Tuesday, February 3, 2015

01/03 MIMI SHERATON, 1,000 FOODS TO EAT BEFORE YOU DIE, JASON PUGACH, CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION, 2015 CALIFORNIA WINEMASTERS

MIMI SHERATON, FORMER NY TIMES RESTAURANT CRITIC - 1,000 FOODS TO EAT BEFORE YOU DIE 

An extraordinary culinary adventure with the most knowledgeable and discerning of tour guides, 1,000 FOODS TO EAT BEFORE YOU DIEis a master list of the world's best dishes, ingredients, restaurants and food-related experiences that everyone who eats should have in their lifetime. Written and curated by Mimi Sheraton—the grande dame of food journalism, and former restaurant critic for The New York Times—this authoritative guide is the joyous culmination of her six-decade-long love affair with food.

1,000 FOODS spans the globe: there's French, Italian, and Chinese, of course, but also Senegalese, Lebanese, Mongolian, Peruvian, and many more. Whether it's dinner at Chicago's Alinea or the perfect empanada, this is the best of what the world eats according to Sheraton. In over 1,000 pages, 550 full-color photographs, and 90+ recipes, it ranges from haute to snack, comforting to exotic, hyper-local to the universally enjoyed: A Tuscan plate of Fritto Misto. Saffron Buns for breakfast in downtown Stockholm. A frozen Milky Way. Black truffles from Le Périgord. Dinner at the French Laundry.

The entries brim with Sheraton’s passion for gastronomy, so much so that her artful and exquisite descriptions make even the feature on Oatmeal Porridge feel exotic and enticing. Then, following the romance, the practical: where to taste the dish or find the ingredient, and where to go for the best recipes. The resulting compilation of entries will serve to educate and inspire the full spectrum of eaters.

1,000 FOODS TO EAT BEFORE YOU DIE offers the ultimate education in gastronomy from Mimi Sheraton, one of the biggest food connoisseurs of our time.  It's the definitive guide for the food lover who wants to delve deeper, and a must-have for the traveler looking to make the most out of any trip. People everywhere will soon be saying, "I'll have what Mimi's having!"

Follow Mimi on Twitter @MimiSheraton and #1000FOODS

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Mimi Sheraton is a journalist, restaurant critic, lecturer, IACP and James Beard Award-winning cookbook author, and the woman about whom famed chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten declared: "Her knowledge knows no bounds, her glossary of flavors is ultimate. Her opinion is like gold." The former restaurant critic of The New York Times, she's also written for The New Yorker, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Food & Wine, Smithsonian, and more. Ms. Sheraton lives in New York City.


JASON PUGACH - LOGISTICS SPECIALIST, CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION - "2015 CALIFORNIA WINEMASTERS KICK OFF DINNER"

Save the Date: "2015 California Winemasters Kick Off Dinner"

Honoring our Friend and Supporter, José Luis Nazar
CAVATINA at Sunset Marquis Hotel & Villas
1200 Alta Loma Road, West Hollywood, Ca 90069 - (310) 657.1333

Wednesday, MARCH 4, 2015 ~ 6:30pm
Featuring a Menu by Michael Schlow And the wines from California's most venerable producers with fruit sourced from the legendary Hyde Vineyards of Carneros

Tickets - $185 per person
$105 is tax deductible
SEATING IS LIMITED
VALET PARKING AVAILABLE
Watch for your invitation, or, to reserve seats now, call
(323) 939-0758

Welcome to “A Culinary Evening with the California Winemasters”

The California Winemasters is a perennial Wine Spectator Top 10 Charity Wine Auction set for May 16, 2015 at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank.  This extraordinary event showcases 50 international chefs and 75 of California’s Finest Wineries.  “Winemasters” has raised over $27 million in support of the mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

The CF Foundation is a nonprofit donor-supported organization dedicated to attacking cystic fibrosis from every angle.  It’s focus is to support the development of new drugs to fight the disease, improve the quality of life for those with CF and ultimately, to find a cure.

The Foundation’s drug development success has been recognized by Harvard Business School and by publications such asForbes, Discover Magazine and The Wall Street Journal.

Make your reservations NOW for this wine tasting extraordinaire and spectacular hors d’oeuves dinner!

We would like to thank again all of the donors who make the Winemasters Main Event possible!!

WWW.CALIFORNIAWINEMASTERS.ORG

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