2017 Los Angeles Rising Stars

2017 Los Angeles Rising Stars

TASTING GALA AND AWARDS CEREMONY

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Vibiana
214 S Main Street 
Los Angeles, CA

 

5:45pm VIP Reception  
6:30pm Awards Ceremony
7:15pm to 9:30pm Tasting Gala 


 

BUY TICKETS

$95 General Admission 

Enjoy 16 dishes, 16 beverage pairings, and 2 signature cocktails

$125 VIP Reception* 

*Also includes a private reception featuring bubbles and Sturia caviar.

Rising Stars Award Winners

Chefs

Vartan Abgaryan
71Above

Tristan Aitchison
Providence

Gareth Evans
Gwen

Sarah Hymanson and Sara Kramer
Kismet

Holly Jivin
The Bazaar by Jose Andres

Joe Johnson
Charcoal Venice

Alison Trent
Ysabel

Johnny Zone
Howlin' Ray's

Community Chef

Carlos Salgado
Taco Maria

Concept

Mike Kassar and Micah Wexler
Wexler's Deli

Pastry Chefs

Gregory Baumgartner
71Above

Jessie Liu
Providence

Artisans

Andy Kadin
Bub & Grandma's

David Menkes
LetterPress Chocolate

Zayde Naquib
Bar Nine

Bartenders 

Chris Amirault
Otium

Yael Vengroff
The Spare Room

Sommeliers

Kevin Caravelli
Maude

Helen Johannesen
Helen's Wine Shop

Restaurateur

Armando De La Torre Jr.
Guisados

Sustainability

Javier Ramos
Sqirl

Knife & Shaker

Kim Stodel
Providence

Host Chef

Neal Fraser
Redbird


  • Honorees Dinner
    This is a private event, invitation only.


    Monday, June 12, 2017
    Rossoblu

    Hosted by:
    Chef Steve Samson and Dina Samson

    Co-hosted by:
    Chef Brian Dunsmoor

    Hatchet Hall

    Chef Ray Garcia
    Broken Spanish

    Chef Miles Thompson
    Michael's Santa Monica

    Chef Jonathan Whitener
    Here's Looking at You

    Pastry Chef Chris Ford
    Beverly Wilshire Hotel

    Pastry Chef David Rodriguez
    Heirloom

    Sommelier Taylor Parsons


    Industry-only After Party


    Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    Bar Clascon

     

    Hosted by:
    Bartender Eric Alperin
     

      

     

     

     

     

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