Chef's Fable - Where Food and Film Come Together
3790 Wilshire Blvd
Presented by LA, Grow! and the Los Angeles Times.
Join us to celebrate the opening of LA Times Food Bowl, a month long -citywide- culinary festival. Partial proceeds of this event benefit L.A. Kitchen (www.lakitchen.org).
VIP DOORS open at 5:30 PM
GA Doors open at 6 PM. Food by Kogi BBQ, Pasta Sisters, Mariscos Jalisco, Salt & Straw, Pico House, Crispy Cuban and drinks will be available for purchase before and after the Q&A Panel. Music by DJ Zo.
Q&A Panel with:
Massimo Bottura (Chef, Osteria Francescana), Roy Choi (Chef, Kogi BBQ, Chego! A-Frame, Commissary, POT, Locol), Jon Favreau (Actor and filmmaker, Chef), David Gelb (Director, Jiro Dreams of Sushi, Chef's Table), Magnus Nilsson (Chef, Fäviken), and Niki Nakayama (Chef, n/naka.) Hosted by Times restaurant critic Jonathan Gold.
Los Angeles – a city rich in culture, food, and entertainment. We invite you to join a conversation on the evolution of the culinary industry, its impact on the silver screen, and how the world’s hottest chefs have grown to share the stage with Hollywood's biggest stars. Pulitzer Prize winning critic Jonathan Gold, will the lead the discussion.
Following, the screening of Jon Favreau's Chef (2014).
Casper is an acclaimed chef with a family life that seems as decaying
as his artistic freedom. Those frustrations boil over into a raucous
viral-videoed public confrontation against a restaurant critic who
panned his cooking of food that his boss ordered him to make against his
instincts. Now with his career ruined, Carl's ex-wife offers an
unorthodox solution in Miami: refit an old food truck to offer quality
cooking on his own terms. Now with his young son, Percy, and old
colleague, Martin, helping, Carl takes a working trip across America
with that truck to rediscover his gastronomic passion. With Percy's tech
savvy and Martin's enthusiasm, Carl finds that he is creating a
traveling sensation on the way home. In doing so, Carl discovers he is
serving up more than simply food, but also a deeper connection with his
life and his family that is truly delicious in its own way.
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