2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships Announces Celebrity Chef Roster
Culinary Talents Throughout the Country to Gather at Santa Anita to Bring Luxurious Dining Options to Guests
ARCADIA, Calif. (October 17, 2019) – The Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious international events, today announces a roster of preeminent celebrity chefs who will be curating menu offerings for the 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, taking place on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. The acclaimed culinary talents, consisting of Nancy Silverton, Adam Perry Lang, Sylvain Delpique, and Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo, will bring their signature styles and flavors to several of Santa Anita’s most luxurious seating areas throughout the two-day event, producing an extraordinary guest experience that spans all pillars of premier hospitality. By tapping such well-regarded talents, Breeders’ Cup continues efforts to combine the world’s most exciting horse racing, dining and fashion to create an unparalleled luxury lifestyle experience.
“Year after year, we are always evaluating how we can further enhance the culinary experience offered at the Breeders’ Cup,” said Drew Fleming, Executive Vice President and COO of Breeders’ Cup. “This year we’ve enlisted some of the country’s most popular and in-demand chefs to develop the dining programs within our luxury seating areas, and we’re proud to provide our fans with their inspired and eclectic cuisine to enjoy as they take in the day’s races. From American classics to Italian cuisine to barbeque, the program will draw from a number of interesting influences, and we anticipate that our guests will be delighted by the steps we’ve taken to elevate our offerings.”
The celebrity chef line-up at the 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships will include:
- Nancy Silverton: The iconic figure behind some of Los Angeles’ most beloved restaurants such as Osteria Mozza, Pizzeria Mozza, and chi SPACCA, Nancy Silverton is one of the country’s most revered culinary talents. Silverton’s Italian specialties will be showcased at Santa Anita’s FrontRunner Restaurant & Bar on Friday, November 1 and in the Turf Terrace on Saturday, November 2.
- Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo: Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo are a James Beard Award-winning chef duo who have opened some of Los Angeles’ most popular hotspots, including Animal, Jon & Vinny’s and Son of a Gun. Shook and Dotolo will curate a signature menu for the Turf Terrace on Friday, November 1 and FrontRunner Restaurant & Bar on Saturday, November 2.
- Adam Perry Lang: The renowned pitmaster behind the acclaimed APL Restaurant in Hollywood, California will bring his artful interpretations of barbeque and steakhouse cuisine to Santa Anita. Lang’s menu will be featured in the Trophy Lounge on both Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2.
- Sylvain Delpique: The executive chef of ‘21’ Club, New York City’s iconic and historic dining destination, Sylvain Delpique has created a menu of American classics with contemporary twists for the Chandelier Room on both Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2.
For additional details on dining and ticket options at the 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships please visit www.breederscup.com/tickets.
About Breeders’ Cup
The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships. The Breeders’ Cup also administers the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The 2019 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, consisting of 14 races (13 Grade 1 events) with purses and awards totaling more than $30 million, will be held on November 1-2 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., and will be televised live by the NBC Sports Group. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup website, www.breederscup.com. You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
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