With 80 food and beverage partners participating, the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s 13th annual premier food and wine event Simply diVine will cater to a packed house on Saturday, March 24, from 6–9 p.m.
Held for the first time at iconic Hollywood Forever, guests will sample extraordinary food and drinks from L.A.’s most popular restaurants, food trucks, wineries, distilleries, breweries, and more. All proceeds support the Center’s life-changing and life-saving programs and services.
General FOODIE tickets may be purchased online through Saturday, March 24, at 5 p.m. for $150. Any available general FOODIE tickets will be sold at the door for $160 each on a first-come, first-served basis until sold out. Cash and credit cards accepted at the door.
Those looking for a more intimate experience can get a one-hour early entry to the main event at 5 p.m. with a CLUP VIP ticket, offering exclusive access to the Wells Fargo Club VIP Lounge throughout the event that features bartenders from The Chapel at the Abbey; tastings of rare wines and Tito’s Handmade Vodka; entertainment by Rachel Sorsa Band; magic by Bill Bailey (from Magic Castle); celebrity chef experiences with Susan Feniger (Border Grill) and Mary Sue Milliken (Border Grill Restaurants & Truck); a special guest appearance by Curtis Stone (TLC’s Take Home Chef); and more. Complimentary VIP parking included.
Restaurant partners include Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken, Ayara Thai Cuisine, The Black Cat, Black Market Liquor Bar & Antonia Lofaso Catering, Border Grill, Café D’Etoile, Celestino Drago Catering & Special Events, Commissary, Connie & Ted’s, Coolhaus, Craft, Crossroads Kitchen, Gracias Madre, Hamasaku, Hinoki & the Bird, Holbox / Chichen Itza, Huntington Hospitality, Jar, Joan’s on Third, Kismet, Larder Baking Co., Melody, Milk Bar, Odys + Penelope, Pizzeria il Fico, The Ponte, Rao’s Hollywood, Ray’s & Stark Bar, RiceBar, Rossoblu, Salt & Straw, Shake Shack, Small Batch, Spartina, Suga Brown Pastries, Tavern, and The Village Idiot.
Wineries, craft beers, spirits, specialty coffees and juicers include The Assembly, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, Blue Bottle Coffee, Brown-Forman, Chareau, Classic Wines of CA, Common Cider Company, Concurrent Wines, Cutwater Spirits, Edrington Americas, EG Wine Co., Epic Wines & Spirits, Frederick Wildman & Sons, Golden Road Brewing, Health-Ade Kombucha, Henry Wine Group, Hollywood Hot, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wine, Jardesca, JFC International, Kikori Whiskey, Le Grand Courtage, MiddleBar, Mosaic Wine Alliance, Mulholland Distilling, Nosotros Tequila, Oak Ridge Winery, Pacific Wine and Spirits, Palm Bay, Planet Wine, Q Drinks, Rekorderlig Cider, Riboli Family Wines, Santa Monica Brew Works, Sapporo U.S.A., Inc., SelvaRey Rum, Starbucks, Tequila Herradura, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Treasury Wine Estates, and Youngs Market Company.
WHAT: Simply diVine
The record-breaking 13th annual tasting event benefiting the Los Angeles LGBT Center is a celebration of delicious food, wine, spirits, craft beers, and more!
WHEN: Saturday, March 24
5 – 6 p.m.: CLUB VIP
6 – 9 p.m.: General Admission
WHERE: Hollywood Forever
6000 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
TICKETS: General FOODIE Ticket: $150
CLUB VIP Ticket: $500
To purchase tickets, visit simplydivinela.org.
NOTE: All online ticket sales end on Saturday, March 24, at 5 p.m. Tickets available at the door ($160 per general FOODIE ticket) on a first-come, first-served basis until sold out.
All proceeds support the Center’s life-changing and life-saving programs and services.