The Club Culinaire of Southern California will hold its annual Picnic des Chefs on Sunday, May 20th at Vasa Park in Agoura Hills at 2854 Triunfo Canyon Road, where 4 acres of lush mountain side await us. LA’s top chefs will create authentic dishes from various regions of France. Participating chefs (partial list): Marius Blin (Hotel Sofitel); Xiomara Ardolina (Xiomara); Michel Blanchet (Michel Cordon Bleu); Joe Miller (Joe’s Restaurant); Josie LeBalch (Josie Restaurant); Neal Fraser (BLVD); Yvan Valentin (Sweet Temptation); and Christian Kaufman (Emil’s Swiss Pastry). The party starts at 11:30am until 4:30pm.
Chefs will cook up over 700 lbs. of meat, poultry and fish, 500 lbs. of vegetables, 200 lbs. of cheeses, 500 baguettes, 50 artisan breads, and much more. Over 50 wineries will be pouring their favorite selections for guests to taste.
The event is great for kids (including a moon bounce paradise, heated swimming pool with a giant waterslide, rock climbing wall, drawing competition, and games). Adults can play pétaque, (win your weight in wine), soccer, volleyball, and badminton. Raffle prizes include two roundtrip tickets to Tahiti or Paris on Air Tahiti Nui, gourmet dinners, and shopping certificates.
Musical entertainment will be provided by a French DJ.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Concern Foundation and the HOPE Program at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.
Ticket price is inclusive of all food, beverages, entertainment and parking.
$60 for adults; $20 for kids 10-20; free for kids under 10
Fans can “LIKE” Club Culinaire on Facebook to receive a $10 off coupon code here.
Tickets may be at www.clubculinaire.us