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Episode 1: Chef's Gala Reception

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015, 7-10pm
Tickets: $100 member; $150 non-member
Location: WGBH Studios, One Guest Street, Boston, MA

This event sold out in 2014. Get your tickets now. 

The Festival kicks off with a culmination of the most talented chefs from the far corners of New England under one roof. The Chef’s Gala Reception is a swanky affair featuring 24 unique stations showcasing the cuisine of highly acclaimed restaurants, paired perfectly with premium wines and craft beer. The evening is enhanced by a stellar live band, ambient social media lounge and a VIP crowd.

Must be 21 to participate.

2014 Participating Restaurants Included:

80 Thoreau 80 Thoreau
Alden & Harlow Alden & Harlow
Bondir Bondir
Boston Chops Boston Chops
Brasserie 28 Brasserie 28
Catalyst Catalyst
Deuxave Deuxave
Douro Douro
The Bristol Lounge Four Seasons Bristol Lounge
Il Casale Cucina Campana + Bar Il Casale Cucina Campana + Bar
M.C. Spiedo M.C. Spiedo
Millwright's Millwright's
Oleana Oleana
Prohibition Pig Prohibition Pig
Puritan & Company Puritan & Company
Ribelle Ribelle
Tallulah on Thames Tallulah on Thames
Tao Yuan Tao Yuan
Tavern Road Tavern Road
The Red Lion Inn The Red Lion Inn
The State Room The State Room
Tremont 647 Tremont 647
Tres Gatos Tres Gatos
Zapoteca Zapoteca
Zebra's Bistro Zebra's Bistro


Participating Wineries, Breweries, and Distilleries :


Alchemist Alchemist
Almaviva Almaviva
Beaulieu Vineyards Beaulieu Vineyards
Bissell Brothers Brewing Company Bissell Brothers Brewing Company
Broadbent Broadbent
Buttonwood Winery Buttonwood Winery
Caymus Caymus
Chateau de Minuty Chateau de Minuty
Ciders of Spain Ciders of Spain
Diageo Chateau & Estates Diageo Chateau & Estates
Michel Niellon Domaine Michel Niellon
Donelan Wines Donelan Wines
dylan's ghost Dylan's Ghost
Frog's Leap
Goldeneye Goldeneye
Riestra Guzman Riestra
Herradura Herradura Tequila
Jermann Jermann
Kermit Lynch Kermit Lynch
lamadrid LaMadrid
Malvasia del Fiore Malvasia del Fiore
Macphail MacPhail
Nicole Chanrion Nicole Chanrion Domaine de la Voute des Crozes
Sandeman Sandeman Porto
Schilling Beer Co Schilling Beer Co.
Testa Wines of the World, Underraga Testa Wines of the World, Underraga
Torii Mor Torii Mor
Vino Del Sol Vino Del Sol


Coffee and Water Beverages Provided By:

Acqua Panna Acqua Panna Natural Spring Water
San Pelegrino San Pellegrino Sparkling Natural Mineral Water & Fruit Beverages
Render Coffee Render Coffee



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