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Sunday, August 17

Food GPS Fried Chicken Festival

Central Plaza in Los Angeles Chinatown

943-951 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012

3:00pm to 7:00pm

The highly anticipated 3rd Annual Food GPS Fried Chicken Festival, presented by Bolthouse Farms, will be taking place on Sunday, August 17, from 4 pm to 7 pm, at Chinatown’s historic Central Plaza. This all-inclusive chef-driven event includes some of L.A.’s best chefs preparing unique fried chicken dishes and sides, in addition to an array of delicious desserts and beverages.

Top L.A. chefs and restaurants serving fried chicken and sides at this year’s event include:

BADMAASH Nakul Mahendro – Top Ten Indian Restaurants in Los Angeles, Gayot 2014

Craft Ray England – LA’s 75 Best Restaurants, Los Angeles Magazine 2014

Eggslut Alvin Cailan & Johnny Lee – Best Thing We Ate, Zagat 2013

Free Range LA Jesse Furman – Best Fried Chicken Sandwiches in LA, The Huffington Post 2013

Homegirl Café & Catering  - Assisting high-risk and formerly gang-involved young women and men to become contributing members of the community through training in restaurant service and culinary arts.

Kris Morningstar – James Beard “Rising Star Award” Nominee

Ladies’ Gunboat Society at Flores Brian Dunsmoor – Best New Southern Restaurant in Los Angeles, LA Weekly 2013

Superba Food & Bread Jason Travi – 10 Most Exciting New Restaurants, Angeleno Magazine 2014


According to Ladies’ Gunboat Society at Flores executive chef Brian Dunsmoor, "I love the fact that even the worst fried chicken is still good but eating great fried chicken is like finding god!"


McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams


Sprinkles Cupcakes

Valerie Confections

Beverages: Jason Bran and Damian Windsor are creating cocktails for the festival. Guests should also expect juice from Bolthouse Farms, coffee from Portola Coffee Lab, tea from Seventh Tea Bar, craft sodas from Los Angeles Ale Works, water from Pure Water of Los Angeles, and some fun surprise drinks.

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