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The second annual Los Angeles Epicurean Festival is about to break bread with both trade and public foodies August 26th at the historic Vibiana in downtown Los Angeles.
The first event of its kind that brings the purveyors of fine products to the forefront, the LA Epicurean Festival brings to the epicurean community a different perspective on how food is produced, directly from the mouths of its passionate suppliers. Among the select list are:
Salute Sante: www.salutesante.com Salute Santé! Grapeseed Flour, made with Merlot and Chardonnay grape seeds. This flour is rich in anti-oxidants, calcium & potassium, high in dietary fiber, and is gluten and sodium free.
High Roller Spirits: www.highrollerspirits.com The World’s First and Only Premium Vodka made from California Grown Sweet Potatoes.
CHEFS: non-profit representing chefs and their quests to keep Foie Gras on restaurant menus.
Boisset Estates: www.boissetfamilyestates.com – Boisset Family Estates are France’s third largest wine group, and Burgundy’s largest wine producer and a family-owned producer and importer of wines from France, California, Italy and Canada. In 2008, Dan Aykroyd joined a winemaking partnership with De Loach Vineyards and its owners, the Burgundy-based Boisset Family.
La Dolce Vita Gourmet www.ladolcevitagourmet.com – gourmet cashew butters with 100% of the proceeds going to La Dolce Vita Animal Rescue Foundation, a 501 C 3 non-profit organization that provides surgery and homes for severally neglected and abused dogs.
The Los Angeles Epicurean Festival brings together culinary specialties and extraordinary wines and spirits, under one roof in a casual setting. Attendees will be able to pair and compare, taste and take home their favorite selections. Live entertainment, mixology and food demonstrations will be offered; our oenologists will explain how to taste and recognize great wines. Join us and discover over 500 boutique wines and spirits, cheeses, spices, coffee & teas, charcuterie, olive oils, mushrooms, organic chocolate, meat, fowl, fish and produce and much more…
For information and tickets: www.laepicureanfestival.com