Los Angeles magazine’s The Food Event 2013


Our eighth annual culinary extravaganza which also celebrated Los Angeles magazine’s November “Food Lovers Guide to L.A.” issue took place on Sunday, October 20. Nearly 3,000 guests attended this unique culinary experience at Saddlerock Ranch in the majestic hills of Malibu. The day featured non-stop up close and personal cooking demonstrations along with bountiful tastings from local restaurants and wineries. Any foodies dream come true!

    • Page 1International tastings from the HSBC “Taste of the World” tent

    • Page 1The Food Event was held at Saddlerock Ranch, home to Semler and Saddlerock Wines

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    • Page 1Son of a Gun won “Dish of the Year” for their Hamachi curdo with galbi vinaigrette

    • Page 1Guests experienced the luxury of Celebrity Cruises

    • Page 1Artisan coffee from Grand Avenue Coffee

    • Page 1Delicious cocktails from Leblon Cachaça

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    • Page 1Cadillac “Dish of the Year” judges Dana Goodyear, Evan Kleinman, Lisa Semler, Bill Esparza, and Lesley Bargar Suter

    • Page 1Wolfgang Puck and Ron Semler

    • Page 1Ladies entered the “Picture Yourself Here” contest presented by Cadillac

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    • Page 1The beer garden kept guests shaded

    • Page 1Stella Artois, Leffe, Hoegaarden was served in the beer garden

    • Page 1Judept Lorenzo and John Sedlar of Rivera

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    • Page 1Kris Morningstar demonstrates how to cook octopus

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    • Page 1David LeFevre prepares crab and sea urchin soba noodles

    • Page 1Sang Yoon of Father’s Office/ Lukshon

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    • Page 1David LeFevre of Manhattan Beach Post/ Fishing with Dynamite

    • Page 1Cocktails crafted in the Ketel One ice bar

    • Page 1Demonstration stage host Claire Thomas with Kris Morningstar of Ray’s and Stark Bar

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    • Page 1A glimpse at the Cadillac ATS

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Photos courtesy of Drongo Photo, Jerry Giles Photography, and Michelle Chiu Photography

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