James Beard Award-Winning Talent Lead Chef Michael Mina’s Georgetown Wine & Dine This November at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC

Four Seasons, Bourbon Steak DC and Company Fine Wine once again join forces to host second annual Georgetown Wine & Dine benefitting cancer research at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital
August 1, 2023,
Washington, DC, U.S.A.

Today, Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC and Chef Michael Mina’s Bourbon Steak DC announce the return of Georgetown Wine & Dine, a culinary showcase held in collaboration with Company Fine Wine. Taking place on November 2 and 3, 2023, this year’s Georgetown Wine & Dine will feature culinary talent including Chefs Nina Compton, Adam Sobel, Michael White, Jose Mendin, Hillary Sterling, Brad Kilgore, Gilles Epié, Stéphane Gratier and Yuan Tang alongside Chef Mina, and will benefit the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital.

Building on its inaugural year, the 2023 Georgetown Wine & Dine will feature two full days of culinary festivities, including tastings, masterclasses, and a chefs dinner crafted by Michelin-starred chefs and James Beard Award winners, as well as elevated decor elements by renowned event planner Marcy Blum. Showcasing the talents of Chef Michael Mina and those who built their careers under his wing, including Chef Adam Sobel, this gastronomic retreat will provide guests with unparalleled access to some of the greatest chefs in the country, with intimate gatherings and events taking them behind the culinary curtain.

The Georgetown Wine & Dine Weekend’s showpiece event, the Fine Wines & Celebrity Chefs Dinner, which will be held on the evening of November 3 at Bourbon Steak, will be hosted by Chefs Mina and Sobel and will featuring visiting Chefs Nina Compton, Michael White, Jose Mendin, Hillary Sterling and Brad Kilgore in addition to local DC talent Gilles Epié, Stéphane Gratier and Yuan Tang. The intimate, six-course meal will include one dish from each celebrated chef, with wine pairings selected for each course from host wineries Peter Michael, Charles Krug and Domaine H. William Harlan in collaboration with Company Fine Wine.

“We’re thrilled to be bringing Georgetown Wine & Dine back to our flagship location of Bourbon Steak in the heart of Washington, DC,” says Chef Mina. “This event allows for amazing collaboration and creativity, with our Bourbon Steak craftspeople working alongside some of the most celebrated chefs in the country. We look forward to welcoming our visiting chefs, as well as food and wine lovers from DC and beyond, to this exciting culinary showcase in our Nation’s Capital.”

In its second year, The Georgetown Wine & Dine will continue the longstanding support for cancer research by Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC, furthering the mission of The Race to Beat Cancer, which the Hotel originally launched 42 years ago. This culinary celebration will provide oenophiles, fine wine collectors and foodies an unparalleled experience, while supporting those in the community who are impacted by cancer.     

This year’s beneficiary, the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital is among the top cancer centres in the country, with their physicians and researchers receiving international recognition for their innovative research and leadership in patient care. Proceeds from Georgetown Wine & Dine will support cancer research at Sibley, which has more than 100 clinical trials open at any given time, ensuring patients have access to world-class, innovative and ground-breaking care provided by teams of specialists in a state-of-the-art facility.

“I’m thrilled to participate in this year’s Georgetown Wine & Dine,” says Ashwani Rajput, MD, Director of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. “The clinical trials program at Sibley has experienced tremendous growth, and the funds raised at this event will directly impact our ability to continue to bring novel treatments to cancer patients in our community.”

Tickets to Georgetown Wine & Dine Weekend go on sale on Tuesday, August 1, 2023 and will be offered a la carte through the event website, with accommodations also available at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC. Additional events and participating chefs and wineries will be announced in the coming weeks.

Events at Glance:

Thursday, November 2, 2023

  • Washington, DC Wine Weekend Welcome Reception at Bourbon Steak

Friday, November 3, 2023

  • Masterclass tastings with participating wineries and distillers at Four Seasons
  • Fine Wines & Celebrity Chefs Dinner at Bourbon Steak

About Bourbon Steak

Located in Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC, Bourbon Steak is Chef Michael Mina’s love letter to the American steakhouse experience; classic Americana infused with Chef Mina’s arsenal of world flavours and flair for the dramatic. Offering the best steak, seafood, and wine selection in the District, Bourbon Steak invites guests to relax and indulge. For more than a decade, Bourbon Steak DC has been recognized with the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence, given to wine lists that display excellent breadth across multiple winegrowing regions.

About The Mina Group

Founded by James Beard Award-Winning Chef Michael Mina, MINA Group is a San Francisco-based restaurant management company specializing in developing and operating innovative full-service dining concepts. At its more than 30 restaurants, MINA Group aims to delight the senses and provide one-of-a-kind, chef-driven dining experiences that showcase the best of food, wine, and spirits. With fine dining roots and Michelin-star sensibilities, MINA Group’s restaurant collection delivers impeccable service, accessible hospitality and the ultimate in the culinary arts to guests around the world.

About Company Fine Wine

Company Fine Wine is a Napa, California-based retail firm that helps both experienced collectors and those new to wine manage and develop their collections. Drawing from a network of the best vineyards and providers from around the world, Company Fine Wine acquires both special and everyday bottles. Extending their services beyond that of a traditional wine retailer, they offer their clients assistance with arranging dinners, wine tastings, gifting and the assessment of current wine holdings.

About Sibley Memorial Hospital

Sibley Memorial Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine in northwest Washington, DC, has a distinguished history of serving the community since its founding as a school for nurses in 1890. As a not-for-profit, full-service, 288-bed community hospital, Sibley offers medical, surgical, obstetric, oncology and orthopedic treatment, intensive care, skilled nursing inpatient services and a state-of-the-art, 24-hour emergency department. Sibley’s campus is also home to Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, the Johns Hopkins Proton Therapy Center, Grand Oaks (an assisted living residence), a medical building with physician offices and ambulatory surgery and imaging centres. The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital provides world class care by teams of specialists in medical oncology, radiation oncology and surgical oncology, with access to advanced treatments through clinical trials and robust patient support services. As one of only 42 proton centres in the US, the Johns Hopkins Proton Therapy Center at Sibley is one of the largest and most advanced cancer centres in the world. 

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