Celebrity Chefs & Wine Tasting

Celebrity Chefs & Wine Tasting 2015
Susan Feniger

Join Us!

October 22, 1015, 6-9 p.m.

Casa Vertigo
1828 Oak Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015

On October 22nd 2015, at the historic Casa Vertigo in Downtown Los Angeles, some of the top chefs in the country will serve an array of tapas-style creations to please the pallet while a stellar selection of world-class wines are poured from around the world. This year will also feature exciting live and silent auction items, entertainment and more.

The expected crowd of 500 guests will include corporate and civic leaders and affluent philanthropic food and wine enthusiasts from Northern and Southern California. They all share a passion for preventing child abuse and uplifting vulnerable families and communities. Over the years, the event has raised nearly $1.5 million for Children’s Bureau.


Chefs

Gino Angelini
Gino Angelini
(Angelini Osteria)
Melina Davies
Melina Davies
(Olive & Thyme)
Chef Susan Feniger
Susan Feniger
(Border Grill)
Chef Neal Fraser
Neal Fraser
(Redbird)
Chef Ray Garcia
Ray Garcia
(Broken Spanish)
Chef
Yousef Ghalaini
(FIG Santa Monica)
Chef Greg Hozinsky
Greg Hozinsky
(The Strand House)
Chef Stephanie Franz
Stephanie Franz
(The Strand House)
Chef Coco Kislinger
Coco Kislinger
(Coco Bakes)
Chef John Lechleidner
John Lechleidner
(WP24 Restaurant and Lounge)
Chef Walter Manske
Walter Manske
(Republique)
Chef Hans Rockenwagner
Hans Röckenwagner
(Röckenwagner)
Chef Wolfgang Gussmack
Wolfgang Gussmack
(Röckenwagner)
Chef Steve Samson
Steve Samson
(Sotto)
Chef Yoya Takahashi
Yoya Takahashi
(Hamasaku)

Wines

Antinori Estate, Tignanello, Tuscany
Erath, Prince Hill Pinot Noir, Oregon
Ladera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
Trivento, Amado Sur Malbec Blend, Mendoza
Ruffino, II Ducale, Toscano
Louis Martini, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley Lot No. 1
J Lohr, Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles Hilltop Vineyard
Jacob’s Creek, Shiraz, Barossa Valley Centenary Hill
Rodney Strong, Alexander Valley Single Vineyard Collection
Rodney Strong, Alexander Valley Brothers Ridge
Trapiche, Malbec, Mendoza Fausto Vina Orellana de Escobar
Stags’ Leap Winery, Petite Sirah, Napa Valley
Trinchero, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
Atlas Peak Haystack Vineyard
Taken, Red, Napa Valley
Cherry Pie, Pinot Noir, Napa Valley Stanly Ranch
Jolie-Pitt & Perrin, Côtes de Provence Rosé, Miraval
Regali, Acqui Rosa Regale
Banfi, Pinot Grigio, Toscana San Angelo
Nobilo, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough Icon
Catena, Chardonnay Mendoza Alta
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Antinori Tignanello, Tuscany
Ramey Wine Cellars, Chardonnay, Russian Valley
Guarachi, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley


Coffee

Starbucks


Sponsors

 

PRESENTING SPONSOR:
Bon Appetit

GRAND CRU SPONSOR:
Latham Watkins

PIÈCE de RÉSISTANCE SPONSORS:
Liza-Mae and Mark Carlin

City National Bank Lockton Insurance Brokers NFP National Account Services Paul Hastings

AECOM-Logo

MICHELIN STAR SPONSORS:
First Republic Bank

Bain & Company Gibson Dunn Grandpoint Bank Korn Ferry
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy RT Specialty

GRAND RESERVE SPONSORS:
Galashan Family Trust Stephanie and Peter Nolan Foundation

Deutsche Bank Shelli Herman and Associates

MEDIA SPONSORS:
The Tasting Panel & The Somm Journal


Silent Auction

Featured items include: Disney Hall tickets, Dinner for two at Spago, Tour and tasting for 4 at Chappellet Vineyards, 2 tickets to KROQ’s Acoustic Christmas, Dinner for ten at The Strand House, Palm Springs Weekend Getaway, Trip to Cabo San Lucas


Live Auction

The Habit Burger Truck (2)
Masters Golf Tournament tickets, Robert Procop Jewelry (2)
5 bottle Horizontal of 2010 Bond (Melbury, Pluribus, Quella, St. Eden, Vecina)


Magnum Lounge

Magnum LoungeThis year, we are excited to offer a unique experience with The Sommelier Magnum Lounge. A number of rare wines from around the world will be poured from 1.5 Liter formats, allowing for more guests to taste greatness.

This special event will be hosted by a variety of Master and Advanced Sommeliers from the Court of Master Sommeliers. Throughout the evening, these passionate and dedicated wine professionals will answer questions and enlighten guests on not only the wines being presented, but all things wine. This is an exclusive opportunity, and, for anyone truly interested in fine wine, attendance is a MUST!


Cost

Individual Ticket: $250
Magnum Lounge: $500 per person (includes $250 individual ticket)


Event Committee

Show

Julia Stewart, Event Chair
George Barton
Fedele Bauccio
Alan Berkes
Stephanie Campbell
Samantha Davies
Cecily Dean
Denise DeSantis
Kris Galashan
Sarah Geana
Nancy Giltner
Beth Goldfarb
Gina Guerra
Kelley Holmes
Randall Kies
Patrick Lenow
Kristine Losito
Tim Ortman
Kelly Riddle
Maureen Trippe
Terry Wills

For More Information

Kelli Wirth, Special Events Manager kelliwirth@all4kids.org or 213.342.0149


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