Chef Curtis Stone. (Photo courtesy of Curtis Stone)
Stone will curate menus for premium dining experiences at the 2023 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park
Breeders’ Cup Press Release
ARCADIA, Calif― Breeders’ Cup Limited today announced an exciting new collaboration with Michelin-starred Chef Curtis Stone, who will curate exclusive menus for premium dining areas at the 2023 Breeders’ Cup World Championships.
Best-in-class dining and hospitality offerings have become synonymous with the Breeders’ Cup, which will celebrate its 40th running Nov. 3-4 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California.
A native of Australia, Curtis Stone is a world-renowned chef, restaurateur, author, media personality, and businessman. The owner of critically acclaimed Gwen and Maude restaurants in Los Angeles and Georgie in Dallas, Stone will create innovative menus to be presented to approximately 9,000 guests over a two-day span at the World Championships.
“Our collaboration with Chef Stone is a testament to the Breeders’ Cup’s commitment to providing top-tier food, hospitality, and entertainment offerings for our guests,” said Drew Fleming, President and CEO of Breeders’ Cup Limited. “Chef Stone is incredibly talented, and we’re thrilled to again give racing fans a world-class culinary experience as they enjoy the unparalleled excitement of Thoroughbred racing’s championship weekend.”
Menus curated by Stone will be offered in the Silks Dining Room (3rd, 4th & 5th floors), Frontrunner Restaurant, Chandelier Room, Sportsbook Bar Seating, Trophy Lounge, Trackside Dining, Directors’ Room, Luxury Suites, 100 to 1 Club Suite, Eddie Logan Suite, and Stretch Run Suites. While tickets go on sale to the general public May 4, fans can begin browsing seating options and pricing at BreedersCup.com/Tickets and sign up to receive exclusive ticket pre-sale information at BreedersCup.com/2023.
“I’m excited to work with the Breeders’ Cup to bring a unique and elevated culinary experience to the 2023 World Championships,” Stone said. “The cuisine will reflect the unique nature of the event and the milestone 40th running.”
In addition to his critically acclaimed restaurants, Michelin-starred Stone is widely known for his appearances on television programs such as Take Home Chef, Top Chef Masters, the Emmy-nominated Top Chef Junior, Crime Scene Kitchen, and Netflix’s “Iron Chef: Quest for an Iron Legend.” A New York Times bestselling author, he has written six cookbooks and has developed Kitchen Solutions, a collection of cookware that has become the best-reviewed brand and top-selling culinary line on the Home Shopping Network.