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SF Chef Food and Wine Schedule

By Joe Ruvel · August 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

So many events – so little time. We will try to either live blog or at least keep everyone posted on all the beverage related events we go to  – but there might also be some that we can’t get to that would interest people. The full schedule is here. Below are some of particular interest to me.

Friday:

10 a.m. sommelier secrets – Learn from those that are paid to know what wines go with what. I imagine this would take some of the intimidation out of the ordering wine process – Location: Farallon Restaurant

3:30 p.m. blind tasting with the masters Location – it is for wine but this can help with tasting of anything from beer to cheese to sake – these are skills that take time but once you have them, I imagine they can come in real handy. Location: Fifth Floor Restaurant & Lounge

Saturday

10:30 a.m. PINOT ENVY – A run through a bunch of different Pinot Noir wines. I don’t know about you but I love Pinot. Location: The Westin St. Francis

10:30 a.m. AGAVE ACADEMY – Let Julio Bermejo, from Tommy’s Mexican Restaurant show you what Tequila can be. Location: Kuleto’s Restaurant

3:30 p.m. BAYSIDE BREWS – Join Jay Brooks and the SF Brewers Guild in what is sure to be a great session on local beer and the history that surrounds it. I am sad I probably won’t make this as I will be out in Hayward – but if you are in town and have a day pass this is the one to go to – Location: Kuleto’s Restaurant

THE URBAN BBQ  – Union Square – 6:00 – 10:00  – it isn’t cheap but damn did they back a lot into this BBQ. The food will be overflowing and the drinks – well the toughest thing will be deciding what to try. There are a bunch of vineyards, most of the good bars in SF will be there, and trumer will provide the beer. Hmm could have used a bit more beer for a BBQ but oh well – plenty of options.

Sunday

10:30 a.m. BREW HA-HA – yeah another beer session – and this one I am going to. Bruce and Craig team up to bring an exciting (and early!) beer and food pairing session. Can’t wait. Location: Kuleto’s Restaurant

10 a.m. THE PERFECT PULL – can’t forget the coffee – and will probably be nice after a late night of drinking – Location: Hotel Monaco

3:30 p.m. KNOCK YOUR SAKES OFF – I am excited by this one – I have been out of the Sake loop for awhile – this should know me back in – Location: E&O Trading Co.

That is just a taste of the sessions – there are a lot of others especially for wine, cocktail, and food lovers.

And of course there are the grand tasting tents. The brew’s guild will have an area – so I am hoping for some new beers from the various SF breweries and brew pubs. Should be a great time.

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Tags: Beer & Food · Beerventures · Non-Beer Beverages · Tastings

1 response so far ↓

  • 1 Jasmine // Aug 6, 2009 at 2:19 pm

    Oh man, I wish I could take off work on Friday!