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Black Culinary Alliance Celebrates Global Food And Wine Experience
This September, 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 PM to 10:30 PM. "The BCA is an incredible organization that offers opportunities to young ethnic students who need and appreciate guidance in the culinary field. It's my pleasure to be involved and to teach these young people what they can't learn in culinary school," stated Sue Torres, owner of SueƱos Restaurant. A diverse organization with members nationwide, the BCA strives to educate the public about the value of its mission. A main portion of the BCA's focus is on spreading the message to young students of color about endless career opportunities in the culinary and hospitality fields.

Event highlights will include a culinary sampling from select restaurants paired with winemakers, distributors and outlets from around the world as well as fine restaurants displaying gourmet tastings while culinary students work side by side with established chefs and other industry professionals. This event is not only a fantastic experience for the guests in attendance, but a wonderful opportunity for students to get hands-on experience working in an up-scale, professional atmosphere alongside of the professionals that they aspire to become.  In addition, 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.

About the BCA
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.

Ticket Information
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 7pm-10:30pm
COST: $100 for advance-purchase; $125 at the door; $200 VIP Admission
TICKETS: Online Ticket Sales at
**Sponsor packages are also available.**
Contact for more information.

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