Los Angeles
September 23-24, 2016


Join Us for a Night of Culinary Stars!
An Exclusive Dining Event
Benefiting the James Beard Foundation
Friday, September 23, 2016
6:00pm VIP Reception
6:30pm Cocktail and Tasting Reception
7:30pm Dinner

214 South Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Cocktail Attire
Click here for ticket information

Featuring a menu created by
Scott Conant
Taste America All-Star
James Beard Award Winner
Scott Conant
Impero Caffè, New York City
Curtis Stone
Local Star
Curtis Stone
Gwen, Hollywood, CA
Hedy Goldsmith
Pastry Chef
Hedy Goldsmith
Sweet Hedy, Los Angeles
Neal Fraser
Host Chef
Neal Fraser
Redbird, Los Angeles
Aida Mollenkamp
Guest Emcee
Aida Mollenkamp
Founder, Salt & Wind
Special Guest David Bernahl
VIP Host
Special Guest David Bernahl
CEO, Coastal Luxury Management, Los Angeles
Reception will feature tastings by
Nyesha Arrington
Nyesha Arrington
Leona, Los Angeles
Josef Centeno
Josef Centeno
Orsa & Winston, Los Angeles
Jeremy Fox
Jeremy Fox
Rustic Canyon, Los Angeles
Bruce Kalman
Bruce Kalman
Union, Los Angeles

David Bernahl, CEO, Coastal Luxury Management and Los Angeles & Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festivals
Robert Schueller, Director of Public Relations, Melissa’s Produce

The evening begins with a tasting reception featuring an exciting lineup of Los Angeles’s finest chefs. Then you’ll enjoy a unique four-course seated dinner designed by All-Star Scott Conant, Local Star Curtis Stone, and Pastry Chef Hedy Goldsmith. We're bringing these culinary greats together for an unforgettable, one-night-only dining experience.

Click here for tickets! For more information on events or local sponsorship in Los Angeles, please contact Madison Ginnett at madison@afandco.com or 415.781.5700.

The James Beard Foundation is proud to donate a portion of the evening’s proceeds to the James Beard Foundation's Taste America® Scholarship Fund. From April 1 through May 15, 2017, local culinary students are invited to apply through jamesbeard.org.

Local Partners:
Special Thanks:

Sur La Table

Join us for a day of FREE culinary events!
Saturday, September 24, 2016
10:00am-3:00 pm
Sur La Table
Westwood Blvd
1000 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Cooking demonstrations, cookbook signings, tastings, and fun for the whole family.

Schedule of events:

JBF Award Winner Scott Conant<br>Impero Caffè, New York City
10:00 am
Cooking Demo & Book Signing
JBF Award Winner Scott Conant
Impero Caffè, New York City
JBF Award Winner Suzanne Goin <br> Lucques, Los Angeles
12:00 pm
Cooking Demo & Book Signing
JBF Award Winner Suzanne Goin
Lucques, Los Angeles

Check back soon for further updates!

Kitchen space is limited for chef demonstrations. We will begin taking reservations on Friday, September 9, 2016. Please check back then for RSVP instructions and further updates.

Taste America on the Move

Look out for our Taste America road trip making stops in your neighborhood! Stay tuned for more information.