The Los Angeles Epicurean Festival at Sofitel LA will bring together culinary specialties and extraordinary wines & spirits, under one roof in a casual setting. Products that usually are only available to Chefs are being offered at the Festival. Attendees will be able to pair and compare, taste and take home their favorite selections.
LA Epicurean Cup challenge with 3 culinary students, 3 chefs, 3 sommeliers and 3 mixeologists judged by a panel of prominent food-industry personalities, some include: Michel Richard, Chef/Owner of Citronelle and Central in Washington DC; Josiah Citrin, Chef/Owner of Melisse in Santa Monica;
Sophie Gayot of GAYOT.com, Food Writer/Owner;
Each chef will retrieve ten Festival products of their choice to formulate the perfect cold appetizer, each sommelier will than find the perfect wine to pair from the Festival for that dish, each mixeologist will concoct a tasty and artistic cocktail with five ingredients from the Festival; the theme is: “summer time”.
Food Demonstrations will be available every hour. Therr will also be a Book Signing by Michel Richard of his latest book Sweet Magic.
Attendees will discover over 500 boutique wines and spirits, cheeses, spices, coffee & teas, charcuterie, olive oils, mushrooms, organic chocolate, meat, fowl, fish, produce and much more. There will be live entertainment by various artists.
To order tickets and for more information please go to:www.laepicureanfestival.com
or 323 930 6785