With just over two weeks until its anticipated return, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles (PPLA) Food Fare is putting together the finishing touches on what will be both Los Angeles’ best food and wine event of the year and a fabulous celebration of PPLA’s 50th anniversary.
Here are 50 reasons to attend PPLA Food Fare on March 3rd.
Celebrate 50 years of care - Founded in 1965, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles will be celebrating its 50th anniversary at the 2016 Food Fare, making this year’s event extra special.
Support a good cause – Proceeds from Food Fare benefit Planned Parenthood Los Angeles’ health services and education programs, including life-saving cancer screenings, birth control and STD testing and treatment.
Lunch and dinner options — Food Fare offers two separate sessions designed to fit everyone’s schedule. The daytime session runs from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM and the evening session is from 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM.
Unlimited gourmet food samples – Food Fare will showcase over 100 of Southern California’s best chefs, restaurants and caterers. For a full list, visitpplafoodfare.com/participants.
Cocktails, beer, and wine are included – Over 35 participants will be providing generous samples and servings of wine, cocktails, beer, spirits, coffee, tea and more.
No lines for food – Unlike other food and wine events, Food Fare is known for having little to no lines and an abundance of food throughout the entire event. With 37 years of experience, Food Fare participants know how to prep and serve food with efficiency and a smile.
Meet LA’s beloved chefs – Meet dozens of Los Angeles’ most prestigious chefs, including former Food Fare Chefs of the Year: Brooke Williamson, Nick Roberts, Celestino Drago, Suzanne Goin, Joe Miller, Susan Feniger, Mary Sue Milliken and Alain Giraud, as well as Food Fare’s first ever Restaurateur of the Year, Jenny Rush of Blue Plate Group.
Shop for women’s health – Shop over 30 local retailers within Food Fare’s lively atmosphere. Shoppable goods include: art, accessories, jewelry, handbags, pajama sets, home décor, cashmere throws, kids’ fashion and more.
Auction to win – Food Fare will feature both a Wine Silent Auction and a Dream Experiences Silent Auction, giving attendees the opportunity to vie in for a chance to win one-of-a-kind experiences, trips and coveted wines and spirits!
Raffle for choice – Attendees are invited to try their luck at winning unique raffle prizes including gift card bundles to some of LA’s most sought-after restaurants.
Tickets for Food Fare are available at www.pplafoodfare.com or by calling (213) 284-3300. Advance purchase tickets for Food Fare 2015 are $150 for the daytime session (11:00 AM – 2:00 PM) and $250 for the evening session (6:30 PM – 9:30 PM). PPLA Food Fare 2016 will take place on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at Barker Hangar located at 3021 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Sponsorship packages are available. For more information, please visit www.pplafoodfare.com.
About Food Fare & Planned Parenthood Los Angeles Guild
Food Fare began in 1979 with a cooking demonstration by Julia Child and has grown over the last 37 years to become one of Los Angeles’ oldest and most celebrated food events. An annual event, Food Fare is highly anticipated by food lovers, PPLA supporters and the general public as an opportunity to sample the best food and drinkLA has to offer while supporting Planned Parenthood Los Angeles’ vital health services and education programs. Food Fare is hosted by the Planned Parenthood Los Angeles Guild, a group of over 170 women dedicated to providing financial and volunteer support for PPLA.
About Planned Parenthood Los Angeles
PPLA’s 20 health centers throughout Los Angeles County provide care to nearly 150,000 women, men, and teens each year. Over 93% of the care PPLA provides is preventative, including: life-saving cancer screenings, birth control, annual exams, and STD testing and treatment. PPLA’s education and community outreach programs reach nearly 60,000 women, men and teens in Los Angeles County each year. Learn more at www.pplosangeles.org.