Taste, sip and meet-and-greet at the newest culinary festival in town: Nirvana. Local renowned chefs and mixologists join with culinary stars Beau MacMillan, Robert Irvine, Todd English and Scott Conant at this April 27-30 event at Sanctuary on Camelback
Taste and Sip » Torch: Kick o the festival at this poolside Polynesian fantasy hosted by celebrity chef and television personality Robert Irvine and local celebrity mixologist Jason Asher. Mixologists compete at eight stations. April 27, 7-10 pm, $125. » Master of Taste Honoring Chuck Wagner: This intimate dinner is prepared by local chefs Christopher Gross, Matt Carter, Mark Tarbell and Beau MacMillan. The evening honors Chuck Wagner, owner and winemaker at Caymus Vineyards, whose wines are featured. April 28, 7-10 pm, $350. » New Orleans Jazz & Bourbon Brunch: A N’Awlins-style jazz brunch, complete with live music and a bourbon twist, wraps up the festival. April 30, 11 am-1 pm, $85.
Chef Christopher Gross
Chef Robert Irvine
Chef Beau MacMillan
Chef Todd English