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Celebrated national chefs, local culinary rock stars, legendary winemakers and brewmasters, authors, sommeliers, mixologists and other truly amazing talents come together for the 13th Annual San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival.

2016 Celebrity Guest Chefs

Rick Bayless
Executive Chef
Author + Restauranteur

Gale Gand
Pastry Chef/Partner
Tru + Spritzburger

Suzette Gresham
Executive Chef
Acquerello

Bernard Guillas
Executive Chef
La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club

The Hearty Boys
Chefs/Owners
Spritz Burger

Rick Moonen
Chef, Owner
rm seafood

2016 San Diego Chefs

Brian Gist
Executive Chef
Flagship Cruises & Events

Bernard Guillas
Executive Chef
La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club

Mario Medina
Executive Chef
The Maincourse Restaurant

DJ Tangalin
Executive Chef
JRDN

Rich Sweeney
Executive Chef
Waypoint Public

2016 Authors, Artists + Experts

Rick Bayless
Executive Chef
Author + Restauranteur

Gale Gand
Pastry Chef/Partner
Spritzburger

Bernard Guillas
Executive Chef
La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club

The Hearty Boys
Chefs/Owners
Spritz Burger

Rick Moonen
Chef, Owner
rm seafood

2016 Winemakers + Brewmasters

David Akiyoshi
Winemaker
LangeTwins Family Winery

Klaus Bellinghause
Winemaker
King Frosch Wine

Paul & Michèle Bosc
President, Director of Marketing
Chateau des Charmes

Matt Brynildson
Brewmaster
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

Dane Campbell
Brand Ambassador
Zaca Mesa

Joseph Carr
Founder
Joseph Carr Wines

Neil Collins
Executive Winemaker
Tablas Creek

Scot Covington
Winemaker
Trione Vineyards

Collin Cranor
Winemaker
Nottingham Cellars

Daniel Daou
Winemaker
DAOU Vineyards

Arnaud Debons
Winemaker
San Antonio Winery

Michael Eddy
Director of North Coast Winemaking
E. & J. Gallo Winery

Javier Flores
Winemaker
South Coast Winery Resort & Spa

Jordan Gardonhire
Founder & Brewmaster
Baja Brewing Company

Dan Goldfield
Owner
Dutton-Goldfield Winery

Randall Grahm
Winemaker
Bonny Doon

Steve Hagata
Winemaker
Falkner Winery

Kevin Hall
Winemaker
Alexander Valley Vineyards

Chue Her
Production Manager
Oak Ridge Winery

Nicole Hitchcock
Head Winemaker
J Vineyards & Winery

Jim Klein
Winemaker
Navarro Vineyards

Jon McPherson
Master Winemaker
South Coast Winery Resort & Spa

Linda & Mike McWilliams
Owners, Winemakers
San Pasqual Winery

Erik Miller
Winemaker
Kokomo Winery

Patrick Muran
Winemaker
Niner Wine Estates

Ben Papapietro
Owner, Winemaker

Andrew Quady
Winemaker
Quady Winery

Anthony Riboli
Winemaker
San Antonio Winery

Carol Shelton
Winemaker
Carol Shelton Wines

Karen Sherman
Owner, Winemaker
Coyote Oaks Vineyards

Steven Urberg
Winemaker
Gloria Ferrer

Keith Rolle
Winemaker
Gianni Buonomo Vintners

Pedro Vargas
Winemaker
Vino Vargas

Tyson Wolf
Head Winemaker
Rutherford Ranch

Blake Yarger
Winemaker
McEvoy Ranch

2016 Sommeliers + Wine Experts Coming Soon!

2016 Mixologists + Spirit Experts

Donald Freytag
Executive Vice President
Hawaii Sea Spirits

2015 Personalities

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