In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Bon Appétit magazine, The Bon Appétit Culinary and Wine Focus Beverly Hills is a two-day culinary extravaganza featuring some of the country's most celebrated chefs and entertaining personalities paired with the dynamic culinary talents of Los Angeles and Southern California. The weekend features include culinary and wine workshops, special access moments, chef demos, lunchoens, seminars and tastings, a special Bon Appétit afternoon stroll along Rodeo Drive, and an unforgettable Grand Tasting with 50 world-renowned chefs.

A bevy of world-renowned chefs and entertaining personalities, including Honorary Co-Chair celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, Giada De Laurentiis, the host of Food Network's Everyday Italian, and Cat Cora from Food Network's Iron Chef. In addition, celebrity party planner Colin Cowie, restaurateurs Thomas Keller and Charlie Trotter, and local Southern California renowned chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, join Bon Appétit Editor-in-Chief Barbara Fairchild for the Bon Appétit Culinary and Wine Focus, bringing a glamorous weekend-long culinary celebration of fine food, entertaining and style to the famed streets of Beverly Hills, CA. A portion of the proceeds to benefit Chefs for Humanity.

The event culminates on Saturday evening with the "50 on 50 Grand Tasting". Bon Appétit Editor-in-Chief Barbara Fairchild and 50 celebrated chefs present a culinary tour de force at the newly renovated Beverly Hilton. Guests will experience 50 extraordinary wines selected by the prestigious Bon Appétit Tasting Panel, signature dishes from the evening's featured chefs and a silent auction highlighting wine lots from around the world.

In all, there are 16 various food-related activities during the 2-day event this Friday and Saturday. The full schedule and prices are listed HERE.

This is an unprecedented gathering of celebrity chefs for a single charity function! For those in the Southern California area who are fine food and wine aficionados, this looks to be a great event.

For tickets or more information, visit or call 1-888-34-FOCUS (1-888-343-6287).