'A Taste of the World' to showcase global cuisine

The Breeders' Cup, which takes place November 2-3 at Santa Anita Park, has become the culmination of the U.S. Thoroughbred-racing season, and attracts some of the best horses, trainers and owners from across the globe. This year, Breeders' Cup and Grey Goose Vodka will showcase a celebration of global cuisine to go along with the Thoroughbred action when hosting "A Taste of the World."

This invite-only event for Breeders' Cup participants and VIPs will take place November 2 on the North Vista Lawn of the Huntington Library in San Marino, California, and will be co-hosted by Breeders' Cup Ambassador and acclaimed chef Bobby Flay as well as 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 Red Carpet arrivals will begin at 5 p.m. (PDT), with the event itself running from 5:30-9:30 p.m.

The chefs involved in "A Taste of the World" are:

  • 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
  • Tickets to the Breeders' Cup may still be purchased at breederscup.com. As previously announced, vouchers may be purchased at the door for Taste of LA, the annual celebration of unique and signature Los Angeles cuisine.

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