Guy Fieri will be a special guest and celebrity emcee at The Monterey Bay Aquarium's annual event, Cooking For Solutions. This is the ninth Cooking for Solutions celebration, a culinary event in support of sound sustainability practices, how your food choices protect the health of the soil, water and ocean wildlife. May 21 - 22, 2010.
Cooking for Solutions supports the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program (website), which empowers seafood consumers and businesses to make choices for healthy oceans. Click here to read an interview with Guy Fieri on sustainability.
Featured chefs at the 2010 event:
Honored Chef of the Year Suzanne Goin has been recognized by the James Beard Foundation as California’s best chef, and for her cookbook, Sunday Suppers at Lucques.
Honored Educator of the Year Rick Bayless was honored by the Beard Foundation and International Association of Culinary Professionals as Humanitarian of the Year, as well as for his six definitive cookbooks on Mexican cooking.
These chefs have been selected and recognized by the Aquarium for their leadership in promoting cuisine that protects the health of the ocean and the soil. Also scheduled to appaear are over a dozen chefs from around the country recognized for and dedicated to sustainable fishing and farming practices, including Sam Choy, Kevin Gillespie, Rick Moonen and more.
Visit www.montereybayaquarium.org for more information.
Exclusive Sustainable Seafood Challenge
with Guy Fieri and Sam Choy - Sold Out
Saturday, May 22, 2010 (5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.)
* Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa
* $175 Aquarium members
* (Tax-deductible portion: $75)
* Aquarium members only
Fetzer Vineyards - Join us for this always-lively event at the elegant Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa as four of our celebrated chefs cook against the clock to create tasty and sustainable seafood dishes while the irrepressible Guy Fieri and Sam Choy offer lively commentary.
This year's challenge features Jason Wilson, François Blais, Brandon McGlamery and Brandon Hill competing for honors in one of four fun categories. You'll enjoy wine and abundant hors d'oeuvres, and will take home an autographed copy of one of Guy Fieri's books.
Tickets for Aquarium members will go on sale January 4, 2010.
Tickets for the general public will go on sale January 18, 2010.
For more information call (831) 644-7561, press 2.
Monterey Bay Aquarium - website
886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940
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