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PAIRSINE-WINE-NYC-4/17/2012

Pairsine Chefs Food & Wine Pairing Competition-NYC
Tuesday April 17, 2012, 6-9pm
Sun West Studios, 450 West 31st, 10th FLR, New York, NY 10001

Ten Top New York area chefs will compete to create the best culinary pairings with Zinfandel. You get to enjoy 20 food & wine pairings, plus additional wines in the "Zin Zone". Sponsored by ZAP. Includes a ZAP logo wine glass ($10 value)

Particapating Chefs: (list is building)

  • Elvis Inniss, Executive Chef-
    Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

    Experience: His restaurant is America's highest dollar grossing restaurant

  • Michael Giletto-Executive Chef-Ocean Place Resort & Spa, NJ/Gourmet
    Butterfly Events NYC.
    Experience: Chef Giletto has been on Iron Chef America with Cat Cora & Chopped. Recently starred in CMT's "My Big Red Neck Vacation".

  • Kavon William Langley-Chef/Owner- Gourmet Bliss Catering
    Experience: Worked for David Burke, Anita Lo and Sam Hazen

  • Chef J. Geoffrey Johnson- Copper Fish On Broadway, Cape May, NJ
    Experience: Former personal chef for Jon Bon Jovi. He has been seen on Bravo Television premier episode of "Rocco's Dinner Party" and recently on CMT's "My Big Red Neck Vacation".

  • Chef James Malaby, Blueplate Restaurant- Mullica Hill, NJ
    Experience: Executive Chef at Philadelphia's Four Star restaurant Brasserie Perrier owned by George Perrier

  • Jason Zukas, Tazzina, Queens, NY
    Experience: Food Networks 2 Time Chopped Champion!

  • Alan Fucci, Sous Chef- Ruth's Chris Steak House, New York, NY
    Experience: Bachelors Degree in Culinary Arts, Point Pace University, Recipes published in the Providence Journal

  • Nicholas Kayser, Executive Chef, Zengo NYC
    Experience: Specializes in fine dining, wide range of cuisines from Mediterranean, French, Italian, Japanese & Latin. Cooked at James Beard House event.

  • Eric B LeVine, Chef/Partner-Morris Tap & Grill, NJ

Benefits: The Foundation For Sight and Sound's Help America Hear Program