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Taste of the Port 2016


September 22
6:00-9:00 pm

Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier
1000 N Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101


Event Overview

Enjoy an evening on the Bay at the Port of San Diego’s Taste of the Port event on September 22. Experience tastings from top waterfront restaurants, while watching three of San Diego’s best chefs square off in a live Top Green Chef competition. The event will highlight sustainable cooking including locally sourced ingredients and fresh fish. Enjoy live entertainment, drinks, and product demos. Takeaki Tadokoro from Sushi Tadokoro will be onsite to prepare sushi using regionally sourced products from sustainable marine farms and commercial fisheries. Space is limited and this event will sell out. Advance purchase of tickets is highly recommended.



Competing Chefs

Executive Creative Chef Katy Smith, Puesto​
In support of Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center

Executive Chef Michael Poompan, Marriott Coronado Island Resort & Spa
In support of Food2Soil

Executive Chef Kyle Kovar, Tom Ham’s Lighthouse
In support of San Diego Coastkeeper


Sharon Cloward, President- Port Tenants Association
David Graham, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, City of San Diego
Troy Johnson, Food Editor at San Diego Magazine
Chairman Marshall Merrifield, Port of San Diego and Ginny Merrifield
Emcee Ted Garcia, iHeart

Port Restaurants

Bali Hai 
Ben & Jerry's Seaport Village
Blue Wave Bar and Grill
Flagship Cruises & Events
Flour & Barley
Gelato Paradiso
Hornblower Cruises & Events
Loews Coronado Bay Resort
Marriott Coronado Island Resort & Spa
Sally's Fish House & Bar
San Diego Convention Center
Slow Food Urban San Diego
Tom Ham's Lighthouse
Tuna Harbor Dockside Market
+ more to be added soon

Breweries & Wineries

AleSmith Brewing Company
Coronado Brewing Company
Fallbrook Winery
Mike Hess Brewing
Mission Brewery
Rekorderlig Cider
+ more to be added soon





Driving North on Interstate 5: Take I-5 into downtown San Diego. Exit on Hawthorn (airport exit). Hawthorn Street steers west toward the San Diego Bay waterfront and Harbor Drive. At Harbor Drive, make a left. From that point, the cruise ship terminal is approximately one-fourth of a mile south on the right.


Parking Instructions

The San Diego B Street Cruise Ship Terminal at 1140 North Harbor Drive is approximately ten minutes from San Diego International Airport and the Santa Fe Train Station. It also is easy to access from San Diego’s major freeway systems. A $10 flat fee will be charged for The San Diego B Street Cruise Ship Terminal.

For more parking options visit https://www.portofsandiego.org/recreation/parking.html.




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