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Wine and Food Festival San Diego Bay Personalities Celebrity Chefs

Celebrated national chefs, local culinary rock stars, legendary winemakers and brewmasters, authors, sommeliers, mixologists and other truly amazing talents come together for the 12th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival.

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2015 Celebrity Guest Chefs

Rick Bayless
Executive Chef
Author & Restauranteur

Anna Bullet
Executive Chef
Cooking Light

R.J. Cooper
Executive Chef
Gypsy Soul & Rogue 24

Katsuya Fukushima
Chef/Partner
Daikaya

Gale Gand
Pastry Chef/Partner
Spritzburger

Suzette Gresham
Executive Chef
Acquerello

Bernard Guillas
Executive Chef
La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club

The Hearty Boys
Chefs/Owners
Spritz Burger

Javier Plascencia
Chef/Owner
Bracero & Mision 19

2015 San Diego Celebrity Chefs

Steve de Barril
Executive Chef/Partner
Seasons 52

Brian Bonney
Executive Chef
The Oceanaire Seafood Room

Abe Botello
Executive Chef
West Coast Tavern

Trevor Chappell
Executive Chef
The Barrel Room

Priscilla Curiel
Chef & Manager
Talavera Azul

Amy DiBiase
Executive Chef
Tidal

Bernard Guillas
Executive Chef
La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club

Giorgio Lo Verde
Executive Chef
Il Fornaio Coronado

Jason McLeod
Executive Chef/Owner
Ironside Fish & Oyster

John Medall
Executive Chef
The Patio Restaurant Group

Mario Medina
Executive Chef
Bernini's Bistro

Paul Murphy
Executive Chef
Humphreys Restaurant

Jason Rivas
Chef de Cuisine
South Coast Winery

Jeffrey Roberto
Executive Sushi Chef/Owner
Sushi on a Roll

Aron Schwartz
Executive Chef
Marina Kitchen

Anthony Sinsay
Executive Chef
Duke's La Jolla

Steve Stawinski
Executive Chef
Wilson Creek Winery & Vineyards

Duvinh Ta
Executive Chef
Jake's Del Mar

Kevin Templeton
Executive Chef
barleymash

Will Torres
Executive
JUSTIN

Chad White
Chef/Owner
Común Kitchen & Tavern

2015 Authors, Artists & Experts

Gale Gand
Pastry Chef/Partner
Spritzburger

Fernando Gaxiola
Owner
Baja Wine + Food

Bernard Guillas
Executive Chef
La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club

The Hearty Boys
Chefs/Owners
Spritz Burger

Scott Jacobs
Official 2015 Artist

2015 Winemakers & Brewmasters

David Akiyoshi
Winemaker
LangeTwins Family Winery

Klaus Bellinghause
Winemaker
King Frosch Wine

Matt Brynildson
Brewmaster
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

Scot Covington
Winemaker
Trione Vineyards

Daniel Daou
Winemaker
Daou Vineyards

Steve Hagata
Winemaker
Falkner Winery

Kevin Hall
Winemaker
Alexander Valley Vineyards

Paul Hobbs
Winemaker
Ahnfeldt Wines

Jason Jardine
Winemaker
Flowers Vineyard & Winery

Tim Kramer
Winemaker
Monte de Oro Winery

Michael McCay
McCay Cellars & Vineyard

Erik Miller
Winemaker
Kokomo Winery

Rick Moshin
Proprietor & Winemaker
Moshin Vineyards

Patrick Muran
Winemaker
Niner Wine Estates

George & Kim Murray
Winemakers
Beach House Winery

Michael Muscardini
Owner/Winemaker
Muscardini Cellars

Papapietro Perry
Owners

Andrew Quady
Winemaker
Quady Winery

Joe Ramazzotti
Winemaker
Ramazzotti Wines

Rick Sayre
Winemaker
Rodney Strong Vineyards

Carol Shelton
Winemaker
Carol Shelton Wines

Scott Stelzle
Winemaker
Venteux Vineyards

Pedro Vargas
Winemaker
Vino Vargas

2015 Sommeliers & Wine Experts

Joshua Orr
Beverage Manager
Marina Kitchen

Lisa Redwine
Advanced Sommelier
La Jolla Beach and Tennis

Joseph Spellman
Master Sommelier
JUSTIN

2015 Mixologists & Spirit Experts

Kelly Nyikes
Market Manager
KOVAL Distillery

Jim & Ashley Walsh
Owers
Kimo Sabe Mezcal

Recipes from Festival Chefs

Chef Gale Gand's Lemon Meringue Pie

2014 Personalities

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