Thursday, October 25, 2012


“A Taste of the World,” presented by Breeders’ Cup and GREY GOOSE Vodka, is a celebration of global cuisines during the 29th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. This invite-only event for Breeders’ Cup participants and VIPs on November 2nd on the beautiful lawns of the Huntington Library will be co-hosted by Breeders’ Cup Ambassador and acclaimed chef Bobby Flay and celebrated Food Network chef Marcela Valladolid. Local GREY GOOSE mixologists will be teamed with international chefs to create cocktail and food pairings representing 15 international cuisines.

The Breeders’ Cup, which takes place November 2-3 at Santa Anita Park, has become the culmination of the Thoroughbred-racing season, and attracts the best horses, trainers and owners from across the globe. Tickets to the Breeders’ Cup can still be purchased at As previously announced, vouchers can be purchased at the door for Taste of LA, the annual celebration of unique and signature Los Angeles cuisine.


  • Host Chef Marcela Valladolid – The Food Network’s “Mexican Made Easy,” San Diego
  • John Sedlar – Rivera, Los Angeles, representing Argentina
  • Lincoln Davies – Tuck Shop, New York City, representing Australia
  • Fernando Darin – Kitchen Table, Los Angeles, representing Brazil
  • Susur Lee – Lee Restaurant, Toronto, representing Canada
  • Anthony Lamas – Seviche, A Latin Restaurant, Louisville, representing Chile
  • David Féau – The Royce at The Langham, Pasadena, representing France
  • Joachim B. Splichal – Patina Restaurant, Los Angeles, representing Germany
  • Maurice Keller & Ed Cooney – Good Food Ireland, representing Ireland
  • Wonny Lee – Hamasaku, Los Angeles, representing Japan
  • Kayne Raymond – BBCA’s “No Kitchen Required,” representing New Zealand
  • Hugo Uys – representing South Africa
  • Micah Wexler – Mezze, Los Angeles, representing the UAE
  • Brendan Collins – Waterloo & City, Culver City, representing the United Kingdom
  • Michael Voltaggio – ink., Los Angeles, representing the USA
  • Norah Briceño – Mil Jugos, Santa Ana, representing Venezuela


North Vista Lawn at Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108


November 2, 2012
Media Check-In – 4:30pm
Red Carpet Arrivals Begin – 5:00pm
Event Begins – 5:30pm
Event Concludes – 9:30pm