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SELANNE'S CHEF NAMED CULINARY VISIONARY FOR 14TH ANNUAL FLAVORS OF ORANGE COUNTY

Published: 08/04/2017
Award-winning Joshua Severson, who has served as executive chef of Selanne Steak Tavern since its opening in 2013, has been chosen to be the Culinary Visionary for the 2017 American Liver Foundation Flavors of Orange County gala fundraiser. On Sunday, October 15, at The Duke Hotel Newport Beach, Chef Severson and Selanne Steak Tavern will be recognized for ongoing dedication, support and commitment to the research, education and advocacy efforts of the American Liver Foundation.

Flavors of Orange County is a special culinary experience that showcases the signature dishes of area chefs who are invited to participate in this distinct evening featuring a cocktail reception and fine dining. Each participating chef will create a unique five-course dinner to be served tableside for one table of 12 guests. In addition, the glamorous evening hosted by celebrity chef and lifestyle expert Jamie Gwen will feature exciting silent and live auctions.

"I am highly honored to be designated as the 2017 culinary visionary of Flavors of Orange County," said Severson. "And, I look forward to working on this important American Liver Foundation fundraiser. It is my goal to help invite and lead a team of outstanding OC chefs who want to show off their culinary talents to discerning guests. I am pleased to do all I can to promote such an amazing evening of giving."
"From the beginning, it has always been our goal at Selanne Steak Tavern to offer the highest level of food, drinks and hospitality to our guests from far and near. Also, co-owner Teemu Selanne and I always strive to support important causes that affect the health and wellness of children and adults in Orange County and beyond," said co-owner Kevin Pratt "Being a part of the American Liver Foundation's Flavors of Orange County is a meaningful way we can help others."

14th Annual Flavors of Orange County Event
Date: Sunday, October 15, 2017
Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Location: The Duke Hotel Newport Beach (formerly known as Fairmont Newport Beach)
4500 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA
Ticket cost: $355 To buy tickets, visit https://alfflavors.org/orangecounty/tickets/
For more information: Visit https://alfflavors.org/orangecounty/

Mission of the American Liver Foundation
The mission of the American Liver Foundation is to facilitate, advocate and promote education, support and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease. For more information, visit liverfoundation.org.

About Selanne Steak Tavern
Selanne Steak Tavern, located at 1464 South Coast Highway in Laguna Beach, opened in November 2013 and is owned by Hockey Hall of Famer Teemu Selanne and local Orange County businessman Kevin Pratt. Housed in a reimagined 1934 historic home along the Pacific Coast, it's an upscale contemporary steak house with a downstairs tavern, bar and wine library, a loft upstairs for more intimate dining and two patios for alfresco dining. The restaurant supports local farms and fisheries that practice sustainability and humane practices. Menus feature the finest of steaks and seafood served with a variety of accompaniments enhanced by herbs from the restaurant's herb garden. Along with its carefully selected California-focused wine list, craft signature cocktails are created from quality farmers' market produce, homemade mixers and top-notch shelf spirits. Adjacent to the restaurant is TS Gourmet Shoppe offering a wide range of specialty foods including aged prime meats cut to order, as well as signed Teemu Selanne Moscow Mule mugs and apparel.

Selanne Steak Tavern is open for dinner only, nightly starting at 5 p.m. For reservations and more information, call 949-715-9881 or visit www.selannesteaktavern.com.

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