Academia Barilla participates in the 26th American Wine and Food Festival in Los Angeles sponsored by Barilla, featuring top gourmet Chefs and events to support the Los Angeles Chapter of Meals on Wheels charity organization.
The Beverly Hills wine and food festival is open to the public and features live music, a silent auction and an epicurean feast prepared by an array of the world’s greatest chefs.
Several gourmet events and Chefs dinners are scheduled each day in celebration of the festival – here follows the official program of gourmet events and dinner parties.
SEPTEMBER 26 - Red Hot @ Red Seven in celebration of the 26th American Wine and Food Festival. Come meet the chefs at Wolfgang Puck’s Red Seven and celebrate an evening of fine wines and spirits, music and spectacular beef.
SEPTEMBER 27 - Back lot gourmet tasting at the Universal Studios in Los Angeles, where a line up of today’s most prominent chefs will converge for a culinary celebration at the American Wine and Food Festival. A star-studded gathering of internationally celebrated chefs and fine wine and spirit purveyors will serve in honor of the occasion.
SEPTEMBER 28 – 9th Annual Chef’s Grand Tasting Dinner at Spago Beverly Hills in celebration of the 26th American Wine and Food Festival, hosted by Wolfgang Puck, Lee Hefter and Barbara Lazaroff and featuring Guest Chefs such as Nobu of Matsuhisa, Eric Rioert of Le Bernardin, and Daniel Humm of Eleven Madison Park, and Barilla Executive Chef Lorenzo Boni.
Since its inception in 1982, the Puck-Lazaroff Charitable Foundation has supported the American Wine and Food Festival, raising more than $14 million for the Los Angeles Chapter of Meals On Wheels. This organization serves thousands of meals each day to Los Angeles’ homebound, senior and disabled citizens.
As Chef Lorenzo Boni said, “Cooking is always fun, and cooking with other top Chefs is even more fun and inspiring, especially when we are cooking for a good cause!”
Academia Barilla Press contacts:
In the USA: Stephanie Sette: Tel. +1 847-405-7564; [email protected]
In Italy: Ilaria Rossi: Tel. +39 0521-2621; [email protected]
Barilla Press Office (Italy): Marco Magli; Tel. +39 0521-2621; [email protected]