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September 25, 2010 (Sat)
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chase Cellars @ Hayne Vineyard
2252 Sulphur Springs
St. Helena, CA 94574

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Cost: $75 General / $125 VIP

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ProteinU Presents: PRIMAL NAPA on September 25th
“Celebrating Fire Cooking, Meat and the Art of Butchering”

PRIMAL, the second annual outdoor gathering of local butchers and renowned chefs preparing a bounty of heritage meats while celebrating hardwood fire cooking methods, butchering and whole animal utilization. Held at Chase Cellars’ Hayne Vineyards, guests will be able to explore chefs’ creations along side great wines and spirits, while enjoying the gorgeous Napa Valley setting. The event will also feature multi-animal breakdown demonstrations from lamb to whole sides of beef. Together, we are honoring the art of the butcher while promoting responsible farms and local agriculture through fire cooking. This is PRIMAL.
CHEFS & BUTCHERS (bolded are the new additions): Ryan Farr: 4505 Meats; Avedano’s Holly Park Market; Dave the Butcher; Joshua Applestone, Fleisher’s Grass-Fed & Organic Meats, New York;
Lindy & Grundy Meats, Los Angeles; Craig Deihl, Cypress, Charleston; Todd Humphries, Martini House; John Stewart, Black Meat Pig Co.; Duskie Estes, zazu restaurant + farm / bovolo; John Sundstrom, Lark, Seattle; Peter McNee, Poggio; Sheamus Feeley, Farmstead; Peter Jacobsen, Team Toast; Rob Larman, Cochon Volant; John Fink, The Whole Beast; Mark Pasternak, Devil’s Gulch Ranch; Mark Dommen, One Market Restaurant; Dave Varley, Bourbon Steak DC (and 2010 Grand Cochon winner); Michael Sullivan, Blackberry Farm, TN; Chad Colby, Mozza, Los Angeles; Aaron London, Ubuntu; Polly Lappetito, Wine Spectator Greystone Restaurant; Matt Kerley, Magnolia Brew Pub; Jonathan Bodnar, Tall Chef Catering; John Sorensen, Sorensen Catering; Corrie Beezley, The Farmers Market Pantry; and the “Who’s Your Butcher?” Contest winner, Kari Underly of Range Inc., Chicago.
WINE & LIBATIONS (bolded are the new additions): Chase Cellars, Domaine Serene, Wind Gap Wines, Zacherle Wines, Cimarossa, Peay Vineyards, Capiaux Cellars, Long Meadow Ranch, Alysian Wines, Hartwell Estate Wines, Erna-Schein Vineyards, Behrens Family Winery, W.H. Smith Wines, Failla Wines, Pine Ridge Wines, Chehalem Wines, Dobbes Family Estate, Rubicon, Barlow Vineyards, PlumpJack, Rudius Wines, CADE Winery, Diamond Terrace, Cornerstone Cellars, Neal Family Vineyards, Terraces, The Grade Cellars, Magnolia Brewery, Alembic SF…
A GLIMPSE OF THE STATIONS: Butcher Demonstration & Charity Raffle, Whole Fire-Roasted Animals, Artisan Sausage Demo, Wood-Fired Slathered Breads, Fire-Dancing Roasted Rabbits, Heirloom Bean and Haut Dog Station, Cow Station of Sliders, TarTar and Roasts (21 day-aged Long Meadow Ranch), Bacon Hall of Fame Tasting Bar, Wine Tastings, Special Custom Brews by Magnolia and Daniel Hyatt Mixing Spirits.
THE MEATS & FARMS: Over two thousand pounds of naturally raised, wood-fired proteins from Long Meadow Ranch, Hudson Ranch, 4505 Meats; Black Meat Pig Co.; Newman Farm Berkshire, Devil’s Gulch Ranch; Rossotti Ranch, Biagio Artisan Meats and local lambs provided by the American Lamb Board and Sonoma Direct.
Everyone can see videos and demos of food being prepared at Primal on Thursday and Friday prep days via Facebook and Twitter @ProteinU. This will be the first time guests have access to sneak peeks at what chefs will be cooking for Saturday's big event.
WHEN: Saturday, September 25, 2010

WHERE: Chase Cellars’ Hayne Vineyard - 2252 Sulphur Springs Avenue, St. Helena, CA 94574
This is an outdoor event, rain or shine, attendees should plan accordingly.

WHY: A portion of the proceeds will benefit the City of Napa Fire Explorers program, a vocational firefighter-training program for Napa County youth. The St Helena Farmers Market will benefit from all the proteins raffled off during the Butcher Demonstration.

COST/TICKETS: Open to the public, general admission is $75 per person. VIP tickets are $125 and g
uests of the VIP will enjoy reserve wines, cured meats from all over the country, private bacon tasting, wood-fired oysters and a special selection of Domaine Serene wines from Oregon. The VIP area will include seating and will be open from 2-6:30pm. PRE-PURCHASE OF TICKETS RECOMMENDED as event expected to sell out. 

Sneak Peak videos will be shot from our gracious host venue in St. Helena - Long Meadow Ranch Winery and Farmstead Restaurant. Media is welcome but must contact

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