Inside Out Community Arts partners with Abbot Kinney restaurant owners to wine and dine while supporting under-served youth in the community.

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This year, Inside Out Community Arts’ 4th Annual ‘Taste of Abbot Kinney’ is celebrating the block and shining a culinary spotlight on the chefs who make this eclectic and cosmopolitan street their home.

On Sunday, October 14th over 500 guests will descend on Venice to sample and uncork the best that Abbot Kinney has to offer. Over a dozen restaurants will take part in this unique walking/tasting tour, providing scrumptious bites and tickling the taste buds of every attendee! Abbot Kinney’s most innovative restaurants and chefs will be selecting their favorite recipes to fill your stomach and warm your heart.

See pho10.13 TasteAKJoeAdamto from last year Adam Gertier and Chef Joe Miller

Adam Gertler, host of Food Network’s primetime series Kid in a Candy Store, will be hosting the VIP reception, bringing his trademark passion for food and fun-loving sense of humor. VIP guests are in for a special treat at this fabulous reception including cocktail, wine and appetizer tastings, demonstrations from local chefs and mixologists, a live DJ and entry into a grand prize drawing. And all of this to benefit Inside Out Community Arts!

This year, Inside Out Community Arts is  proud to welcome Don & Linda Novack and Hal Fredrick as the 2012 Taste of Abbot Kinney Event Chairs. Don, Linda and Hal are the owners of Hal’s Bar and Grill. Hal’s is one of the Venice community’s most popular restaurants and is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year!

Since 1996 Inside Out Community Arts has been transforming the lives of LA’s underserved middle school and high school youth through arts and media education. By providing award-winning, high quality after school programs Inside Out teaches youth to believe in the power of their own inner voices, hopes and dreams.  Code Phrase:  ENJOY THE TASTE ON ABBOT KINNEY

10.13 TastesAKGuests1The Walking Tour Tastings Package includes tastes at all participating walking tour restaurants and wine and beer tastings. Also includes exclusive Taste of Abbot Kinney Online Event Program with recipes, bios, and insider tips from the chefs and mixologists of Abbot Kinney. Walking Tour Tastings include: Abbot’s Habit, Abbot’s Pizza, Benny’s Tacos, CasaLinda, Dry Tour, FEED Body & Soul, Hal’s Bar and Grill, Intelligentsia, Joe’s Restaurant (special cocktail), Lemonade, Local 1205, N’ice Cream, The Otheroom, Primitivo, Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing, as well as Noble Vines wine and Golden Road Brewery Beer tastings. Click here to purchase.

The VIP Reception & Walking Tour Package includes ALL of the above Walking Tour Package PLUS: A VIP Reception with music, exclusive appetizer and cocktail tastes, cooking demonstrations, and celebrity chefs as well as early access to restaurants. VIP additional tastings: Cafe del Rey, Jin Patisserie, Shima, The Tasting Kitchen (special cocktail), Hal’s Bar and Grill, Joe’s Restaurant, Creme Caramel LA, Chef Stef Candy Company and Whole Foods Market Venice. Click here to purchase.

10.14 TasteAKGuests2eption and Check-in: Boardriders, 585 Venice Boulevard, Venice, CA

VIP Reception: 3:00 – 4:00 pm
VIP Pre-Tastings: 4:00 – 4:30 pm
Walking Tour Tastings: 4:30 – 6:30pm

What: Taste of Abbot Kinney
Where: Up and down Abbot Kinney
When: Sunday, October 14th, 2012

Phone: (310) 397-8820