Dining Around with Joel Riddell

Saturday   __July 26th 2014

Live from the Gilroy Garlic Festival

ChristmasHillParkGilroyCA

www.GilroyGaricFestival.com

July 25th, 26th and 27th

*Tickets are 20.00 at the door, Children 6-10 $10.00 under 6 free

 

10:00-

Welcome

 

10:15

Vito Mercado, President of the Gilroy Garlic Festival

* Also, the General Manager of Nob Hill Market,

 

10:30am

Rick Martin Silva Sausage Company * family owned Gourmet Sausage company www.silvasausage.com

Available in Restaurants and Retailers including

Albertson’s Andronico’s CostcoLucky’s

Lunardi’s Mollie Stone’s Raley’s Ralphs Safeway Wholefoods

Johnny Garlic’s, Pasta Pomodoro, Black Bear

 

10:45am

Dewey Lucero, Lucero Olive Oil, www.lucerooliveoil.com

Available at fine retailers near you – and their tasting rooms! Corning- Napa and Portland

California Mill and Tasting Room 2120 Loleta Avenue, Corning, CA96021
Call:
877-330-2190 or 530-824-2190

Napa, California 1012 First Street Call: 707-255-4645Napa, California94559

Portland, Oregon Tasting Room Bridgeport Mall 7319 SW Bridgeport RoadTigard, OR97224 Call: 503-747-5909 

 

11:00am

Bill Christopher, Managing Co-Owner of Christopher ranch  

Ken Christopher of Christopher Ranch, Family Owned over 50 years, www.ChristopherRanch.com

Founder, Don Christopher

 

11:30am

Steve and Ashley Janich – Father Daughter Pyro Chef Team Gilroy Garlic Festival

 

11:45am

Jane HowardGilroyWelcomeCenter

www.GilroyWelcomeCenter.org

What to see in Gilroy, you can’t see it all in a day!

  • GilroyGardens
  • Casa de Fruta Orchard Resort * The Zanger Family since 1908
  • Syngenta Flowers
  • Gilroy Historical Museum
  • Wings of HistoryMuseum

 

12:00pm

Vic Vanni – Co-Proprietor of Solis Winery, A family owned winery in the Santa Clara Valley 3920 Hecker Pass Hwy.  Gilroy, CA888-838-6427 www.soliswinery.com  

 

12:30pm

Adam Sanchez, Judge of the Great Garlic Cook off - Past Winner and the executive chef proprietor of Milias Restaurant, 7397 Monterey St. Gilroy CA 95020 (408) 337-5100 www.TheMiliasRestaurant.com

 

12:45pm

Winner of the Great Garlic Cook-Off

 

Reports

East Bay Vintner’s Alliance, Urban Wine Experience

www.EastBayVintners.com

August 2nd, 1-5pmJack London SquareOaklandCA

$45.00 in advance - 21 Wineries and 21 Restaurants – the best of the best * Rock Wall Winery * Campovida * Dashe Cellars * Eno Irish Monkey *Periscope Cellars *Two Mile *Urban Legend +

 

Dirty Habit #12 Fourth St SF Ca (Hotel Palomar)

415-348-1555 www.DirtyHabitsf.com

Executive Chef, David Bazirgan

·        Cocktails – Smaller Plates, a few bigger plates

·        Patio / same size as the restaurant

·        Formerly – George Marone, Laruent Gras, Melissa Perello, Laurent Manrique Party with

 

Birthday Party for Dre – at the Yacht Club

The Stud 399 – 9th streetSFCA www.StudSF.com

 

The 100 Foot Journey – opening next week – Dame Helen Mirren, Manish Dayal, Charlotte Le Bon, Om Puri, plus a talented cast – South of France, * and Mumbai, Paris, and more

 

Eat Drink SF – August 1st – 3rd Fort mason place- San Francisco www.eatdrink-sf.com

 

La Cocina Street Food Festival Saturday August 16th

www.sfstreetfoodfest.com