz – The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar
  • Craig Strong – Studio
  • Marc Johnson -Oak Grill & Aqua Lounge
  • Raj Dixit – Stonehill Tavern
  • Luke Turpin  – Pelican Grill
  • Marco Criscuolo Andrea – Pelican Hill
  • Pascal Olhats – Pascal & Cafe Jardin
  • Alan Greeley – The Golden Truffle
  • Casey Casey – The Loft
  • Lee Smith -Montage Laguna Beach
  • Joshua Severson  – Selanne Steak Tavern
  • Helene An – AnQi Gourmet Bistro & Noodle Bar
  • John Vega –  Roy’s
  • Fredric Guerin – Fig & Olive
  • Eduardo Albarran – Mastro’s Ocean Club
  • Stephen LaFountain – Mastro’s Steakhouse
  • “Jo-Jo” Doyle –  Honda Center
  • Moises Mendoza – Canaletto Ristorante Veneto
  • Andrew Gruel – Slapfish
  • Rainer Schwarz  – Driftwood Kitchen
  • Imran Ali –  Tamarind of London
  • Jimmy Chang  – Tommy Bahama
  • Tony Nguyen – AnQi Gourmet Bistro & Noodle Bar
  • Sarah Daniels –  Del Frisco’s Grille
  • Ron Lee- AnQi Gourmet Bistro & Noodle Bar
  • Mathieu Royer –  Boathouse Collective
  • Talia Zimmer  – True Food Kitchen
  • Linda Johnson – Filomena Italian Kitchen
  • Steve Kling  – Five Crowns & Side Door
Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival Banner

Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival Banner

Participating Sommeliers

  • Fred Dame – Master Sommelier
  • Michael Jordan – Master Sommelier
  • Steven Poe – Master Sommelier
  • Sur Lucero – Master Sommelier
  • Thomas Price – Master Sommelier
Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival Wine Tasting

Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival Wine Tasting

When

Friday, October 2 – Sunday, October 4

General Admission Entrance – 1:00 -5:00pm

VIP Early Entrance – 12:30pm

NOTE: Each admission is good for one day

Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015 prep

Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015 prep

Schedule

Saturday Participating Restaurants

  • Red O
  • TWENTY-EIGHT
  • The Winery Restaurant and Wine Bar
  • The Loft
  • Oak Grill
  • Aqua Lounge
  • Pelican Hill
  • Mastro’s Steakhouse
  • Mastro’s Oceanclub
  • Canaletto
  • Tamarind of London
  • Driftwood Kitchen 
  • Tommy Bahama’s
  • True Food Kitchen
  • Filomena’s
  • Honda Center
Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015 Food Samples

Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015 Food Samples

Sunday Participating Restaurants

  • Oak Grille
  • Aqua Lounge
  • Selanne Steak Tavern
  • Honda Center
  • Studio
  • Fig & Olive
  • Slapfish
  • Montage
  • Del Frisco’s Grill
  • Boathouse Collective
  • Anqi
  • Andrea
  • Roy’s 
  • Stonehill Tavern
Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015 Food chef 2

Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015 Food chef 2

Schedule

Below is the schedule for both days.

Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015 Schedule

Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015 Schedule

Where

Newport Beach Civic Center

100 Civic Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660

 

Costs

Standard Ticket $150

  • Celebrity chef cooking demos
  • Wine Seminar led by Master Sommeliers
  • 2 Grand Tasting Pavilions with tastings from top restaurants
  • 200 high-end, boutique and cult wines
  • Mixology courses, handcrafted cocktails, beer tastings
  • Live jazz

Purchase Tickets to the Newport Beach Food and Wine Festival 2015

VIP Ticket $225

VIP Benefits

  • Includes all items listed on General Admission SATURDAY Festival Ticket
  • 30 minute Early Admittance into Daytime Festival
  • Swag Bag
  • Access to “24 Carrots VIP Chef Lounge” – passed hors d’oeuvres, high-end wines and access to celebrity chefs
  • Curb-side valet parking

About Tom Holmberg

Tom grew up in a cultural diverse neighborhood and a culturally diverse family, so he has learned to appreciate all types of food. "I am not a Chef, nor do I play one on T.V., but I have learned to appreciate food from years of eating and cooking." Tom also spent 10 years in the restaurant industry in various roles, from Prep Cook to server.

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