BottleRock Napa Valley Announces Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage Lineup: Trisha Yearwood, Giada De Laurentiis & More
Chris Carrasquillo – BottleRock
Guaranteeing a delicious, entertaining time, the Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage at BottleRock Napa Valley brings esteemed chefs together with musicians and celebrities for demonstrations, performances and “culinary-infused antics.”
The 2018 edition is headlined by Trisha Yearwood – who, in addition to being a Grammy Award-winning country artist, is a three-time New York Times bestselling cookbook author – along with Food Network star chef Giada De Laurentiis and Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto.
The culinary lineup also includes Top Chef Jr. host Graham Elliot; Top Chef Michael Voltaggio; Top Chef Richard Blais; Aarón Sánchez, chef/owner of Johnny Sánchez and co-star of FOX’s MasterChef and MasterChef Junior; James Beard Best Chef award winner Charlie Palmer; Travel Channel star Adam Richman; Top Chef Masters’ Hubert Keller; Food Network star Chef Duff Goldman; Michelin 2-Star Chef Dominique Crenn; actress, host and cookbook author Tiffani Thiessen; and Bay Area chefs Tony Cervone, Tyler Rodde and Aaron Meneghelli.
The chefs will be joined by Halsey, Snoop Dogg, Mike D, Michael Franti, Tré Cool of Green Day, E-40, Shakey Graves, Warren G, Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Tank and the Bangas, Joe Kwon of the Avett Brothers, Dan the Automator, and The Alive, as well as stars from the world of sports such as Olympic gold medalist Shaun White, MLB’s Ken Griffey Jr. and Barry Bonds, boxer/cookbook author Laila Ali, and NFL’s Ronnie Lott. The lineup also includes actor/comedian George Lopez, Harlem Globetrotters, Gary “Baba Booey” of The Howard Stern Show, KTVU Sports Director Mark Ibanez, and City of Napa Mayor Jill Techel. Emmy award winner and KCBS “Foodie Chap” Liam Mayclem is your emcee.
BottleRock returns to the wine and foodie paradise of Napa, Calif., over Memorial Day Weekend May 25-27.
The sixth annual festival, at the Napa Valley Exposition, boasts a lineup topped by Bruno Mars, The Killers, Muse, The Chainsmokers, Halsey, Snoop Dogg, and Incubus.
Dining options at the event should satisfy no matter your preference, with cuisines including Japanese, Italian, Spanish, Mexican, American, Mediterranean and Vietnamese. Vegetarian and vegan dishes will also be available. The tasty list of restaurants represented at BottleRock includes Morimoto Napa, Bouchon Bakery, Estate Events by Meadowood, La Toque, Mustards Grill, Oenotri, Torc, La Taberna, Cole’s Chop House, The Q Restaurant and Bar, Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin’ BBQ, Angéle, Boon Fly Cafe/FARM, Goose & Gander, Bistro Don Giovanni and many more.
As for beverages, attendees will have plenty to choose from, whether they’re looking to try out vintages from some of the region’s finest wineries, craft beers from premium brewers, artisanal cocktails or delights from the BottleRock Bourbon Bar.
All passes to BottleRock Napa Valley are sold out but you can still enter to win the Williams Sonoma “Ultimate Trip To BottleRock” Sweepstakes, including airfare, deluxe accommodations at Napa Valley’s Silverado Resort and a pair of three-day passes to the festival.
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