Culinary

Junior Achievement of South Florida’s Circle of Wise Women host JA World Uncorked V presented by Premier Beverage on Saturday, January 24th, 2015 from 6:30pm to 10:30pm at their unique venue JA World Huizenga Center in Coconut Creek at the Broward College Campus.

The Uncorked V Experience — A Fork & Cork Affair — will delight the senses with tantalizing bites, premier wines & spirits and intriguing craft beers with amazing desserts from South Florida’s best culinary establishments inside the mini-city known as JA World. Check out each culinary partner participating at our Culinary Stations page here. >>Click here for the Uncorked Experience PDF to help you create your own culinary adventure.

JA World Uncorked V presented by Premier Beverage. Sip, Savor and Create Your Own Experience. Chef Chairs, Wes Bonner of Publix Aprons Cooking School & Catering and Marc Gruverman of The Capital Grille will lead the culinary brigade. Paula DaSilva of 3030 Ocean, a veteran of TV’s Hell’s Kitchen, Chad Thilborger, Food Personality/Cookbook author, Beauty & the Feast, Brio, Chima, McCoy’s Oceanfront at the Pompano Marriott, Pelican Landing at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six, Shake Shack, Hard Rock Café, Hollywood, FL and Grille 401 are signature stations. New this year, Premier Beverage Mixology and Training Center’s Nick Nistico, with the team at Stache 1920’s Drinking Den, introduce a cocktail takeover to Uncorked V guests featuring the Jack Daniel’s Family of Brands, Jackson Family Wines, Korbel California Champagne and Woodford Reserve.  2015-UcorkedFB

Our Leadership & Culinary Team

Bob & Susan Drinon and Renée Korbel Quinn – Event Chairs

Resident Chef Wes Bonner, Publix Aprons Cooking School – Chef Chair

Executive Chef Marc Gruverman, The Capital Grille– Chef Chair

Nick Nistico, Premier Beverage and Brian Freed, Stache 1920’s Drinking Den

Rose Faraone, Honorary Chair and Jeroboam Sponsor

Chef Director John “Jack” Kane, Honorary Culinary Chair

Chad Thilborger, A Whole Heap of Goodness, Dessert Bash Host

Executive Chef Paula DaSilva, 3030 Ocean

Katie Leibick, Premier Beverage

Grant Rook and Neel Amin, Brown Forman

John Linn, Funky Buddha Brewery

Diana Metcalf, JA Coordinator

Uncorked V Committee

Renée Quinn, Co-Chair/Strategic Planning & Communication

Auction: Brenda Franco, Christine Speedy and Diana Metcalf
Event Coordination: Jacqueline Draizin and Jennifer Sorci
Invitations & Mailing: Karola Woodworth
Partnerships & Sponsorships: Diana Metcalf and Renée Quinn
Uncorked Awards: Rose Faraone and Katrina Golobowich