The 'first taste of Summer,' BottleRock Napa Valley is right around the corner. Presented by Jam Cellars, the 3-day festival takes place May 26-28th and is set in the heart of downtown Napa and delivers music, culinary, and art. Get your palette ready as they recently released it's lineup for the culinary stage!
Presented by Williams Sonoma, the culinary stage, once again proved as a must visit while at BottleRock. Martha Stewart, celebrity chef Jose Andres, and "Iron Chef" Masaharu Morimoto are leading a star-studded lineup of celebrated personalities this year and will deliver memorable mash-up moments, engaging demonstrations, performances, and culinary-infused antics during the three-day festival.
“One of the things that separates BottleRock from most other festivals is the Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage,” stated Dave Graham, CEO of BottleRock Napa Valley and Latitude 38 Entertainment. “There have been so many great moments on this stage, including Iron Chef Morimoto teaching Snoop Dogg how to roll sushi, and Michael Voltaggio using liquid nitrogen for a modern take on waffles while Flavor Flav cooked his own top secret fried chicken recipe to the crowd’s delight. We expect many more ‘only at BottleRock’ memories from this 2017 lineup.”
The 2017 culinary stars appearing on the stage include chef and television personality Ayesha Curry, Top Chefs Michael and Bryan Voltaggio, Food & Wine Magazine Best New Chef Roy Choi, Travel Channel Chef Adam Richman, Food Network Chef Duff Goldman, Top Chef Hubert Keller, Top Chef Masters winner Chris Cosentino, Top Chef Richard Blais, Stephen Barber of Farmstead, Tim Love of the Lonesome Dove Western Bistro in Dallas, Cindy Pawlcyn of Mustards Grill and Cindy’s Backstreet Kitchen, and Food Network Kids Baking Champion runner-up and Napa middle schooler Justice Faustina. Some of the musical acts that will be Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Green Day’s Mike Dirnt & Tré Cool, Fitz & The Tantrums, Dirty Heads, Silversun Pickups, E-40, Matt Sorum of Hollywood Vampires, Michael Franti, Everlast of House of Pain, The Strumbellas, The Naked & Famous, Charles Bradley, Warren G, and Frenchy Le Freak among others.
President of Williams Sonoma, Janet Hayes adds, “For the third year running, we are thrilled to partner with BottleRock to combine the best of food and music on one stage. The Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage will showcase some of our rock star friends in the culinary world for a series of performances you won’t be able to find at any other food or music festival.”
Napa Valley has always been a staple and a must visit due to its culinary gems. It comes as no surprise that many of restaurants have jumped on board to being a part of BottleRock! The spanning layers of flavors at BottleRock are ineffable. Check out the restaurants, breweries, and wineries that will be onsite. With each and every year, the culinary stage brings panels and demonstrations to spice up your experience at BottleRock. The fest itself features more Micheline stars per capita than any other region in the globe. BottleRock highlights that and delivers a vibrant culinary scene that is almost untouchable.