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Sunday, November 20 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
What’s Cooking? : Getting Out of The Kitchen and Onto The Stage

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Ever since Shep Gordon brought Roger Verge and others out of the kitchen and into the spotlight, the demand for celebrity chefs has gone through the roof. They are the new rock stars. With dedicated cooking channels and the proliferation of so many culinary & beverage festivals, it’s a great time to be a chef. Let’s hear from them!

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Barbara Fairchild

Culinary Expert, Editor, Writer
Barbara Fairchild is currently enjoying a multi-faceted career as a freelance food and travel writer, editor, public speaker, radio personality, and consultant. Ms. Fairchild was for ten years the editor-in-chief of Bon Appetit magazine, based in Los Angeles. She stepped down in January 2011 when the magazine was relocated to New York City. Her career with Bon Appetit spanned more than three decades, beginning as an editorial assistant in... Read More →

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David Alan Bernahl,II

CEO, CLM, Pebble Beach & Los Angeles ​Food & Wine Festivals
David Alan Bernahl II is CEO & Co-­‐Founder of Coastal Luxury Management (CLM), an idea kitchen with a current focus in the hospitality and lifestyle sectors. CLM was first widely recognized for producing Pebble Beach Food & Wine, a four-­‐day, annual event hosted at Pebble Beach Resorts that attracts 8,000 people, 100 celebrity chefs, 250 international wineries and provides cooking demos, wine tastings, and numerous... Read More →
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Cat Cora

Celebrity Chef, Restaurateur, Author
As a prominent figure in the culinary community, Cat Cora made television history in 2005 when she became the first female Iron Chef on Food Network’s Iron Chef America. Since then, Cora has continued to evolve her craft to become an accomplished author, restaurateur, contributing editor, avid philanthropist and television host.   Cat Cora is the published author of three successful cookbooks and one children’s book and most... Read More →
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Gilles Epié

Celebrity Chef
Chef Epié started working at the age of 14 and trained with Roger Jaloux the iconic chef restaurant Paul Bocuse and Alain Senderens. He continued his career alongside Jean-Pierre Coffe at La Ciboulette. After he traveled the world and learned its cuisine he returned to Paris to receive the Michelin Star in 1989 at the young age of 22 (he still holds the record for youngest... Read More →
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Claire Parr

Co-Founder, Live In The Vineyard & Yountville Live
Claire (West) Parr, daughter of radio industry giant, Jim West, was raised in Dallas, TX. She spent her early years in her father’s recording studio working on jingles and production packages for United Stations, ABC/Cap Cities and other broadcasting conglomerates. She started her own live sound company at 17 and became one of the few successful female live-sound engineers in the country-working with Crossroads Audio, Showco and... Read More →
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Doug Richter

Managing Director, Global Partnerships, INVNT
As Managing Director, Global Partnerships at INVNT, Time Inc’s live media agency, Doug is part of a core team developing a national platform of event properties for Time Inc’s iconic brands including Sports Illustrated, People, Entertainment Weekly, InStyle and Real Simple. Prior to INVNT, Doug was the Director of Partnership Marketing for Karlitz & Company where he oversaw sponsorship sales and partnership programs for... Read More →

Sunday November 20, 2016 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Santa Barbara Room

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