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2014 Culinary Inspirations (LA)


A Food and Beverage Event Celebrating California's Foster Youth


DATE: WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2014

TIME: 6-9PM

LOCATION: OLYMPIC COLLECTION
(11301 Olympic Blvd. 3rd Flr, Los Angeles, CA)

 

 To purchase tickets or donate towards the event, please click here.

 

This year's chefs include:

Chef Bev Lazo-Gonzalez, Coolinary Trends
Chef Charlene Powell, Mel's Fish Shack
Chef Claudia Naffziger, Tea and Teacups
Chef Evelyne Joan, Mauro's Cafe
Chef Geoffrey Hughes, Patina Restaurant Group
Chef James and Simone, Confection Co-op
Chef Johneric Concordia, The Park's Finest
Chef Karma Dem, A Taste of Bhutan
Chef Lance Corralez, Cooking with Corralez
Chef Marck Corcino, New York Snow
Chef Matt MacKay, Nordstrom's Bar Verde
Chef Norwood Clark, Jr., Uncle Darrow's Cajun/Creole Eatery
Chef Rian Brandenburg, Tendergreens
Chef Scott Fellows, Critic' Choice Catering and Event Production, Inc.
Chef Shanita Castle, Castle's Catering
Chef Spirit Wallace, A Pinch of Spirit
Chef Tammy Kronen, Kronens Kitchen and Events
Chef Teri Valentine, The Perfect Bite Co.
Chef Thi Thran, Starry Kitchen
Chef Vanda Asapahu, Araya Thai Cuisine


 

 

ABOUT CULINARY INSPIRATIONS

California Youth Connection invites you to Culinary Inspiration, our 5th annual food and beverage event celebrating California’s foster youth. Join us for this opportunity to sample and savor cuisines and wines from local chefs and restaurants. In addition, guests will also have the opportunity to indulge in tasting unique wines and spirits from all around California.

Our team of renowned chefs, who have volunteered their time and talent, will be paired with a current or former foster youth to create dishes inspired by this unique collaboration. Our Culinary Inspiration Teams will be on hand to share with guests what inspired their creative collaboration.

In addition to the incredible food and beverages and the opportunity to meet successful young leaders from the foster care system, California Youth Connection will also be presenting two Inspirations Awards to an adult and a youth who have inspired great change in the foster care system.

 

get involved!

Event Sponsorship:

Sponsorships are currently available at all levels. Please click here and learn more about becoming an event sponsor.

Beverage Sponsorship:

We are currently seeking donations of wine, beer, spirits and nonalcoholic beverages for the event. Deadline is May 1st. For additional information, please click here.
 

Silent Auction Donation: 

if you would like to donate a product, service or good to the silent auction, please contact Jacque at Jacque@calyouthconn.org.

 

For more information, please contact Jacque at jacque@calyouthconn.org or 415.442.5060 x12.  

 

* A HUGE THANK YOU TO THE SPONSORS, CHEFS, BEVERAGE COMPANIES, THE LOCAL BUSINESSES AND COMMUNITY THAT CAME OUT TO SUPPORT CYC AT THE 2013 CULINARY INSPIRATIONS EVENT IN SAN FRANCISCO. THE EVENT WAS A SUCCESS AND MADE POSSIBLE BECAUSE OF EACH AND EVERYONE OF YOU!

 

 
 
* CYC is a registered 501c3. All donations made to CYC are tax deductible.
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