All-Star Chef Classic Los Angeles: Little Masters, LA

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Affair: All-Star Chef Classic Los Angeles: Little Masters

When: Wednesday, March 8- Saturday, March 11, 2017

Hot Spot: L.A. Live's Event Deck, Los Angeles, CA

Deets: The only food event of its kind, All-Star Chef Classic returns for its fourth year to L.A. LIVE, March 8-11, for a four-day culinary experience showcasing some of the most well-respected and award-winning chefs from around the globe. All-Star Chef Classic offers a series of engaging dining experiences, allowing fans to enjoy the world-class cuisine of renowned chefs, prepared in a specially designed festival and stadium setting unlike any other food event.

This year, the four-day event will feature eight engaging, chef-led dining experiences including a four-part Masters Dinner Series dedicated to French, Italian, American and Asian-American talent and preparations. In addition, two walk-around tasting events featuring new stars of the South and some of LA’s best chefs dishing up their takes of delicious and comforting Southern cuisine and celebrating open flame cooking—both inside Chefs’ Tasting Arena. Back by popular demand, Little Masters offers the opportunity for the next generation of great chefs to receive hands-on training from the best in the business.

The highly anticipated Masters Dinner Series will take place in Restaurant Stadium™ and will bring fans “kitchen-side” with stadium-style tabled seating, lights, cameras and LED screens and the perfect view of all the action taking place in the round and described by a collection of entertaining and experienced hosts joined by the featured chefs each event.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017


French Masters Dinner presented by Air Tahiti Nui
Location: Restaurant Stadium™ at L.A. LIVE's Event Deck
Doors Open 6 PM / Dinner Begins 7 PM
Prices: Gold: $295 / Platinum VIP: $425

"French Masters Dinner" features five of the world's most acclaimed French culinary experts, as well as award-winning chef and television personality Ludo Lefebvre. The chefs will collaborate to cook a multi-course seated dinner for guests, paired with select French wines.

Featured chefs include:
Ludo Lefebvre (Trois Mec, Petit Trois, Los Angeles)

Thursday, March 9, 2017


Italian Masters Dinner presented by Melissa's Produce
Location: Restaurant Stadium™ at L.A. LIVE's Event Deck
Doors Open 6 PM / Dinner Begins 7 PM
Prices: Gold: $295 / Platinum VIP: $425

"Italian Masters Dinner" features five top chefs, including acclaimed Los Angeles chef Antonia Lofaso of Venice's Scopa Italian Roots, who will be joined by chefs from around the country who specialize in Italian cuisine, such as Jamie Bissonnette of Boston mainstay Coppa and Fabio Viviani of Chicago's Siena Tavern. The chefs will prepare a multi-course meal for guests with dishes inspired by their countries and cultures. Hosted by the food world's beloved "culinary MC," Billy Harris.

Featured chefs:
Antonia Lofaso (Scopa Italian Roots, Los Angeles)
Fabio Viviani (Siena Tavern, Chicago)
Dahlia Narvaez (Osteria Mozza, Los Angeles)
Jamie Bissonnette (Coppa, Boston)
Mirko Paderno (Culina, Los Angeles)

Friday, March 10, 2017

American Masters Dinner presented by Fisher & Paykel
Location: Restaurant Stadium™ at L.A. LIVE's Event Deck
Doors Open 6 PM / Dinner Begins 7 PM
Prices: Gold: $295 / Platinum VIP: $425

The "American Masters Dinner" celebrates the culinary talent from across the United States. Featuring a line-up of the East and West coast's best including chefs Curtis Stone of LA's Maude and Gwen and Chris Cosentino of SF's Cockscomb and Napa Valley's Acacia House. The team of chefs will craft a five-course dinner to exhibit America's progressive cuisine.

Featured chefs:
Curtis Stone (Maude, Gwen, Los Angeles)
Chris Cosentino (Cockscomb, San Francisco; Acacia House, St. Helena)
Duff Goldman (Cake Mix, Los Angeles)

Southern Eats
Location: Chefs' Tasting Arena™
VIP access 6:30 PM / Event Begins 7:30 PM
Prices: Silver: $125 / Gold: $175 / Platinum VIP: $250

Showcasing chef talent and cuisine from down South, All-Star Chef Classic's new addition of "Southern Eats" will provide guests the opportunity to sample the diversity of some of our country's most unique and lively flavors from 18 esteemed chefs.

Featured chefs:
Adam Cole (Maple Block Meat Co., Los Angeles)
Samuel Monsour (Preux & Proper, Los Angeles)
Govind Armstrong (Post & Beam, Los Angeles)
Scott Howard (Citizen, Los Angeles)
Brian Dunsmoor (Hatchet Hall, Los Angeles)
Greg Schroeppel (Nighthawk Breakfast Bar, Los Angeles)
Jon Shook & Vinny Dotolo (Son of a Gun, Los Angeles)
Johnny Ray Zone (Howlin' Rays, Los Angeles)
Kris Tominaga (The Hart & The Hunter, Los Angels)
Brandon Boudet (Little Dom's, Los Angeles)
Mike Lata (Fig, Charleston)
Hugh Acheson (The National, Georgia)
Art Smith (Reunion Florida Garden and Kitchen School, Florida)
Joe Kindred (Kindred, North Carolina)
Ashley Christensen (Poole's, North Carolina)

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Little Masters presented by Le Creuset
Location: Restaurant Stadium™ at L.A. LIVE's Event Deck
Session I: Doors Open 9:30 AM / Event Begins 10:00 AM
Session II: Doors Open 12:00 PM / Event Begins 12:30 PM
Prices: Child + Adult: $125 / Adult Add-on: $25

Restaurant Stadium™ turns from kitchen to classroom as 200 kids learn to cook alongside and one of the country's most animated pastry chefs, Sherry Yard. With a guided, hands-on cooking lesson, "Little Masters" will help foster the next generation of All-Star Chefs.

