Hollywood Beat, Sep 30, 2009
red hot: american wine & food festival
Red Hot Kickoff Celebration on October 2 Will Start Off The 27th American Wine & Food Festival Benefiting Los Angeles Chapters of Meals On Wheels
For its 27th year, the American Wine & Food Festival, hosted by the Puck-Lazaroff Charitable Foundation, is serving up a world-class culinary celebration benefiting Los Angeles Chapters of Meals On Wheels. This star-studded food Festival taking place October 2 – 4, 2009, in Los Angeles, features world-renowned chefs, vintners and spirit purveyors at the most anticipated epicurean event of the year. The Festival features a spectacular spread of delectable dishes, superb libations, fantasy auction items and amazing entertainment in three events – each offering a different level of participation for culinary connoisseurs to contribute to the cause.
The three day event will start off with Friday’s ‘Red Hot Friday Kickoff’ Celebration at Voyeur, "L.A.'s new, exclusive nightlife destination." Designed to whet the appetites of Festival first-timers and alums alike, this party offers chic eats by Wolfgang Puck Catering paired with terrific wines and innovative libations by Ultimat Vodka and Beam Global Spirits & Wines – all set to the sounds of a DJ playing your favorite music. The intimate lounge setting is perfect for mingling with philanthropists and foodies who are newcomers and well-knowns on the Los Angeles scene.
Red Hot Kickoff Celebration tickets are available for $150 per person. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.AWFF.org
Red Hot Kickoff Celebration
Date: Friday, October 2, 2009 – 7 p.m.
Location: Voyeur – "LA's new, exclusive nightlife destination"
7969 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles
About the American Wine & Food Festival:
Since its inception in 1982, the Puck-Lazaroff Charitable Foundation has supported the American Wine & Food Festival, raising more than $15 million for Los Angeles Chapters of Meals On Wheels. This organization serves thousands of meals each day to Los Angeles' homebound senior and disabled citizens.
As a result of their efforts on behalf of Meals On Wheels, the Austrian-born Wolfgang Puck, renowned for feeding Hollywood glamour at the annual post-Oscar extravaganza, and leading restaurant designer Barbara Lazaroff, are also celebrated for their philanthropic spirit.