NAPA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BottleRock Napa Valley, presented by JaM Cellars, has once again tapped into the region’s renowned culinary scene, creating an inspired food, wine and brew festival to complement the BottleRock musical lineup. In addition to more than 100 chefs, restaurateurs, vintners and craft brewers participating in the festival, Multi-Michelin Starred Chef Gordon Ramsay, Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto and Food Network's Chef Tyler Florence will headline the Williams-Sonoma Culinary Stage, leading a star-studded lineup delivering memorable mash-up moments, May 27-29, in historic downtown Napa.
The return of the wildly popular Culinary Stage will feature the world’s most talented chefs and food personalities paired with some of the biggest names in entertainment for “only-at-BottleRock” demonstrations, performances and surprise hijinks. Culinary stars include Michelin Starred and James Beard Award-winning Chef Michael Mina, Top Chef Michael Voltaggio, Top Chef Masters winner Chris Cosentino of Cockscomb, Top Chef Mei Lin, Charles Phan of San Francisco’s Slanted Door, Michelin Starred Chef Ken Frank of La Toque, Michelin Starred Chef Mourad Lahlou of Mourad and Aziza in San Francisco, Maya Erickson of Michelin Starred restaurant Lazy Bear in San Francisco, Ari Weiswasser, Food & Wine Magazine’s “People’s Best New Chef”, Curtis Di Fede of Napa’s Miminashi, and Sean O’Toole of Napa’s Torc.
Joining the culinary talent are musicians Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters, Tre Cool and Mike Dirnt of Green Day, GROUPLOVE, Michael Franti, X Ambassadors, R5, Atlas Genius, The Pharcyde, MisterWives, Andrew McMahon, and The Struts. Athletes include 49er great Dwight Clark, future Hall-of-Famer and former Oakland Raider Charles Woodson, former 49er Vernon Davis of the Washington Redskins, Mark Sanchez of the Denver Broncos, and Oakland A’s and San Francisco Giants Legend Vida Blue. Attendees will also enjoy antics from Billy Bush of Access Hollywood, comedians/musicians Cheech and Chong, radio host Robin Quivers of The Howard Stern Show, actor Thomas Ian Nicholas, celebrated photographer Danny Clinch, Iron Chef Judge Billy Harris, KTVU Sports Director Mark Ibanez, Mayor of Napa Jill Techel, and Culinary Stage Emcees actor and NBC and Travel Channel host Adam Richman, and KCBS “Foodie Chap” Liam Mayclem.
In addition, the 2016 festival lineup is a foodie’s wish list and includes Morimoto, Bouchon Bakery, Estate Events by Meadowood, Oenotri, La Toque, La Taberna, Ca’Momi, Mustards Grill, Angéle, Hurley’s, Bounty Hunter, Cole’s Chop House, REDD, Goose & Gander, Tarla Grill, Pizzeria Tra Vigne, Atlas Social, Bistro Don Giovanni and more perfectly paired with wineries like JaM Cellars, Miner Family Winery, Silver Oak Cellars, Del Dotto Vineyards, Rombauer Vineyards, HALL Wines, Cakebread Cellars, Schramsberg Vineyards, Chappellet, and more.
The craft brew garden will feature Coors Light, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Anchor Brewing, Blue Moon Brewing, Crispin Cider and Napa Smith.
BottleRock features an exciting lineup of artists including Stevie Wonder, Florence + The Machine, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and dozens more. For more information, visit www.bottlerocknapavalley.com.