One of the most highly anticipated food events of the year, the Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival is making its way back to Los Angeles the last weekend in August and will be featuring a myriad of celebrity chefs and hosts. The festival presented by FOOD & WINE and Lexus spans four days and features tastings, seminars, book signings, cooking demonstrations, luncheons and dinners showcasing the best of the best in the culinary world.
Guests will also feast on tastes from L.A.’s top restaurants and enjoy wine and cocktails from the industry’s best mixologists.
FOOD & WINE is always on the cutting edge of what’s new hot and trendy in food, drink and entertainment and they are pulling out all the stops for this year’s festival. Anyone who is anyone in the food world will be there.
You are totally going to want to score tickets for the entire list of events.
Yours truly is really looking forward to these the most:
The inimitable Emeril Lagasse hosts an evening that brings chefs from all over the country to celebrate the food they are most passionate about. The walk-around tasting that spans one of the most iconic blocks of downtown Los Angeles on the steps of the Walt Disney Concert Hall and The Broad features exciting culinary creations from all over the map.
The inspiration for the global take on cuisine comes from the upcoming Amazon Original Series, Eat The World, which follows world-famous Lagasse as his award-winning friends and colleagues José Andrés, Mario Batali, Danny Bowien, Marcus Samuelsson, Aarón Sánchez and Nancy Silverton introduce him to the history, techniques and cooking traditions of their favorite locales across the globe.
Guests will sample food from some of the best chefs in the country as they highlight the dishes that inspire them all while enjoying a plethora of beer, wine and cocktails.
An unbelievable strolling reception with an extraordinary performance by a musical guest. This exceptional evening stars 30 chefs and 50 wineries serving 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.
The Lexus Grand Tasting at L.A. Food & Wine is the most spectacular opportunity to enjoy over 200 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 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.
Seriously, be there or be square in September.