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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SOURCE Planned Parenthood Los Angeles