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MASTER CLASS SERIES

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OFFICIAL FOOD SERVICE

OFFICIAL WINE

Bringing together a number of our chefs, sommeliers and other personalities, our Master Class Series provides patrons the opportunity to get up close and personal in an intimate class room styled environment. These talented presenters love nothing more than sharing their stories and their secrets. So, whether you are a novice or an expert, this golden opportunity to learn and have a fun-filled time amongst some of the "best in the business" should be included on everyone's list of things to attend during the festival.

**NOTE:

  • All Master Class Series presentations have a very limited ticket availability for each event depending on event location.
  • Class schedule subject to change.
  • Unless otherwise noted, all classes will have beverage pairings provided by Treasury Wine Estates.

Monday, November 7

Where:

Chef Darin’s Kitchen Table

Times:

11:00 am – 12:30 pm; Chef Darin Sehnert, Chef/Owner, Chef Darin’s Kitchen Table

  • Holiday Entertaining:  Starters, Sides and Desserts

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm; Chef Jean-Yves Vendeville, Department Head of Culinary Institute, Savannah Technical College

  • “Wines of Spain & Tapas”

Tickets:

$45 per person, per class. Monday Class Pass: $59 per person both classes

DARIN SEHNERT

JEAN-YVES VENDEVILLE

Tuesday, November 8

Where:

Chef Darin’s Kitchen Table

Times:

10:00 am – 11:30 am; Scott Crawford, Crawford & Son, Raleigh, NC

  • “Autumnal Broths”: Chef Crawford will be demonstrating techniques for savory, sweet, light and rich broths with autumnal ingredients.

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm; Isaias Lopez, Brand Ambassador, Miguel Torres Wines

  • "A road trip through Spain with Torres Wines"

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm; Patricia Rogers, Partner, R. Stuart & Co

  • “Zing Experience”

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm; Ian Cox, Brand Ambassador, Infinium Spirits

  • "Craft Cocktails For The Home" - An easy way for you to make unique cocktails at home using everyday ingredients

Tickets:

$45 per person, per class. Tuesday Class Pass: $139 per person all 4 classes

SCOTT CRAWFORD

Isaías López

TRISH ROGERS

IAN COX

Wednesday, November 9

Where:

The Mansion on Forsyth Park

Times:

10:00 am – 11:30 am; Michael Sullivan, Head Butcher, Creekstone Farms

  • Butchering Seminar

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm; Michael Ginor, Chef/Owner, Hudson Valley Foie Gras

  • "Whole Duck with Foie Gras Preparation"

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm; Michael McNeill, Master Sommelier

  • Wine Seminar To Be Determined

Tickets:

$45 per person, per class. Wednesday Class Pass: $99 per person all 3 classes

michael sullivan

Michael ginor

MICHAEL McNEILL

Thursday, November 10

Where:

Savannah Technical College

Times:

10:00 am – 11:30 am; Lionel Vatinet, Chef/Owner, La Farm Bakery, Cary, NC

  • “Artisan Breads with the Master Baker”, James Beard Foundation award semi-finalist Outstanding Baker, with a “hands-on” baking, tasting and learning class

Tickets:

$45 per person

Lionel Vatinet

FULL BIO

Where:

The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa

Times:

10:00 am – 11:30 am; Brian Lynch, SakeOne Vice President

  • “Saké East Meets Saké West" - Join SakéOne on an exploration of the distinctive styles of premium grade saké while sipping Japanese saké and Oregon craft saké side by side. We’ll serve it to you straight up as you compare and contrast with pure Junmai Ginjo and Junmai Daiginjo sakés, and mix it up with a dip into the fun of nigori, sparkling saké and saké cocktails.  Get ready to enjoy a #KanpaiLife!

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm; The Westin culinary team & La Crema Brand Ambassador, Marita Esteva

  • "Big Green Egg Grilling Demo"

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm; Morgan-leigh Norman, Greg Norman Wines & Heath Karesh, Treasury Wine Estates

  • Wine Seminar To Be Determined

Tickets:

$45 per person, per class. Thursday Class Pass: $99 per person, all 3 Westin classes

BRYAN LYNCH

MARITA ESTEVA

Morgan-leigh Norman

HEATH KARESH

Where:

The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm; Special "POP-UP" during Grand Tasting; Laura DePasquale, Master Sommelier, Michael McNeill, Master Sommelier and Larry O’Brien, Master Sommelier

  • “Master Sommelier Pop-Up”

Tickets:

FREE to all Grand Tasting Patron ticket holders & attendees

laura depasquale

MICHAEL McNEILL

LARRY O'BRIEN

Friday, November 11

Where:

The Mansion at Forsyth & The Café at Forsyth Park, across from The Mansion at Forsyth

Times:

10:00 am – 11:30 am; Mansion, Cynthia Graubart

  • “Southern Chicken: Roasted, Fried & Fricasseed” cooking demonstration

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm; Mansion, Larry O’Brien, Master Sommelier, Jackson Family Estates & Peter Russo, Executive Chef, 700 Drayton Cooking School

  • Wine tasting and small plates, topic to be determined

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm; The Café, Ray Lampe, Dr.BBQ, Chef, Author and TV Personality

  • Big Green Egg Grilling Demo, “Beef on the Grill”

Tickets:

$45 per person, per class. Friday Class Pass: $99 per person all 3 classes

CYNTHIA GRAUBART

PETER RUSSO

LARRY O'BRIEN

RAY LAMPE

 

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PO Box 10010

Savannah, Georgia 31412

ph: 912-232-1223; fax: 912-236-8821

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The Savannah Food & Wine Festival is presented by the Tourism Leadership Council, a 501-(c) 6 organization, with proceeds benefiting the TLC Scholarship Fund, with educational opportunities for hospitality program students in colleges and universities in the Coastal Empire and many local charitable organizations.

Please drink responsibly when attending events at the Savannah Food & Wine Festival.  DO NOT drink and drive.  The life you save might be your own!

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