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L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade Brings Together Culinary & Entertainment Stars for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, Saturday, September 9

Jimmy Kimmel, Joe Mantegna, Timothy Olyphant, Camilla Belle, Connie Britton, Kirsten Vangsness among Celebrities to Support Childhood Cancer Research

Hosts Chef Suzanne Goin, Caroline Styne (Lucques, AOC, Tavern)  and David Lentz, (The Hungry Cat), are proud to announce the return of the L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade culinary event on Saturday, September 9, 2017. In additionto the chef talent in attendance, return supporters will include Jimmy Kimmel, Joe Mantegna, Timothy Olyphant, Bailee Madison, Wilmer Valderrama and Kirsten Vangsness.

The 8th 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 2017 event will include chefs Adam Perry Lang, Giada De Laurentiis, April Bloomfield, Nancy Silverton, Chris Bianco, Donald Link, Jonathan Waxman, Michael Cimarusti, and Marc Vetri, and many more coming together to cook for childhood cancer cures. Guests will also experience wine tasting from over 50 vintners and the cocktail artistry of major mixologists, including Eric Alperin (The Varnish), Neal Bodenheimer (Cure) and Christiaan Röllich (Lucques), among others, who will craft signature drinks for attendees.

The event is made possible by support from presenting sponsors Northwestern Mutual and Volvo, official airline sponsor Delta and executive chef sponsor Netflix.

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

WHO:                   Ben Barnes - Westworld

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

Connie Britton - Nashville, Friday Night Lights

Kate Flannery - The Office

Matthew Gray Gubler - Criminal Minds

Taylor Hay - Strings, childhood cancer hero

Daniel Henney - Criminal Minds

Jimmy Kimmel and Molly McNearney – Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Tom Lenk - Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Bailee Madison – Good Witch

Joe Mantegna - Criminal Minds

Adam McArthur - Star vs. the Forces of Evil

Timothy Olyphant - Justified, The Santa Clarita Diet

Adam Rodriguez - Criminal Minds

Renee Felice Smith - NCIS

Emily Tyra - Code Black

Wilmer Valderrama - NCIS

Kirsten Vangsness - Criminal Minds

Jaleel White - Family Matters                               

WHERE:               Royce Quad, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

