From September 12 through October 25, 2014, the program will stop in ten cities over five weekends, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York City, Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C. Each city will enjoy a special evening that starts off with a walk-around tasting reception from a line-up of local chefs, followed by a one-night-only, collaborative four-course dinner crafted by a Taste America All-Star and a local celebrity chef.
A weekend-long tour, Los Angeles’ Taste America itinerary will kick off on Friday, October 10 at Vibiana with A Night of Culinary Stars, an exclusive dining event benefiting the James Beard Foundation. The evening will begin with a reception filled with bites and libations from local chefs, including Walter Manzke, République, Los Angeles and Host Chef Neal Fraser, Redbird, Los Angeles. After which, guests will be seated for an unforgettable dinner. The one-of-a-kind four-course meal will be prepared by Taste America All-Star Aarón Sánchez*, Alegre, NYC and Local Star Nancy Silverton* with Matt Molina* and Dahlia Narvaez of Mozza Restaurant Group, Los Angeles.
On Saturday, October 11 a series of free, in-store consumer events will take place at Sur La Table® located at Farmers Market, 6333 West Third Street, #10. Activities of the day will include cooking demos by All-Star Aarón Sánchez, book signings, tastings from local producers and artisans; and more. For the full schedule and to RSVP for cooking demos, please visit jbftasteamerica.org/events and select your city.
Oct. 10-11 Los Angeles: All-Star Aarón Sánchez