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St. Vincent Meals-On-Wheels CULINARY CAUSE Pop-up, Chef Evan Kleiman Serves Good Food, Wine and Love on July 10

WHAT: For SVMOW CULINARY CAUSE Pop-up, Chef Evan Kleiman Serves Good Food, Wine and Love on July 10

WHO: Chef Evan Kleiman, chef-owner, Angeli Caffe and Host of KCRW’s Good Food
Sommelier Stacie Hunt, Splash Productions
Sister Alice Marie Quinn, Founder and Executive Director, St. Vincent Meals On Wheels

WHEN: Sunday, July 10
6:30 pm hors d'oeuvres
7:00 pm Dinner

WHERE: Billy Rose Design & Assembledge+, AIA - 2010
3350 Stone Ridge Lane, Bel Air

Evan Kleiman has been chef-owner of Angeli Caffe on Melrose since 1984.  She has been the host of Good Food on KCRW for almost 15 years. The founder of LA’s Slow Food Chapter, she is now on the Stewardship Council of Roots of Change and is a member of the Los Angeles Food Policy Council.  Evan is a sought-after speaker on issues of food culture and sustainability, a teacher and a noted cookbook author with eight books to her credit. Just to keep a balance, she is attempting to become the Queen of Pie.

Culinary Cause, an extension of SVMOW’s Cart For A Cause, is a series of exclusive, Pop-Up Gourmet dining events in Los Angeles benefitting St. Vincent Meals on Wheels. All events will feature complete, multi-course meals, created and prepared by a host of popular, talented L.A. –area chefs.   Seating is limited to thirty guests who will gather at different Los Angeles locations.  Among the other celebrated, L.A.-area chefs committed to the “Cause” are Michael Fiorelli of mar’sel at Terranea Resort, Joseph Miller of Joe’s Restaurant, Alex Becker of Nobu, Christian Schmidt of Terranea Resort with more to come.

Stacie Huntis an AIS Certified Sommelier and Guild of Sommeliers member.  Hunt is the on-air wine reporter for “Good Food with Evan Kleiman,” on NPR member station KCRW and the National Wine Examiner for Examiner.com. In addition to being the co-founder of Splash Productions, Hunt blogs as Sommelier on the newly debutedMyLALifestlye.com. She is an associate partner in Du Vin Wine & Spirits, a destination wine shop in West Hollywood.  She is the national spokesperson for the Baja Winemakers’ Association and serves on the Board of Directors of the Specialty Wine Retailers Association (SWRA). www.splashpros.com

St. Vincent Meals-on-Wheels, the largest privately-funded organization of its kind in the country, serves over 4,700 meals a day, 365 days a year. Annually, over 1.1 million meals are prepared and delivered to people in Los Angeles, including homebound senior citizens, disabled and terminally ill patients and homeless adults and children. Service is provided to clients regardless of their religion, age, cultural background, disability, country of origin, native language or ability to pay. www.stvincentmow.org


MENU

UPON ARRIVAL
Bouillot Rose Perle D’ Aurore, Sparkling Rose, Burgundy

APPETIZERS
Grilled Pizza topped with Zucchini Flowers stuffed with Drake Farm Goat Cheese, Basil Pesto, and Fresh Corn Niblets

Mini Skewers of Lamb-Feta Meatballs Braised
with Grapes and Pomegranate Juice

FIRST COURSE
Watermelon, Ricotta Salata and Prosciutto

’08 Saumur Blanc Les Pouches (100% Chenin Blanc), Loire Valley


SECOND COURSE
White Sea Bass

or

Mixed Antipasti Plate

’08 Villa Tonino Inzolia, Sicily
’06 De La Chaize Brouilly, Beaujolais

DESSERT
Peach, Berry Butter Custard Gallette
Lemon Mascarpone Cream

For reservations, please contact Patricia Barrett at St. Vincent Meals on Wheels by phone (213) 484-7128 or online at www.stvincentmow.org Cost for this intimate evening of food, wine and love is $150 per person, with all proceeds from the evening going directly to SVMOW. Seating is limited.


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