Some of the world’s most talented chefs and musicians came together on December 23 for “Eat, Drink and Support,” a one-of-a-kind food and music event benefiting the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank.
Chefs Bruce Kalman and Tyler Anderson of Square Peg Pizza, served brussel sprout, guanciale, and potato pizzas; chef Antonia Lofaso prepared Collezione Rigatoni with braised pork, foraged mushrooms, and ricotta salata; executive chef Nick Shipp took charge of veggies which included fire roasted corn with avocado cilantro butter, cotija cheese, and smoked paprika; musician and Chef, Dave Grohl, served savory smoked meats from his new BBQ venture, Backbeat BBQ; for desert chef Duff Goldman offered warm bread pudding à la mode with chocolate sauce. 10 C-CAP school-aged culinary students worked side-by-side with Grohl, Lofaso, Kalman, Anderson, Shipp and Goldman.
The event featured musical performances by Jessarae, Jessica Childress, and chef-led alt-rock band, Foie Grock. Foo Fighter, Taylor Hawkins’ side project, 70s rock cover band, Chevy Metal, headlined with guest appearances by Grohl and Nikki Sixx.
Barilla donated 2,600 pounds of pasta to the Food Bank––enough for 16,000 servings––and will extend its partnership to support the East LA mobile market in 2019. Wells Fargo bank presented a $10,000 check, part of their second annual Holiday Food Bank program.
The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank has distributed enough food for more than 1 billion meals since 1973 and is a 4-star rated charity by Charity Navigator. Eat, Drink and Support is the last event closing out the Food Bank’s 45th anniversary year. For more information, visit lafoodbank.org.
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