Torrance, Calif., July 18, 2011 - "An Evening Under the Stars," American Honda Motor Co., Inc.'s 25th annual Gourmet Food & Wine Tasting Festival, Saturday, August 6 celebrates the best in South Bay cuisine while raising funds for nonprofit Torrance Memorial Medical Center.
The annual event, presented in partnership with the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. on the grounds of American Honda in Torrance. Tickets are $125 per person or $200 per pair and can be purchased by calling the chamber at 310-540-5858, the Torrance Memorial Health Care Foundation 310-517-4703 or by visiting www.TorranceMemorial.org.
Funds raised from the event will benefit Torrance Memorial's new Main Tower and pediatric services. This marks the fifth consecutive year that Honda has chosen Torrance Memorial as the event's beneficiary.
In addition to featuring premier restaurants, wineries and a silent auction, jazz fusionist and six-time GRAMMY Award winner Daniel Ho will perform.
Exceptional food and wine tastings will accompany lively music. The date, the following restaurants will be offering their fare at the festival:
- Baleen at the Portofino Hotel
- Chef Chafer's Depot and Buffalo Fire Dept.
- Corner Bakery Café
- Creative Cuisine Concepts
- Double Tree by Hilton Torrance
- Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
- Fresh Brothers
- Gonpachi at Miyako Hybrid Hotel
- Gourmet Grindz
- Gyu-Kaku Torrance
- Lucky Strike Lanes & Lounge
- Mucho Ultima Mexicana
- Nothing Bundt Cake
- Ortega 120
- Red Car Brewery & Restaurant
- Riboli Family Wine Estates
- Rock 'N Fish
- Sushi Boy, Inc./Soya Farms USA
- Sushi Chef Institute
- Torrance Marriot South Bay
- Zinc at Shade Hotel
Approximately 80 varietals of wine will be served, including Honda Classic/PGA Professional Wines. Professional sommeliers from Disney Grand Californian Hotel's Napa Rose restaurant will be on hand to educate guests about wine.