October 23, 2012
The Source by Wolfgang Puck

The Source by Wolfgang Puck

The Source Hosts James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour

WASHINGTON — The Source by Wolfgang Puck will host the Washington, D.C., leg of the James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour.

When: Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Price: $210 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity

Executive chef Scott Drewno will partner with a formidable lineup of the city's top culinary and beverage talents for an evening of fine food and drink.

A cocktail reception in The Source's lounge will feature concoctions from the area's top mixologists, including Adam Bernbach of Proof/Estadio; Gina Chersevani of EddyBar; JP Fetherston of Rappahannock Oyster Bar at Union Market; Katie Nelson of Columbia Room; Todd Thrasher of Fanciful Feasts; and Chantal Tseng of Tabard Inn.

Guests can complement their cocktails with appetizers from Mike Isabella of Graffiato; Will Artley of Pizzeria Orso; Victor Albisu of Taco Bamba; Haidar Karoum of Proof/Estadio; and Adam Sobel of Bourbon Steak.

A six-course menu, prepared by some of the area's leading chefs, will be held after the reception in the upstairs dining room:

  • First Course: Spike Gjerde, Woodberry Kitchen
  • Second Course: Vikram Sunderam, Rasika
  • Third Course: Scott Drewno, The Source
  • Fourth Course: Robert Wiedmaier, Marcel's
  • Fifth Course: Cathal Armstrong, Restaurant Eve
  • Pastry Amuse: Robb Duncan and Violeta Edelman, Dolcezza
  • Dessert: Duane Copeland, The Source

For reservations to the Celebrity Chef Tour dinner, please contact Erica Frank at 202/637-6106 or Erica.frank@wolfgangpuck.com.

The Source is located at 575 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (entrance on Sixth Street). For lunch and dinner hours, please visit www.wolfgangpuck.com.

The James Beard Foundation is a national nonprofit organization committed to celebrating and preserving America's culinary heritage through dinner series, workshops, classes, conferences, scholarships and other educational experiences. The organization also hosts the annual James Beard Foundation Awards, recognizing excellence in all facets of the food and beverage industry in the United States. For more information, please visit www.jamesbeard.org.

Media contacts for the Celebrity Chef Tour:

Amber Pfau
Pfau Communications, LLC
703/887-2204
amber@faucommunications.com

Stephanie Davis
Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group
702/369-0360
stephanie.davis@wolfgangpuck.com

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