A Four Day Food Extravaganza Featuring an Exclusive Roster of Relais & Chateaux Chefs and Wine Estates
The GourmetFest is an international food and wine festival in the quaint village of Carmel-by-the-Sea. The inaugural year of the festival will take place over a four day period in late March 2014. The festival will feature the talents of Relais & Châteaux Chefs from around the world. Events include an opening night welcome party, a cooking demo, wine tastings, off-site tours combined with exciting lunches, featured chefs, world-class wine dinners, a rarities dinner, and a closing seafood grill and Champagne tasting. The festival will also celebrate the 60th anniversary of Relais & Châteaux.
This year’s festival will benefit the non-profits for the Carmel Chamber of Commerce, Rancho Cielo and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Enjoy the beautiful properties of Relais & Châteaux while supporting these great organizations and their missions.
Auberge du Soleil’s Executive Chef, Robert Curry, will be featured at the Talbott Vineyards lunch on Friday, March 28th and the Seafood Grill on March 30th.
$175 per person
Friday, March 28, 2014 | 9:30 am – 2 pm | Talbott Vineyards
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Robert Talbott’s vision for making a wonderful white burgundy style chardonnay in California has come to fruition with his famed estate and sleepy hollow vineyard in Monterey County’s Santa Lucia Highlands. Robert will lead guests on a tour of the vineyard, a barrel tasting of their latest vintage and a sumptuous lunch prepared by Relais & Châteaux chefs Robert Curry of Auberge du Soleil in Napa Valley and Jason Bangerter of Langdon Hall in Ontario and paired with Talbott wines.
Includes shuttle transportation from L’Auberge Carmel.
$175 per person
Sunday, March 30, 2014 | 12 – 3 pm | Sunset Luxury Tent
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Featuring the finest fishmongers in America with Relais & Châteaux Chef stations.
The Seafood Grill is Sponsored by Lufthansa First Class & Mercedes-Benz