Hess Collection Once Again Sponsors Cooking for Solutions with Monterey Bay Aquarium

The Hess Collection will join the Monterey Bay Aquarium for its thirteenth annual Cooking for Solutions celebration on May 16-18, 2014 in scenic Monterey, California.

It’s a grand culinary celebration with more than 20 celebrity chefs from across the Americas, including live cooking demonstrations, intimate salons, culinary adventures and a grand Gala event. You’ll discover how The Hess Collection and some of the nation’s top chefs are finding delicious ways to protect our land, water and ocean wildlife. The weekend of festivities will feature live events with special guests and celebrity chefs including:

Alton Brown – Food Network’s Good Eats, Iron Chef America and The Next Iron Chef
Carla Hall – Alchemy by Carla Hall / ABC’s The Chew, Washington, D.C.
Cindy Pawlcyn – Mustards Grill and Cindy’s Backstreet Kitchen, Napa Valley, California

Joining this all-star weekend roster are 40 other celebrity and regional chefs, as well as leaders in the sustainable and organic food movements.

The signature Cooking for Solutions Gala on Friday night tantalizes your taste buds with nearly 90 restaurants, 60 wineries and 10 breweries serving sustainable cuisine, wine and beer amid the aquarium’s award-winning exhibits and galleries. The Gala is a splashy start to a weekend of gourmet food and wine produced in ways that are good for the planet. Visit the event website to learn about other Cooking for Solutions events, including Food & Wine adventures, intimate Salons with chefs and food artisans, new DIY experiences, The Party with Alton Brown, and more.

Cooking for Solutions supports the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s respected Seafood Watch program. Seafood Watch is recognized as the leader in creating science-based recommendations that help consumers, chefs and businesses choose seafood that is caught or farmed in ways that contribute to healthy oceans.

Buy tickets for all Cooking for Solutions events at www.cookingforsolutions.org or call 831-647-6886 (toll-free 866-963-9645).


 “The Best of Hess” Wine Cruise

June 18-28, 2014

Join Hess Winemaker emeritus Randle Johnson on a wine adventure. Some of the highlights include private tastings, parties and gala dinner, large format bottles galore, library selections, optional lunches at top European wine estates, Oceania’s new Riviera with 8 specialty no-charge restaurants overseen by Jacques Pepin.

Ports of Call

Jun 18 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Jun 19 Florence/Pisa/Tuscany (Livorno), Italy
Jun 20 Portofino, Italy
Jun 21 Monte Carlo, Monaco
Jun 22 Saint-Tropez, France
Jun 23 Provence (Marseille), France
Jun 24 Barcelona, Spain
Jun 25 Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Jun 27 Amalfi/Positano, Italy
Jun 28 Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

The ultimate, unforgettable gift. Book now and receive free gratuities and $100 shipboard credit. To book your reservation, call 800.367.5348 or visit www.foodandwinetrails.com/hess_2014. The Hess Wine Adventure starts at $4,374 and includes air from 26 US cities. CST#1005413-10.