Monterey, Calif., July 9, 2014; Monterey Jazz Festival is pleased to announce that it will partner with AQUA TERRA Culinary for the Festival’s Premier Club during the 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 19–21.
Voted the Best Caterer in Monterey County in 2014 by the Monterey County Weekly, AQUA TERRA Culinary specializes in using farm-to-table products that are responsibly sourced with an emphasis on seasonality, quality and minimizing environmental impact. Founded and led by chef and CEO Dory Ford, AQUA TERRA Culinary has been a Monterey Peninsula favorite caterer for weddings, corporate, and private events since 2010. Additionally, AQUA TERRA provides year-round food service for A Taste of Monterey Wine Market & Bistro in Cannery Row, and fully runs and operates the Pacific Grove Golf Link’s restaurant, Point Pinos Grill.
”Dory and his team at AQUA TERRA Culinary are an exceptional addition to the Monterey Jazz Festival experience,” said Chris Doss, Managing Director of Monterey Jazz Festival. “Their values align with the Festival’s ‘green and healthy living’ ideals and I am sure that guests will find his food delicious.”
“We are very excited for the opportunity to partner with Monterey Jazz Festival, and bring a fresh customized culinary experience to the Premier Club and its patrons,” said AQUA TERRA’s Dory Ford. “We believe that bringing creative, inventive cuisine is the perfect complement to the energy and efforts put forth by the musicians and the Festival.”
The Premier Club has become the hospitality center for the Annual Monterey Jazz Festival. Guests enjoy a central Festival location to comfortably relax featuring complimentary dining and non-alcoholic beverages, a no-host “top-shelf” bar, closed-circuit Arena simulcasts and private restrooms. Arena or Grounds Ticket purchase is required.
Premier Club hospitality passes can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499. Single-Day Premier Club hospitality passes are $65 for Friday, and $100 for Saturday or Sunday. Full Weekend Premier Club hospitality passes are $265.
The Festival features 500 artists, and more than 100 performances from iconic and emerging jazz artists on eight stages, spanning two days and three nights, accompanied by exhibits, presentations, educational events, and an array of international cuisine and shopping on the oak-studded 20 acres of the Monterey County Fair & Event Center.
About Monterey Jazz Festival
Monterey Jazz Festival is dedicated to perpetuating the uniquely American form of music known as jazz by producing performances that celebrate the legacy and expand the boundaries of jazz; and by presenting year-round local, regional, national, and international jazz education programs. Monterey Jazz Festival is a nonprofit organization and has donated its proceeds to musical education since its inception in 1958.
For more information please contact:
Timothy Orr, Marketing Associate
Monterey Jazz Festival
Direct Line: 510.652.1122
Monterey Office: 831.373.3366