The Fourth Annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival, a four-day gastronomic event, kicked off opening night with “Ultimate Bites of L.A.” on August 21, 2014, hosted by Graham Elliot. Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival, presented by FOOD & WINE, Founder David Bernahl, host Graham Elliot, Emcee Billy Harris, Judge Justin Capple, celebrated chefs, along with celebrity guests. The event brought together chefs from Downtown L.A., Westside, Hollywood and Mid-City/Beverly Hills to participate in the first-ever Chase SapphirePreferred® chef challenge with proceeds benefitting charity, along with the ultimate walk-around tasting event. Guests had the opportunity to sample dishes from several of the city’s most exciting culinary neighborhoods.
Now in its fourth year, the Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival is a four-day epicurean event showcasing the finest in food and drink culture throughout Los Angeles and culinary personalities from throughout the country. The event offers guests the chance to sample the cuisines and products from some of the most prominent epicurean influencers, while enjoying the sights and sounds of the entertainment industry’s brightest talents.
The star-studded culinary lineup has offered guests access to some of the nation’s most celebrated chefs including the likes of as Thomas Keller, Grant Achatz, Guy Fieri, GiadaDe Laurentiis, Daniel Boulud, Tyler Florence, Scott Conant, Michael Chiarello, and local LA favorites like David Lefevre, Michael Voltaggio, Nobu Matsuhisa, Joachim Splichal, Ray Garcia, Ricardo Zarate, and many more.