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L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade Brings Together Culinary & Entertainment Stars for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, Saturday, September 14

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September 4, 2019, LOS ANGELES, CA — Hosts Chef Suzanne Goin, Caroline Styne (The Lucques Group) and David Lentz, are proud to announce the return of the L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade culinary event on Saturday, September 14, 2019. In addition to the chef talent in attendance, return supporters will include Jimmy Kimmel, Joe Mantegna, Timothy Olyphant, Laura Dern, Nolan Gould, Camilla Belle and Kirsten Vangsness.

The 10th Annual L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade invites food and wine lovers from all corners of the globe for an afternoon of fantastic fare, cocktails for a cause, children’s activities, silent and live auctions, and much more. The 2019 event will include chefs Chris Bianco, Adam Perry Lang, Donald Link, Nancy Oakes, Nancy Silverton, Steve Samson, Jon Shook, Vinny Dotolo, Rocco Whalen and Marc Vetri coming together to cook for childhood cancer cures. New to the cookout this year are participating chefs  Ashley Abodeely – The Firehouse Hotel; Bob Oswaks – Bob’s Well Bread Bakery; Boe DeLashmutt & Edward ErkenBrack – Marker Five; Frank Ibarra – Bibi Ji; Jason Paluska – The Lark; Jon Yao – Kato; Kaleo Adams – Calabra at Santa Monica Proper Hotel; Melissa Perello – M. Georgina; Michael Santoro – Beverly Hills Hotel; Peter Lee – Loquita; Sarah Grueneberg – Monteverde; and Tal Ronnen – Crossroads LA.

Guests will also experience wine tasting from over 50 vintners and the cocktail artistry of major mixologists, including Eric Alperin (The Varnish) and Christiaan Röllich (The Lucques Group), among others, who will craft signature drinks for attendees.


WHAT:                 Culinary and Entertainment Stars Join Battle Against Childhood Cancer at L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade Culinary Event

WHO:                   A sample of of LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade special guests that support the cause and will attend:

                             Camilla Belle – 10,000 B.C.,. The Lost World

                            Laura Dern – Big Little Lies

                           Nolan Gould – Modern Family

                           Jimmy Kimmel and Molly McNearney – Jimmy Kimmel Live!

                          Joe Mantegna - Criminal Minds

                          Timothy Olyphant - Justified, The Santa Clarita Diet

                          Kirsten Vangsness - Criminal Minds

                          Rebecca Metz – Better Things
                         Cara Santana – Santa Clarita Diet

                          Kate Flannery – The Office

WHERE:            Royce Quad, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

WHEN:              Saturday, September 14, 2019

                           12:30-4:30 PM


Partial List of Participating Chefs


Adam Perry Lang  – APL Restaurant

Andrew Sutton – Napa Rose
Ashley Abodeely – The Firehouse Hotel

Bob Oswaks – Bob’s Well Bread Bakery

Boe DeLashmutt & Edward ErkenBrack – Marker Five

Brian Rigsby & Andrea Shirey – Craft

Chris Bianco – Tartine Bianco

Chris Feldemeier – Love & Salt

Dahlia Narvaez – Mozza Restaurant Group

Dandelion Ranch

David LeFevre – Manhattan Beach Post, Fishing with Dynamite

David Lentz & Stephanie Mutz

Donald Link & Ryan Prewitt– Herbsaint, Peche

Frank Ibarra – Bibi Ji

Hedy Goldsmith – Sweet Hedy

Jason Paluska – The Lark Santa Barbara

Jason Winters – Urban Pie

Jenn Louis – Marker Five

Jeremy Fox – Rustic Canyon

John Sundstrom – Lark Seattle
Jon Yao – Kato

Jon Shook & Vinny Dotolo – Jon & Vinny’s, Animal

Josef Centeno – Orsa & Winston, Bar Ama

Josiah Citrin – Melisse, Charcoal Venice

Kaleo Adams – Calabra at Santa Monica Proper Hotel

Kevin Meehan – Kali Restaurant

Kris Yenbamroong – Night + Market

Ludo Lefebvre – Trois Mec

Marc Vetri & Paul Wensel – Vetri Cucina

Mark Rosati – Shake Shack

Mary Sue Milliken & Susan Feniger – Border Grill

Matt Molina – Everson Royce Bar, Triple Beam Pizza

Melissa Perello – M. Georgina
Michael Cimarusti – Providence

Michael Fiorelli – Olivetta

Michael Santoro – Beverly Hills Hotel

Michael Schwartz – The Genuine Hospitality Group

Nancy Oakes – Boulevard
Nancy Silverton – Mozza Restaurant Group

Neal Fraser – Redbird

Ori Menasche – Bestia, Bavel

Perry Hendrix & Sieger Bayer – Avec, The Publican

Peter Lee – Loquita
Ray Garcia – Broken SpanishM. GeorginaRocco Whalen – Fahrenheit

Sara Kramer & Sarah Hymanson – Kismet

Sarah Grueneberg – Monteverde

Shiho Yoshikawa – Sweet Rose Creamery

Sherry Yard

Steve Samson – Rossoblu, Superfine Pizza

Suzanne Goin – The Lucques Group

Suzanne Tracht – Jar

Tal Ronnen – Crossroads LA

Timothy Hollingsworth – Otium

Valerie Gordon – Valerie Confections

Walter & Margarita Manzke – Republique, Petty Cash, Sari Sari Store

Zach Pollack – Alimento, Cosa Buona

Zoe Nathan – Huckleberry




Eric Alperin – Varnish

Kirk Estopinal & Turk Dietrich – Cure

Darwin Manahan – Genever

Kim Stodel – Providence

Bethanie Ham – Lanea

Ignacio Murillo – a.o.c.

Federico – El Silencio

Erin & Justin – Bar Bianco

Christiaan Rollich – Lucques Group

Cari Hah – Big Bar




A-Frame Winery

Amitie Wines

Brown Estate Wines

Cade Winery

Champagne Henriot

Campagne Lanson

Chanin Wines

Cordon of Santa Barbara

Dalla Tella/Melville Winery/Ole Imports

Dan Fredman PR

Garber & Co.

Gran Fondo Wine Co.

Grapevine Wine Brokers

Gregory Condes Wines

Habit Wine Co.

Hitching Post Wines

Holus Bolus

Hoxie Spritzer

Hudson Wine Brokers


Jelly Roll Wines

Kermit Lynch Wines

Kimberly Jones Selections

Lorenza Rose

Maison Noir

Martine’s Wines

Pali Wine Company

Palmina Wines/La Voix Wines

Presqu’ile Winery

Provence Rose Group

RAEN Winery

Rare Wine Group

Red Car Wine Co.

Revel Wine


Shacksbury Cider

Shiverick Imports

Shokrian Vineyards

Silverlake Wine

Skurnik Wines West

Soliste Wines

Springboard Wine Company

Storm Wines

Swirl Wine Brokers

Tercero Wines

The Source Imports

The Wine House

The Wonderland Project

Timbre Winery

Tyler Winery/Lieu Dit

Veritas Imports

Villa Creek Cellars


Whitcraft Winery

*Please note that this list is subject to change


***All chefs & vintners have graciously donated their time, food & talent to the cause for this event***