Orange County Welcomes the 2nd Annual Golden Foodie Awards September 29; A Season of Local Foodie Events Lead Up to the Glamorous Culinary Awards Show

The Golden Foodie Awards is an incredible event honoring the best chefs, restaurants, food and drinks. Winners are chosen by local foodies.

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The Golden Foodie Award statue

“Food unites us all,” comments Pamela Waitt, Creator of the Golden Foodie Awards and President of the OC Restaurant Association. “We want to honor that unity with a season long grand celebration of everything culinary.”

Orange County, CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2013

The Golden Foodie Awards is pleased to announce the 2nd annual red carpet culinary awards show celebrating the best in local food, restaurants and chefs on September 29, 2013 at The Fairmont Newport Beach. The awards season will kick off in April with a calendar of special foodie events at select restaurants and venues throughout Orange County leading up to the glamorous Awards night celebration.

“The opportunity to host The Golden Foodie Awards is an incredible privilege and we look forward to honoring Orange County’s best chefs and restaurants,” comments Karl D. Kruger, General Manager of The Fairmont Newport Beach. “This prestigious event celebrates the innovation and vitality of the culinary arts in Southern California. Our chefs and catering teams promise to orchestrate an event that will inspire and delight fellow foodies.”

Sub-Zero and Wolf showroom in Costa Mesa will present the Golden Chef Series with showcasing top chefs in Orange County. April 25 will feature cuisine by Chef Cathy Pavlos of Lucca Café, May 29 will welcome Chef David Suscavage of House of Blues Anaheim, June 26 presents Chef Christian De La Vara of Bruno’s in Brea, and July 31 will showcase Chef Louie Jocson from Red Table Restaurant. All of the Golden Chef Series events will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Guests 21 and over are invited to purchase tickets and “learn how to prepare wonderful cuisine from the pros.” All proceeds will benefit Share our Strength, a campaign to end child hunger.

Indulge in an evening with the finest in food and fashion presented by The District at Tustin Legacy with “Foodies and Fashionistas” premiering on May 18. Guests will enjoy refreshing cocktails by Little Black Dress Vodka, breads by Sadie Rose and cuisine and libations courtesy of neighboring eateries while watching the best in glitz and glamour strut the runway featuring The District at Tustin Legacy fashion.

During the month of August “You Decide Who is the Best” chef, restaurant and cuisine during the “The Golden Dine Out,” where fans are encouraged to dine out and vote for their favorites online at goldenfoodieawards.com. Orange County restaurants in each award category will be participating in the month long dining event, creating specialty “Golden Dine Out” menus at affordable prices to encourage the public to enjoy a meal out and vote for their favorite restaurant in the Golden Foodie Awards. The list of restaurants participating in “The Golden Dine Out” will be available at goldendineout.com. Three finalists per category will be announced weekly online and the winners will be announced at the September 29 ceremony.

“Food unites us all,” comments Pamela Waitt, Creator of the Golden Foodie Awards and President of the OC Restaurant Association. “We want to honor that unity with a season long grand celebration of everything culinary.”

Stay connected with the Golden Foodie Awards through the exciting season of food, community, and culture by visiting the website and ‘liking’ us on Facebook to stay up to date on the participating restaurants, nominees, announcements and fabulous culinary events.
Foodies and Fashionistas - May 18, 2013
Location: The District at Tustin Legacy
2437 Park Avenue
Tustin, CA 92782
Event Time: 4 - 7pm

The Golden Chef Series Presented By Sub-Zero and Wolf
April 25, 2013
The Golden Chef Series presented by Sub-Zero and Wolf
featuring Chef Cathy Pavlos of LUCCA Cafe
Location: Sub-zero and Wolf
151 Kalmus Dr., L-3
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Event Time: 6 - 7:30pm
Guest must be 21 and over and tickets are required

May 29, 2013
The Golden Chef Series presented by Sub-Zero and Wolf
featuring Chef David Suscavage with House of Blues in Anaheim
Location: Sub-zero and Wolf
151 Kalmus Dr., L-3
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Event Time: 6 - 7:30 pm
Guest must be 21 and over and tickets are required

June 26, 2013        
The Golden Chef Series presented by Sub-Zero and Wolf
featuring Chef Christian De La Vara with Brunos in Brea
Location: Sub-zero and Wolf
151 Kalmus Dr., L-3
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Event Time: 6 - 7:30pm
Guest must be 21 and over and tickets are required

July 31, 2013
The Golden Chef Series presented by Sub-Zero and Wolf
featuring Chef Louie Jocson with Red Table Restaurant
Location: Sub-zero and Wolf
151 Kalmus Dr., L-3
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Event Time: 6 - 7:30pm
Guest must be 21 and over and tickets are required

The Golden Foodie Awards
The Golden Foodie Awards is a red carpet culinary awards show celebrating the best in local food, restaurants and chefs. The Golden Foodie Awards season launches annually in spring with a calendar of special foodie events at restaurants and venues throughout the county leading up to the main Awards night gala in September at The Fairmont Newport Beach. Sponsors: The Fairmont Newport Beach, Sub-Zero Wolf, Melissa's Produce, Patron Tequila, Chambord Vodka, Kean Coffee, Sadie Rose Baking Company, The District at Tustin Legacy, Code 4 Media, The ACE Agency, La Crema Wine, Ritual Brewing and Casey's Cupcakes.
Media Sponsors: Orange Coast Magazine, Socal PBS, 95.5 KLOS, GreersOC, OCfoodies and Dining Out
http://goldenfoodieawards.com
http://facebook.com/goldenfoodieawards

The Fairmont Newport Beach
Nestled in the center of coastal Orange County and located just a stone's throw away from John Wayne/Orange County Airport, the Fairmont Newport Beach combines European traditions with California flair. Offering 440 luxuriously appointed rooms, including 54 exquisite suites, the hotel also features a roof-top pool complete with cabanas; a new fitness facility; a spa and salon; nearly 17,000 square feet of meeting space and over 25,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor banquet space; and award-winning dining at bambú Restaurant. For more information or for reservations, please call 1.949-476-2007 or 1.800-441-1414 or visit http://www.fairmont.com/newportbeach

Dates for the Golden Foodie Awards Las Vegas and the Golden Foodie Awards Los Angeles will be announced in May.


Contact

  • Pam Waitt
    OC Restaurant Association
    949-230-7951
    Email