Food and wine enthusiasts can celebrate a three-day culinary adventure coming to Laguna Beach on Friday to Sunday. At Celebrate Good Taste you can take advantage of world-class cuisine and prix fixe menus created by award-winning chefs, food and drink pairings, chefs’ tables and daily events throughout Laguna Beach. Exclusive hotel packages are also available.
Highlights from Celebrate Good Taste start with Sunset, Mojitos and Appetizers at The Rooftop Lounge on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at hotel La Casa del Camino. Award-winning Chef Craig Connole will create stations to showcase his top 10 tastes from K'ya Bistro Bar at the Rooftop Lounge. Cost is $49 per person. Reserve a spot at 949.505.5079.
Beer vs. Wine at Surf & Sand Resort and Spa
Guests will enjoy five interactive food stations with a menu prepared by Splashes Executive Chef David Fuñe, with beer and wine pairings by ‘Dr.’ Bill Sysak of Stone Brewing and Lisa Tuttle of Constellation Wine Brands. Event will take place at the Pool Deck. Cost is $49 per person. Reserve a spot at 949.376.2761 or firstname.lastname@example.org
'Chef Table' at Maro Wood Grill at 6 p.m.
Enjoy a four-course dinner with wine pairings at the Chef Bar. Guests can also participate in a Q&A with the Chef during and after the meal.
Masters of Malt - Macallan and Highland Park Whisky Dinner at The Loft at Montage Laguna Beach at 6 p.m.
Chef de Cuisine Casey Overton invites you to an evening celebrating the world’s finest Scotch Whisky. Join the Macallan Ambassador Kieron Elliot and Highland Park Ambassador Martin Daraz for this unique occasion to experience hand selected single malt whiskies paired with Chef Overton’s sumptuous four-course prix fixe menu created exclusively for this event. Welcome reception: 6 p.m.; Seated dinner 7 p.m. $125 per person (plus tax and gratuity) Reservations: 949.715.6420. Advance reservations are required; Space is limited. More details here.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Beer 101 at Surf & Sand Resort and Spa from 4 to 7 p.m.
‘Dr.’ Bill Sysak of Stone Brewing will pair the new 15fiftyfive Spring Menu with his favorite craft beers at 15fiftyfive Lounge at Surf & Sand Resort. The event is free; however an a la carte menu will be available. Reservations are not required.
'Chef Table' at Maro Wood Grill at 6 p.m.
Enjoy a four-course dinner with wine pairings at the Chef Bar. Guests can also participate in a Q&A with the Chef during and after the meal. $65 per person. Reservations at 949.793.4044
Sunday, March 9
Gospel & Champagne Brunch at Tivoli Too from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Laguna Beach Live! is bringing back Gospel & Champagne Brunch featuring Voices in Praise and the talented Ava Dupree at Tivoli Too. The event is expected to sell out as it has in past years. $50 per person Buy tickets ONLINE or call 949.715.9713
Sustain Local Art & Cuisine with "Art of Dining" at the Sawdust Art Festival from 4 to 7 p.m.
Executive Chef and owner of Three Seventy Common, Ryan Adams, will create and cater a three-course sustainable meal, which will be served on handcrafted dining sets individually made by a team of 20talented Sawdust artists. Unique one-of-a-kind art pieces will be yours to take home. These local Laguna Beach artists will attend this event to mingle and share their creative processes throughout the evening $175 per person
Buy tickets ONLINE or call 949-494-3030 (space is limited to 50 seats)
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