As Los Angeles foodies know, there are plenty of dining experiences to enjoy across the Southland. This year, there is one particular event that will set itself apart from the rest. Flavors of Los Angeles 2014, a unique and memorable fine-dining event, promises to be a delectable, five-course gourmet dinner prepared tableside by one of the city’s most notable chefs. This experience will give each guest unparalleled and intimate access to incredible cuisine, and the artists who create it. Now celebrating their eighth year, Flavors of Los Angeles 2014, hosted by the Greater Los Angeles Division of the American Liver Foundation, will take place at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel on Sunday, May 4th, starting at 5:30 pm.
Some of L.A.’s Top Chefs and favorite restaurants participating this year’s include:
Christophe Happillon, Maître Écailler and Owner of the Oyster Gourmet
Shigefumi Tachibe, Corporate Executive Chef of The Chaya Restaurant Group
Collin Crannell, Executive Chef of The Lobster
Mirko Paderno, Executive Chef at Livello at L'Ermitage Beverly Hills & Oliverio at the Avalon
David Iino, Executive Chef and Owner of SALT Restaurant
Matthew Woolf, Executive Chef of Palihouse
Kevin Meehan, Executive Chef and Owner of Kali Dining
Wonny Lee, Executive Chef of Hamasaku
Phillip Frankland Lee, Executive Chef and Owner of Scratch Bar
Perry Cheung, Executive Chef and Owner of Phorage
Freddy Vargas, Executive Chef of Scarpetta at The Montage Beverly Hills
This year’s event begins with a special cocktail reception featuring tray-passed hors d'oeuvres crafted by each of the evening’s participating chefs and restaurants. Another special addition to this year’s cocktail reception is Christophe Happillon, who is known the world over as the Oyster Gourmet. Happillon, a Maître Écailler who specializes in the freshest and finest oysters around, will be serving his famous oysters during the pre-dinner cocktail reception from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Complimenting the oysters will be perfectly paired chilled shots of American Harvest Organic Vodka, along with specialty hand-crafted cocktails made with American Harvest Organic Vodka and Barenjager, as well as some specially selected wines from Kiamie Wine Cellars and Vina Sympatica.
Following the cocktail reception, guests will be escorted to their individual tables of twelve, where they will join their personal Chef for the evening. Each guest will enjoy five mouthwatering courses prepared right in front of them, which will also be paired with wines selected by each host restaurant to perfectly compliment each dish. Musical entertainment will be provided throughout the evening, and this year’s host and MC will be Chef Sharone Hakman from FOX’s hit show MasterChef.
Ticket Information:Flavors of Los Angeles 2014 will take place on Sunday, May 4th, 2014 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. The cocktail reception and silent auction will take place at 5:30 pm and dinner and the event program will start at 6:45 pm. Tickets and sponsorships are available exclusively at Flavors of Los Angeles 2014. For more information on the eighth annual Flavors of Los Angeles 2014 please contact the Greater Los Angeles Division of the American Liver Foundation directly at 310.670.4624 or e-mail Taly Fantini at [email protected].