Cafe del Rey hosts Cakebread Cellars Wine Dinner – Thurs., January 23, 2014


Executive Chef Chuck Abair invites diners to an exclusive evening featuring a seasonal Mediterranean menu and diverse wines from Napa Valley’s Cakebread Cellars, $100 per person

  On Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 6:15 p.m., Marina del Rey’s seaside dining destination CAFE del REY will host an intimate five-course wine pairing dinner (accommodating 40 guests in total), showcasing wines from Cakebread Cellars for $100 per person*. Executive Chef Chuck Abair will pair Cakebread Cellars’ renowned Napa Valley wine varietals with Mediterranean-inspired flavors in thoughtfully-prepared dishes such as:

  •  Sturgeon Latkes with red onion soubise, caviar, and crème fraîche
  • 2012 Sauvignon Blanc
  • Arctic Char with spinach, king mushrooms, coriander, and salmon “chicharónes”
  • 2012 Chardonnay
  • Pork Tenderloin with grilled escarole, apple relish, and braised pork beggar’s purse
  • 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Rack of Lamb with stuffed grape leaves, eggplant sofrito, and hummus
  • 2011 Pinot Noir
  • Grapefruit Bellini with grapefruit sorbet, raspberry, and candied pears
  • 2012 Tavistock Prosecco

dining2WHEN:           Thursday, January 23, 2014

Passed hors d’oeuvres begin at 6:15 p.m. | Dinner is served at 7 p.m.

COST:            $100 per person*; includes a five-course prix fixe menu with wine pairings

Seating is limited to 40 seats.  Reservations can be made by calling the restaurant at 310.823.6395

*Please note: tax and gratuity are not included

WHERE:         CAFE del REY | 4451 Admiralty Way | Marina del Rey, CA 90292 | 310.823.6395


Located in Marina del Rey, directly along the marina docks, CAFE del REY offers seasonal, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine from Executive Chef Chuck Abair. With unparalleled views of the harbor and a naturally lit, vibrant interior, CAFE del REY provides diners with a casually sophisticated dining experience, representative of the best of what Southern California has to offer in both cuisine and ambiance. Just a 10-minute drive from Los Angeles International Airport, yet ideally located along the tranquil Marina del Rey harbor, CAFE del REY is convenient for both visitors and locals alike. The 225-seat restaurant is open for lunch Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., and weekend brunch Saturday 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., and Sunday 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dinner hours are Monday-Thursday from 5:30-10:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday 5:30-10:30 p.m., and Sunday 5:00-9:30 p.m. CAFE del REY’s lounge menu is available daily from 2:30-10:00 p.m.; 50% off (food only) from 2:30-7:00 p.m. and 9:00-10:00 p.m. Complimentary valet parking during lunch. For additional information, please call 310.823.6395, or visit Like and follow CAFE del REY on Facebook and Twitter.



With 40 harvests under their belts, and the second generation of winemaking Cakebreads now running the winery, the little family winery has become one of the most successful and respected wineries in America, renowned for its world-class vineyards, wines, and hospitality. Since its founding in 1973 by Jack and Dolores, Cakebread Cellars has been famous for its warm, gracious hospitality and unmatched wines. Cakebread Cellars has vineyard properties located throughout Napa Valley and a location in the Anderson Valley. The winery ranches surrounding the production facility in Rutherford are where it all began. Over the years, the family has continued to acquire additional vineyard parcels throughout Napa Valley and the North Coast.