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Word: gourmet

Definition: connoisseur of food and drink; epicure


Sentences Containing 'gourmet'

A gala auction and gourmet dinner, the Black Cat Ball raises money for the shelter.
Alex Hitz (born February 10, 1969) is an American celebrity chef, cookbook author, socialite and philanthropist, and founder of the luxury gourmet food product line The Beverly Hills Kitchen.
Belfrage has contributed to publications such as "Decanter", "The World of Fine Wine", "Wein Gourmet", and shared a column in "Harpers Magazine" with Franco Ziliani, with whom he has also collaborated on contributions to Tom Stevenson's annual "Wine Report".
Ed lives with his wife and two children, and enjoys spending his free time cooking gourmet meals for her.
For seven years she was a director of New Zealand gourmet cheese company Kapiti.
He also illustrated children's books and coauthored with Milton Glaser the "The Underground Gourmet", a popular guidebook to inexpensive restaurants in his native New York City that launched a review column in "New York Magazine".
He is best known as the first art director of the magazine "Sports Illustrated" and as the co-author of the popular New York City restaurant guidebook "The Underground Gourmet".
He was known for his thunderous voice; was a keen hunter, and a well known gourmet.
Her restaurants have been praised by Gourmet magazine, Bon Appétit and Los Angeles Times (which awarded Lucques three stars).
In 1998, Suzanne Goin opened Lucques which won recognition from Food Wine and Gourmet magazines and also won a James Beard nomination in 2006 for Outstanding Service.
In 2007 Patties acquired Chefs Pride and Creative Gourmet businesses.
In addition to his job as "Pearl" executive chef, Tanaka partnered with Nottinghill Brassierie's head chef Mark Jankel in 2009 to set up a venture of using a street catering van, "Street Kitchen", to produce and sell gourmet lunches, using 100% British produce, at various London locations.
In July 2003 the company acquired gourmet meal business Leaping Salmon to attempt exploit the natural links between food and wine.
In order to save it from its demise, Ms. Gold purchased the "Gourmet" cookbook library and donated it to New York University.
Knowing he did not want to own another restaurant, Hitz began developing The Beverly Hills Kitchen, a line of luxury gourmet food products.
Ludwig Bemelmans (April 27, 1898 – October 1, 1962) was an Austria-Hungary-born American writer and illustrator of children's books and an internationally known gourmet.
Mycologist Paul Stamets uses the name "Tree Oyster Mushroom" and also includes the following common names for the species in his book "Growing gourmet and medicinal mushrooms": In Chinese, they are called "píng gū" (平菇; literally "flat mushroom").
Ostrovitsky's Bakery sells gourmet cookies and cakes.
Otto's has also been featured in the Food Network's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives", "Gourmet" magazine and "The Oregonian".
She nonetheless appeared in a wide range of roles, including the television series "Dr Finlay's Casebook", "Emmerdale Farm" where she played an aunt of publican and newspaper correspondent Amos Brearly, "Fawlty Towers" (where she memorably played the Colonel's wife inadvertently served the raw red mullet in "Gourmet Night") and "Rumpole of the Bailey" as Dodo Mackintosh.
The Epicurean Masters of the World is a series of gourmet dinners prepared by world-renowned 1-Michelin star chefs, all from Europe, mostly France.
The group is active mainly in book and magazine publishing with an emphasis on travel, gourmet, lifestyle, and architecture, catering to an upscale market.
The island has over 70 restaurants serving many dishes and others are a significant number of gourmet restaurants; many of the finest restaurants are located in the hotels.
The ride then left traveled North to Thrive restaurant and enjoyed gourmet raw vegan food prepared by the restaurant staff for the riders.
The tastings would be weekend tastings held at gourmet restaurants, hotels and resorts, and featured huge quantities of wine at Rodenstock's expense.
Their strategy was to connect these communities to the international market by creating brands for gourmet yak cheese and luxury yak fiber and commanding a higher premium for their products.
These publications include "Bon Appetit", "Gourmet", "Cooking Light", "The New York Times", "The Wall Street Journal", and "The Huffington Post".
Vanya Cullen received the "Australian Winemaker of the Year" award from Gourmet Traveller Wine magazine in 2000 and was voted "Woman of the Year" by UK based wine magazine The Drinks Business in 2008, becoming the first Australian to receive the award. Cullen Wines has been run according to biodynamic farming principles since 2003, after having adopted organic methods in 1998.
Ventures in Development is currently working with the family to help them gain access to the international market of gourmet cheese consumers.
Vitelotte, also called Vitelotte noire, Négresse or Truffe de Chine, is a gourmet French variety of blue-violet potato.
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