COUNTDOWN TO THE SHOWDOWN
Key Largo Jumbo Stone Crab
Knuckle Salad, Herb and Citrus Sections
Dijon Mustard and Grey Oaks Honey
Spinach & Fontina Stuffed Wagyu Spinallis
Truffle Polenta, Globe Carrots,
join our epicurean
- Chef Asif Syed – Honored Chef, 21 Spices by Chef Asif
- Chef Jason Goddard – Challenger, Corporate Chef Aielli Restaurant Group
- Chef Brian Roland – Event Emcee, CRAVE Culinaire & Venue Naples
- Chef Chris Mark – Executive Chef at Grey Oaks
- Chef Wilhelm Gahabka – Mystery Basket Curator, Naples Lakes Country Club
- Sommelier Victor Valdivia – Grey Oaks Country Club
- Sommelier Jacques Cariot – VIP Wine Tasting Host, Bleu Provence
One night. Two Star-Studded, Tastemaker Events
Monday, January 6, 2020
Grey Oaks Country Club
Naples, Florida 34105
Join us in raising funds to provide scholarships and grants for Collier and Lee County students to pursue degrees and careers in the culinary arts and hospitality industries.
Featuring a preeminent array of creative culinary masters, sommeliers and wine aficionados:
VIP WINE TASTING
An Exclusive Wine Tasting, led by Bleu Provence co-owner/Sommelier Jacques Cariot. Small production, fine wines from Wine Spectator award-winning cellar explored from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
FEATURED VIP WINES
Champagne Paul Bara Bouzy Grand Cru Brut Réserve N.V.
Clos Sainte Magdeleine Cassis Blanc 2018
Domaine Larue Puligny-Montrachet Premier Cru Sous Le Puits 2017
Domaine Lucien Boillot & Fils Gevrey-Chambertin 2017
Domaine Lionel Faury Saint-Joseph Vielles Vignes 2017
Domaine Tempier Bandol Rouge “Cuvée Classique” “Pour Lulu” 2017
CULINARY CHEF SHOWDOWN
A thrilling Culinary CHEF Showdown between 21 Spices by Chef Asif owner Asif Syed challenging Aielli Restaurant Group Corporate Executive Chef Jason Goddard to a duel using mystery basket ingredients to make a delectable appetizer which will be judged by three industry experts! Followed by multi-course gourmet dinner paired with wine, created by Grey Oaks Country Club Chef Chris Mark and Sommelier Victor Valdivia, with arrival at 6:30 p.m.
Culinary CHEF Showdown begins promptly at 7:00 p.m. emceed by Crave Culinaire & Venue Naples co-owner Chef Brian Roland, and mystery basket/pantry curated by Naples Lakes Country Club Chef Wilhelm Gahabka.
Multi-course gourmet dinner service begins at 7:45 p.m. with remarks by CHEF Scholarship recipients
Live Auction featuring exclusive epicurean adventures, exclusive dining and travel packages begins at 9:00 p.m., called by Scott Robertson Auctioneers.
CHEF Showdown, Gourmet Wine Dinner, Auction – $225 per Guest
VIP Wine Tasting, CHEF Showdown, Gourmet Wine Dinner, Auction – $700 per Guest
Golden Whisk Sponsor: 2 VIP Wine Tasting, CHEF Showdown, Gourmet Wine Dinner, Auction, Event Program Listing – $1,500 for Two Guests
Seats are limited. Purchase tickets and preview auction items at http://bidpal.net/chef2020
Thank you to our magazine partner Naples Illustrated and the Community Foundation of Collier County for administering our donor-advised funds.