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6th Annual Lexus Culinary Classic Returns to Cavallo Point, Aug 27-29

Cavallo Point, rated among the “Top 5 Resorts in the U.S” by Travel + Leisure, today introduced the exciting lineup of well-known cooks, esteemed sommeliers, premier wineries and memorable occasions slated for the Sixth Annual Lexus Culinary Classic, occurring at Cavallo Point August 27-29. The unique cooking celebration, held in collaboration with Lexus as well as Napa Valley Vintners, combines 12 cooks and also 11 vintners over the course of 3 days– commemorating the finest food as well as a glass of wine– from farm to field as well as vineyard to ocean.

This culinary event presents eight unique experiences, consisting of multi-course menus, intimate, hands-on cooking demonstrations and also a night at the very exclusive Skywalker Ranch. The weekend begins with an extraordinary, multi-course farm-to-table dish prepared by Lexus Culinary Master Stephanie Izard as well as culminates in the Sunday Lexus Grand Tasting. Guests are invited to join any or every one of the weekend’s distinctive food and also red wine experiences, with trademark recipes by well-known chefs from 10 Lexus Hotel Partners complemented by top wines from Lexus Ambassador Scott Pruett and also leading California vintners. Past the extraordinary cooking events, the weekend break likewise consists of special visitors Lexus Master Sommelier Carlton McCoy and professional artist Lucinda Eubanks.

Along with the epicurean occasions, the Lexus Driving Experience enhances the weekend break with an exciting drive from Cavallo Point, winding past a few of the country’s most picturesque scenery. Guests can contribute to the inspiring experience by getting on the chauffeur’s seat or riding along as a traveler for the free of charge 30-minute drive.

Across the Golden Gate Bridge in Sausalito, simply minutes from San Francisco, Cavallo Point is the ideal place to relish nature, nurture, culture as well as adventure, along with fine cuisine. The Lexus Culinary Classic provides several occasion ticket buying choices, with individual occasion tickets readily available for purchase. This year, guests additionally have the alternative to acquire a complete Weekend Package, with single-ticket access to five signature occasions throughout the weekend, including the Farm-to-Table Opening Night Dinner, The Lexus Oyster Experience, Basque and Indulge Skywalker supper and also Lexus Grand Tasting. Guests will also have the alternative to choose between going to the Pruett Wine Tasting or Wine and Watercolor, which run simultaneously. Unique à la carte tickets are additionally available to go to Refined Rustic Bourbon Tasting and Dinner. The Weekend Package stands for a 10% financial savings off the overall ticket cost for all five trademark occasions (rates differs based on selection of either the Pruett Wine Tasting or Wine and Watercolor experience).

The schedule of events is as complies with:

Friday, August 27

Farm to Table: The Power of Food
6:00– 9:00 PM|Mission Blue Chapel, Cavallo Point
Ticket Price: $225

The weekend starts with an opening-night supper that invites visitors on an immersive journey revealing the procedure behind the farm-to-table activity. We’ve listened to “Farm to Table” often times before, yet how usually do we really see where our food originates from?

The evening will certainly start with an hour-long reception, followed by a four-course meal concentrated on a range of sustainably sourced as well as artistically motivated cuisine prepared by Lexus Culinary Master Stephanie Izard and Lexus Hotel Partner Chefs Anthony Cole (Chatham Bars Inn) as well as Jim Leiken (Bardessono). Cook Stephanie will certainly talk with the significance of mindful consuming and prepare distinct dishes with food that came fresh from local farms, straight to your table. The dinner will certainly be coupled with curated glass of wines picked by Lexus Culinary Master Sommelier Carlton McCoy of Napa’s Heitz Cellars. After enjoying white wines of intrigue, varietal expression as well as local personality, visitors will be dealt with to a decadent treat for the final training course.

Saturday, August 28

Lexus Ride and also Drive
8:00 AM– 5:00 PM
The Lexus Oyster Experience
11:00 AM– 2:00 PM|Goal Blue Lawn
Included: Chefs Pablo Mellin (Pebble Beach), Anthony Cole (Chatham Bars Inn)
Ticket Price: $180

Commemorate an afternoon with friend or family under an open-air cabana on the grass at Cavallo Point. Sign up with a lively as well as entertainment-filled food preparation presentation, with a hands-on introduction as well as tutorial on how to shuck the oysters by Chefs Anthony Cole (Chatham Bars Inn) and Pablo Mellin (Pebble Beach). Mingle with fellow guests and indulge in fish and shellfish dishes prepared by each chef that are trademark to their residential or commercial properties. Delight in a leisurely afternoon of magnificent views, fresh oysters and Champagne to combine!

