The American Truffle Company proudly introduces the inaugural Napa Truffle Festival, presented by Lexus, December 10-12, 2010, featuring a unique gathering of leading truffle cultivation experts and scientists, along with internationally renowned Michelin Star chefs and special guests from the food and wine world. The focus of the Festival is primarily black truffles?specifically, Tuber melanosporum (the winter or P?rigord truffle) and Tuber aestivum/uncinatum (the summer or Burgundy truffle), which will be discussed, examined, probed, prepared, demonstrated, and finally paired with wines and feasted upon. Cultivation experts and scientists include Dr. Paul Thomas, partner and chief scientist, American Truffle Company and Managing Director, Mycorrhizal Systems Ltd (UK).” Website: American Truffle Company; Michelin Star Chef Ken Frank of La Toque Napa Valley joins us to discuss the multi-course truffle menu (each course prepared by a Michelin Star chef) and wine pairing. The high

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