Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival 2015

Chefs Fabio Viviani, left, and Ray Garcia participate in the Chase Sapphire Preferred Chef Challenge during Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival 2014. Photo, Tomo Muscionico.

Los Angeles Food & Wine, the annual foodie fete, hits downtown L.A. and Hollywood Aug. 27-30. Find out which events you need to check out.

Foodie-beloved event Los Angeles Food & Wine features an impressive who’s who of culinary talent including Food Network faces and local favorites such as Michael Fiorelli (Love & Salt), Ray Garcia (Broken Spanish) and Neal Fraser (Redbird). Now in its fifth year, the epicurean festival offers an unmatched lineup of tastings, cooking demos, live music and exclusive chef-collaboration meals at top dining destinations across the city. The festival is headquartered in the heart of downtown L.A., and main events take place in front of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Here are highlights of Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival 2015

Aug. 27
Ultimate Bites of LA Presented by Lexus
Taste bites from some of your favorite restaurants in Los Angeles during this exciting evening hosted by Chef Curtis Stone of Maude Restaurant. While you’re noshing and sipping, DJ Questlove spins tunes live on stage.

Aug. 28
Lexus Grand Avenue Night Market
Downtown heads up with Asian night market fare during the evening that is hosted by Celebrity Chef Tyler Florence. Dine on small bites from culinary masters Charles Phan (The Slanted Door), Jet Tila (Pakpao Thai), and Hannah An (The District), among others. Also enjoy cocktails, sake and free-flowing wine.

Power Lunch Series
Enjoy exclusive chef collaborations taking place at Los Angeles’ premier restaurants across the city including:

Aug. 29
Lexus Live on Grand featuring The Roots
More than 30 chefs and 100 wineries line up against downtown L.A.’s backdrop during this culminating event for the festival. The evening also includes an extraordinary musical performance by The Roots.


See website for a full schedule and pricing. 855.433.5239. lafw.com



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