The 10th annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine event launches in Monterey April 20 and runs until April 23. The premier epicurean lifestyle event on the West Coast matches 250 acclaimed wineries and 100 celebrity chefs to create an indulgent four-day destination on one of the most picturesque strips of coastline in the world. Throughout the weekend, visitors will enjoy intimate access to the pinnacle of culinary and wine talent at wine tastings, cooking demos and some of the most exclusive, unique dining opportunities available in the world. Unparalleled Culinary and Sommelier Talent Pebble Beach Food & Wine has an enviable reputation for bringing out the best and the brightest culinary talent around. The line-up is always a virtual “Who’s Who,” offering a cross-section of legendary established chefs to the rising stars. These chefs are world renowned, having been awarded some of the greatest honors in food and drink, including Michelin stars from one to three, James Beard awards, Best New Chef awards, Rising Stars, Mobil 5 Star awards and so much more. Over the years, the event has been graced by Jacques Pepin, Gerard Boyer, Alan Passard, Phillipe Legendre, Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, Charlie Trotter, Eric Ripert, Ming Tsai, Tom Colicchio, Michael Symon, Joachim Splichal, Wolfgang Puck and Pierre Gagniere – to name just a few. The sommeliers in attendance are just as distinguished, each offering decadent and inspired sips that you can’t find anywhere else. A Long Weekend of Events From Thursday the 20th to Sunday the 23rd, guests and VIPs are invited to attend any number of culinary events, each with a distinct flavor and menu. From tastings to tutorials, you’ll learn from the best and brightest and enjoy a truly unforgettable experience. With the option to attend events a la carte as well as different levels of packages available for those trying to catch multiple events, there’s something for everyone at Pebble Beach Food & Wine.