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   StarChefs.com 2007 San Francisco Rising Stars:
Nate Appleman | A16
Jennifer Biesty | COCO500
Mark Dommen | One Market
Mourad Lahlou | Aziza
Jonah Oakden | The Blue Plate
James Syhabout | PlumpJack Cafe
Seiji Wakabayashi | Bushi-Tei
Sustainability Award: Laurence Jossel | NOPA
Hotel Chef Peter Rudolph | Campton Place
Pastry Chef Nicole Krasinski | Rubicon
Pastry Chef Belinda Leong | Gary Danko
Sommelier Michael Garcia | XYZ at the W San Francisco
Sommelier Becky Swanson | Delfina
Mixologist Jonny Raglin | Absinthe
Host Chef Thomas Rimpel | The Westin St. Francis
Mentor Award: Chef Gary Danko | Gary Danko

The StarChefs Rising Stars Revue™
San Francisco

Tuesday, June 19, 2007,
7:00 - 9:30 PM

The Westin St. Francis

335 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Special Travel Offer


'How to Make It' Chef Panel

Monday, June 18, 2007
1:00 - 2:30PM

California Culinary Academy
625 Polk Street

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.

for food industry professionals.

Register for Panel

Gala and Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, June 19, 2007
7 PM
The Westin St. Francis
335 Powell Street

Glimpse the future of San Francisco's dining as you taste the signature dishes of up-and-coming culinary stars from the top restaurants in town. All dishes are paired with premium wines selected by the Rising Star Sommeliers Michael Garcia and Becky Swenson.

Tickets: $95 per person; $150 VIP admission includes a private pre-event reception with Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne and caviar service by Host Chef Thomas Rimpel, plus early entrance to the gala.

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Industry-Only Afterparty

Tuesday, June 19
, 2007
11PM – 1AM
XYZ Bar at W San Francisco

181 3rd Street

Open to food industry professionals only!


Support a Future Rising Star
La Cocina Community KitchenStarChefs.com is proud to support the San Francisco culinary community. As part of StarChefs’ commitment to encouraging future rising stars, Jade Range will be sponsoring the raffle prize of an 18” commercial plancha with cabinet base that can remain on throughout prep and service, perfect for searing and crusting at high temperatures without pots and pans. The proceeds from our Jade Range Plancha Raffle will be donated to the La Cocina Community Kitchen, a non-profit, shared-use commercial kitchen dedicated to serving low-income entrepreneurs launching or expanding their own food businesses.