Hospitality Uncorked – JW Marriott – Los Angeles Area

February 20, 2012 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
JW Marriott

JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE
900 W Olympic Blvd,

CuisineType : Fine Dining

Join us for an evening of celebration as the vibrant hospitality industry of Southern California comes together to honor Sam Nazarian, Founder, Chairman and CEO of sbe, with the Robert Mondavi Wine and Food Award in support of The Collins College of Hospitality Management. With special guests Margrit Mondavi and Tim Leiweke, President and CEO of AEG.

The event will showcase guest chefs, tempting libations, silent and live auctions with design and entertainment by The Disney Event Group and surprises around every corner.

Chef Reception – 6-7:15 p.m.
The Chef Reception will delight guests with a gourmet tasting, specialty cocktails, vintner tastings, a silent auction and live entertainment. The featured chefs will be:

Cleo: Danny Elmaleh, Executive Chef
Katsuya by S+arck: Danny Elmaleh, Executive Chef
LA Market Restaurant: Kerry Simon, “Rock and Roll” Chef and Nona Sivley, Chef de Cuisine
Napa Rose Restaurant, Disneyland Resort: Andrew Sutton, Executive Chef
The Tar Pit by Mark Peel: Jason Fullilove, Executive Chef
The Collins College of Hospitality Management Student Chefs: Scott Rudolph, Executive Chef

Seated Dinner – 7:15 p.m.
While guests are enjoying a seater dinner, Sam Nazarian will be presented with the Robert Mondavi Wine and Food Award by Tim Leiweke, President and CEO of Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) and Margrit Mondavi, Vice President of Cultural Affairs at Robert Mondavi Winery. Guests will also enjoy a live auction and lively entertainment by The Disney Event Group.

A Nightcap to Recap – 9:45 p.m.
The evening will progress to a cocktail reception at a private venue at L.A. Live.

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