Get your forks up and wine glasses poised, the Second Annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival is this week, August 9 – 12, 2012, with events throughout the city. Eat, drink and be merry with some of your favorite Los Angeles chefs and international celebrity chefs. The 2012 Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival will feature more than 50 events including wine seminars, unique dining experiences, and cooking demonstrations. The event will host more than 130 celebrated chefs and 200 acclaimed wineries, with proceeds raised benefiting St. Vincent Meals on Wheels.
Check out this video with last year’s highlights to get an idea what kind of feast is in store for you at the Los Angeles Food & Wine Fest:
If TV cooking/food shows are your favorite things to watch, you will love the line up at this year’s fest featuring everyone from Giada DeLaurentiis, the face of a Festa Italiana to Graham Elliot for “Summer at the Shore,” a beach-side tasting and Andrew Zimmern hosting an Asian Night Market in Downtown.
Tickets run the gamut, from $50 for chef demos to $75 for Zimmern’s Asian Night Market to $125 for the grand tastings to $250 for the Opening Night this Thursday hosted by the charming Giada. Purchase tickets at LAFW.com.
About Los Angeles Food & Wine
Presented by Coastal Luxury Management, the event spans the length of the city and offers guests the chance to sample the cuisines and products from some of the world’s most prominent epicurean influencers, while enjoying the sights and sounds of the entertainment industry’s brightest film and musical talents. In addition to cooking demonstrations and vertical tastings from the world’s top wine producers, unique experiences added each year make this a must-see annual event for culinary enthusiasts and wine aficionados the world over.
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Written by Lanee Neil