The BVI Charitable Fund, which is organizing the December series of the 2009 Virgin Islands Winemakers Dinners, announced that Chef Anne Burrell, the host of the Food Network program ‘Secrets of a Restaurant Chef’ and former sous-chef to Mario Batali on Iron Chef America, will be one of the six visiting chefs participating in the four dinners to be be held in four special locations in the BVI between December 3rd and 6th.
Ajit Mathew George, Co-Chair of the BVI Charitable Fund said, ‘the 2009 Winemakers Dinners are a series of exclusive events during which guests will have the opportunity to meet some of the most gifted winemakers in the world and sample their award-winning wines. These are wines are expertly paired with innovative creations by international master chefs and some of the best BVI chefs. The six visiting chefs, with the assistance of BVI chefs, will prepare on four separate nights seven course formal dinners that will be paired with 14 different wines presented by seven wineries from Argentina, California, France, Germany and Italy whose representatives will personally pour their wines each night.’
A VIP Reception will kick off the series December 2nd at Pirates Bight on Norman Island, allegedly the inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. The first dinner will be held at Baraka Point at Nail Bay; the 2nd in a villa in Tortola; the 3rd at Giorgio’s Table in Virgin Gorda; and the 4th at the Golden Pavilion in Tortola. A limited number of tickets to the December dinners will be available with sponsorships, which can be purchased on or after November 1, 2009 on-line at www.winemakersdinners.com.
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