An Evening on the Beach is an oceanside celebration, offering a truly unique food and wine experience, allowing guests to enjoy an evening of live music and delicious dishes, with glass in hand and toes in the sand. On Thursday, September 12, the event will celebrate its 10th Anniversary, again at the Jonathan Beach Club in Santa Monica, to raise funds for St. Vincent Meals on Wheels to help provide 2,300 meals needed to feed homebound seniors and other vulnerable residents across the Los Angeles area every day.
This year’s chef lineup includes Gino Angelini of Angelini Osteria, Genevieve Gergis of Bestia and Bavel, Brian Rigsby and Andrea Shirey of Craft Los Angeles, Hilary Henderson of CUT Beverly Hills, Mimmo Bruno of DiStefano Cheese, Matt Molina of HIPPO, Jason McClain, Masa Endo, and Luis Perez of The Jonathan Club, Kevin Meehan of Kali, Charles Olalia of Ma’am Sir, Jeff Lustre of Michael’s Restaurant, Zak Walters of The Misfit and Ingo’s Tasty Diner, Carlos Cabrera of Petrossian, Mark Peel of Prawn, Mark Gold of Salt, Raphael Francois and Sally Camacho of Tesse, and Vartan Abgaryan of Yours Truly.
Specialty cocktails will be created and presented by Brian Summers, Director of Spirits and Mixology at the Jonathan Club, including Benromach Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whiskey, Chopin Distillery, Red Door Gin, Dorda Liqueurs, and Koch El Mezcal, in addition to a martini bar complete with Petrossian caviar-stuffed olives. Again this year, Hermosa Brewing Company will present a selection of their local, craft beers, and a group of vintners will showcase a variety of wines.
Tickets are $195, including parking, and are on sale now through the event website www.eveningonthebeach.com. All attendees must be 21 years of age.