Food Network Cooking Series Aarti Paarti Coming to
Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast

Seminar and Photo Opportunity on Sunday, October 2
Aarti Paarti

San Luis Obispo County, CA (September 23, 2011)-Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast 2011 announces that Aarti Sequeira, host of the Food Network cooking series, Aarti Paarti, will join SAVOR on Sunday, October 2 as part of the Main Event. Guests attending the Main Event may purchase a ticket to Aarti's noon seminar or meet her in the Central Coast Pavilion for a special photo opportunity from 1-3 p.m. Gates open at 10 a.m. Main Event tickets may be purchased in advance at, at the gate, and are also available at Farm Supply locations. Aarti Paarti tickets are available online while supplies last.

Born in Bombay, India and raised in Dubai, UAE, Aarti's lifelong appreciation for food began at a young age inspired by her faith, mother, cultural background and never-ending food experiments. Aarti's dream culinary job became a reality when she won Season 6 of the Food Network Star in August 2010. At SAVOR, Aarti will feature her culinary techniques as she expands her fans palates and culinary repertoire by imparting her knowledge of Indian Cuisine and putting an approachable spin on all-American classics.

"My friends and I watched Aarti compete last year and love her. We can't wait to see her in person and see how she pairs Central Coast wines with her cuisine," said Lauren Tognazzini. "It's so great to see such a young and successful Food Network Chef," stated the 23 year-old SAVOR coordinator.

Sunset magazine has partnered with the San Luis Obispo County Visitors & Conference Bureau to launch Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast 2011. For more event information and tickets, visit, or call 800.768.6653. Become a fan on Facebook:, or follow us on Twitter (@SavorCC). Ticket proceeds and sponsorships are considered donations to the San Luis Obispo County Visitors & Convention Bureau, a 501 c 6 non?profit tourism organization promoting San Luis Obispo County.

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About the San Luis Obispo Visitors & Conference Bureau
The San Luis Obispo County Visitors & Conference Bureau promotes San Luis Obispo County through advertising, marketing, public relations and group sales. Its membership base is comprised of over 500 tourism industry-related businesses including lodging properties, restaurants, wineries, golf courses and retail stores. For more information on the VCB, please visit or contact Molly Morrison Cano at 805.781.2531 or

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