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   StarChefs.com 2009 Napa Sonoma Rising Stars:
Jeremy Fox | Ubuntu
Christopher Kostow |

The Restaurant at Meadowood

Eric Korsh &
Ginevra Iverson
| Restaurant Eloise
Nick Ritchie | Bottega
Matt Spector |


Philip Tessier |


Hotel Chef Award:Jesse Mallgren |

Madrona Manor

Restaurateur Award: John Toulze |

the girl and the fig, fig café, and Estate

Sustainability Award: John Stewart &
Duskie Estes

Zazu and Bovolo

Restaurant Concept Award:Duncan Gott |

Taylor’s Automatic Refresher

Pastry Chef Deanie Hickox-Fox |


Mixologist Scott Beattie | author of Artisanal Cocktails
Sommelier Yoon Ha |

La Toque

Sommelier Geoff Kruth | The Farmhouse Inn and Restaurant

Host Chef Richard Haake


Winery Chefs

VIP Reception | Meadowood Napa Valley

The StarChefs Rising Stars Revue™
Napa Sonoma

Wednesday, June 17, 2009, 7:00pm-9:30pm

VIP at 6:00pm

Charles Krug Winery
2800 Main Street
St. Helena, CA 94574


'How to Make It' Chef Panel

Tuesday, June 16, 2009
1:15pm – 2:15pm

The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
2555 Main Street
St. Helena, CA  94574

Featuring the Rising Star Chefs and Pastry Chefs, this seminar gives chefs, cooks, and culinary students the opportunity to learn how to advance their careers and to discuss the challenges and rewards of the industry.

Honorees Dinner

Tuesday, June 16, 2009


La Toque Restaurant

1314 McKinstry Street
Napa, CA 94558

This is a private event – invitation only

Gala and Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Charles Krug Winery
2800 Main Street
St. Helena, CA 94574

Glimpse the future of Napa Sonoma dining at our walk-around tasting gala and awards ceremony. Enjoy signature dishes from the award-winning future culinary leaders in the region. All dishes are paired with ultra-premium wines selected by the Rising Star Sommeliers.

Tickets: $75 per person; $125 VIP admission includes a private pre-event reception with vintage Nicolas Feuillatte Palmes d’Or Champagne and caviar, plus early entrance to the gala.

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Industry-Only Afterparty

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

6525 Washington Street
Yountville, CA 94599

Complimentary sponsored cocktails
Open to food industry professionals only!


Giving Back

V FoundationStarChefs.com is proud to donate a portion of the gala proceeds to the V Foundation for Cancer Research. Since 1993, The Foundation has raised more than $80 million to fund cancer research grants nationwide.