Looking for all of San Francisco’s finest chefs in one, visit-worthy location? On Thursday June 13th, catch a veritable galaxy of San Francisco culinary stars at the StarChefs Rising Stars awards night. The evening will begin at AT&T Park with an awards ceremony at 6:30pm on home plate honoring the winners, and will be followed by a walk-around tasting gala (7pm–9:30pm) at the ballpark. Tickets are $95 general admission and $150 for VIP, which includes a sparkling wine and caviar reception at 5:45pm. A portion of the proceeds from the evening will go to La Cocina, and be sure to check out this impressive list of winners:

Chefs
Nick Balla, Bar Tartine; Brett Cooper, Outerlands Café; Jacob des Voignes, Local Mission Eatery; Jason Fox, Commonwealth; Jessica Largey, Manres; Duncan Holmes, Sons & Daughters; Mark Liberman, AQ; Evan and Sarah Rich, Rich Table.

Artisans
Ryan Farr, 4505 Meats; William Werner, Craftsman & Wolves.

Community
Richie Nakano, Hapa Ramen.

Sommeliers
Esteban Brunello, Oliveto; Bobby Conroy, Benu.

Mixologists
Scott Baird and Josh Harris, Trick Dog; Matt Conway, formerly of Absinthe Brasserie & Bar.

Brewer
Adam Lamoreaux, Linden Street Brewery.

Pastry Chefs
Matt Tinder, Coi; Stephanie Prida, Manresa; Juan Contreras, Atelier Crenn.

Hotel Pastry Chef
Mellisa Root, Madera.

Sustainability Chef
Sean Baker, Gather.

Fresh Concept
Yigit Pura, Tout Sweet Pâtisserie.

Restaurateur
Matt Semmelhack, Mercer Restaurant Group.

Roaster
Colby Barr and Ryan O’Donovan, Verve Coffee.

VIP Chef
Robbie Lewis, Bon Appétit Management Company.

Featured Guest Chefs
Ian Farrell and Alex Olson, Bon Appétit Management Company.

Thursday Jun 13, 2013
6:30pm
$95 general admission, $150 VIP
AT&T Park
24 Willie Mays Plaza

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