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170 Wine & Spirit Purveyors • 70 of San Diego's Top Chefs
Celebrity Chefs • Cooking & Wine Tasting Classes
Big Bottle Auction • Continuous Food and Wine Tastings
Over 800 Wines • $50,000 Chef of The Fest Competition

Event Statistics

*  Over 9,000 wine and food aficionados attended the five-day festival in 2009

* Anticipated attendance for the 2010 event is estimated at 9,000 total attendees

* Over 170 wineries from wine growing regions around the world take part in the event

* Over 800 different types of wines are poured at classes, the Reserve Tasting, and Grand Event

* Over 120,000 ounces of wine poured throughout the weeklong extravaganza

* 70 of San Diego's top restaurants and celebrated chefs take part

* Over 150,000 food samples served throughout the week

* 30 Gourmet Food companies also sample their product at the Grand Event

* Ranked in the top 5 of the “Top 100 Southern California Events” by BizBash Magazine
   for three straight years

* Ranked in the top 3 of the Los Angeles Times’ “Favorite California Food Festivals”

* Over 350 volunteers help keep the event running smoothly

* Anticipated attendance of wine & food enthusiasts from outside the San Diego market
   for the 2011 event estimated at 4,000

* Celebrity Chefs and James Beard Award Winners such as Top Chef Contestants Brian
   Malarkey, Casey Thompson, and Richard Blais, Food & Wine Magazine Best Chef
   Gavin Kaysen, Sam Zien from Sam the Cooking Guy; Food Network TV Star and
   acclaimed author Ted Allen; and others have participated in the line-up of exciting and
   informative cooking demonstrations


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1393 North Cuyamaca
El Cajon, CA  92020

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