Chefs and Champagne 2006

June 2006


Saturday, July 22nd, 2006, 5-8 pm


Wölffer Estate Vineyard
139 Sagg Road
Sagaponack, NY 11962


James Beard Members: $175
guests, $250

For reservations, please click here or call 212.627.2308.

Saturday, July 22, 2006
Wölffer Estate Vineyard

The James Beard Foundation presents Chefs and Champagne 2006 on July 22nd. The annual summer tasting party will take place at the Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack, NY. Wines from the Wölffer vineyard will be served, and the featured champagne is Charles Heidsieck.

This year’s honoree is Executive Chef and Restaurateur Thomas Keller, whose restaurants include The French Laundry, Bouchon, Bouchon Las Vegas, Bouchon Bakery, and Per Se. There will be a grand tasting featuring offerings from a select group of chefs and a silent auction.

Tickets for James Beard Members are $175, and for guests, $250.

For reservations,please click here or call 212.627.2308.

Participating Chefs Include:
Jonathan Benno, Per Se and Bouchon Bakery, NYC
Antoine Camin, La Goulue, NYC
David Cruces, Anona, Westhampton, NY
Yoel Cruz, North Square, NYC
Josh DeChellis, Sumile, NYC
Dante de Magistris, dante, Cambridge, MA
John Fraser, Compass, NYC
Amanda Freitag, Sette Enoteca e Cucina, Brooklyn, NY
Will Goldfarb, Room 4 Dessert, NYC
Alexandra Guarnaschelli, Butter Restaurant, NYC
Doug Gulija, Plaza Café, Southampton, NY
Joseph Keller, Bistro Zinc, Las Vegas
Edward Lee, 610 Magnolia, Louisville, KY
Scott Linquist, Dos Caminos, NYC
Tim Love, Lonesome Dove Western Bistro, and Duce, Fort Worth, TX
Paul Marshall, Behind The Scenes, San Diego, CA
George Mendes and Marco Moreira, Tocqueville, NYC
Ouida and Robert Merrifield, Polo Grill, Tulsa, OK
Christian Mir, Stone Creek Inn, East Quogue, NY
Zak Pelaccio, 5 Ninth, NYC
Don Pintabona, Dani, NYC
Jonathan Sawyer and Michael Symon, Parea, NYC
Dan Silverman, Lever House, NYC
Deborah Snyder, Lever House, NYC
Katy Sparks and Lynn Bound, Great Performances, NYC
Cedric Tovar, Peacock Alley, NYC
Michael White, Fiamma, NYC