May 11-14, 2011


Embassies, Residences, Restaurants, Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium and the Omni Shoreham Hotel


The Honorable John Breaux

The Honorable Trent Lott

Breaux Lott Leadership Group

First Growth

Chateau Haut-Brion

Special Guests

Jean-Philippe Delmas , Domaine Clarence Dillon

Bill Plante, CBS News

Jamie Ritchie, Sotheby's

Jancis Robinson, MW, JancisRobinson.com Ltd

Prince Robert of Luxembourg , Domaine Clarence Dillon


Boxwood Winery, Middleburg, VA

Château Beychevelle, Saint-Julien

Château Corbin, St. Emilion

Château Brane-Cantenac, Corinne Conroy

Château Carbonnieux, Pessac-Lèognan

Château Clinet, Pomerol

Château Coutet, Barsac, Sauternes

Château D'Issan, Margaux

Château Guiraud, Sauternes

Château Haut Bailly, Pessac-Lèognan

Château Haut-Brion, Pessac-Lèognan

La Mission Haut-Brion, Pessac-Lèognan

Château Lafon-Rochet, Saint-Estèphe

Château Malartic-Lagravière, Pessac-Léognan

Château Palmer, Margaux

Château Pontet-Canet, Pauillac

Diamond Creek Vineyards, Calistoga, CA

Domaine Drouhin Oregon, Dayton, OR

Domaine Serene, Dayton, OR

Evening Land Vineyards, St. Helena, CA

Ponzi Vineyards, Beaverton, OR

Realm Cellars, St. Helena, CA

Retour Wines, Carlton, OR

REX HILL, Newberg, OR

Thibaut-Janisson winery, Monticello, VA

Participating Chefs

Henry Adaniya Hank's Haute Dogs, Honolulu

Victor Albisu BLT Steak, Washington, DC

Graham Elliot graham elliot, Chicago, IL

Massimo Fabbri Ristorante Tosca & Posto, Washington, DC

Elizabeth Falkner Citizen Cake and Orson, San Francisco

Daniel Giusti 1789 Restaurant, Washington, DC

Gabrielle Hamilton Prune, New York

Brooks Headley Del Posto, New York

Matt Hill Charlie Palmer Steak, Washington, DC

Stephanie Izard The Girl & the Goat, Chicago

Gerry Klaskala Aria, Atlanta, GA

Liam M. LaCivita Liberty Tavern & Lyon Hall, Arlington

Sophie LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis Georgetown Cupcake, Washington, DC

Edward Lee 610 Magnolia, Louisville

Jamie Leeds Hank's Oyster Bar, Washington, DC

Tiffany MacIsaac Birch & Barley and Churchkey, Washington, DC

Brian McBride Blue Duck Tavern, Washington, DC

Brett McKee Roadside Kitchens, Charlotte, NC & Mt. Pleasant, SC

David Myers Comme Ça, Pizzeria Ortica Los Angeles & Las Vegas

Jacques Poulain Cacao Fine Chocolates and Pastry, Bethesda, MD

Javier Romero Taberna del Alabardero, Washington, DC

Rodney Scruggs Occidental, Washington, DC

Charmain Sithappah The Seasoned Pot, New York

Adam Sobel Bourbon Steak, Washington, DC

Jeff Tunks District Commons Restaurant, Washington, DC

Robert Weland Poste Moderne Brasserie, Washington, DC

Zac Young Flex Mussels, New York

Andrew Zimmerman Sepia, Chicago

Thursday Dinners

The Embassy of Luxembourg / Ambassador Pierre Vimont / Stephan Beauvallet, Ambassador's Chef / Domaine Clarence Dillon and Château Saint-Pierre

1789 Restaurant / Daniel Giusti, 1789 Restaurant / Retour Wines

Occidental Grill & Seafood / Rodney Scruggs, The Occidental Grill & Seafood / Château Corbin and Château d'Issan

The Embassy of Britain / Victor Albisu, BLT Steak / Château Carbonnieux and Château Lafon-Rochet

Residence of the Ambassador of South Africa / Ebrahim Rasool, The Ambassador of South Africa / Charmain Sithappah / Ken Forrester FMC, MR de Compostella, Klein Constantia Vin De Constance

Home of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Murphy / Edward Lee, 610 Magnolia, Louisville / Château Clinet and Château Coutet

Residence of the Ambassador of India / Meera Shankar, The Ambassador of India / Prakash Chandra, Ambassador's Chef / Wines of Good Earth

The Embassy of Australia / Chef Brett McKee of Roadside Kitchens

Residence of the Ambassador of Turkey / Namik Tan, The Ambassador of Turkey / Hasan Siyam, Ambassador's Chef

Bourbon Steak DC, Four Seasons Hotel / Adam Sobel, Bourbon Steak DC / Château Palmer

Blue Duck Tavern, Park Hyatt Washington / Brian McBride, Blue Duck Tavern & Park Hyatt Washington / Domaine Serene

United States Institute of Peace / Domaine Clarence Dillon

PS7's / Peter Smith, PS7's / Château and Château Guiraud presented by Xavier Planty

Top Sponsors

The Boeing Company

General Dynamics

American Airlines

Breaux Lott Leadership Group



Capital Trust Group


Abacus Technology

Addy Bassin's MacArthur Beverages


Exelon Corporation

Ford Motor Company

General Electric

Nuclear Energy Institute

PEPCO/Wachovia, a Wells Fargo Company

The Kane Company

Bank of America

CIMKO Strategies & ESI



American Medical Association


Ernst & Young LLP – National Tax


Truland Systems



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