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Save the Dates For these upcoming events with the Santa Barbara Culinary Experience

 

Join us in 2021 to support Santa Barbara’s hospitality and tourism community during this year of recovery. Watch for week-long special offerings with Santa Barbara area restaurants, hotels, bars, wineries, and retailers in the weeks around our events.

May 21, 2021

IT TAKES A VILLAGE TO MAKE
GREAT SANTA BARBARA WINE

A virtual panel discussion celebrating the many important roles in Santa Barbara vineyard management and winemaking.

Moderated by Matt Kettmann, author of Vines & Vision: Winemakers of Santa Barbara County

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August 15, 2021

HAPPY BIRTHDAY
JULIA CHILD

 A virtual panel discussion celebrating Julia’s 109th birthday with Oscar-nominated director/producers of RBG, Julia Cohen & Betsy West, who will share select sneak peeks from their upcoming documentary about Julia.

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October 2, 2021

REBUILDING OUR
FOOD SYSTEM

An in-person* event in partnership with Santa Barbara County Food Action Network, featuring 2020 Julia Child Award recipient & Food Tank Co-Founder Danielle Nierenberg, about building a more sustainable food system.

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Upcoming Events

Happy Birthday Julia!

August 15, 2021 at 11AM

A virtual panel discussion celebrating Julia Child’s 109th Birthday, her love of Santa Barbara and her impact on today’s food world. Featuring:

 

  • Julie Cohen & Betsy West, Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning director/producers of Imagine Entertainment’s upcoming JULIA documentary and CNN Films’ RBG.
  • Special guest, Alex Prud’homme, co-author of Julia’s memoir MY LIFE IN FRANCE

 

Moderated by Todd Schulkin, Executive Director of The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts and host of INSIDE JULIA’S KITCHEN podcast
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Rebuilding Our Food System

October 2, 2021 2-3:30pm; reception 3:30-5pm – at Corwin Pavilion, UC Santa Barbara
October 3, 2021 on-farm tours to be announced – locations around Santa Barbara County

 

An in-person* event in partnership with the Julia Child Foundation, Santa Barbara Culinary Experience, and Santa Barbara County Food Action Network, featuring special guest 2020 Julia Child Award recipient and Food Tank co-founder Danielle Nierenberg. Local and state environmental leaders, researchers, and regenerative farmers will join Danielle in discussion about how Santa Barbara can lead the nation in rebuilding soil health, capturing carbon, and building food system resilience.

 

Speakers include:
  • Julia Child Award recipient and Food Tank co-founder Danielle Nierenberg
  • UCSB Research Professor Dr. David Cleveland
  • Representative Salud Carbajal
  • UCSB Assistant Professor and author Dr. Liz Carlisle
  • Blosser Urban Gardens owner/farmer Alejandra Mahoney
  • More to be announced

 

Join farmers on Sunday for on-farm tours to learn more about the environmental regeneration efforts that are building resilience into the Santa Barbara County food system.

*subject to local public health guidelines

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Past Events

El Buen Equipo – It Takes a Village to Make Great Santa Barbara Wine

May 21, 2021 at 5:30PM

A virtual panel discussion celebrating the many important roles in Santa Barbara vineyard management and winemaking. Featuring:

 

  • Ruben Solorzano, Partner, Coastal Vineyard Care
  • Maria “Lupe” Monroy, Supervisor, Stolpman Vineyard
  • Fabian Bravo, Proprietor, Bravo Wines; Winemaker, Brander Vineyard
  • Fidencio Flores, Proprietor, Esfuerzo Wines
  • Macduff Everton, Photographer/Co-author, Vines & Visions: The Winemakers of Santa Barbara County

 

Moderated by Matt Kettmann Editor, Wine Enthusiast & Santa Barbara Independent
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About The Santa Barbara Culinary Experience

The purpose of the Santa Barbara Culinary Experience (SBCE), in partnership with The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts, is to shine a light on our local culinary, hospitality, tourism, artisan and small business communities.

About The Julia Child Foundation

The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts was created in 1995.  Its mission is to educate and encourage everyone to appreciate the joys of cooking, eating and drinking well.

Headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, the Foundation has granted more than $2.5 million to non-profits supporting research in culinary history, scholarships for professional culinary training, food writing and media as well as professional development and food literacy programs.

Santa Barbara Culinary Experience Is Made Possible With The Generous Support Of Our Sponsors.

Presenting Sponsor:

SBCE Signature Wine Sponsor:

SBCE Signature Wine Sponsor:

Santa Barbara Culinary Experience
1187 Coast Village Road, Suite 556
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

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