East West Masters Dinner presented by East West Bank
Location: Restaurant Stadium™ at L.A. LIVE's Event Deck
Doors Open 6 PM / Dinner Begins 7 PM
Prices: Gold: $295 / Platinum VIP: $425

"East West Masters Dinner" presents some of the world's greatest leaders and authorities in Asian cuisine. From the refined Southeast Asian offerings of Sang Yoon to Jet Tila's renowned Thai creations, the "East West Masters Dinner" will explore the importance of Asian influence in international cuisine. Hosted by Simon Majumdar.

Featured chefs:
Jet Tila (Los Angeles)
Sang Yoon (Lukshon, Father's Office, Los Angeles)
Neal Fraser (Redbird, Los Angeles)
Della Gossett (Spago, Los Angeles)

Grill & Chill presented by DCS & Stella Artois
Location: Chefs' Tasting Arena™
VIP Access 6:30 PM / Event Begins 7:30 PM
Prices: Silver: $125 / Gold: $175 / Platinum VIP: $250

"Grill & Chill" brings together some of the country's best chefs to honor the universal pleasures of open flame cooking. With savory grilled samples, chilled bites, and desserts, "Grill & Chill" offers guests a tour in flavors both hot and cold.

Featured chefs:
Jamie Bissonnette (Coppa, Boston)
Fabian von Hauske & Jeremiah Stone (Wildair, Contra, New York)
Sherry Yard (Helms Bakery, The Tuck Room, Los Angeles)
Francis Derby (The Cannibal, Los Angeles)
The Nomad Truck
Chris Oh (Hanjip, Los Angeles)
Ray Garcia (Broken Spanish, Los Angeles)
David Lefevre (MB Post, Fishing With Dynamite, Los Angeles)
Jason Neroni (Rose Café, Los Angeles)
Chris Cosentino (Cockscomb, San Francisco; Acacia House, St. Helena)
Ravi Kapur (Liholiho Yacht Club, San Francisco)

*Talent subject to change

About L.A. LIVE
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Who You May Spot: The 2017 All-Star Chef Classic will include more than 55 internationally-renowned chefs and personalities including: Ludo Lefebvre(Trois Mec, Petit Trois, Los Angeles), Curtis Stone (Maude, Gwen, Los Angeles), Antonia Lofaso (Scopa Italian Roots, Los Angeles), Duff Goldman (Cake Mix, Los Angeles), Fabio Viviani (Siena Tavern, Chicago), Jamie Bissonnette (Coppa, Boston, New York), MirkoPaderno (Culina, Los Angeles), Dahlia Narvaez (Osteria Mozza, Los Angeles), Samuel Monsour (Preux & Proper, Los Angeles), GovindArmstrong (Post & Beam, Los Angeles), Scott Howard (Citizen, Los Angeles), Brian Dunsmoor (Hatchet Hall, Los Angeles), GregSchroeppel (Nighthawk Breakfast Bar, Los Angeles), Johnny Ray Zone (Howlin' Rays, Los Angeles), Kris Tominaga (The Hart & The Hunter, Los Angeles), Brandon Boudet (Little Dom's, Los Angeles), Adam Cole (Maple Block Meat Co., Los Angeles), Mike Lata (Fig, Charleston), Hugh Acheson (The National, Georgia), Art Smith (Reunion Florida Garden and Kitchen School, Florida), Joe Kindred(Kindred, North Carolina), Ashley Christensen (Poole's, North Carolina), Jon Shook & Vinny Dotolo (Son of a Gun, Los Angeles), JetTila (Los Angeles), Neal Fraser (Redbird, Fritzi, Los Angeles), Della Gossett (Spago, Los Angeles), Ben Ford (Ford's Filling Station, Los Angeles), Francis Derby (The Cannibal, Los Angeles), Chris Oh (Hanjip, Los Angeles), Ray Garcia (Broken Spanish, Los Angeles), JasonNeroni (Rose Café, Los Angeles), David Lefevre (MB Post, Fishing With Dynamite, Manhattan Beach), Fabian von Hauske & Jeremiah Stone (Wildair, Contra, New York), Chris Cosentino (Cockscomb, San Francisco; Acacia House, St. Helena), Ravi Kapur (Liholiho Yacht Club, San Francisco), Sherry Yard (Helms Bakery, The Tuck Room, Los Angeles), and Sang Yoon (Lukshon, Father's Office, Los Angeles).

Hint For The Average Socialite: Tickets to the four-day culinary event will be available for purchase beginning January 11, 2017, with pre-sale for American Express® Card Members, followed by public ticket sales opening on January 19, 2017. Tickets for All-Star Chef Classic start at $125. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit: allstarchefclassic.com or call 1-877-234-8425.

- There are exclusive offers for American Express Cardmembers.
- Group Rate: For Gold and Silver ticket buyers only, ASCC is offering a 20% off for groups of 10+ for each strolling event. For group rate information, please call 1-877-234-8425 or email groups@aegworldwide.com

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