Get ready foodies! Universal Studios Hollywood is bringing a food and wine festival experience like no other to you! Where are all our Top Chef fans at? The ultimate in Dinner Diaries adventures is coming soon.
Coinciding with the Top Chef season 17 premiere, the inaugural event invites guests to sample dishes, experience live quickfire challenges and attend panels with series alums. Top Chef alum and fan favorite Chef Shirley Chung is at the helm collaborating with Universal Studios Hollywood’s Chefs on a specially-curated, eclectic menu inspired by the Emmy and James Beard Award-winning Bravo series. Cheftestants from the upcoming “Top Chef” Season 17 – All Stars LA participating in the festival include Eric Adjepong, Jennifer Carroll, Stephanie Cmar, Lisa Fernandes, Kevin Gillespie, Jamie Lynch, Brian Malarkey, and Joe Sasto. Additional names will be announced at a later date.
Sample menu items featuring cuisines from around the world and inspired by the series include, Roasted Red Snapper with Green Tomato Salsa Verde, Lechon with Papaya Pico di Gallo, Drunken Doughnuts with Champagne Raspberry Jam, Yuzu Aguachile with Dragonfruit & Avocado and Liquid Nitrogen Chocolate Mousse. The all-inclusive event will feature a selection of fine wines, craft beers and specialty cocktails curated for the festival. A variety of vegan and vegetarian dishes will also be available. The two-day, separately-ticketed event takes place at Universal Studios Hollywood and offers general admission, day/night combo tickets and VIP ticket options, which is currently sold out due to popular demand. The event is open to guests ages 21 and over.