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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 11th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival.

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2014 Celebrity Guest Chefs

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Nate Appleman
Culinary Manager
Chipotle Mexican Grill

James Campbell Caruso
Chef/Owner
La Boca

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

Katsuya Fukushima
Chef/Partner Daikaya

Gale Gand
Founding Pastry Chef/Partner
TRU

Suzette Gresham
Executive Chef
Acquerello

Bernard Guillas
Executive Chef
La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club

The Hearty Boys
Chefs/Owners
Hearty Restaurant

Brian Malarkey
Executive Chef/Partner
Searsucker, Herringbone and Gabardine

2014 San Diego Celebrity Chefs

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Brian Bonney
Executive Chef
The Oceanaire Seafood Room

Abe Botello
Executive Chef
West Coast Tavern

Sam Burman
Chef de Cuisine
Grant Grill

Alex Carballo
Executive Chef & Partner
URBN Coal Fired Pizza

Ivan Flowers
Executive Chef
Top of the Market

Bernard Guillas
Executive Chef
La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club

Giorgio Lo Verde
Executive Chef
Il Fornaio Coronado

Jonathan McCann
Executive Chef
Hilton San Diego Bayfront

John Medall
Executive Chef
The Patio on Lamont Street

Jason McLeod
Executive Chef/Owner
Ironside Fish & Oyster

Paul Murphy
Executive Chef
Humphreys Restaurant

Duvinh Ta
Executive Chef
Jake's Del Mar

Kevin Templeton
Executive Chef
barleymash

Chad White
Chef/Owner
Plancha Baja Med

2014 Authors, Artists & Experts

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James Campbell Caruso
Chef/Owner
La Boca

Gale Gand
Executive Pastry Chef
TRU

Bernard Guillas
Executive Chef
La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club

The Hearty Boys
Chefs/Owners
Hearty Restaurant

Christopher M.
Official 2014 Artist

Maria Desiderata Montana
Owner/Publisher
San Diego Food Finds

2014 Winemakers & Brewmasters

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David Akiyoshi
Winemaker
LangeTwins Family Winery

Daniel Daou
Winemaker
Daou Vineyards

Steve Hagata
Winemaker
Falkner Winery

Kevin Hall
Winemaker
Alexander Valley Vineyards

Paul Hobbs
Winemaker
Ahnfeldt Wines

Adam Mettler
Winemaker
Michael David Winery

Patrick Muran
Winemaker
Niner Wine Estates

George & Kim Murray
Winemakers
Beach House Winery

Jamie Peterson
Winemaker
Peterson Winery

Andrew Quady
Winemaker
Quady Winery

Joe Ramazzotti
Winemaker
Ramazzotti Wines

Leslie Renaud
Winemaker
Foley Estates

Carol Shelton
Winemaker
Carol Shelton Wines

Pedro Vargas
Winemaker
Vino Vargas

2014 Sommeliers & Wine Experts

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Fred Dame
Master Sommelier
American Wine & Spirits

Michael Jordan
Master Sommelier

Jeff Josenhans
Hotel Sommelier & Mixologist
THE US GRANT

Sur Lucero
Master Sommelier

Joshua Orr
Beverage Manager
Marina Kitchen

Thomas Price
Master Sommelier

Lisa Redwine
Advanced Sommelier
La Jolla Beach and Tennis

Marc Stroobandt
Belgian Master Beer Sommelier
Stella Artois

2014 Mixologists & Spirit Experts

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T.A. Breaux
Absinthe Professional
Jade Liqueurs

Trevor Easter
Manager
Noble Experiment

Jeff Josenhans
Hotel Sommelier & Mixologist
THE US GRANT

Nathan Stanton
Social Engineer/Co-Founder
CH Projects

Recipes from Festival Chefs

Chef Gale Gand's Lemon Meringue Pie

2013 Chef of the Fest Winning Recipe:
Chef Rich Sweeney's Smoked Duck Fat Pate a Choux Beignets

2013 Personalities

To view the Personalities from the 2013 San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, click here!