Join Vibiana for a Night of Culinary Stars!
An Exclusive Dining Event benefiting the James Beard Foundation
This is the 5thannual James Beard Foundation’s Taste America® national culinary tour which bringing together world-class chefs in ten U.S. cities, including Los Angeles, where Taste America All-Star and James Beard Award Winner Barbara Lynch (Barbara Lynch Gruppo) will collaborate with Local Star and James Beard Award Nominee Michael Cimarusti (Providence), Pastry Chef and James Beard Award Semi-Finalist Shannon Swindle(Craft Los Angeles), and Host Chef Neal Fraser (Redbird) to create a one-of-a-kind four-course dining experience. This unique partnering of culinary greats will also feature a tasting reception where Chefs Amanda Chapman and Johnny Ray Zone (Howlin’ Ray’s), Evan Funke (Felix), Justin Hilbert (Maude), Sara Kramer (Kismet), and David Schlosser (Shibumi) will dazzle guests with their own individual culinary styles. We’re bringing these culinary greats together for an unforgettable, one-night-only dining experience.
6:00 PM VIP Reception and Silent Auction
6:30 PM General Admission Cocktail and Tasting Reception
7:30 PM Dinner
Dinner Menu Created by
TASTE AMERICA ALL-STAR
James Beard Award Winner
Barbara Lynch Gruppo, Boston
Providence and Connie and Ted’s, Los Angeles
Craft Los Angeles, Los Angeles
Redbird, Los Angeles
Reception Tastings Created by
Amanda Chapman and Johnny Ray Zone
Howlin’ Ray’s, Los Angeles
Maude, Beverly Hills
Kismet, Los Angeles
Shibumi, Los Angeles
For more information on events or local sponsorship in Los Angeles, please contact Madison Ginnett of Andrew Freeman & Co. at [email protected] 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, 2018 local culinary students are invited to apply through jamesbeard.org.
Visit www.jbftasteamerica.org for more information on this exclusive event.
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