Masters of Taste LA


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Masters of Taste will bring L.A.’s Top Master Tastemakers together for one afternoon to celebrate all realms of taste. Approximately 2,500 influential food and beverage enthusiasts from all throughout the Greater Los Angeles area are expected to attend this exciting festival which will include the finest fare from 40 Master Chefs and restaurants, signature handcrafted cocktails and tastings from 25 spirit bars, wineries, local craft breweries, lifestyle and beauty brands, live entertainment and much more.

100% of all proceeds directly benefit Union Station Homeless Services.

Some of the Masters of Taste 2016 participating Culinary Masters and Restaurants include:

118 Degrees – Chef Jenny Ross (Tarzana)
Alexander’s Steakhouse – Chef Matt Bata (Pasadena)
Ayara Thai Cuisine – Chef Vanda Asapahu (Westchester)
Claud & Co. Bacchus’ Kitchen – Chef Claud Beltran (Pasadena)
Birch – Chef Brendan Collins (Hollywood)
Celestino Ristorante & Bar in Pasadena – Chef Calogero Drago (Pasadena)
HACHÉ LA – Chef Michael “Mick” Schepers (Silver Lake)
Hamasaku – Chef Yoya Takahashi (Los Angeles)
Hyde Sunset – Chef Chris Crary (Hollywood)
Inotheke – Carolos Tomazos (Santa Monica)
Magnolia House – Chef Evan Colter (Pasadena)
Osawa Pasadena – Chef Shigefumi Tachibe (Pasadena)
Ozu East Kitchen – Chef Paul Yi (Atwater Village)
Redbird – Chef Neal Fraser (Downtown Los Angeles)
Sangers & Joe – Chef Laurent Quenioux & Chef Eduardo Pineda (Pasadena)
Say Cheese – Chef Glenn Harrell (Silver Lake)
SOL Cocina – Chef Tia Baker (Playa Vista)
Spare Tire – Kitchen & Tavern – Chef Isaias Peña (Los Angeles)
The Raymond Restaurant – Chef Tim Guiltinan (Pasadena)
Toca Madera – Chef Raymond Alvarez (Los Angeles)
Wood & Vine – Chef Kyle Schutte (Hollywood)


Sweet Masters: A select group of L.A.’s Sweet Masters will come together for one afternoon to showcase an assortment of delectable desserts such as handcrafted buttery toffees from Alique Gourmet Toffee, and gourmet single-origin chocolate and vanilla ice creams from Choctal, the finest globally-procured cacao from Chocolate Stars USA and authentic Danish pastries from Copenhagen Pastry just to name a few.

Some of this year’s participating Beverage Masters include:

Brewmasters: Beverage Masters who specialize in barley and hops will be presenting top-notch ales, lagers, pilsners and more for guests to sample, sip and savor all throughout the event, including Southern California favorites Alosta Brewing Co., Bootlegger’s Brewery, Iron Triangle Brewing, Indie Brewing Company and Golden Road Brewing. Other fine breweries included in this year’s event are Elysian Brewing from Seattle, the famous Goose Island Beer Co. from Chicago and Northwestern favorite 10 Barrel Brewing Co., along with internationally acclaimed Brewmasters such as Shock Top, Stella Artois and Stella Cidre.

Wineries: A specially curated collection of Wine Masters will be showcasing their finest varietals including premium boutique winery Ascension Cellars, Oxnard’s Herzog Wine Cellars, Ventura’s Four Brix Winery; who will be featuring their top internationally-inspired blends, Napa’s Jamieson Ranch Vineyards, Toluca Lake’s Spin The Bottle Wine Studio, and special selections from Ste. Michelle Estates, and more.
Bars & Spirits: Some of L.A.’s top bartenders and cocktail bars will be creating first-rate craft cocktails showcasing the finest spirits, including a premium Barrel-Aged Cocktail Bar provided by Erik Lund and Alexander’s Steakhouse, signature handcrafted cocktails from Head Barman Peter Lloyd-Jones and 1886 Bar, and Mixologist and Sommelier Adam Seger will be introducing the newly launched Balsam Luxury Vermouth, with much more to be revealed.

Non-Alcoholic Beverages: A variety of premium non-alcoholic Beverage Masters will also be on hand for those who wish to hydrate, caffeinate or regenerate, featuring the “bevolutionary” Bai who will be presenting their antioxidant juices, teas and water infusions, hand roasted, ethically-sourced coffee from the newly opened Demitasse Roastery & Kitchen, all natural, refreshing and energizing sparkling beverages from Diabolo and fresh, cold-pressed juices from Nekter Juice Bar to name a few.


More Culinary Masters, Sweet Masters and Beverage Masters to be announced.

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