Philly Pours is September 22 at The Fretz Showroom in the Philadelphia Navy Yard,
4050 S. 26th Street, Philadelphia PA, 19112. Doors open at 6 pm
RHD his honored to welcome Philadelphia Eagles legend Dick Vermeil and celebrity chef Sylva Senat as your hosts for Philly Pours Sept. 22, a unique wine and food event will showcasing Vermeil Wines and a menu specially designed by Chef Sylva of Maison 208. Proceed benefit RHD Children's Services. Join us Sept. 22, meet Dick Vermeil & Sylva Senat and help RHD provide essential services that support children in need.
RHD is thrilled to welcome Eagles greats Harold Carmichael, Keith Krepfle and Vince Papale as special guests for Philly Pours!
Dick Vermeil is a football legend, with a storied high school and college career (including a Rose Bowl win with UCLA over an undefeated and number-one-ranked Ohio State in 1976) before coaching in the NFL for the Philadelphia Eagles (1976–1982), St. Louis Rams (1997–1999) and Kansas City Chiefs (2001–2005). He took the Eagles to the Super Bowl in 1980, and led the Rams to their only world championship, with a thrilling Super Bowl win over the Tennessee Titans that was decided on the game’s final play. Every NFL team Vermeil coached had a losing record the year before he arrived, and each made the playoffs by Vermeil’s third season. He owns the distinction of being named "Coach of the Year" at every level: High School, Junior College, NCAA Division I and Professional Football.
Born in Calistoga, the northernmost town in the Napa Valley, Vermeil had two loves — football, and wine. His mother Alice, whose home was always open to those who loved good food, instilled a passion for family and friends in all four of her children. Louis, Dick’s father and owner-operator of The Owl Garage next to their home, instilled in Dick his passion for hard work, integrity, football and a love of good wine.
One of Philadelphia’s most celebrated executive chefs, Chef Sylva Senat had an illustrious rise to success at Buddakan in New York and Philadelphia. A French-speaking Haitian native with Manhattan fine-dining sensibilities, Senat is a kitchen-trained chef who learned from some of the absolute best. His latest project is Maison208, set to open in Washington Square this summer.
His culinary journey started at The Sign of The Dove in New York City, where he got his early training with Chef Andrew D’Amico. When the restaurant closed in 1998, Richard Grausman, founder of C-CAP Foundation, introduced him to Marcus Samuelsson at Aquavit where he worked for three years.