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Tickets are now on sale for the Pacific Wine & Food Classic

Tickets are now on sale for the world-renowned Pacific Wine & Food Classic, returning to the picturesque oceanfront setting of Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort on Saturday, Oct. 1. The exclusive, boutique-style invitational presents an unrivaled culinary experience celebrating the diverse epicurean offerings of Southern California with exquisite wines, decadent cocktails and sumptuous bites from the region’s top chefs.

“We are elated to once again bring a well-deserved spotlight to Orange County’s immensely talented chefs,” said Pamela Waitt, president of OC Restaurant Association and founder of Pacific Wine & Food Classic. “Guests will once again experience VIP treatment as we pair world-class wines from across the Golden State with outstanding local culinary creations.”

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Pacific Wine & Food Classic returns to Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort on Saturday, Oct. 1

Voted number one on USA Today’s list of 10 Best Food Festivals in the nation, the first-class food and wine event celebrates autumn and one of the most exciting and flourishing food scenes in the U.S. With an illustrious line-up of more than 30 restaurants and food purveyors, the Pacific Wine & Food Classic will highlight many favorites including Cuban and Spanish classic Nuevo Latino cuisine from Habana, fresh-caught seafood from Hook & Anchor, locally sourced and seasonally inspired fare from Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens, authentic Central Mexican street-inspired cuisine from Descanso, award-winning giant paella from Villa Roma and Cambalache, inventive American cuisine from Lido Bottle Works, delicious desserts from Sweet Surrender Specialty Desserts and Pastries and more. The classic is also thrilled to welcome many first-time participants to the event, including The Jetty, Rancho Capistrano Winery, Pacific Hideaway, Trevor’s on the Tracks and The Tea House on Los Rios.

The epicurean experience begins as guests are greeted with a welcome cocktail made with Licor 43. Between bites, discover 100 premium wines from throughout the region, locally brewed craft beer, and a variety of refreshing premium cocktails by Grey Goose, Maker’s Mark, Tres Generaciones and Bacardi.

Bask in the warm California sunshine while enjoying mouth-watering delights including Southern California’s largest charcuterie and crudites tasting experience courtesy of Lover’s Boards and Melissa’s produce. Live music will provide the ultimate soundtrack to an idyllic weekend enjoying great vibes and beautiful coastal California vistas.

The Pacific Wine & Food Classic takes place at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort located at 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach. Early Bird tickets are $200. All tickets for the 2022 event are VIP and guests must be age 21 and over to attend. Net proceeds for The Pacific Wine & Food Classic proudly benefit the The Golden Rule Charity.

The event will follow all local, state and CDC guidelines. For more information on the Pacific Wine & Food Classic, to view the pricing schedule and to purchase tickets, visit