The 4th Annual Masters of Taste, L.A.’s premier outdoor, luxury food and beverage festival takes place on Sunday, April 7th, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm on the field of the iconic Pasadena Rose Bowl!
Introducing Chef Michael Hung as the 2019 event’s first-time Host Chef. 2017 and 2018 Masters of Taste Culinary Master, Michael Hung’s illustrious career credentials include time spent with Traci Des Jardins’s James Beard Award-winning team at San Francisco’s Jardinière and overseeing the kitchen at Roland Passot’s Michelin-starred La Folie. Chef Hung then left San Francisco to open Faith & Flower in Downtown Los Angeles, where under his leadership the restaurant was honored “Best New Restaurant” by Esquire Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, and Travel + Leisure. Michael’s success continued with the acclaimed Viviane in the Avalon Hotel Los Angeles and then he started his own company Ardour Hospitality in 2016. Michael has also returned to Faith & Flower where he oversees the kitchen.
Masters of Taste 2019 will bring over 2,500 food and beverage enthusiasts together from all over Greater Los Angeles for one afternoon to celebrate this exhilarating festival, which will include the finest fare from over 95 Culinary Masters and restaurants, delectable sweets prepared by L.A.’s top Sweet Masters, top Beverage Masters who will be featuring signature handcrafted cocktail tastings from over 25 spirit brands and bars, a premier 50-Yard-Line Cocktail Bar featuring top Mixologists from four of L.A.’s most distinguished drinking destinations, select wineries, local craft breweries, cold-pressed juices, cold brew coffee, live entertainment and much, much more.
A delicious meatball from Momed Chef Alex Sarkissian (Beverly Hills and Atwater Village) who will be returning for 2019
100% of the proceeds from Masters of Taste 2019 will directly benefit Union Station Homeless Services, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to helping homeless men, women and children rebuild their lives. Union Station is part of a premier group of human services agencies in L.A. County that are leading the way to end homelessness in our community. Union Station offers an array of services including street outreach, meals, shelter, housing, case management and career development. In the last three years Masters of Taste has raised over $1.5 Million in support of Union Station’s life-saving programs.
Admission runs $105 to $165. Click Here to purchase tickets. Check the website for the full list of participating Culinary Masters and Restaurants.
What: Masters of Taste
Where: Pasadena Rose Bowl, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, CA 91103
When: Sunday, April 7, 2019; VIP Power Hour: 3:00pm – 4:00pm; General Admission: 4:00pm – 7:00pm