Fourth annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival tickets on sale June 19, 2014

Chase Sapphire offers cardmembers exclusive pre-sale tickets June 16 through June 18 for a star-studded culinary celebration of unprecedented chef collaborations, cooking demonstrations and epic food and wine tastings

Fourth annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival tickets on sale June 19, 2014The Fourth Annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival, presented by FOOD & WINE, returns August 21-24, 2014 to Downtown Los Angeles. Over the course of three nights and four days, this year’s festival will surpass expectations with an unparalleled culinary calendar of bespoke food and wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, culinary personalities, exceptional live entertainment and one-of-a-kind experiences.

The festival lineup will feature a sprawling showcase of unlimited tastings as well as cookbook signings, wine and cocktail tastings, culinary demonstrations, luxurious dinners and more. The festival kicks off on Thursday, August 21, with the Ultimate Bites of L.A. presented by Chase Sapphire Preferred, featuring the first ever Chase Sapphire Preferred Chef Challenge, where two of Los Angeles’ most influential chefs team up with celebrity chefs, including Graham Elliot and Fabio Viviani, to compete for charity. Friday night brings the ever-popular Asian Night Market with savory bites from the best chefs and restaurateurs from every part of the city. Afternoons will be equally hard to pass up with signature-themed Power Lunch series at Beverly Hills’ most exclusive hotels, along with the highlight of the weekend the Lexus Grand Tasting Tents, offering an endless array of food stations and the best wineries pouring their finest vintages. Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival will offer something for everyone as guests have access to some of the most notable food stars and emerging talent of tomorrow for the ultimate gastronomic gathering.

Transforming Downtown Los Angeles, including its home base along Grand Avenue, Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival gathers the culinary world’s biggest stars and talent under one roof. From Michelin starred chefs, James Beard Award-winners and Top Chef Masters to FOOD & WINE Best New Chefs the line-up is astounding. Guests will have the chance to mingle with luminaries and culinary icons such as Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, Michael Chiarello, Scott Conant, Graham Elliot, Dominique Crenn, Pierre Gagnaire and Ari Taymor, as well as television personalities such as Robert Irvine host of the Food Network’s “Restaurant: Impossible” and more.

“We have stayed committed to the progressive downtown landscape with the opening of our first restaurant, Faith & Flower, earlier this year, and we are pushing the boundaries every year to come up with something better than the year before,” said Coastal Luxury Management co-founder and Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival producer David Bernahl.

Tickets range from $50 to $350, with full weekend packages at approximately $1,000 and are available at Tickets will be available for pre-sale to Chase Sapphire cardmembers June 16 through June 18 and to the general public on June 19. Chase Sapphire cardmembers will enjoy VIP lounges, event speed lines and access to an exclusive luncheon and intimate meet-and-greets with chefs during the festival.

Now in its fourth year, the Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival, presented with generous support from founding partners FOOD & WINE, Lexus, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, JENN-AIR, Delta Airlines, is a four-day epicurean event showcasing the finest in food and drink culture throughout Los Angeles and culinary personalities from throughout the country. Set amid one of the country’s foremost cultural destinations along Grand Avenue, the event spans the city and offers guests the chance to sample the cuisines and products from some of the most prominent epicurean influencers, while enjoying the sights and sounds of the entertainment industry’s brightest talents. The star-studded lineup has included celebrated chefs such as Curtis Stone, Michael Chiarello, Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, Thomas Keller, Guy Fieri, Robert Irvine, and local favorites such as Rory Hermann, Michael Voltaggio, Matsuhisa Nobu and Sang Yoon. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit or call 855.433.LAFW.

Coastal Luxury Management, LLC (CLM), founded and managed by David Alan Bernahl II and Robert Weakley, creates unique experiential opportunities in the hospitality, entertainment, restaurant and event sectors. In addition to being named one of Inc. Magazine’s “Top Food & Beverage Companies” in 2012 and 2013, CLM has also been included in the annual Inc. 500/5000 ranking of the fastest-growing privately owned companies in the United States for the past two years. CLM produces Pebble Beach Food & Wine and the Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival, both known for bringing together the highest caliber of culinary and wine talents to create once-in-a-lifetime experiences. CLM’s catering division, Coastal Luxury Catering, combines the company’s restaurant and event divisions to offer full-service event planning and catering services for a variety of social, corporate and non-profit events throughout the country. CLM’s restaurant division includes: Restaurant 1833, named one of Robb Report’s 2012 “Best of the Best” and a James Beard Foundation 2012 “Best New Restaurant” nominee; Cannery Row Brewing Company, home to one of the largest draft and bottled craft beer selections in Central California; Rose. Rabbit. Lie. at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, a modern venue that blurs the lines between restaurant, bar, club and show, to create a grand social experiment; and the recently opened Downtown Los Angeles restaurant, Faith & Flower. In the winter of 2013, through their continued partnership with Hospitality Entrepreneur Charles Banks, CLM launched Vessel, their newest endeavor aimed towards redefining the way people dine. Vessel offers a highly curated selection of glassware and tabletop accessories sourced from across the globe for retail consumers and restaurant venues.