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   StarChefs.com 2010 Los Angeles-San Diego Rising Stars:
LOS ANGELES CHEFS
Vinny Dotolo & Jon Shook |

Animal (Los Angeles)

Rory Herrmann

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Bouchon Bistro (Los Angeles)

Walter Manzke

| Church + State (Los Angeles)
Diana Stavaridis |

BLD (Los Angeles)

Ken Takayama

| Melisse (Los Angeles)

Kuniko Yagi

| Sona (Los Angeles)
ORANGE COUNTY / PASADENA CHEFS
Zachary Pollack & Stephan Samson |

Pizzeria Ortica (Costa Mesa)

Michael Voltaggio

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The Dining Room at the Langham (Pasadena)

SAN DIEGO CHEFS

William Bradley

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Addison (San Diego)

Jason Knibb

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Nine-Ten (San Diego)

PASTRY CHEFS
Pastry Chef Jordan Kahn |

XIV (Los Angeles)

Pastry Chef Adrian Vasquez | Providence (Los Angeles)
MIXOLOGISTS
Mixologist Eric Alperin | The Varnish (Los Angeles)
Mixologist Julian Cox |

Rivera (Los Angeles)

SOMMELIERS
Sommelier Christopher Miller | Spago (Los Angeles)
Sommelier Jesse Rodriguez | Addison (San Diego)
SUSTAINABLILITY CHEF
Sustainability Award: Ray Garcia |

Fig (Los Angeles)

COMMUNITY CHEF
Community Award: Roy Choi |

Kogi (Los Angeles)

RESTAURANT CONCEPT
Restaurant Concept Award: Adam Fleischman |

Umami Burger (Los Angeles)

RESTAURATEURS
Restaurateurs Award: Zoe Nathan & Josh Loeb |

Huckleberry & Rustic Canyon
(Los Angeles)

VIP HOST CHEF
Host Chef: Jason Prendergast |

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

 
 


The StarChefs Rising Stars Revue™
Los Angeles-San Diego

Thursday, March 18, 2010
7:00pm-9:30pm
VIP Reception at 6:00pm

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

101 Wilshire Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA

 
 

"How to Make it"
Rising Stars Chefs’ Panel


Wednesday, March 17, 2010
11am-12:30pm

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Los Angeles
521 Restaurant 521 East Green St. Pasadena, CA

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
Hosted by Chef John Sedlar

Rivera Restaurant


Co-Hosted by 2004 and 2006 Los Angeles Rising Stars:

David Myers, Sona
Neal Fraser, Grace
David LeFevre, Water Grill
Elizabeth Belkind, Cake Monkey
Vincenzo Marianella, Copa D'Oro

This is a private event – invitation only




Gala and Awards Ceremony

Thursday, March 18, 2010
7:00pm-9:30pm

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

101 Wilshire Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA

Glimpse the future of Los Angeles and San Diego region dining at our tasting gala and awards ceremony. Enjoy high-concept food from up-and-coming culinary stars from the top restaurants in and around town. All dishes are paired with ultra-premium wines selected by the Rising Star Sommelier.

Tickets: $95 per person; $150 VIP admission includes a private pre-event reception with Champagne and Petrossian caviar, plus early entrance to the gala.

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Industry-Only Afterparty

Thursday, March 18, 2010
10:30pm

Umami Urban

Space 15Twenty
1520 N. Cahuenga Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA

Complimentary sponsored beverages
Music provided by DJ Bradley Burlingame (Couture Music)

Open to food industry professionals only!

After Party

 
 
   
 
     
 
 

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