At Her Table: James Beard Foundation Dinner
We cordially invite you to an extraordinary evening at the mesmerizing Sensorio: Field of Light in Paso Robles, CA. Set amidst the stunning light installations by Bruce Munro, this event is not just a dinner, but a celebration of culinary artistry, cultural heritage, and the spirit of Women’s History Month.
Maegen Loring – Maegen Loring Catering, San Luis Obispo, CA
Brittney Yracheta – Chef/Owner, Momotaro Ramen, Paso Robles, CA
Brittney is a chef with a passion for bread, she honed her skills in patisserie and baking while attending Le Cordon Bleu. With a diverse background she brings a refined culinary expertise to her creations, combining precision and creativity to delight the palate. She now stands as the proud owner of Momotaro Ramen, a flourishing ramen shop, where her dedication to crafting delicious experiences comes to life. A bakery is next.
Betsy Villagomez – Sous Chef Les Petites Canailles, Paso Robles, CA
I’ve been cheffing for a little while now and my biggest take away is finding the balance and importance of taking care of others and yourself. I’m a big believer in feeding the soul. Nothing compares to the comradery around the dinner table.
Rusty Quirk – Linnaea’s Cafe, San Luis Obispo, CA
Rusty Quirk is a chef and restaurateur originally from Greenville, South Carolina, with culinary experience in New York City, Denver, and California’s Central Coast. She established and led the pastry programs of multiple Michelin-recognized restaurants including Bell’s Los Alamos (one star), Bar Le Cote (recommended), and Ox + Anchor (recommended) during her time as Executive Pastry Chef of Companion Hospitality and Hotel San Luis Obispo. Rusty is now the owner and operator of the historic Linnaea’s Cafe in San Luis Obispo.
Front of house service will be led by Lannon Rust of Danior Catering & Rust Wine Company, and orchestrated into an enchanting evening under the stewardship of Event Director Amber Karson of Karson Butler Events. Expect nothing less than Central Coast perfection.
Sip and Savor:
Indulge in an exquisite selection of wines from the featured wineries, each a testament to the rich viticultural heritage of the region:
Alban Vineyards – Edna Valley
Epoch Estate Wines – Paso Robles
L’Aventure – Paso Robles
Saxum – Paso Robles
Tablas Creek – Paso Robles
McPrice Myers – Paso Robles