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2nd Annual

NAPA LUXURY CHOCOLATE SALON

June 5, 2011 11am - 5pm

Yountville, Napa Valley

SPEAKERS AND PANELISTS


2010 PANELISTS


BIOS



SALON
ROLE



Leslie Harlib,
food writer/restaurant critic







Leslie Harlib has been a food writer for 25 years, including as the former food writer/ society columnist for the Marin Independent Journal for 13 years. She is a passionate chocophile, and makes discovering chocolate an integral part of her culinary research around the world. She is known for liking bittersweet chocolate so assertive, she crosses the street when she sees it coming.




Salon Awards Tasting Panel


David A. Lytle
Frommers.com




Bio Coming Soon


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Edie & David Ichioka
www.bunrab.com




Bio Coming Soon   Salon Awards Tasting Panel


Mimi Towle
Marin Magazine




As a journalist, Mimi Towle has covered lifestyle, travel and food for nearly two decades. She currently is a senior editor at Marin Magazine and co-founder of MISS, a website devoted to finding simple solutions to life’s problems. When not writing she likes to prove chocolate and Cabernet do pair nicely.


Salon Awards Tasting Panel


Gibson Thomas
Edible Marin & Wine Country





Bio Coming Soon



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Kari Ruel
Napa Valley Life Magazine

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Bio Coming Soon



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Heather Irwin
BiteClub
Press Democrat





Bio Coming Soon



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V. Sheree Williams
Cuisine Noir





Bio Coming Soon




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Danielle Surdin
SavourSonoma
Sonoma Girl





Bio Coming Soon




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Eric Risby
HotelHealdsburg





Bio Coming Soon




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Katie Vrooman
The Krush 95.9, KRSH
Wine Country Radio




Katie is your mid-day DJ on KRSH, The Krush 95.9, and the station Promotions Director. Born in Mendocino County and raised in Sonoma County, she’s a North Bay girl through and through. After 4 years in San Francisco working in the promotions department for KFRC, she’s glad to have found her way back to Wine Country Radio, where she first interned almost 10 years ago. When not listening to music, or getting out in the Sonoma County music scene, she loves to enjoy good food, especially chocolate and wine with friends.
Salon Awards Tasting Panel


Lynn Wong
Viva Cocolat
Ultimate Chocolate Experience






Bio Coming Soon




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Barbara Passino
Author, Chocolate For Breakfast





Bio Coming Soon
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Lorrette Patzwald
Culinary Arts/Baking and Pastry
Santa Rosa Junior College





Lorrette Patzwald is a James Beard awarded Pastry Chef , member of the Bread Bakers Guild of America and U.S. Pastry Alliance.

Following many years of work for various catering operations, hotels, restaurants and bakeries she started her own successful business” La Bonne Chere, Desserts of distinction” on the North Fork of Long Island in 1986.

In 1991 following a strong desire to migrate back to Sonoma County the Chef was the Bread Production Mangager at Mezzaluna Bakery in Santa Rosa and worked locally here in Sonoma County as a Pastry Chef, Bread Baker and Consultant prior to sharing her expertise and experience currently teaching at the Santa Rosa Junior College Culinary Arts program.


Salon Awards Tasting Panel


Karin Campion
Sonoma Syrup Co.




FOUNDER A life-long California resident, Karin, founder of Sonoma Syrup Co. created to capture and share the quintessential flavors of the wine country . Karin studied architecture and gardens in Rome , Florence , Nantucket , Boston and Southern California. She develops specialty foods for a variety of market segments and has concentrated on the Infused Simple Syrup as a culmination of her broad experience with botanicals, cooking, design and family life.   Salon Awards Tasting Panel


Autumn Millhouse
Author, Romantic Napa Valley




Bio Coming Soon   Salon Awards Tasting Panel



Cara Lynn Huttinger
Dean & Deluca, Napa Valley




Bio Coming Soon   Salon Awards Tasting Panel


Josh Silvers

Radio Host of Cooking in Sonoma, KRSO
Chef Syrah Bistro




Bio Coming Soon   Salon Awards Tasting Panel


Janet Rudolph
Dying for Chocolate Blog





Janet Rudolph, Chocoholic, blogs at DyingforChocolate.com with news, reviews and recipes. Her company TeamBuilding Unlimited has an entire 'menu' of Chocolate Teambuilding events including the Chocolate Challenge, Chocolate Scavenger Hunts, Chocolate Tours, Have Your Cake and Eat it, Too! and Chocolate Tastings.
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A.K. Crump
TasteTV and ChocolateTelevision




Founder of TasteTV, author of "Chocolate French, " "The Chocolate Guide," and "The Cafes of San Francisco"

www.TasteTV.com

Listen to A.K. Crump SF International Chocolate Salon Interview on KGO Radio - Dining Around with Gene Burns



Salon Tasting Panel /
Book Author Signing




2010 APPEARANCE SCHEDULE

subject to change

Time Presentations and Demos

Presenter



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11:45am

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12:30pm

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Sun
1:15pm

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1:45pm
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Sun
2:30pm

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Sun
3:15pm

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Sun
4pm
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All Day Sunday


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