Get ready to feast, sip and mingle on “the Coolest Block in America”, as named by GQ Magazine this year at the 4th Annual Taste of Abbot Kinney. This year, Inside Out Community Arts, the non-profit in which the festival benefits, is shining a culinary spotlight on the chefs who make this eclectic and cosmopolitan street their home.
The fourth Taste of Abbot Kinney will be held on Sunday, October 14th, 2012. Over a dozen restaurants will take part in this unique walking/tasting tour, providing scrumptious bites and tickling the taste buds of every attendee! Abbot Kinney’s most innovative restaurants and chefs will be selecting their favorite recipes to fill your stomach and warm your heart.
Ticket Package Options
The Walking Tour Tastings Package includes tastes at all participating walking tour restaurants and wine and beer tastings. Also includes exclusive Taste of Abbot Kinney Event Program with coupons, recipes, bios, and insider tips from the chefs and mixologists of Abbot Kinney. Click here to purchase.
The VIP Reception & Walking Tour Package includes ALL of the above Walking Tour Package, plus a VIP Reception with music, exclusive appetizer and cocktail tastes, cooking demonstrations, and celebrity chefs as well as early access to restaurants. Click here to purchase.
Sunday, October 14th, 2012
VIP Reception: 3:00 – 4:00 pm
VIP Pre-Tastings: 4:00 – 4:30 pm
Walking Tour Tastings: 4:30 – 6:30pm
Reception and Check-in: Boardriders, 585 Venice Boulevard, Venice, CA
Adam Gertler, host of Food Network’s primetime series Kid in a Candy Store, will be hosting the VIP reception, bringing his trademark passion for food and fun-loving sense of humor. VIP guests are in for a special treat at this fabulous reception including cocktail, wine and appetizer tastings, demonstrations from local chefs and mixologists, a live DJ and entry into a grand prize drawing. And all of this to benefit Inside Out Community Arts!
Inside Out Community Arts will welcome Don & Linda Novack and Hal Fredrick as the 2012 Taste of Abbot Kinney Event Chairs. Don, Linda and Hal are the owners of Hal’s Bar and Grill. Hal’s is one of Venice ‘s iconic restaurants, celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.
About Inside Out Community Arts
Since 1996, Inside Out Community Arts has been transforming the lives of LA’s underserved middle school and high school youth through arts and media education. By providing award-winning, high quality after school programs Inside Out teaches youth to believe in the power of their own inner voices, hopes and dreams. www.insideoutca.org
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Written by Lanee Neil