Chefs Tyler Florence, Hubert Keller & Mayor Gavin Newsom
S.F. Mayor Gavin Newsom and Chef Tyler Florence
The inaugural SF Chefs. Food. Wine. event launched yesterday with a ribbon cutting and traditional sabering ceremony in San Francisco's Union Square with Mayor Gavin Newsom, and host Chef Tyler Florence. Also in attendance, were event founder Andrew Freeman, The Golden Gate Restaurant Association, and many Bay Area chefs, restaurateurs, mixologists and chefs including Hubert Keller of Fleur de Lys.
Chef Corey Lee's Potato Soup w/Truffle & Sea Urchin
Following the opening ceremony, was the Opening Reception which featured Bay Area's Rising Star Chefs and Bar Stars working their magic with their culinary delights and masterful drinks.
Mixologist Reza Esmali
Mixologists Dominic Venegas & Mike Hicks
Some of the participating chefs included Melissa Chou of Aziza, David Barzigan of Chez Papa Resto, Lisa Eyherabide of Gitane, Justin Simoneaux of Moss Room, and Corey Lee. The mixologists strutting their stuff included Brooke Arthur, Marco Dionysos, Martin Cate, Reza Esmali, Dominic Venegas, Neyah White, Thad Vogler, and Carlos Yturria.
The fabulous Vanessa and Bill Higgins
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