Meteor Vineyard
Lauren Betts
 
September 17, 2015 | Lauren Betts

Family House Chefs Event at Meteor, Another Success

20 super star chefs along with 4 amazing Napa vintners converged on Meteor Vineyard this past Saturday for another successful Family House Event.  Family house serves as a "home away from home" for families of children with life-threatening illnesses by not only providing physical comfort but, also emotional support.  These families therefore can be near their child without financial concerns.   Family House hosts a yearly cabernet tasting, dinner and auction called Cabernet for Connoisseurs with all proceeds going to the charity.  This is the second year in a row that Meteor has participated as host and vintner in the chefs lot, a lot we are happy to say brought in over $100,000 in donations for Family House!

Meteor always enjoys hosting and participating in this amazing event, and this year was no exception.  We wanted to share some preview photos of the event with our Meteor Family (more to come):

A few of the chefs and volunteers laughing and cooking meats:

Up close on said meats:

Guests, chefs + vintners gathering for great conversation, delicious food + wine:

check out this porchetta--inside + out:

close up of vintner, Lee Hudson:

Meteor owner, Barry Schuler in the kitchen with Chef Michael Chiarello:

end result, deep fried pork hot dog with spicy bacon jam + pickled veggies on a homemade potato bun:

Chef Stuart Brioza of State Bird Provisions + The Progress enjoying some wine from the vintners while cooking:

Friendly knive fight to close out the amazing evening!:

 

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