WHEN:                                 Saturday, September 9, 2017 – 12:30-4:30PM

Participating Chefs

Nick Anderer (New York, NY) - Maialino
Wes Avila (Los Angeles, CA) - Guerrilla Tacos
Chris Bianco (Phoenix, AZ) - Pizzeria Bianco
April Bloomfield (Los Angeles, CA) - The Hearth and Hound
Michael Cimarusti (Los Angeles, CA) - Providence
Josiah Citrin (Los Angeles, CA) – Melisse
Scott Conant (Los Angeles, CA) - Ponte
Giada De Laurentiis (Las Vegas, NV) - Giada
Eva Ein (Santa Barbara, CA) - McConnell's Fine Ice Creams
Sue Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken (Los Angeles, CA) - Border Grill
Michael Fiorelli (Los Angeles, CA) - Love & Salt
Jeremy Fox (Los Angeles, CA) - Rustic Canyon
Neal Fraser (Los Angeles, CA) - Redbird
Evan Funke (Venice, CA) - Felix Trattoria
Ray Garcia (Los Angeles, CA) - Broken Spanish
Suzanne Goin, Javier Espinoza, Amy Deaderick, Adam Cherney and Mercedes Rojas (Los Angeles, CA) - Lucques, a.o.c., Tavern
Hedy Goldsmith (Los Angeles, CA) - Sweet Hedy
Valerie Gordon (Los Angeles, CA) - Valerie Confections
Cosmo Goss (Chicago, IL) - The Publican
Jonathan Grahm (Los Angeles, CA) - Compartes Chocolatier
Hilary Henderson (Los Angeles, CA) - CUT by Wolfgang Puck
Maria Hines (Seattle, WA) - Tilth Restaurant
Timothy Hollingsworth (Los Angeles, CA) - Otium, Barrel & Ashes
Bruce Kalman (Los Angeles, CA) - Union, Knead Pasta + Co.
Sara Kramer and Sarah Hymanson (Los Angeles, CA) - Madcapra, Kismet
David LeFevre (Manhattan Beach, CA) - Manhattan Beach Post, Fishing with Dynamite
David Lentz (Los Angeles, CA) - The Hungry Cat
Donald Link (New Orleans, LA) - Pêche, Herbsaint, Cochon, Cochon Butcher
Jenn Louis (Portland, OR) - Ray
Bricia Lopez (Los Angeles, CA) - Guelaguetza
Tyler Malek (Los Angeles, CA) - Salt & Straw
Walter and Margarita Manzke (Los Angeles, CA) - Republique
Kevin Meehan (Los Angeles, CA) - Kali
Ori Menashe (Los Angeles, CA) - Bestia
Ryan Messina (Yosemite National Park, CA) - Majestic Yosemite Hotel
Danny Meyer (Los Angeles, CA) - Shake Shack (After Party)
Matt Molina (Los Angeles, CA) - Everson Royce Bar
Dahlia Narvaez (Los Angeles, CA) - Mozza Restaurant Group
Zoe Nathan (Los Angeles, CA) - Huckleberry
Nancy Oakes (San Francisco, CA) - Boulevard
Adam Perry Lang (Hollywood, CA) - APL Restaurant
Chris Phelps (Los Angeles, CA) - Salt's Cure
Zachary Pollack (Los Angeles, CA) - Alimento
Steve Samson (Los Angeles, CA) - Sotto, Rossoblu
Michael Schwartz (Miami, FL) - The Genuine Hospitality Group, Amara at Paraiso
Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo (Los Angeles, CA) - Animal Restaurant Group
Nancy Silverton (Los Angeles, CA) - Nancy's Fancy Gelato
Cal Stamenov (Carmel, CA) - Lucia Restaurant & Bar
John Sundstrom (Seattle, WA) - Lark, Bitter/Raw, Slab Sandwiches & Pie
Andrew Sutton (Anaheim, CA) - Napa Rose at DISNEY
Shannon Swindle (Los Angeles, CA) - Craft
Suzanne Tracht (Los Angeles, CA) - Jar
Marc Vetri and Jeff Michaud (Philadelphia, PA) - Pizzeria Vetri
Jonathan Waxman (New York, NY) - Barbuto
Rocco Whalen (Cleveland, OH) - Fahrenheit
Jason Winters (Los Angeles, CA) - Urban Pie
Sherry Yard (Los Angeles, CA) - IPIC Group
Shiho Yoshikawa (Los Angeles, CA) - Sweet Rose Creamery


Jeremy Allan - Minibar Hollywood
Eric Alperin - Varnish
Neal Bodenheimer - Cure
Matthew Biancaniello - Eat your drink
Beau du Bois - Corner Door
Dave Kupchinsky - Freehand Hotel
Shawn Lickliter - Republique
Darwin Manahan - 71 Above
Ignacio Murilla - Lucques Group
Christiaan Rollich - AOC, Lucques and Tavern
Marcos Tello and Federico Lozano - El Silencio Mezcal
The Hungry Cat
Ryan Wainwright - Faith & Flower, The Ponte


Amitie Wines
Black Sheep Finds
Chambers & Chambers
Emanuel Tres Wines
Garber & Co. A Wine Company
Grandes Places Sélections
Grapevine Wine Co.
Greg Condes Wines
Habit Wines
Hitching Post Wines
Hollywood & Wine
Hoxie Sprizers
Hudson Wine Brokers
Indigenous Selections
Jelly Roll Wines
Kimberly Jones Selections
Lanson Champagne
Lang & Reed
Lieu Dit
La Voix
Martiaan Ranch
Martine's Wines
Melville Winery; Samsara
Next Generation Wine Co.
Ole Imports
Presqui'le Wine
Rare Wine Company
Return to Terroir
Red Car Winery
Revel Wines
Sandhi/Domaine de la Cote/Evening Land
Paul Jaboulet Ainé
Shacksbury Cider
Silverlake Wine; Everson Royce; Silverlake Wine Arts District
Soliste Winery
Springboard Wine Co.
Shiverick Imports
Strange Wines
Storm Wines
Tercero Wines
Timbre Winery
Tyler Winery
Trombetta Family Wines
Veritas Imports
Wenzlau Vineyards
The Winehouse
Whitcraft Winery

*Please note that this list is subject to change


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