Planned Parenthood Los Angeles' Food Fare Gets Gastronomic With Julia Child

Julia Child Will Be at This Year's Food Fare Signing Her 40th Anniversary

Edition of 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking'

Feb 14, 2002, 00:00 ET from Planned Parenthood Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Planned Parenthood Los Angeles's
 (PPLA) is once again hosting Food Fare, their most popular fundraiser of the
     Food Fare returns to the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on Thursday, March
 7, 2002 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
     This year's event features world renowned chef Julia Child, who will
 attend the morning session for a book signing of her 40th Anniversary Edition,
 "Mastering the Art of French Cooking."
     Each year approximately 50 of LA's best chefs, restaurants, caterers,
 wineries and others gather at PPLA's Food Fare to show off their culinary
 creations and tasty libations.  Participants in this years Food Fare include:
      Capo         Joe's Jozu            The Lobster
      Melisse      La Cachette           Wally's
      Drago        Il Grano              The Cheese Shop of Beverly Hills
      5'           Lucques               Briggs Wine & Spirits
      Pink's       Rebecca's             Peet's Coffee
      Jar          Moomba                Roederer Estate
      Globe        Saddle Peak Lodge     Stoli
      Josie        The Grill             Zone Vodka
     Food Fare is a chance for Planned Parenthood supporters or just fans of
 good food and drinks to try some of the best LA has to offer.  Last year's
 Food Fare drew more than 2,000 people and raised more than $360,000 for the
     Tickets for Food Fare are $100 for the daytime session (10:30 a.m. -
 2:30 p.m.) and $115 for the evening session (6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.) if
 purchased in advance.  Please call 310-395-0098 for ticket information.
     About Planned Parenthood Los Angeles
     PPLA is the largest provider of reproductive health care services in Los
 Angeles County.  It provides clinical services to more than 50,000 people a
 year, 82% of whom come to the agency for birth control and 70% of whom are at
 or below the federal poverty level.  PPLA outreach programs deliver sexuality
 and family planning education to nearly 40,000 teens, women and men a year.
 Through its Planned Parenthood Advocacy Project, the agency is also a leading
 advocate for reproductive rights.
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