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Personalities Celebrated national chefs, local culinary rock stars, legendary winemakers and brewmasters, authors, sommeliers, mixologists and other truly amazing talents come together for the 14th Annual San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival.

2017 Celebrity Guest Chefs

William Bradley
Executive Chef/Director
Addison

James Campbell Caruso
Chef/Owner
La Boca, Tabera y MA

Evan Cruz
Executive Chef
Arterra

Suzette Gresham
Executive Chef
Acquerello

Bernard Guillas
Executive Chef
The Marine Room

Jason Knibb
Executive Chef
NINE-TEN Restaurant

Accursio Lota
Executive Chef
Solare Ristorante

Brian Malarkey
Executive Chef
Herb & Wood

Shane McIntyre
Chef
Herb & Wood

Jason McLeod
Executive Chef/Partner
Ironside Fish & Oyster

Rick Moonen
Chef/Owner
rm Seafood

Jeffrey Roberto
Executive Sushi Chef/Owner
Sushi on a Roll

Maeve Rochford
Executive Chef/Owner
Sugar & Scribe

Rob Ruiz
Executive Chef/Owner
The Land & Water Co.

Aron Schwartz
Executive Chef
Marina Kitchen

Andrew Spurgin
Executive Chef/Owner
Bespoke Event Styling & Menu Design

Casey Thompson
Executive Chef
Morada at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe

2017 Local Chefs

Steve de Barril
Executive Chef/Partner
Seasons 52

Abe Botello
Executive Chef
West Coast Tavern

Trevor Chappell
Executive Chef
The Barrel Room

Marcel Childress
Chef de Cuisine
Rustic Root

Brian Gist
Executive Chef
Flagship Cruises & Events

Brad Hightow
Regional Executive Chef
Florent

Mark Kropczynski
Executive Chef
Grant Grill

Giorgio Lo Verde
Executive Chef
Il Fornaio Coronado

Kevin Templeton
Executive Chef
barleymash

2017 Authors, Artists + Experts

2017 Winemakers + Brewmasters

Kristof Nils Anderson
Consulting Winemaker
Robinson Family Vineyards

Craig Becker
General Manager/Co-Founder/Director of Winemaking
Somerston Wine Co.

Jeffrey Blair
Winegrower/Owner
Blair Vineyards

Matt Brynildson
Brewmaster
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

Larry Bump
Owner
Darms Lane

Dane Campbell
Brand Ambassador
Zaca Mesa

Neil Collins
Executive Winemaker
Tablas Creek

Scot Covington
Winemaker
Trione Vineyards & Winery

Todd D'Alessio
Winemaker
Négociant Winery

Arnaud Debons
Winemaker
San Antonio Winery

Jason DeLoach
Vice President/Winemaker
Hook & Ladder Winery

Jordan Gardonhire
Founder/Brewmaster
Baja Brewing Company

Steve Hagata
Winemaker
Falkner Winery

Kevin Hall
Winemaker
Alexander Valley Vineyards

Paul Hobbs
Winemaker
Ahnfeldt Wines

Eric Johnson
Winemaker
Talley Vineyards

Lowell Jooste
Owner/Winemaker
LJ Crafted Wines

Steve Kahle
Co-Proprietor/Winemaker/Grower
Woof’n Rose Winery

Dan & Ellen Kessler
Owners
Kessler-Haak

Jess Koehler
Winery Representative
La Finquita Winery & Vineyard

Greg Martellotto
President
Martellotto Wines

Euan Parker & Joshua McCourt
Winemakers
Fallbrook Winery

Jon McPherson
Master Winemaker
South Coast Winery Resort & Spa

Linda & Mike McWilliams
Owners/Winemakers
San Pasqual Winery

Darius Miller
Owner/Wine Maker
Koi Zen Cellars Urban Winery

Ben Papapietro
Owner/Winemaker
Papapietro Perry

Andrew Quady
Winemaker
Quady Winery

Anthony Riboli
Winemaker
San Antonio Winery

Keith Rolle
Winemaker
Gianni Buonomo Vintners

Carol Shelton
Winemaker
Carol Shelton Wines

Steven Urberg
Winemaker
Gloria Ferrer

Gus Vizgirda
Winemaker
Wilson Creek Winery

2017 Sommeliers + Wine Experts

2017 Mixologists + Spirit Experts

2016 Personalities

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