STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--S.Pellegrino presents, THE GRAND GELINAZ! SHUFFLE, a 2015 exclusive Gelinaz! production, which will bring together 37 of the world’s foremost culinary leaders for an unprecedented dining experience; a one-night, worldwide restaurant ‘swap’.
On Thursday, July 9th 2015, the chefs will swap restaurants, transporting them to a different country and different kitchen, where they will design a unique 8-course menu for this unforgettable event. Visiting chefs will not only swap kitchens, but will also swap daily lives, residing in their colleagues’ homes, driving their cars and dining with their families for a truly immersive cultural experience.
A new video campaign promoting the shuffle is now live online with more information on the upcoming event. Ticket sales are set to go live to the public on Wednesday, May 13th. When purchasing tickets, diners will not be privy to which chef has taken over the kitchen of the restaurant they book. The name of the visiting chef will only be revealed at the completion of the meal.
S.Pellegrino is proud to support Gelinaz! and help bring this ambitious project to life. In the spirit of Gelinaz!, S.Pellegrino upholds a commitment to foster creativity and innovation across the culinary community. As title sponsor of this event in the U.S., S.Pellegrino will also be the exclusive bottled water at all of the participating restaurants.
Gelinaz!, originally founded by chef Fulvio Pierangelini and Andrea Petrini, has been in existence on a local level since 2005. It is a collective made by chefs and for chefs. Gelinaz! is a culinary hub which brings together artists, musicians, scientists, thinkers, producers and chefs and is renowned for constantly pushing the boundaries of their collaborations. The idea for the ‘Shuffle’ was originally put forward by Chef Blaine Wetzel, of The Willows Inn on Lummi Island, WA, and 2014 James Beard Rising Star Chef of the Year.
“The line-up for this performance is a family of chefs, who take risk as a starting point, that are neither fearful of creativity, nor driven by ego, but are fuelled by a desire to explore,” said Andrea Petrini. “The result has been incredible. A coming together of legendary names of the gastronomic world, side by side with some lesser known, but equally exciting ‘indie’ talent."
For live updates on THE GRAND GELINAZ! SHUFFLE, follow @thegelinaz and join in the conversation with hashtag #gelinazshuffle.
To see the full list of participating chefs visit: www.gelinaz.com.
Ticket sales open to the public via www.gelinaz.com.
Gelinaz! launches digital diary of the chef shuffle at www.gelinaz.com
|July 5 – July 8:||Chef residencies and menu development|
|July 9:||THE GRAND GELINAZ! SHUFFLE dinners take place|
For all direct chef inquires and interview requests, contact: Ivan Crispo, Lotus PR, email@example.com
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