The 3rd Annual Taste of Summer, a one-night-only exclusive food and drink tasting fundraiser event, hosted by the Fulfillment Fund Leadership Council. This fundraiser will benefit the Fulfillment Fund, a college access organization that helps make college a reality for thousands of students growing up in educationally and economically under-resourced communities. Attendees will enjoy a sampling of delicious food and drinks from an array of world-renowned and local chefs, amazing restaurants as well as incredible high-end alcohol, wineries and breweries.
WHO:The Fulfillment Fund Leadership Council with Honorary chairs for the
evening including Chef Evan Funke and Managing Partner Ed Keebler
of BUCATO, and Chef Makani of PONO BURGER. KABC’s Food
Reporter Lori Corbin will emcee the event. Music will be provided by
Wakeful Heart Productions with a special live acoustic performance
by Cliff Beach & Luis Narino of Noble Creatures. In addition to
Bucato and Pono Burger’s participation, other vendors for this
exclusive event include Anheuser Busch, Dierberg & Star Lane
Vineyards, Pepsi, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Windy Hill Spirits,
Coffee Bean & Tealeaf, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Angel City
Brewing, Adobe Road Winery, Monster Energy (Java Monster),
Bestia, Sonoma Wine Garden and many more.
Key sponsors for the evening are DIRECTV, Munger, Tolles & Olson
LLP, Arena Capital Management, CBS, Equity Management,
Venable LLP, and Three Day Rule.
2640 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405
WHEN:Saturday, July 26th
Press check-in: 5:00 p.m.
Red carpet: 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Event start time: 6:00 p.m.
Serving the Los Angeles community for 37 years, the Fulfillment Fund makes college a reality for students in educationally and economically under-resourced communities. By providing a college access curriculum, college counseling, mentoring, scholarships and other individualized support, the Fulfillment Fund helps students get to college and realize their educational dreams. Nine in 10 Fulfillment Fund high school graduates go on to college, compared to only five in 10 low-income students nationally.
To purchase general admission and VIP tickets (21 years or older) or for more information visit: http://www.fulfillment.org/tasteofsummer/