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Fish to Fork at Omni Amelia Island Plantation

Apr 18, 2014 02:00AM
Omni Amelia Island Plantation will host its first annual “Fish to Fork” culinary weekend in collaboration with the James Beard Foundation from May 15 to 17, benefitting the James Beard Foundation scholarship program. The resort is partnering with Jackson Family Fine Wines, Bacardi USA, and Amelia Angler Outfitters as official sponsors of the event.

Offering an exciting “foodie” experience, including true farm-to-table and dock-to-dish specialties, one of a kind dining opportunities and an interactive atmosphere, the Omni will welcome six renowned chefs from across the country to showcase their skills with a fishing excursion and exciting culinary challenges. The Chefs will ultimately be tested with a live vote from event guests on their favorite prepared dishes at the final Chef showdown on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 6 – 10 pm. Featured chefs include Daven Wardynski, Omni Amelia Island, Eric Frischkorn, Jackson Family Fine Wines, Santa Rosa, CA, Zeke Mears, Bistro Aix, Jacksonville, FL, Bruce Moffett, Moffett Restaurant Group, Charlotte, SC, Richard Jones, Green Door Gourmet, Nashville, TN, and Tom Catherall, Here to Serve, Atlanta, GA. Event tickets are available to purchase for $75 by calling the hotel concierge at (904) 432-1467.