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14 Oct  

Los Angeles Food & Wine Heads to Santa Monica this Weekend!

Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival

Los Angeles Food & Wine will be the largest luxury food & wine celebration in the country, combining world-renowned celebrity chefs, internationally acclaimed wineries, and celebrities from film, sports and music for four days of exclusive wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, lunches, dinners, afterhours parties, live entertainment, strolling receptions, and the most luxurious grand tasting tent in the country. Hosted throughout the unique neighborhoods of the entertainment capital of the world, including Santa Monica, Downtown, Hollywood, and Beverly Hills, Los Angeles Food & Wine benefits the St Vincent Meals on Wheels Foundation.

Check out a list of exciting dining events taking place in Santa Monica:

Lunch at Melisse With Guest Chef Douglas Keane
- 10/14/2011 11:30a – 2:30p

From the intriguing season-driven menu to its world-class wine list, Melisse is both a two Michelin Star Award winning restaurant and the recipient of Zagat’s highly coveted number one rated restaurant in Los Angeles since 2003.  Situated in downtown Santa Monica, Melisse inspires all of the senses with its chic ambiance, superb, contemporary French cuisine and gracious service. This restaurant is only open for dinner but we have bent the rules and they have granted us exclusive access to their restaurants during lunch time.  Come join Melisse’s Executive Chef Josiah Citrin as he hosts Executive Chef Douglas Keane of Cyrus fame as they team up for this unique culinary experience.  A reception with delectable passed hors d’oeuvres and some refreshing bubbles is followed by a Four-Course Menu paired with some hand selected, perfectly paired wines.

Simply Seasonal Lunch at FIG With Guest Chef Graham Elliot
- 10/14/2011 11:30a – 2:30p

At FIG restaurant they put ingredients first.  Their menu is built around what’s in peak season and they always seeking out the region’s best growers and producers. They also serve simple, bistro-inspired dishes that bring out the best of what nature has already put in – nothing experimental or overworked; just pure, flavorful ingredients delivered to your table. Come join Fig’s Executive Chef Ray Garcia as he hosts Chef Graham Elliot from Chicago and Top Chef Master’s fame as they team for this unique culinary experience. A reception with delectable passed hors d’oeuvres and some refreshing chardonnay is followed by a Four-Course Menu paired with some hand selected, perfectly paired wines from Far Niente, EnRoute, Nickel & Nickel as well as Dolce, all presented by Beth Nickel.

California Clambake with Tom Colicchio
- 10/14/2011 7:00p – 10:30p

We bring the best of the East coast to the warm beaches of Santa Monica, with an evening event featuring unique takes on coastal cuisine. Guests will enjoy delicious bites and sample fantastic beachfriendly wine, beer and spirits. Join Tom Colicchio and his culinary friends as they cook up a clambake for guests to enjoy. Stroll and enjoy bites from over 10 amazing chefs while you work your way through 20 of the weekend’s best wine producers. Come experience this exclusive event while sampling some of the best that seafood has to offer!

Guy Fieri’s Brew B’Que On Santa Monica Pier
- 10/15/2011 4:00p – 7:00p

What’s not to love about Sunshine, BBQ, Beers, Music and Friends? Combine all those ingredients and you have a memorable event. Enjoy a day on the famous Santa Monica Pier and take in the sun-drenched view of the Pacific Ocean, the sounds of music from some Rockstar bands, BBQ tastes from celebrity chefs and beer from some of the most notable breweries around the world! – All this at one price ALL INCLUSIVE. You will never find a pub crawl that will give you this opportunity. A perfect way to spend a Saturday afternoon.

For more information, visit the Los Angeles Food & Wine website. For additional Santa Monica events taking place this weekend, click here!


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