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25th American Wine & Food Festival

Fiesta & Feast to Benefit Meals-on-Wheels

Puck and Lazaroff Host Festive Fundraiser

With 40 of the world's most celebrated chefs cooking on the Universal Studios' backlot in Los Angeles, more than 70 purveyors of fine wine, and thousands of happy donors dancing to live bands, Wolfgang Puck really knows how to throw a party!

The world-famous chef and his partner Barbara Lazaroff hosted the 25th American Wine & Food Festival on Sept. 29, 2007 as a fundraiser to benefit Meals-on-Wheels programs which deliver nutritious food to the needy. The American Wine & Food Festival has raised over ten million dollars in support of these local programs.

Here is a sampling of images to chronicle this event for a noble cause.

Master Puck & Alain Gayot
Master Puck & Alain Gayot
Chefs Cal Stamenov, Christophe Grosjean, Wolfgang Puck and Ben Spungin
Chefs Cal Stamenov, Christophe Grosjean, Wolfgang Puck and Ben Spungin
Tasting Summerland Wines
Tasting Summerland Wines

Nobu Matsuhisa & Sophie Gayot
Sherry Yard, Sophie Gayot & Barbara Lazaroff
Nobu Matsuhisa & Sophie Gayot Sherry Yard, Sophie Gayot & Barbara Lazaroff

Sponsors

This event is made possible by generous participations from sponsors. This year's edition was presented by Lexus.

The Annual Wine & Food Festival, Presented by Lexus


A lounge was assembled by Moët & Chandon to toast pastry chefs Florian Bellanger, Elizabeth Falkner, Ian Flores, Martin Howard, Nicole Lindsay, Francois Payard, Sixto Pocasangre, Donald Wressell and Sherry Yard with their charming bubbles.

Moët & Chandon Lounge Moët & Chandon Lounge

2008 Edition: Please be sure to sign up early as event sells out.
www.awff.org



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