Chef Tyler Florence to Host 2011 San Francisco Fall Antiques Show
8/2/2011 1:36:02 PM
Join Chef Tyler Florence in San Francisco at the Fall Antiques Show.
For all Chef Tyler Florence fans,
Chef Tyler Florence To Host SF Fall Antiques Show
Thursday, October 27–Saturday, October 29 Hidden Treasure-Themed Show
Fills Fort Mason’s Festival Pavilion
San Francisco, CA – August 2, 2011 – Starting October 27, The San Francisco Fall Antiques Show Benefiting Enterprise for High School Students, celebrates its 30th anniversary at the Festival Pavilion of Fort Mason Center. Over 60 carefully-vetted new and returning dealers will present a superb array of thousands of best-in-class decorative and fine art objects. This year’s theme, Hidden Treasures, is inspired by the pearl, the treasure hidden within an oyster shell that is the traditional 30th anniversary gift.
On Wednesday, October 26, the fair kicks off with its glittering opening night Preview Party, with all proceeds going to Enterprise for High School Students. This year’s benefit will be hosted, by internationally-renowned chef Tyler Florence, who has delighted the culinary cognoscenti with his contemporary take on classic cuisine. In keeping with the theme, the Preview Party gala will feature an Oyster Bar, sponsored by 1stdibs, along with a special amuse bouche recipe by Chef Florence.
“I am delighted to be Honorary Chair of this special event, which joins my love of good design with my passion for youth education,” said Chef Florence. “I am inspired by Enterprise for High School Students’ mission of empowering teens to invest in their futures and pursue their goals and passions from a young age.”
“We are thrilled to have Chef Florence serve as this year’s Honorary Chair,” said Lisa Podos, Strategic and Creative Consultant for the show. “His creativity in marrying the contemporary with the classic and bringing new flavor to timeless cuisine is a perfect metaphor for this year’s theme.”
Honorary Chair Chef Tyler Florence and Show Chair Michele Goss are joined by a roster of outstanding Chairs, including: O.J. and Gary Shansby, Elizabeth and Paul Touw, Laura King Pfaff, Lisa and John Grotts, Jenna Hunt, Jennifer Raiser, Suzanne Tucker and Premier Sponsor Chair, Amanda Wallis, Northern California and Nevada Regional Head of U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management.
Visitors will be welcomed by an eye-catching installation, designed by renowned San Francisco-based architect Andrew Skurman. The special Loan Exhibition, guest curated by Maria Santangelo of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and historian Holland Lynch, will showcase intriguing works of art that have an element of surprise.
DATES AND HOURS
Preview Party: Wednesday, October 26, 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Show: Thursday, October 27–Saturday, October 29, 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Sunday, October 30, noon to 5 p.m.
Fort Mason Center Festival Pavilion, Marina Boulevard at Buchanan Street, San Francisco, CA
About The San Francisco Fall Antiques Show
The San Francisco Fall Antiques Show benefiting Enterprise for High School Students is the oldest and most prestigious international antiques fair on the West Coast. Each year, the fair features an extraordinary range of fine and decorative arts, representing all styles and periods including American, English, Continental, and Asian furniture, silver, ceramics, glass, jewelry, rugs, textiles, paintings, prints, and photographs. The 30th annual Show will be held Thursday, October 27–Saturday, October 29, 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, October 30, noon to 5 p.m. For more information, or to purchase tickets, please visit www.sffas.org