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Come spend your weekend with me enjoying great food, wine, spirits and entertainment DTLA!  Check out my schedule from tasting to champagne my weekend is going to be exciting with world class chefs titillating my taste buds!  But don’t despair LA Food & Wine Fest has events going on simultaneously in Hollywood, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills with a selection of events over four days.   If only I could be in four places at once since I’d love to check out these events as well!

So come on and buy a ticket for the events and make sure to say ‘HI’ while we are wined, dined and get to enjoy great music!  Leave a note below to say what events you’ll be attending!

SOMM Epiphany Wine & Food Pairing hosted by Anthony Giglio

Richard Blais Cooking Demonstration
EVENT DETAILS Perhaps most recognizable as the winner of Bravo’s Top Chef All-Stars, Richard Blais is a successful chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and television personality. After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, Blais went on to train at French Laundry, Daniel, Chez Panisse, and el Bulli. This is a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with this young star and let him share some of the talent which has made him a successful restauranteur, chef and TV personality. 8/23/14, 10:30a – 11:45a DOWNTOWN: LA Center Studios Price: $50.00 $45.00
Tribute to Nancy Silverton
EVENT DETAILS A rare opportunity to recognize a woman who is acknowledged by her peers as a culinary icon. The recent recipient of the James Beard Outstanding Chef award, Nancy Silverton has delighted diners through many years of her ingredient inspired life. Very few seats are available to join us for an extravagant champagne reception followed by a five-course meal paired with exceptional wines. The chefs for the evening are Joachim Splichal of Patina in LA, Hiro Sone & Lissa Doumani of Ame in San Francisoco, Michael Chiarello of Bottega in Napa, Jonathan Waxman of Barbuto in New York and Michael Tusk from Quince and Cotogna in San Francisco. 8/22/14, 6:30p – 10:30p DOWNTOWN: Dining Room – Vibiana Price: $350.00 $315.00
One Pico Lunch with Sven Mede & Elizabeth Falkner Presented by Chase Sapphire Preferred
   EVENT DETAILS This year for the Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival, we’re planning an afternoon for a select group of diners to experience an unparalleled lunch with Chef Sven Mede & a Celebrity Guest Chef Presented by Chase Sapphire Preferred. Lunch at One Pico will feature a reception with passed hors d’oeuvres and bubbly, followed by a four-course meal with hand-selected, artisanal wines. 8/22/14, 12:00p – 2:30p SANTA MONICA: Dining Room – One Pico Price: $125.00 $112.50

 

 

 

 

Los Angeles Food & Wine, August 21-24, 2014

Ultimate Bites of L.A. Presented by Chase Sapphire Preferred Hosted by Graham Elliot
EVENT DETAILS Thursday night brings together chefs from Downtown, Westside, Hollywood and MidCity/Beverly Hills – to participate in the “Ultimate Bites of LA” walk-around tasting event presented by Chase Sapphire Preferred. Event guests will have the opportunity to sample dishes from several of the city’s most exciting culinary neighborhoods. VIP Access – Gets you early access a full 30 minutes before the General Admission and access to a VIP only cooking demonstration with Celebrity Chef Graham Elliot. Very Limited quantities are available. 8/21/14, 7:00p – 10:00p DOWNTOWN: Grand Avenue Price: $195.00 $175.50 VIP: $250.00 $225.00

 

Friday, August 22th

Asian Night Market Hosted by Iron Chef Morimoto
EVENT DETAILS The Asian Night Market will feature an abundance of unique tastings using Asian-inspired ingredients from some of the nation’s most influential chefs hosted by Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto. Join us as we re-invent the classic Night Market into a multi-sensory street food experience that brings the flavor of Asian night markets from Taipei to Kuala Lumpur to Grand Avenue! Serving up traditional as well as interpretive Asian street grub from both established restaurants and mom-and-pop joints, the Night Market recreates the celebratory chaos and delicious energy of the quintessential Asian Night Market experience with a distinct West Coast flavor. Along with tastings of street food from over 25 participating restaurants and eateries, admission includes custom cocktails, sake, shochu, beer and free-flowing wine. VIP Access – Gets you early access a full 30 minutes before the General Admission and access to a VIP only cooking demonstration with event host Iron Chef Morimoto. Very Limited quantities are available. 8/22/14, 7:00p – 10:00p DOWNTOWN: Grand Avenue Price: $125.00 $112.50 VIP: $175.00 $157.50

