Newport Beach, CA, June 29, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The second annual Golden Foodie Awards gala, produced by the OC Restaurant Association, Inc. and hosted by digital sensation and comedian Frances Dilorinzo, will commemorate the crème de la crème of Orange County’s culinary talent at the Fairmont Newport Beach on Sunday, September 29, 2013. The red carpet affair will showcase foodie awards in 30 categories, dish up nearly 20 tantalizing culinary stations, serve multiple signature cocktail bars and present live entertainment that will set the stage for a night to remember.
Incredible cuisine will abound at the Golden Foodie Awards and delight the most discerning of palettes. Guests will enjoy specialty menu offerings from Orange County restaurants including Hopscotch Tavern, 118 Degrees, Scott’s Restaurant and Bar, LUCCA, SOL Cocina, Savannah Chop House, Orange Hill Restaurant, The Winery Restaurant and Wine Bar, Villa Roma, Maro Wood Grill, Chapter One: the modern local, RA Sushi, Ruth’s Chris Steak House – Irvine and Melissa’s Fresh Produce Bar. Sub-zero will be presenting a BBQ station with meats by West Coast Prime and Europa Specialty Sausages. Artisan Bread by Sadie Rose Bread will be served with Aged White Cheddar from Cabot Cheese to compliment the mouth watering wine selections.
Wines by Kendall Jackson Estates and La Crema will be tray passed and craft beers will be available courtesy of Ritual Brewing. Patrón will be pouring signature Fresh Juiced Cocktails in addition to presenting an overflowing Margarita Fountain. Chambord will be shaking and stirring mouthwatering special vodka cocktails.
During the Awards ceremony in the elegant Fairmont Newport Beach ballroom, guests will indulge in a cornucopia of delectable desserts from Casey’s Cupcakes, Toffees by Addington Confections, Midas Tarts and Shortbreads by Blackmarket Bakery, Celebrity Cruise Chocolate Strawberries, Patrón Cake Pops, pastries by Andrei’s and Bon Bon’s of Gold from Valenza Chocolatier. Kéan Coffee will be available to caffeinate and then rehydrate with the sweet taste of Hawaiian Springs Water, one of the worlds finest natural waters, as well as Acqua Panna while enjoying the entertainment of the lively Awards show. Immediately following the Golden Foodie Awards gala guests will dance under the stars to the sounds of contemporary jazz by OC Music Awards Best Latin and Jazz winner, Nancy Sanchez.
Tickets to the Golden Foodies Awards gala are currently available for $150 per person at: http://goldenfoodieawards.com through June 30. From August 1 – August 31 ticket prices will increase to $175 per person. After August 31 tickets will be available for $200 per person.
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The Golden Foodie Awards
The Golden Foodie Awards is a red carpet culinary awards show celebrating the best in local food, restaurants and chefs. The Golden Foodie Awards season launches annually in spring with a calendar of special foodie events at restaurants and venues throughout the county leading up to the main Awards night gala in September at The Fairmont Newport Beach. Sponsors: Fairmont Newport Beach, Sub-Zero Wolf, Melissa's Produce, Celebrity Cruises, Groupon, Patron Tequila, Chambord Vodka, Kéan Coffee, Sadie Rose Baking Company, The District at Tustin Legacy, Open Table, Code 4 Media, The ACE Agency, La Crema Wine, Aloha SDCR, Ritual Brewing and Casey's Cupcakes.
Media Sponsors: Orange Coast Magazine, Socal PBS, 95.5 KLOS, GreersOC, OCfoodies, Dining Out and Rage
The Fairmont Newport Beach
Nestled in the center of coastal Orange County and located just a stone's throw away from John Wayne/Orange County Airport, the Fairmont Newport Beach combines European traditions with California flair. Offering 440 luxuriously appointed rooms, including 54 exquisite suites, the hotel also features a roof-top pool complete with cabanas; a new fitness facility; a spa and salon; nearly 17,000 square feet of meeting space and over 25,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor banquet space; and award-winning dining at bambú Restaurant. For more information or for reservations, please call 1.949-476-2007 or 1.800-441-1414 or visit www.fairmont.com/newportbeach.