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Featured Chefs, Presenters, & Vinters for the 2011 Food & Wine Weekend

We’re counting down the days until our Food & Wine Weekend! Here is a sneak peak into the chefs, presenters, and vinters who will be at the event.


Jake Uttich, Oceannaire
Adam Bartos, The St. Paul Grill
Lance Kappas, The Saint Paul Hotel
Brian Bossert, Tria
Adam Leisenheimer, Enjoy!
Ken Minder, RJ’s American Grill
George Snyder, Pazzaluna
Bob Schuld, Madden’s Food & Beverage Head/Executive Chef
Amy DeSanto, Madden’s Pastry Chef
Matias Latorre, Madden’s
Mike Scofield, Madden’s
To learn more about the chefs and their backgrounds, please visit our website.


B.T. McElrath, Chocolatier
Bill Waddington, The Tea Source
Alan Krohnke, Roastery 7


Chateue Ste Michelle
Majestic Wines
J Lohr
Heck Estates
Chiensis & Oveya Negra
Paustis Wines
Smoking Loon

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Posted by on August 9, 2011 in Food & Beverage, Madden's Events


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What to Expect at Madden’s Food and Wine Weekend 2011

We are excited to announce our 2nd annual Food and Wine Weekend at Madden’s. This year it will take place from August 26-28. The resort will be buzzing with renowned chefs and vinters. Join us and not only will you be able to enjoy their decadent dishes and wines, but you will also be able rub elbows with them during our welcome reception, wine tastings, demonstrations, and golf outings. Here is what you can look forward to when you join us.

Friday August 26:

A guest chats with vinters at last year's Food and Wine weekend

  • 5:30-6:30 pm Welcome Reception
  • 6:30- pm Dinner, Cookout and music by Burrito Deluxe at Wilson Bay Beach
  • 8-11 pm Bonfire
  • 9 pm-1 am Entertainment at the O’Madden Pub

Saturday August 27:

  • 7- 9 am, Breakfast
  • 8 am, Coffee Station
  • 8 am, 9 hole scramble with vintners and chefs – You’ll be paired up with the Chefs and Vintners for a fun event! Pine Beach East golf course
  • 9 am, Tea 101 with Bill Waddington of the Tea Source
  • 10 am, Pastry Chef Amy Desanto demonstrates techniques in preparation and presentation of a desserts
  • 11 am, Current Trends in Handcrafted Chocolate with B.T. McElrath
  • 1-3 pm, Wine Tasting (by reservation – space is limited)
  • 3:30-5 pm, Wine Tasting (by reservation, space is limited)
  • 5:30-6:30 pm, Reception and wine tasting
  • 6:30 pm, Dinner, Guest chefs and Madden’s chefs prepare their specialty foods, paired with the perfect wines
  • 10 pm, Burrito Deluxe performs O’Madden Pub

Sunday August 28:

  • 7 -10 am Coffee Station
  • 8-11 am Brunch, Guest chefs featuring their specialties at multiple stations The Restaurant at Madden Inn

*Events/times/locations subject to change


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