A weekend-long celebration of all things independent, Artisanal LA is the place to discover the best indie food items and unique home goods. With over 200 makers and demonstrators, you can learn about everything DIY, from craft beer to canning or setting up your home garden. Don’t forget to grab a bite to eat at the cafe or food truck stop. Skylight Books will be hosting several authors, including local chefs and cookbook authors Suzanne Goin (AOC, Lucques) and Nancy Silverton (La Brea Bakery, Mozza). There’s delicious finds for all tastes — from meat lovers and chocoholics to vegans and the gluten intolerant. Throughout the weekend there will also be complimentary beverages, craft beer and spirits tasting for those age 21 and over, art installations, craft areas for kids and adults, giveaways and plenty of shopping.
Female chef needed from LA/Orange County or Inland Empire. Looking for a female chef with a food truck or restaurant who would be interested in participating in a recipe challenge with a food company and other prominent local chefs. Finale will be with Celebrity Chef Aaron Sanchez. The company is making a $100,000 investment in ad buys to support the program and promote the chef’s business. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any leads.