NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The BCA will celebrate its 7th annual Global Food and Wine Experience. During this event, over 50 chefs, wine merchants, and hundreds of food connoisseurs will join together to create a platform for extraordinary culinary exploration. As part of the event’s unique experience, more than 75 culinary students will be working side-by-side with New York’s premier industry professionals as they prepare and unveil the latest trends in cuisine.

The affair, titled “Diversity in Food and Wine,” is scheduled to take place at the Prince George Ballroom in New York, New York on Thursday, September 30th from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Event highlights will include fine restaurant displays of gourmet tastings paired with winemakers, distributors and outlets from around the world. Menu highlights include: Carolina Style Pulled Pork Strudel, Ginger Molasses Chicken on Sugarcane, Shrimp Apple Corn Cakes with Sweet Cream Drizzle, Maryland Lump Crab with Chili Fennel Slaw, Guava Glazed Ribs and Smoked Chicken Jambalaya, paired with wines from South America, New Zealand, Italy, California, South Africa and France.

In addition, a wide selection of gourmet desserts will include Puerto Rican Rum Cake, Sweet Potato Cheese Cake, Peach Crumble with Ginger Anglaise and Chocolate Bourbon Velvet Cake paired with an array of international dessert and ice wines.

The event will celebrate the remarkable lifetime accomplishments of Bernard Sun, Corporate Beverage Director of Jean Georges Management. Throughout his career, Mr. Sun has worked to promote both excellence and diversity within the restaurant and culinary industries. The BCA is honored to highlight his accomplishments and contributions to the hospitality and culinary fields.

The BCA is a national, not-for-profit organization devoted to the enhancement of professional and educational opportunities for people of color within the food-service and hospitality industry. The value is in the investment of young people who are considering careers in the culinary and hospitality industry.

Tickets for this year’s Global Food and Wine Experience may be purchased online at or by phone at (212) 643-6570.

For those interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor at this year’s event, please contact Hope Spithaler at for more information.

WHERE: The Prince George Ballroom, 25 East 27th St., New York, NY 10016.
WHEN: Thursday, September 30, 2010 from 7 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
COST: $100 for advance-purchase; $125 at the door; $200 VIP Admission.
TICKETS: Online Ticket Sales at

Corporate sponsorship packages are available upon request.

Media Contact: Hope Spithaler, (212) 643-6570,

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Original Keywords: The BCA, Global Food and Wine Experience, Food, Wine, Cooking, Foodservice Distribution, Diversity, career, events, cuisine, chefs, students, event, NYC, Bernard Sun, diversity within the restaurant, careers in the culinary and hospitality industry BCA Global New York New York NEW YORK, N.Y.

Alternate Headline: 7th Annual Global Food and Wine Experience in New York

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