L.A.’s Top Tastemakers Raise Money for Union Station Homeless Services (Epoch Times)

Everyone contributed to make this an extraordinary event. By Stephanie Chase On Sunday, April 3, Masters of Taste made its inaugural debut on the field of the Pasadena Rose Bowl. It was an amazing event, with delicious food and drink, and all for a great cause. Masters of Taste brought together L.A.’s Top Master Tastemakers […]

Bank of the West Celebrates Grand Opening (Pasadena Outlook)

Photos by Carin Yates — The Outlook   Bank of the West has been located in a beautiful historic building at the corner of Colorado Boulevard and Madison in Pasadena for decades. Last week, the Wealth Management Group celebrated the official grand opening of its new center to service its high net worth clients. The […]

Pasadena Mayor’s Interfaith Breakfast Served Up Positivity and Insight (Pasadena Now)

Story and Photography by BRANDON VILLALOVOS 4:49 am | May 6, 2016 Thursday’s Mayor’s Interfaith Prayer Breakfast was a morning filled with a healthy dose of positivity and togetherness while highlighting Pasadena’s dedication to community service. Put on by the longstanding community non-profit organization Friends In Deed, the first interfaith breakfast of Mayor Tornek’s term […]

“Community Service: The Soul of the City”

  The following address was made by our CEO of 21 years, Rabbi Marvin Gross, at the 43rd Annual Mayor’s Interfaith Prayer Breakfast in Pasadena, CA on May 5, 2016.   Mayor Tornek, City Councilmembers, City Officials, Distinguished Clergy, Ladies and Gentlemen, My Friends: It is my great honor to be with you this morning, […]

Masters of Taste Brings Delicious Delights to the Rose Bowl (L.A. Daily News)

When the Masters of Taste rolled into the Rose Bowl in early April, the gourmet food, wine, beer and spirits extravaganza was actually there for a purpose. Masters of Taste raises funds for Union Station Homeless Services, a nonprofit organization committed to helping homeless men, women and children rebuild their lives. All proceeds from the […]

The Magnificent Masters of Taste (Dine and Travel Blog)

It was a spectacular day to savor the finer things in life on the field of the historic Rose Bowl during Masters of Taste on Sunday, April 3. The new outdoor, luxury culinary festival opened at 3 p.m. to the public as a fundraiser for Union Station. Approximately 2,000 influential food and beverage enthusiasts enjoyed […]

Food for Good: Inaugural Masters Of Taste (Effie Magazine)

THE REASON  Foodies, oenophiles, chefs, confectioners, vintners, brewers, distillers and restauranteurs throughout Los Angeles joined together for Masters Of Taste 2016, a benefit for Union Station Homeless Services, on Sunday, April 3rd. THE REVELERS  On hand for the festivities were Chris Serrano, Susann Edmonds, Darlene Ford, Chef Claud Beltran (Bacchus Kitchen/Claud & Co.), Bobby Roshan […]

Masters of Taste Ushered in Spring with Style (The LA Beat)

Spring sprang in style last Sunday at the Masters of Taste, with colorful tulips in bloom, gauze curtains floating on the breeze, and the greenest grass you have ever seen. Chefs ushered in the season with English peas straight from the garden, tender asparagus and young lamb. Celestino Drago of Celestino served Chilled Tomato and Vegetable […]