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   StarChefs.com 2010 San Francisco Rising Stars:
Matthew Accarrino | SPQR
John Paul Carmona | Manresa
Maximilian DiMare | Wood Tavern
Louis Maldonado | Aziza
Thomas McNaughton | flour + water
Scott Nishiyama | Chez TJ
Josh Thomsen | The Claremont Hotel Club & Spa
Melissa Chou | Aziza
Catherine Schimenti | Michael Mina
Erick Castro | Rickhouse
Brian MacGregor | Jardinière
Sarah Valor | Commis
Joshua Skenes | Saison
Shelley Lindgren | SPQR and A16
Martin Brock | Gary Danko
J.W. Foster | Fairmont San Francisco

The StarChefs Rising Stars Revue™
San Francisco Bay Area

Wednesday, June 16, 2010
7:30pm-10:00 pm
VIP Reception at 6:30pm

Ghirardelli Square

900 North Point Street
San Francisco, CA 94109


"How to Make it"
Rising Stars Chefs’ Panel

Monday, June 14, 2010
Time: 2:00pm

Culinary Academy
Le Cordon Bleu program

350 Rhode Island Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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 Mourad Lahlou

Aziza Restaurant

Co-Hosted by Past Rising Stars:

David Bazirgan, Chez Papa
James Syhabout, Commis
Jeremy Fox, formerly of Ubuntu

This is a private event – invitation only

Gala and Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Ghirardelli Square
900 North Point Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

Glimpse the future of San Francisco Bay Area 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

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

508 4th Street
San Francisco, CA

Complimentary sponsored beverages
Open to food industry professionals only!

After Party

La Cocina LogoGiving Back
StarChefs.com is pleased to donate a portion of the gala proceeds to La Cocina whose mission is to cultivate low-income food entrepreneurs as they formalize and grow their businesses by providing affordable commercial kitchen space, industry-specific technical assistance and access to market opportunities. We focus primarily on women from communities of color and immigrant communities. Our vision is that entrepreneurs will become economically self-sufficient and contribute to a vibrant economy doing what they love to do.