2010 Los Angeles-San Diego Rising Stars

2010 Los Angeles-San Diego Rising Stars
  • Tasting Gala and Awards Ceremony

    Thursday, March 18, 2010 

    7:00pm-9:30pm
    VIP Reception at 6:00pm 

    Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
    101 Wilshire Boulevard
    Santa Monica, CA

  • Los Angeles-San Diego Rising Stars Award Winners

    Los Angeles Chefs
    Vinny Dotolo & Jon Shook Animal - Los Angeles
    Rory Herrmann Bouchon Bistro - Los Angeles
    Walter Manzke Church + State - Los Angeles
    Diana Stavaridis BLD - Los Angeles
    Ken Takayama Melisse - Los Angeles
    Kuniko Yagi Sona - Los Angeles
    Orange County/Pasadena Chefs
    Zachary Pollack & Stephan Samson Pizzeria Ortica - Costa Mesa
    Michael Voltaggio The Dining Room at the Langham - Pasadena
    San Diego Chefs
    William Bradley Addison - San Diego
    Jason Knibb Nine-Ten - San Diego
    Pastry Chefs
    Jordan Kahn XIV - Los Angeles
    Adrian Vasquez Providence - Los Angeles
    Community
    Roy Choi Kogi - Los Angeles
    Sustainability Chef
    Ray Garcia Fig - Los Angeles
    Restaurant Concept
    Adam Fleischman Umami Burger - Los Angeles
    Restaurateurs
    Zoe Nathan & Josh Loeb Huckleberry & Rustic Canyon - Los Angeles
    Mixologists
    Eric Alperin The Varnish - Los Angeles
    Julian Cox Rivera - Los Angeles
    Sommeliers
    Christopher Miller Spago - Los Angeles
    Jesse Rodriguez Addison - Los Angeles
    VIP Host Chef
    Jason Prendergast Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

  • Project Angel Food

    Giving Back

    LStarChefs.com is pleased to donate a portion of the gala proceeds to project Angel Food, whose mission is to nourish the body and spirit of men, women and children affected by HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other life-threatening illnesses. Volunteers and staff cook and deliver 13,000 free and nutritious meals every week prepared with love throughout Los Angeles County, acting out of a sense of urgency because hunger and illness do not wait.