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Wines of the World

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$50.00

A curated journey of wine from Master Sommeliers Steve and Lindsey Geddes. Travel around the world through wine paired with light bites by Chef Joe and Megan Romano.

One of the country’s leading experts on food, beverage, and service, Steven Geddes is the only working chef in the United States to hold the honor of Master Sommelier. Over the years he’s been featured in New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Wine Spectator, Wines & Spirits, Decanter, and more and has achieved numerous wine and cooking awards. Read more about Steve Geddes here.

In 2009, Lindsey was voted by a council of her peers to be honored as one of the top five best new sommeliers in Wines & Spirits magazine and passed her Court of Master Sommeliers Level I exam on the first attempt.  Since then she has been featured in Wine Spectator and Food & Wine, and she is a regular contributor to Vegas Seven with a column called “Ask A Somm.” On May 21, 2014 Lindsey Geddes passed the MS exam and became the world’s 21st female Master Sommelier in Aspen, Colorado. Read more about Lindsey here. 

Joe Romano’s career highlights have been as Sous Chef of Aureole Restaurant in NYC a Ralais en Chateaux and Zagat Top Ten Best in the 90’s, opening Aureole Restaurant at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas as the Executive Chef a 350 seat fine dining restaurant featuring a four story wine tower and over 2500 selections, becoming VP of Food & Beverage at Golden Gaming Entertainment Group in Las Vegas managing over 50 taverns and 4 casinos.

Chef Megan has worked with some of the best mentors in the culinary industry.  Following graduation from Northwestern University, she worked at Charlie Trotter’s in Chicago, Lespinasse with Chef Gray Kunz, Chef Charlie Palmer at Aureole New York and then Las Vegas for 16 years.  At each location, Megan focused on the savory side until being offered the Executive Pastry Chef at Aureole Las Vegas where she once again dove in with intensity managing multiple outlets and consulting several Charlie Palmer restaurants nationally.  She developed and branded a retail line of product sold online, published her own cook book “It’s A Sweet Life”, won “Best Pastry Chef” in several publications, was featured in national publications such as Bon Appetit “Best Giftables”, Shape Magazine, Runners’ World, hosted an episode of FX Bad Ink and ultimately ventured on her own to open a savory and sweet cafe, Chocolate & Spice.  Chef Megan’s diverse resume shows through in her style of Progressive American Cuisine.

Megan, Joe and their three children fell in love with Bozeman and wanted their next adventure to be in a smaller, outdoor community.  Together they are chef/owners of Urban Kitchen, Salted Caramel Café and Nina’s Tacos and Tequila, as well as, creators of R5 Consulting, which assists clients in managing all aspects of food, beverage and hospitality.  Megan and Joe are grateful that their talents can be used to benefit the community they love.

 

 

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Details

Date:
February 21
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$50.00
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Organizer

Thrive
Phone:
406-587-3840
Email:
Thrive@allthrive.org

Venue

Salted Caramel
5 West Mendenhall
Bozeman, MT United States
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