Edible Texas – Wine and Food Match: Let the Competition Begin!


Edible Texas – Wine and Food Match: Let the Competition Begin!

The preliminary round of the competition is complete and the five finalist have been selected. They are highlighted below along with the Texas wineries whose wines will be paired with their final round, three-course preparations :

Chef Kelly Casey, Hudson’s on the Bend Messina Hof WineryInwood EstatesStone House Vineyard

Chef Patrick James Edwards, Bin 555 Restaurant and Wine Bar Becker Vinyards

Chef David Garrido, Garrido’s Restaurant Fall Creek VineyardsSister Creek Vineyards

Chef Josh Raymer, Navajo Grill Perissos Vineyards and WineryMessina Hof Winery

Chef Peter Smith, JW Marriott Hill Country Resort and Spa Flat Creek Estate

Competition Date: Friday, June 3 — 7-10 pm

Hosted at the AT&T Executive Conference Center, Tejas Room

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Special Guest Judges

Jacques Pepin, food celebrity and world-renowned chef

Francois Dionot, founder and director, L’Academie de Cuisine

Paula Lambert, author and founder of Mozzarella Company

Michael Bauer executive food and wine editor, San Francisco Chronicle

John Besh, chef and founder Besh Restaurant Group, TV personality and author


Five Competitors  •  Three-Course Tasting Menu  •  Fifteen Stellar Wine and Food Pairings!

First-of-its-kind official event during the 2011 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Annual Conference.

Benefits the newly launched nonprofit Texas Center for Wine and Culinary Arts.

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