Jason Carlen, Spiaggia Sommelier and Alpana Singh, Master Sommelier and The Boarding House proprietor, host the inaugural Spiaggia Sommelier Smackdown
Ten cork dorks joust for dominance at the five-course Sommelier Smackdown
Participants in the Smackdown include
Chad Ellegood – NoMI, Arthur Hon – Sepia, Shebnem Ince – Henri, Gage, Rachael Lowe, Tona Palomino – Trenchermen, Dan Pilkey – Hilton Worldwide, Chicago Hotels, Jeremy Quinn – Telegraph, Aaron Sherman – Girl and the Goat, Jean Tomaro – Gilt Bar, Maude's Liquor Bar, Au Cheval, Bavette's Bar & Beouf & Jason Wagner – Nellcote, RM Champagne Lounge
The Spiaggia Sommelier Smackdown begins at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 14, 2012 at Spiaggia Private Events located at 980 North Michigan Avenue, third floor. Tickets are $195 per person, with $50 donated to The Cancer Research Foundation in memory of Henry Bishop, the first sommelier of Spiaggia. To reserve, please call 312.280.2750 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.