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Taste of Wheaton 2012 Food and Wine/Cocktail Pairing

Release Date: April 24, 2012

The 17th Annual Taste of Wheaton will highlight food and wine/cocktail paring at select downtown Wheaton restaurants

The event features selections by:

JANET CAM, best known as the co-proprietor of LePavillon (the first nouvellecuisine restaurant in America) restaurant winner of The Wine Spectator’s Grand Award, and the Managing Director of the legendary Lutèce. Janet provides consulting services to restaurant and hospitality related businesses through a collaborative process to build profitable ventures from the ground up and redevelops existing businesses into fresh, competitive operations. She is a board member of Les Dames d’Escoffier.


 JESSE DEAN – Barman, Educator and Conjurer of Spirits
Owner of LIBATIONS BAR SCHOOL – DC’s only artisanal bartending and spirits educational center, offering professional and entertainment courses.


THERESA MORRISON - author on wine travel and wholesale merchant of artisan
wines. Owner of BOUTIQUE VINEYARDS, Theresa brings diversity to your wine choices
with eclectic and sustainable small farmers.,


Jill Zimorski - Charlottesville, Virginia native and University of Virginia Alumnus, Jill Zimorski moved to Washington DC in 2003. After first working with Chef Bryan Voltaggio at Charlie Palmer Steak, Jill left in 2006 to work for Chef Jose Andres as Beverage Director for his restaurant company, ThinkFoodGroup. When Voltaggio opened Volt, he invited Zimorski to work with him again and Zimorski joined the Volt team in August of 2011 as Wine Director. Zimorski is a Certified Sommelier, Diploma Candidate with the Wine & Spirits Education Trust and a Faculty Member of the Washington Wine Academy.