Good Food Gala: Celebrating the First 5 Years of the LA Food Policy Council

June 11, 2015, 12:00 am

Vibiana

The Los Angeles Food Policy Council invites you to join us for our first ever fundraiser, the Good Food Gala on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the spectacular Vibiana
in downtown Los Angeles.

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Celebrate the first five years of the Los Angeles Food Policy Council and its collaborative efforts to create a more just and sustainable food system in Southern California.

EVENT DETAILS

DATE | Thursday, June 11, 2015 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LOCATION | Vibiana in Downtown Los Angeles
ADDRESS | 214 S Main Street. Los Angeles, CA 90012
TICKETSgoodfoodgala.eventbrite.com

Early bird tickets are available now until May 11 at 11:59 pm PST.

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We are excited to feature Neal Fraser, Chef/Owner of Redbird, VibianaBLD and ICDC as host chef of the evening. LA’s finest chefs will join Neal Fraser to bring you an unforgettable locally-sourced tasting menu, paired with signature craft cocktails from mixologist Julian Cox using organic spirits from Green Bar Distillery, and local brews by Three Weavers Brewing and the Strand Brewing Company. Additional chefs & farmers will be unveiled in the coming weeks.

The ever-fabulous Evan Kleiman, host of KCRW’s Good Food will serve as MC and KCRW’s soulful DJ Raul Campos will spin fresh sounds into the warm summer night.

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GOOD FOOD HEROES

We will also honor and acknowledge exemplary GOOD FOOD HEROES:

MARQUEECE HARRIS-DAWSON | President & CEO of Community Coalition,
LA City Councilmember-Elect
STEVE ZIMMER | LA Unified School District Board Member
ROBERT GOTTLIEB | Urban and Environmental Policy Institute, Occidental College

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COCKTAILS & TASTINGS

NEAL FRASER | Redbird, Vibiana, BLD (host chef)
MARY SUE MILLIKEN | Border Grill Restaurants and Truck
SUSAN FENIGER | Mud Hen TavernBorder Grill Restaurants
KAJSA ALGER | Mud Hen Tavern
ZACH POLLACK | Alimento
JIMMY SHAWLoteria Grill
BRYCE FLUELLEN | American Heart Association
DIEP TRAN | Good Girl Dinette
TARA MAXEY | Heirloom LA
MATT POLEY | Heirloom LA
JASHMINE CORPUZ | Redbird pastry chef
MARIAH SWAN | icdc pastry chef

MASTER OF CEREMONIES

EVAN KLEIMAN | KCRW’s Good Food

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We hope to see you on June 11 to celebrate five years of building a
Good Food system in Los Angeles!

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Event Sponsors

Leadership Level

KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITALS

Community Level

FIELD FRESH FOODS
JEFF BIDDLE

Friendship Level

THE CALIFORNIA ENDOWMENT
SOCAL GAS
UFCW LOCAL 770
YUMMY.COM

Ally Level

COOSEMANS LA SHIPPING
CROWELL WEEDON & CO.
GOOGLE

 

Vendor Sponsors

Community Seafood
Coosemans LA Shipping
Green Bar Craft Distillery
Strand Brewing Co.
Team Friday
Three Weavers Brewing Company
Whole Foods Market

 

Media Sponsor

Los Angeles magazine

 

Event Committee

MICHAEL FLOOD | President/CEO, Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
AMY KNOLL FRASER | Managing Partner, Vibiana, Redbird, BLD, ICDC
PAULA DANIELS | Founder, Los Angeles Food Policy Council
M. JILL OVERDORF | Director of Business & Culinary Development
& Corporate Executive Chef, Coosemans LA Shipping
LEAH ROSS | Restaurant PR, Marketing, & Sustainability Consultant,
Customer Communications Consulting

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