Pruett Vineyards Tasting: A Syrah Series Vertical
3:00– 4:00 PM|Cavallo Point, Verbena A
Featured: Lexus Ambassador Scott Pruett and Chef Michael Garcia (Cavallo Point)
Ticket Price: $125

First established in 1848 during the Gold Rush, the Sierra Foothills had more acres grown in wine grapes than Napa and also Sonoma incorporated. Prohibition led to the end of this, Hall of Fame race car driver and also Lexus Ambassador Scott Pruett, along with his spouse Judy, took a gamble by developing Pruett Vineyard in this obscure a glass of wine area. It was clear this was Scott’s passion, as well as he intended to do the job, from developing the wineries in 2007 to making the white wines. Champion Cuvee is their front runner Estate Syrah, named to admire the numerous champions Scott has actually won. From the very first launch in 2011, thru today 2016, they have actually regularly racked up in the top three for all California Syrah’s, according to Wine Spectator. Join Scott Pruett for this distinctive upright sampling. Guests will certainly have the chance to taste the 2012 – 2015 Championship Cuvee from the Pruett Library Collection, now not available to the public. Discover just how each year postured distinct difficulties to the end result of this varietal and also hear stories of Scott’s trip from speed to viticulture while also appreciating mouth-watering attacks prepared by Chef Michael Garcia (Cavallo Point).

A glass of wine and also Watercolor
3:00– 4:00 PM|Cavallo Point, Mission Blue Lawn
Featured: Professional Artist, Lucinda Eubanks, as well as Napa Valley Vintners
Ticket Price: $95

Allow the white wine and also creative juices circulation in this one-of-a-kind Wine and Watercolor course used specifically to Lexus Culinary Classic visitors. Professional artist Lucinda Eubanks will sign up with Napa Valley Vintners to curate an experience suitable for all. With a glass of wine in hand and views of the San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge, the globe is your canvas. Lucinda Eubanks will certainly assist visitors with strategies that will certainly allow any person the chance to be a musician for the day. Cavallo Point will provide smocks, and also each participant will go residence with their own unique work of art.

Basque as well as Indulge: A Tribute to Spain
5:30– 10:00 PM|Top at Skywalker Ranch, Lucas Valley, Marin
Featured chefs: Chefs Bernard Ibarra (Terranea Resort), Sebastien Archambault (Rosewood Mansion) and Ryan Rupp (Skywalker Ranch)
Ticket Price: $299

Traveling in a chauffeured luxury Lexus lorry from Cavallo Point to the very unique Summit Skywalker Ranch, for an intimate journey to the Basque area of Spain. Snuggled in a personal territory in Marin County, Summit Skywalker Ranch is a 25-minute drive from Cavallo Point and also a raised retreat for invited guests just. Toast the evening away during an hour-long reception at the winery, then relocate inside for a Franco-Spanish passionate four-course dinner. Delight in a range of tastes while you experience brand-new ingredients and techniques of the French as well as Spanish regions. Preparing the special meal are Chefs Bernard Ibarra (Terranea Resort), Sebastien Archambault (Rosewood Mansion) as well as Ryan Rupp (Summit Skywalker Ranch). The supper will feature specialties gathered from the residential property along with Skywalker Vineyard glass of wines. Guests will leave with a Lexus gift bag that includes small, delicious deals with from each getting involved Hotel Partner.

Guests are asked to arrive immediately at Cavallo Point by 5:30 p.m. as well as sign in at the Art Gallery. All visitors will certainly be transferred in luxury Lexus lorries to as well as from the event.

A Refined Rustic Bourbon Tasting and Dinner
6:00– 9:00 PM|Cavallo Point, Cooking Demonstration Kitchen
Featured chefs: Chefs Angela Tamura (Pebble Beach), Joey Edwards (Blackberry Mountain) as well as Krystal Swenson (Paws Up)
Ticket Price: $180

“Sip” back and unwind during this indulgent cooking presentation and dinner. Check out the perfect combination of the rich, smooth flavors of bourbon as well as discover how it pairs with the smoky and also succulent tastes of several cuisines! The event starts with a welcome bourbon mixed drink followed by an interactive food preparation demo. A trio of featured resort cooks will walk you via exactly how they make use of unique methods to prepare their meals. The trial is followed by a curated bourbon sampling, each paired program by training course. Come join Chefs Angela Tamura (Pebble Beach), Joey Edwards (Blackberry Mountain) and Krystal Swenson (Resort at Paws Up) for a three-course dish crafted to excellence.

Sunday, August 29

Lexus Grand Tasting
11:00 AM– 12:30 PM (Session 1)|1:00– 2:30 PM (Session 2)|Callippe Room, Cavallo Point
Ticket Price: $85

The weekend festivities finish in incredible fashion at the Lexus Grand Tasting, including thirteen Lexus Hotel Partner cooks from around the country and vintners from the well-known wine-growing regions of Napa Valley and also Marin. This exclusive culinary journey invites you to nibble, nosh as well as drink on special offerings that showcase America’s finest chefs as well as top California vineyards. While seated, visitors will certainly have the opportunity to meet the chefs as well as wineries as they turn throughout the event to talk with their craft. The event will certainly conclude with an outside reception at Cavallo Point’s spectacular setup forgeting the Golden Gate Bridge, producing an experience that is sure to be remarkable.

To find out more concerning the occasion, tickets and bundles, please see LexusCulinaryClassic.com.

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