Newport Beach, CA, February 17, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- The Pacific Wine and Food Classic is pleased to welcome renowned celebrity chef and Food Network star, Simon Majumdar as the host of the first year festival. The classic will highlight top Orange County chefs and celebrate food, wine and Southern California lifestyle at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort on Saturday August 19 and Sunday, August 20, 2017.
"As a huge fan of the growing food scene in Orange County, I am delighted to be invited to host the inaugural Pacific Wine and Food Classic,” shared Simon Majumdar, who appears as a regular judge on Food Network programs including Cutthroat Kitchen, Iron Chef America, The Next Iron Chef, and Beat Bobby Flay.
Produced by OC Restaurant Association, creators of the celebrated OC Restaurant Week and Golden Foodie Awards, Pacific Wine and Food Classic will welcome over 60 of Orange County’s most renowned chefs and restaurants offering samples of signature dishes. Fine wines from over 75 local and regional wineries will be poured.
“It is such an honor to work with these incredible local chefs and winemakers, they have made a tremendous impact on the culinary world,” says Pamela Waitt, Founder of the Pacific Wine and Food Classic and President of the OC Restaurant Association. “They’ve created truly travel worthy restaurants right here in Orange County and we’re excited to show off the local talent.”
Pacific Wine and Food Classic invites foodies to celebrate the summer and enjoy the sunshine, sandy beach, salty air, entertainment and of course wine and food in the picturesque atmosphere provided by the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort location.
For more information on the Pacific Wine and Food Classic and to purchase tickets, please visit pacificwineandfood.com.