FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10/16/14
Sitram Gives Back with Gourmet Cuisine and Wine Tasting Fundraiser Perfect Pairing of Techniques, Tasting and Tools
Sitram presents “Perfect Pairings,” a gourmet cooking, tasting and wine-pairing experience taught by lead chef-instructors from the International Culinary Center that will benefit the American Diabetes Association. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to San Jose region of the ADA. Chef Bruno Ponsot will demonstrate French farm-to-table cuisine, classic culinary skills and chef Chef Stephany Buswell will share pastry-making techniques. Local wine tastings will be curated by master sommelier Eric Entrikin. Each participant will receive the gift of a gourmet French frying pan with a copper sandwich bottom. Tickets are on sale through Brown Paper Tickets.
September 24, 2014 (Campbell, California) – Sitram presents “Perfect Pairings,” an inspirational gourmet cooking, wine pairing and tasting adventure benefitting the American Diabetes Association, Thursday, Oct. 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the International Culinary Center (ICC) in Campbell. The evening will include demonstrations of classic French cooking and pastry-making techniques by an award-winning pastry chef, a rustic farm-to-table tasting featuring Monterey Bay Seafood, local wine pairings curated by master sommelier Eric Entrikin, and the gift of a gourmet frying pan from the 2014 Sitram cookware collection, valued at $100. Advance tickets for are available for $100 through Oct. 6, and for $120 from Oct. 7-14 at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/852804 or at the event concierges at Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800-838-3006.
“We want to inspire people who like to cook, and people who like to eat with this unforgettable adventure exploring the possibilities of food and wine pairings, new culinary techniques, equipment and secrets from professional chefs. Every participant at the event will receive the gift of a Sitram copper sandwich bottomed frying pan, valued at $100. This precision tool is for creating culinary masterpieces, used by professional chefs around the world, and is the right tool to inspire anyone to embark on their own culinary adventure.” said Kim Batarse, Brand Manager of Sitram USA.
Tastings will include Monterey Bay calamari with garlic, white wine and chives, traditional French ratatouille and crepes Suzette for dessert, prepared by a professional cooking instructor and an award-winning pastry chef from the ICC. Eric Entrikin, one of the 135 people in the United States who have earned the Master Sommelier title, will be
pouring wine and discussing varietals from Savannah-Chanelle and other premium vineyards. In 2008, Eric created the wine list for Alexander’s Steakhouse of Cupertino, and was awarded the Wine Spectator’s “Best Award of Excellence.”
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