Oct 14, 2012
Bedell Cellars will host James Beard Book Award winners Andrew Dornenburg & Karen Page to speak for oenophiles on Sunday, October 14th at 2 p.m. Dornenburg & Page will discuss their award winning book, The Food Lover’s Guide to Wine, followed by a Q&A and book signing opportunity. Books will be available for purchase ($35). Each guest for the lecture will be provided with a tasting glass of 2008 Bedell Cellars Musée and 2010 Gallery wines to accompany the lecture. There is no cost to attend the event.
About Page & Dornenburg
Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg have written several influential books on food and drink, and are former columnists for The Washington Post, which won the James Beard Award as best newspaper food section during their tenure. The Flavor Bible was cited by Forbes as one of the 10 best cookbooks in the world of the past century, and featured on both “Good Morning America” and “Today” as well as in an eight-page article in Oprah Winfrey’s O magazine. What to Drink with What You Eat won two major awards as best book of the year. Their other books include Becoming a Chef, Culinary Artistry, Dining Out, Chef’s Night Out, and The New American Chef.
Karen Page was one of 100 outstanding alumnae named by Northwestern University’s president as founding members of the Council of 100, and she was featured in 1994 as one of six successful Harvard Business School alumnae in the HBS Bulletin. She has served on the steering committee for Citymeals-on-Wheels’ Annual Power Lunch for Women for the past decade, and is a recipient of the Melitta Bentz Award for Women’s Achievement in honor of the billion-dollar German coffee-products company’s female founder.
Andrew Dornenburg is a former chef who has cooked at top restaurants in Manhattan and Boston, and earned a certificate from the Sommelier Society of America. Dornenburg was cited on “Regis and Kelly” and in the New York Post’s “Page Six” as one of McDonald’s most famous former employees, and is profiled alongside Jeff Bezos, Jay Leno, Andie MacDowell and Drew Nieporent in Cody Teets' book Golden Opportunity: Remarkable Careers That Began at McDonald's (Simon & Schuster, Fall 2012).
Paired personally as well as professionally, the two have been married since 1990, when they ran the Montreal International Marathon together on their honeymoon. They live in New York City.
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