The 2nd Annual Los Angeles Westside Food & Wine Festival returns this fall at the Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles Westside, 6333 Bristol Pkwy., Culver City, CA 90230, on October 14, 2018 from 4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. (3:00 p.m. for VIP ticketholders) serving up delicious tastes from some of West L.A.’s popular restaurants, food trucks and caterers, paired with an abundance of wine, craft beer, spirits tastings, non-alcoholic beverages, and plenty of entertainment with live music, DJ, strolling magic, vendors, silent auction, and giveaways.
For the first time, the Todd Elliot Entertainment and Events produced Festival will be open to all ages, making this a family-friendly event with those under 21 years of age allowed into the Festival, but not within the area where alcohol is poured and tasted.
Proceeds benefit Westside Food Bank which has mission to end hunger in our communities by providing access to free nutritious food through food acquisition and distribution, and by engaging the community and advocating for a strong food assistance network. It currently provides a wide variety of nutritious food including fresh produce, high protein foods, and pantry staples to over 70 agencies with food assistance programs in West Los Angeles County, reaching over 108,000 people each year, nearly half of whom are children.
Every donated dollar allows WSFB to provide food for four nutritious meals.
Restaurant and other food tastings provided by Panini Kabob Grill, Stonefire Grill, Benny’s Tacos, Fresh Brothers Pizza, Gourmet Paper Plates Catering, Due Mani Pizza, Marriott Hotel Catering, Deep Seeded LA, Fresh Farm to You, My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream, Red Shoe Cakes, Sweet Tooth Confections, Kind Bars, GoGo SqueeZ, Down South Sweets Catering, Luna Olive Oil, Di Stefano Burrata Cheese, among others.
A substantial and varied selection of fine wines, craft beers, spirits, and non-alcoholic beverage companies pouring include Obvious Wines, San Antonio Winery/Riboli Wines, Smog City Brewing, Embajador Tequila, Blossom Brothers Wines, Vera Vino Wines, One Hope Wines, Harajuku Taproom-Baird Beer & Sake, Topa Chico Sparkling Water, Kevita Kombucha, Vita Coco, Naked Juice, Essential Water, My Wine Society, among others.
VIP tickets include early entry, wine glass tumbler, and free parking.
Culver City Honda and Culver City Toyota are this year’s Westside Food & Wine Festival Gold Sponsors. Additional festival sponsorship includes Wescom, T-Mobile, MedMen, Renewal by Anderson, Winning Ways, Acme Sign and Design, Getaround Ride Share. Media sponsors include LA Weekly, Yelp, LA Art Party, The Argonaut, Coast to Coast Newspaper, Culver City News, Culver City Chamber of Commerce, and the Mar Vista Chamber of Commerce.
$75 and $95 VIP; children under 10 are free with paying adult (one child per adult required). No one under 21 years of age will be allowed into the alcohol drinking and pouring area.
$8 at hotel; free for VIP; or street parking