James Beard Gourmet Four-Course Luncheon

Date: Friday, March 25, 2022
Time: 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

The James Beard Gourmet Four-Course Luncheon features emcees Carla Hall, former cohost of ABC’s Emmy Award-winning series The Chew and Zac Young, creator of viral dessert sensation The PieCaken, finalist on Bravo’s Top Chef: Just Desserts, and Pastry Director of Craveable Hospitality Group.

Celebrity chefs include Jamie Gwen, Culinary Institute and Le Cordon Bleu graduate, certified sommelier, nationally syndicated radio host, and cookbook author;  Afrim Pristine, Maître Fromager (Cheese Master), Canada’s premier cheese expert and owner of the Cheese Boutique; Claudia Sandoval, winner of Master Chef Season six, author and artist; Curtis Stone, Michelin-starred chef, restaurateur, author, and businessman. A portion of the proceeds benefits the James Beard Foundation’s Open for Good Initiatives, which provide critical resources to help independent restaurants build the capacity to come back stronger, more equitable, more sustainable, and more resilient.

Book signing with Carla Hall and Curtis Stone directly after the luncheon.

Reserved Seating: $185
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Because alcohol will be served, you must be at least 21 years of age to attend Palm Desert Food & Wine™ events and to enter the tent.
No accommodations are available for individuals under 21 years of age.