Newest Hosts for The Taste Festival Announced

The Taste Co-Hosts Announced

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The organizers of The Taste, the L.A. Times' annual food event, have announced that chefs Michael Cimarusti, Sang Yoon, Nancy Silverton and cocktail chef Matthew Biancaniello will be co-hosts for the Labor Day food festival.

Beginning August 30th, the Taste will feature seminars, live demos, tastings and plenty of food conversations throughout the weekend.  Each co-host will team with member of the LA Times' Food staff to present one of five major events. 

The festivities, held on the Paramount Studios lot, will include an opening night presented by Tequila Don Julio, Field to Fork hosted by Russ Parsons and Chef Michael Cimarusti, Flavors of LA hosted by Jonathan Gold and Chef Sang Yoon, a block party hosted by Noelle Carter and Chef Nancy Silverton, and a "cocktail confidential" hosted by Betty Hallock, Jessica Gelt, and cocktail chef Matthew Biancaniello.


Opening night tickets are $125, with all other events priced at $65 for advance sales.  For more information, click here.