Richard Blais to headline Citi Taste of Tennis in Indian Wells

Citi Taste of Tennis announced Thursday that Top Chef alum Richard Blais will headline the roster of world class chefs at the March 5 event that will kick off tennis season in Indian Wells.

Blais will be joined by James Beard Award Winning Chef John Mooney as the event’s chef ambassador, as well as, Larry Eells as Host Chef. The event will take place at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa on Monday, March 5th from 7 pm to 10 pm. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the United Way of the Desert.

“We are excited to bring this event back to the desert and kick off an exciting time in Indian Wells,” said Judi Lerner, president of AYS. “We’ve added more chefs and even more experiences to create the ultimate party thanks to the support of Citi, The Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa, City of Indian Wells and our partnership with the United Way of the Desert.”

Additonial chefs scheduled to appear are:

Jose Garces (Garces Group) – Andrew Copley (A3) – Andrew Daly (Hyatt Regency) – Drew Davis (Catalan) – Tara Lazar (Birba/ Mr. Lyons) – Bruno Lopez (The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage) – Karine Moulin (Hyatt Regency) – Engin Onural (The Venue Sushi) – Ruben Ortiz (Las Cazuelas Nuevas) – Nestor Ruiz (Trio) – Brandon Weimer (Brandini Toffee)

Tickets are $200. You can grab yours or get more info here.

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