Taste Talks Los Angeles FAQ

2016

ARE TICKETS AND PASSES AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR?

Tickets and passes are available only in advance by purchasing them online. To purchase tickets and passes, click here.

 

WHERE DO I PICK UP MY CONFERENCE PASS, FOOD ENTHUSIAST PASS OR KITCHEN-SINK PASS?

VIP Kitchen Sink Passes:

Option 1: Pick it up at this Friday, November 4 at the Opening Party: Kelis's Arepa & Agave Party, Presented by OpenTable. The party is from 8:30pm to 10:30pm at The Normandie Hotel,

605 Normandie Ave Los Angeles, CA 90005.

Option 2: Pick it up at Festival HQ, The Line Hotel (3515 Wilshire Blvd. LA, CA 90010). Festival HQ is open on Saturday, November 5 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Option 3: You can also pick up your pass at the All-Star BBQ at Mack Sennett Studios (1215
Bates Ave. LA, CA 90029) on Sunday, November 6 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm.

 

Food Enthusiast Passes:

You can pick it up at Festival HQ, The Line Hotel (3515 Wilshire Blvd.). Festival HQ is open on Saturday, Nov 5 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

You can also pick up your pass at the All-Star BBQ at Mack Sennett Studios (1215 Bates Ave.) on Sunday, November 6 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm.

 

Conference Passes:

You can pick it up at Festival HQ, The Line Hotel (3515 Wilshire Blvd.).

 

Mother of Pearl Tickets:

No need to bring a printed ticket, your name will be on the list at the door. Please do bring a valid photo ID.

 

All-Star BBQ Tickets:

To enter, please bring a printed copy of your ticket or have your ticket available on your smartphone.

 

Press Passes:

You can pick it up at Festival HQ, The Line Hotel (3515 Wilshire Blvd.). Festival HQ is open on Saturday, Nov 5 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

You can also pick up your pass at the All-Star BBQ at Mack Sennett Studios (1215 Bates Ave.) on Sunday, November 6 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm.

 

DO I NEED TO PRINT MY TICKET IF I’M ATTENDING A SINGLE EVENT?

If you are attending the All-Star BBQ, please either print your ticket or have your ticket available on your smartphone.

If you are attending the Opening Party, Closing Party or Mother of Pearl dinner, you do not need to bring a ticket. Your name will be on a list at the door. Please bring a photo ID to all events.

 

WHERE AND WHEN ARE THE FESTIVAL EVENTS?

Please see the full schedule of events, with dates, time and locations, here.

 

HOW DO I GET TO THE FESTIVAL AND CAN I PARK?

Our events are all accessible by car, but we strongly encourage using Uber/Lyft. Please read the details below for further information.

Opening Night Party: The Hotel Normandie has valet available for purchase.

Saturday Brunch + Conference: The Line Hotel has valet available for purchase.

Mother of Pearl Dinner: The Unique Space - NO PARKING. We recommend using Uber/Lyft!

All-Star BBQ BBQ/Closing Party:

The All-Star BBQ and Closing Party at Mack Sennett Studios has parking available in a nearby lot. Directions to the lot are below. If you have trouble finding the lot, put Thomas Starr King Middle School into your GPS and the lot is accessible on the North Side of the grounds. Please note: the lot closes at 8:30pm for the night.

FROM SUNSET TRAVELING WEST:

Make a right onto Bates

Once you pass the stop sign, you will see the studios on your left. You will then hit Fountain, where you will make a slight left to continue onto N. Bates Ave.

Right on Sunset Drive

Right through the double gate into school grounds

First right into basketball court

FROM SUNSET TRAVELING EAST:

Make a left onto Bates Ave.

Once you hit Fountain, make a slight left to continue onto N. Bate Ave.

Right on Sunset Drive

First right into basketball court

 

DO YOU GRANT ACCESS TO PRESS?

We sure do!

For Taste Talks Brooklyn inquiries, please contact rsoeharto@baltzco.com.

 

CAN I BRING MY KID?

The All-Star BBQ is free for kids 5 years and younger. Kids 6 years and older must hold a ticket.

The Conference is open to anyone 16 years or older. All attendees regardless of age must have a pass to attend the conference and a valid ID for 21+ tastings.

All other events are 21+ only.

 

LET'S BE FRIENDS! 

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