 

Saturday, August 23th

Pairing Cheese & Champagne with the First Lady of Fromage
EVENT DETAILS In addition to being a James Beard award-winning expert on cheese, Laura Werlin also has to be just about the nicest person in the food business. She’s published six books on cheese and her most recent entitled “Mac & Cheese, Please!” will have you rethinking this classic American staple in no time. A long-time friend of Pebble Beach and Los Angeles Food & Wine, Laura returns for our Fourth Anniversary to help you understand the world of cheese in a way that is informative and fun. Oh yes, there will be champagne, paired with Laura’s hand-picked cheese selections in a seminar that sells out each year. 8/23/14, 10:30a – 11:45a DOWNTOWN: Fifth Floor, Salon A – Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Price: $75.00 $67.50
Lexus Grand Tasting - Saturday
EVENT DETAILS The Lexus Grand Tasting at Los Angeles Food & Wine is the most spectacular opportunity to enjoy over 300 wines from some of the world’s most prestigious wineries. 25 Celebrity Chefs will showcase their culinary skills and provide delicious and decadent tasting samples of their cuisine. During this remarkable strolling event you will have access to book signings and photo sessions with some of the weekend’s biggest chef celebrities. Don’t miss this great opportunity to experience food and wine at its best. VIP Access – Gets you early access before General Admission and access to a VIP only Cooking Demonstration before the Grand Tasting. Very Limited Quantities are available. 8/23/14, 12:00p – 3:00p DOWNTOWN: LA Center Studios Price: $150.00 $135.00 VIP: $195.00 $175.50
Lexus Presents LIVE on Grand hosted by Michael Chiarello Featuring COMMON
EVENT DETAILS Lexus presents an unbelievable strolling reception, capped with an extraordinary musical performance by multi Grammy Award winning artist COMMON! 25 chefs and 200 wineries will serve up delicious tastings for you to enjoy while enjoying the Cityscapes of one of the greatest cities in the world. This is the culmination of a city-wide celebration of all things Food, Wine, Celebrity, Music and Los Angeles. VIP Access – Early access to the event. A private cooking demonstration and reception with Chef Michael Chiarello. Very Limited Quantities are available. 8/23/14, 7:00p – 10:00p DOWNTOWN: Grand Avenue Price: $250.00 $225.00 VIP: $350.00 $315.00

 

Sunday, August 24th

Lexus Grand Tasting - Sunday
EVENT DETAILS The Lexus Grand Tasting at Los Angeles Food & Wine is the most spectacular opportunity to enjoy over 300 wines from some of the world’s most prestigious wineries. 25 Celebrity Chefs will showcase their culinary skills and provide delicious and decadent tasting samples of their cuisine. During this remarkable strolling event you will have access to book signings and photo sessions with some of the weekend’s biggest chef celebrities. Don’t miss this great opportunity to experience food and wine at its best. VIP Access – Gets you early access before General Admission and access to a VIP only Cooking Demonstration before the Grand Tasting. Very Limited Quantities are available. 8/24/14, 12:00p – 3:00p DOWNTOWN: LA Center Studios Price: $150.00 $135.00 VIP: $195.00 $175.50

 

 

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I live in Los Angeles and am a professional in the new media communication and marketing field with experience in non-profit, education, healthcare, political campaign and volunteer management. I’m a trustworthy honest creative professional that is able to offer strategic counseling on marketing & communications using social media.

In my spare time I enjoy cultural events, going to the movies, being a foodie, getting in shape and dating.