Julia Child and Kurt Russell Make a Splash at Bacara Resort’s Food and Wine Weekend

Although Julia Child is no longer with us, her spirit is alive and cooking. Besides the film Julie and Julia, there is probably no finer tribute to her memory and culinary contribution than that of the annual Bacara Resort’s Santa Barbara Food and Wine Weekend. After all, Julia chose to live out her final years in the area and, as we and many others can attest, she was a regular at the Saturday Farmers’ Market and her favorite neighborhood restaurants. She was approachable, chatty and always eager to share a food find. Embracing this same spirit, the food and wine event, dedicated in her honor, is filled with exuberant, lively interchange between the experts and the guests who want to explore, learn, eat, commemorate and make this event a yearly must. Plus, this year brought out celebrity power couple Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn.

Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Diane Sukiennik is an internationally recognized writer, coach, keynote speaker, consultant, educator and licensed therapist. She is the author of The Career Fitness Program: Exercising Your Options, 11th edition, Prentice Hall, the most widely used text in colleges and universities in the subject area. A self-proclaimed 'leisurologist,' she speaks French and Spanish, is an avid world traveler and...(Read More)

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