Crave Expo is returning for the third year in a row, this time at historic venue, The Majestic Downtown (650 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014), on January 31, 2016 (Sunday) from 5PM-10PM.

KnJan31-NewMoon-ShelbysSweetandSpicyChickenown to industry insiders as the “event/wedding tradeshow of the season,” Crave Expo will be opening its doors for the first time to the general public. With a diverse collection of food and event vendors, ranging from caterers, videographers, stationary experts, and more. Crave Expo is truly a one-stop expo for all your event planning needs.

See image: Courtesy of New Moon Restaurant; Try a taste of Shelby’s Sweet and Spicy Chicken from New Moon Restaurant…Masters of contemporary Chinese cuisine. New Moon adapts traditional dishes to modern American lifestyles so you can have the best of both worlds.

“We want [Crave] to be synonymous with events and food. We believe we can accomplish that by showcasing the finest chefs and caterers and inviting the best professionals in their respective industries to be a part of the expo, organically forging new and exciting business partnerships”  said Jacob Lee, co-founder of Crave.

As a chef himself, Jacob quickly realized the challenges and limited opportunities for industry newcomers to gain exposure, express culinary creativity, and grow business. Jacob partnered with Peter Paik and Martin Kim to create an effective platform for chefs, caterers, and other like-minded businesses and entrepreneurs to showcase their ingenuity and talent in front of the right audience.

This year, attendees can expect vendors like, Wife of the Party, known for their work with celebrity clients such as Russell Peters and P!nk, as well as Crave favorites like Mr. Bartender, craft cocktail bartender for P.Diddy, and Chef Kevin Warren, Pharrell Williams’ go to for gourmet southern cuisine.

Jan31-CRAVE-ChurnedCreamerySee image: Courtesy of Churned Creamery, who will be in attendance offering freshly churned ice cream and sorbets customized with delectable toppings.

New vendors will continue to be added and announced leading up to the event.

Tickets can be purchased on the Crave website ( for $15 General Admission or $50 VIP.

For more info visit the CRAVE Facebook Page.  

What: CRAVE Expo
Where: The Majestic Downtown, 650 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014
When: 5:00pm – 10:00pm – Sunday, January 31, 2016