LA Chef Conference returns to Los Angeles with a full day of programming featuring some of the industry’s most prominent names.
This year’s programming, sees a stellar line-up engaging in cooking demonstrations, unprecedented pop-ups from sought-after restaurant concepts and chefs, and a big after party and includes:
- Documentary Screening – Showcasing three-Michelin-starred Manresa chef David Kinch’s new documentary, “A Chef’s Voyage,” which documents his team as they travel to France for four-hand dinners at Michelin-starred restaurants and celebrate Manresa’s 15th anniversary, followed by a panel discussion.
- Cooking Demonstrations – Featuring Wes Avila of Guerrilla Tacos; Travis Swikard, the acclaimed chef of Callie; Fox’s “Hell’s Kitchen” winner Ariel Fox alongside cocktail luminaries including Hope Ewing of Vervet Cocktails.
- Breakfast and Lunch – With Burt Bakman of SLAB and Trudy’s Underground BBQ, Charcoal Venice Chef de Cuisine Joe Johnson also with coveted culinary concepts such as Gus’s Fried Chicken and Traci Des Jardins popping up with Impossible Burger.
- After Party –featuring a pop-up from Tacos 1986 - pictured; an expansive raw bar by Santa Monica Seafood; bites by Superba and burgers from The Window and top pastry chefs Valerie Gordon, Sally Camacho, Gemma Matsuyama of n/naka creating signature desserts.
LA Chef Conference events are held at ArcLight Cinema and The Gourmandise School. Tickets are priced at $190 per person and include access to panel discussions; cooking demos; meals including breakfast, lunch, and after party; as well as the documentary screening.