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List of Wineries Grows for the Second Annual Gig Harbor Wine and Food Festival

The second annual Gig Harbor Wine & Food Festival presented by the Harbor History Museum and the Gig Harbor Historic Waterfront Association, will feature the culinary talents of Kevin Gillespie, Executive Chef and Partner at Woodfire Grill in Atlanta.  Gillespie was recently a contestant and Fan Favorite on Bravo’s “Top Chef”.

 

Thirty regional wineries and breweries have committed to the event and will be on-hand to showcase their product along with numerous regional restaurants and food providers.

 

The festival will take place on the grounds of the new Harbor History Museum in historic downtown Gig Harbor.  The destination event showcasing the talents of the nation’s finest wine producers, chefs and culinary personalities follows an extremely successful first year event in 2010 which sold-out.

 

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Harbor History Museum and the Gig Harbor Historic Waterfront Association.  Both are committed to preserving Gig Harbor’s rich history and charming waterfront district.  For more information and tickets, www.harborwineandfoodfest.com .  For lodging information in Gig Harbor  www.gigharborguide.com .

 

                                                           

 

 

 

 

CHEF KEVIN GILLESPIE

 

Chef Kevin Gillespie, an Atlanta native, began his culinary education at the Art Institute of Atlanta.  While in school full time he worked part time at various restaurants. After graduating with honors, Gillespie held positions at several well-known Atlanta restaurants including chef de partie at Atlanta Grill at the Ritz Carlton, sous chef at TWO Urban Licks and chef de cuisine at Woodfire Grill.  In 2006 he became executive sous chef at Fife Restaurant in Portland Oregon.  After a year and half he returned to his true love, Atlanta, and went back to work at Woodfire Grill, where in 2008 he became executive chef and in 2009 a partner.

 

For more information regarding Kevin Gillespie contact Jaimee I. Constantine

Operations & Literary Associate, The Lisa Ekus Group, LLC

tel. 413.247.9325  jaimee@lisaekus.com

 

 

 

 

EVENT EXHIBITORS

Wineries

  • Francis Ford Coppola Winery
  • Corvus Cellars
  • Andrew Will Winery
  • Mercer Estates Winery
  • J. Bookwalter Wines
  • Anam Cara Cellars
  • Five Star Cellars
  • Kenwood Jack London Vineyard
  • Northwest Totem Cellars
  • O Wines
  • DeLille Cellars
  • Heaven’s Cave Cellars
  • Charles Krug
  • Madsen Family Cellars
  • Bunnel Family Cellars
  • Kontos Cellars
  • Obelisco Estate
  • Camaraderie Cellars
  • Ginkgo Forest Winery
  • Ross Andrew Winery
  • Hightower
  • Su Lei Cellars
  • Pandora Cellars
  • Reininger/Helix
  • Chateau St. Jean
  • Beringer
  • Tempus Cellars

 

Craft Brewers

  • 7 Seas Brewing
  • Silver City Brewery
  • Pike Brewing

 

Restaurants

  • Brix 25 Restaurant
  • Suquamish Clearwater Casino
  • Morso Wine Bar
  • JW Restaurant

 

 

www.harborwineandfoodfest.com