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Shared Plates

Be a part of L.A.’s epic (anti)gala.

Shared Plates is a city-wide weekend of dinner parties October 6-8, 2017

to rally Angelenos in the fight against hunger, food waste, and unemployment.

Everyone can host a dinner, and every dollar raised supports L.A. Kitchen.

Sign up to host a Shared Plates dinner benefitting L.A. Kitchen – it’s as easy as inviting friends over!

There’s something for everyone!

If you can’t host yourself, but still want to participate, attend one of our public Shared Plates dinners!


Oct 5th: Crafted Kitchen's Shared Plates

On October 5th, Crafted Kitchen will host a Shared Plates dinner, featuring three unique courses by local culinary talent Taste of Pace and Chef Michelle & Company.The evening's program will feature L.A. Kitchen's Founder & CEO, Robert Egger. He will discuss our city’s hunger and homeless epidemics and suggest ways that our community can unite in support of one another. Location: DTLA

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Oct 7th: Pulp Pantry's Yoga & Breakfast

Join us for a glorious morning of yoga and superfood breakfast bowls in the park! Yoga led by Mary Griffin Decaro (@thatlayogi) and breakfast hosted by Pulp Pantry Renew Juicery Mylk and Imperfect. All proceeds benefit L.A. Kitchen. Location: Marina Del Ray

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Oct 7th: Tony Darts Away Tapas Tasting

Join Chef Crispy at Tony's Darts Away for an epic (anti)gala dinner party in support of The L.A. Kitchen. On Saturday, October 7 with two VERY LIMITED seatings, 4pm or 6:30pm, enjoy a four-course vegan or non-vegan dinner plus one pour of #CaliforniaCraftBeer. Location: Burbank

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Oct 7th: Trashfish Tapas Fundraiser

We're hosting a dinner at Trashfish HQ on October 7 as part of a city-wide weekend of dinners with Shared Plates LA. The evening will include a sampler of under-loved California species, including local oysters, unique whole fish, and light passing dishes that are vegetarian and pescatarian. Drinks included, as well. Location: Culver City

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Oct 7th: LA Galaxy Foundation

LA Galaxy Foundation, Sebastian Lletget and LA Galaxy players are teaming up with LA Galaxy supporter groups – Angel City Brigade, LA Riot Squad and Galaxians – to host a Shared Plates celebration benefitting L.A. Kitchen ahead of Fan Appreciation Night at the final LA Galaxy II home match at StubHub Center.

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Oct 7th: Thum & Thum Lao Dinner

THUM & THUM is hosting a Lao-inspired dinner party on October 7, 2017, as part of Shared Plates, an epic weekend of over 100 dinner parties to celebrate the power of food in Los Angeles. We’d love for you to be our guest! Location: DTLA

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Oct 8th: Rachel's Persian Dinner

On Sunday evening Rachel is cooking up a Persian feast: Khoresh lapeh (yellow spilt pea stew), dill rice, potato tadig, Shirazi salad, pomegranates and more! Location: Echo Park

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