Masters of Food & Wine Announces Tickets Are on Sale Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Masters of Food & Wine

February 16 – 19, 2006

CARMEL, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ — Highlands Inn, Park Hyatt Carmel announces tickets for the 20th Anniversary of The Masters of Food & Wine are on sale. Celebrated chefs and more than 50 top producing wineries from around the world will gather at the exquisite Highlands Inn, Park Hyatt Carmel for one of the world’s most significant culinary events.

Internationally recognized as one of the most spectacular gatherings of celebrated chefs and winemakers, the Masters of Food & Wine features rare vertical wine tastings, unique culinary demonstrations by acclaimed chefs, and extravagant gala luncheons and dinners.

From three-star Michelin-rated chefs including Marc Meneau from L’Esperance a’ Vezelay and Dieter Muller from Schlosshotel Lerbach to Eric Ripert from Le Bernardin and Daniel Boulud from Daniel, the 20th Anniversary of Masters of Food and Wine is not be missed.

Celebrating its 20th Anniversary, Masters of Food & Wine will also include more than 60 prestigious wineries, including Robert Talbott Vineyards, Bernardus, Pride Mountain, Pisoni Vineyards & Winery, Castello Banfi, House of Bollinger, JJ Prum, Au Bon Climat, Clarendon Hills Vineyard, Heitz Cellars, Inniskillin Wines and many more. A feature of this year’s premium list of wineries will be the showcasing of three of the greatest champagne houses pouring 4 of their greatest vintages.

The festivities begin each year with a spectacular reception featuring each of the wineries alongside thirteen world-renowned chefs. Each day that follows is filled morning to night with cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, elegant luncheons, and extravagant dinners that featuring signature dishes prepared by the world’s top chefs paired with distinguished wines from the United States, Australia, and Europe. Events are individually priced, starting at $100, and are open to the public.

A highlight of this annual event is the exclusive Rarities Dinner, which is an exquisite experience pairing an eight-course meal with rare vintages to be served in a private home with a spectacular oceanfront setting.

For reservations, further information, or to receive a full-color brochure on the 20th Annual Masters of Food & Wine, please call 800-401-1009 or visit us at

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