The festival welcomes back Audi as a presenting sponsor, and announces premiere sponsors The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and the Center for Wine Origins.
American Wine and Food FestivalWHEN: Saturday, September 25 at 6-11pm (VIP entry at 5pm)WHERE: Universal Studios' Back Lot The signature Saturday evening event returns to Universal Studios' Back Lot on September 25. The country's culinary elite cook up an unrivaled feast paired with fine wines and spirits. The spectacular setting serves as a backdrop for live bands, a silent auction and a few surprises. See and be seen.. last year's event hosted over 2,800 of L.A.'s most passionate foodies and charitable supporters! \*Tickets Available At www.awff.org/tickets
Chef’s Grand Tasting DinnerWHEN: Sunday, September 26 at 6pm WHERE: Spago Beverly Hills Wolfgang Puck, Lee Hefter and Barbara Lazaroff along with Executive Pastry Chef Sherry Yard welcome six internationally renowned chefs who will design an elegant, six-course repast at the 11th Annual Chefs Grand Tasting Dinner. These celebrated chefs will each contribute one course to this grand dinner. Exquisitely prepared dishes served with exceptional wine selections and a live auction offering one-of-a-kind items and experiences contribute to the evening's extravagance. \*For Reservations, Call (310) 385-0880
About The Center for Wine Origins The Center for Wine Origins in as educational campaign and advocacy organization committed to promoting the importance of location and to gain greater protection of wine place names in the U.S. Their mission is to protect and promote unique wines from unique places. It was founded in 2005 by the wine regions of Champagne, France, and Porto, Portugal. www.wineorigins.comAbout AWFFSince its inception in 1982, the Puck-Lazaroff Charitable Foundation has supported the American Wine and Food Festival, raising more than $15 million for the Los Angeles Chapters of Meals on Wheels. This organization serves thousands of meals each day to Los Angeles' homebound seniors and disabled citizens, regardless of race, religion or ability to pay. www.awff.org