American Express is proud to present the 24th annual Restaurant Trade Program at the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen. American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Global Merchant Services is the merchant network of American Express, which acquires and maintains relationships with millions of merchants around the world that welcome American Express-branded Cards. American Express, for more than 40 years, has assisted in efforts to enhance the growth of the restaurant industry by creating and implementing programs designed to benefit restaurateurs. American Express also supports the restaurant community through sponsorships and commitments to a diverse range of industry organizations. Learn more at americanexpress.com and connect with us on facebook, foursquare, linkedin, twitter, and youtube.
All-Clad is the undisputed cookware choice of top restaurant chefs and serious home cooks. Since being established as All-Clad Metalcrafters in 1971, the brand has overlooked no detail in crafting cookware with a revolutionary bonding process using a proprietary recipe of metals to provide the best cooking performance. Today, All-Clad cookware is still proudly handcrafted in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, by American artisans, with Americanmade steel, the same way it was four decades ago. All-Clad Metalcrafters now offers several collections of bonded cookware, along with kitchen tools, electrics and gourmet accessories, all of which offer the guarantee of consistently excellent results that the brand is known for. All-Clad can be found in specialty cookware retailers and department stores in the United States and Canada. For more information, visit allclad.com.
FIJI® Water, natural artesian water bottled at the source in Viti Levu (Fiji islands), is the No. 1 imported bottled water in the United States. FIJI Water, known for its iconic square bottle, soft mouth feel and unique mineral profile, is the water of choice among discerning consumers and top chefs. Widely available at fine restaurants and hotels, all major retail channels and through a convenient home and office delivery service, FIJI Water has expanded globally to more than 50 countries. FIJI Water supports environmental efforts around the world and in our own backyard through our membership in 1% for the Planet. To discover Earth’s Finest Water, please visit www.fijiwater.com, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.
GODIVA was founded more than 85 years ago in Brussels, Belgium and since then, has grown to become the global leader in premium chocolates. GODIVA is one of the most widely recognized chocolate brands in the world, and one that consumers universally associate with prestige, elegance and quality. From its famous truffles and shell-molded pieces to its individually wrapped chocolates and innovative chocolate collections, GODIVA Chocolatier is dedicated to excellence in the Belgian tradition. GODIVA is now available around the world with more than 500 boutiques in over 70 countries defining itself as the destination for chocolate.
At Kettle Brand, we’re just a bunch of people who love great-tasting potato chips. We also happen to love making them for other people who love great-tasting potato chips. So who better to share our appreciation for all things delicious than everyone at the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen? Thirty years ago, we pioneered the kettle cooking style that’s become the gold standard for all-natural hand-cooked potato chips. We cook our chips using only the finest all-natural, non-GMO ingredients with no trans fats, no MSG, and no artificial colors or flavors. There’s no list of ingredients you can’t pronounce. Just bold, unique flavors that people really seem to love. So next time you open a bag of Kettle Brand Potato Chips, you’ll know you’re getting real chips made with real ingredients by real people. Enjoy the Classic in Aspen, everyone!
KitchenAid is thrilled to be a sponsor of the 31st annual FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen. We crave everything about this event—from the passion and prowess to the creativity and endless possibilities. Because that’s what we’re all about, too. And that’s why we make products that know no limits—everything from our legendary Stand Mixer to our innovative cooking appliances. When you have a shared love for all things food, there’s so much more to make.
Howdy partners! Come join Lexus at our seminar “Don’t Mess with Texas – Unless You’re Lexus!” which will challenge the status quo of Texas cuisine and introduce attendees to a progressive approach to Southwestern cooking.
Chef Bruno Davaillon, Executive Chef at Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek®, a Lexus hotel partner, will create a menu for the seminar that mixologist Anthony Giglio will pair with his unique bourbon cocktails. At the Grand Tasting Tent, FOOD & WINE Classic attendees can tie up their horses by the all-new 2014 Lexus IS and saddle up to a Western-style saloon barfor more of Chef Bruno’s bites and Anthony Giglio’s small-batch bourbon cocktails.
The Patrón Spirits Company once again is a proud sponsor of the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, bringing their unique brand of inventive events and Patrón Tequila cocktail to festival-goers. Simply Perfect in every way, Patrón tequila is an ultra-premium luxury white spirit that’s delicious on the rocks and mixes flawlessly into most any cocktail. From the highest-quality Weber Blue agave plants grown in the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico, to the centuries-old distillation process, to the signed, handcrafted glass bottles, Patrón is produced in small batches, with unparalleled attention to detail and craftsmanship. For more information about Patrón tequila, or the company’s other ultra-premium spirits,please visit patronspirits.com.
There’s a natural affinity between Belgian beer and fine food. When the two meet, any occasion becomes a cause for celebration. Stella Artois® is part of a Belgian brewing tradition dating back to 1366. Stella Artois® is a bottom filtered, blonde pilsner with a malty middle and crisp finish delivering a full flavor and a hint of bitterness. Stella Artois® should be served in the unique Stella Artois® Chalice according to the 9-Step Pouring Ritual to guarantee a perfect experience. Stella Artois, is joined at the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen by its Belgian counterparts Hoegaarden, Leffe Blonde and Leffe Brune. Hoegaarden is the original Belgian wheat beer since 1445, unfiltered and brewed with Curaçao orange peel and coriander. Leffe Blonde and Leffe Brune are authentic Belgian “Abbey” ales which date back almost 800 years. Leffe Blonde features subtle hints of clove and vanilla, while Leffe Brune boasts more rich roasted caramel aromas. No matter what the occasion, we invite you to savor the moment and pick up the perfect pairing, Belgian beers and food.
Throughout its 20-plus years at the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, Wines from Spain has showcased the quality and value of Spain’s vivacious varietals. As the Classic has grown, so has the reach of Spanish wine. Wines from Spain is proud to showcase its extraordinary mix of terroir, rich history and diverse grape varietals. With cutting-edge innovations and inspired winemaking, Spain’s wines complement any cuisine and occasion. For more information, visit www.winesfromspainusa.com.
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