Upcoming Food Festivals in April


Masters of Taste will be at the Rose Bowl

Masters of Taste will be at the Rose Bowl




Masters of Taste, Pasadena

At the Rose Bowl, the inaugural food festival, Masters of Taste will benefit Union Station Homeless Services. There will be 40 restaurants and 25 breweries, wineries and spirts.

  • Sunday, April 3
  • 3-7 PM
  • General Admission $125
  • VIP $225
  • Buy tickets


Palm Desert Food and Wine Festival

This year’s Palm Desert Food and Wine Festival will be held at the Gardents on El Paseo. PDFW benefits the James Beard Foundation. Expect celebrity chefs like Suzanne Tracht, Ricardo Zarate, Cat Cora and others hosting luncheons, chef demos and of course grand tastings.


Simply diVINE, West Hollywood

The Los Angeles LGBT Center presents their annual fundraiser, Simply diVINE which provides more than 100,000 LGBT homeless youth and low-income seniors each year.

  • Saturday, April 9
  • 5-9 PM
  • General Admission $125
  • Club VIP $500
  • Buy tickets


California Wine Festival, Dana Point

The California Wine Fesitval in Orange County will benefit the Surfrider Foundation. The two-day wine tasting will also feature hot and cold appetizers from local chefs.


Taste of Eastside, Cypress Park

Taste of Eastside at the Los Angeles River Center and Garden will benefit Rose Sharlin Cooperative Nursery School as well as the Pablov Foundation and Friends of the Los Angeles River. There will be over 2 dozen restaurants.

  • Sunday, May 1
  • 4-8 PM (3 PM Early Access for VIP)
  • General Admission $50 ($40 presale)
  • VIP $80 ($70 presale)
  • Buy tickets



The International Association of Culinary Professionals is having their conference April 1-3 in Hollywood. Check out their list of programming including food tours, photography sessions, seminars on blog inspiration and more. Non-members can register here and purchase passes.


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