July 18, 2011
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: Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011
Time: 7 p.m.
Price: $200 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, Derek Brown, Todd Thrasher and Chantal Tseng.

Guests can complement their cocktails with appetizers from Mike Isabella of Graffiato, 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: Cathal Armstrong, Restaurant Eve
  • Second Course: Patrick O'Connell, The Inn at Little Washington
  • Third Course: Bryan Voltaggio, Volt
  • Fourth Course: Scott Drewno, The Source by Wolfgang Puck
  • Fifth Course: Victor Albisu, BLT Steak
  • Pastry Amuse: Dolcezza
  • Dessert: Tiffany MacIsaac, Birch & Barley

For reservations to the Celebrity Chef Tour dinner, please contact Derek Friday at 202/637-6106 or derek.friday@wolfgangpuck.com.

The Source is located at 575 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (entrance on Sixth Street).

For summer hours of operation and to make reservations, please visit www.wolfgangpuck.com or call 202/637-6100.

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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