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26th “EVENING UNDER THE STARS” GOURMET FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL TO BENEFIT TORRANCE MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER

The 26th annual “Evening Under the Stars,” Gourmet Food & Wine Festival takes place this year on Saturday, July 28. Hosted by American Honda at its Torrance campus, “Evening Under the Stars” celebrates the best in South Bay cuisine while raising funds for nonprofit Torrance Memorial Medical Center.

The annual Festival, presented in partnership with the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce, will take place from 6 p.m. to 9:30 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 at 310-517-4703, or by visiting www.TorranceMemorial.org.

Funds raised from the event will benefit Torrance Memorial’s new Patient Tower and Pediatric Services. This marks the sixth consecutive year that Honda has chosen Torrance Memorial as the event’s beneficiary.

To date, the following restaurants will be offering their fare at the Festival:

  • Aimee’s Bistro
  • BREWCO Manhattan Beach
  • Costco Torrance
  • Corner Bakery Café
  • Creative Cuisine Concepts
  • Chef Chafer’s Depot and Buffalo Fire Dept.
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Torrance – South Bay
  • Gonpachi at Miyako Hybrid Hotel
  • Gourmet Grindz
  • Lucky Strike Lanes & Lounge
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • Ortega 120
  • Red Car Brewery & Restaurant
  • Rock ‘N Fish
  • Sushi Boy
  • Sushi Chef Institute
  • Zinc Lounge at Shade Hotel

For an up-to-date list of participating restaurants, entertainment details and other event information, visit the Festival’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/eveningunderthestars.

Approximately 80 varietals of wine will be served and professional sommeliers from Disney Grand Californian Hotel’s Napa Rose restaurant will be on hand to educate guests about wine.

American Honda created the Gourmet Food & Wine Festival in partnership with the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce in 1987 as a way to bring corporate business, residents, and local commerce together with city officials for a relaxing community celebration.

About Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Founded in 1925 by Jared Sydney and Helena Childs Torrance, Torrance Memorial Medical Center is a locally governed, 401-bed, non-profit medical center established to provide quality healthcare services, predominantly to the residents of the South Bay, Peninsula and Harbor communities. Torrance Memorial seeks to offer the most current and effective medical technologies rendered in a compassionate, caring manner. For more information please visit: www.TorranceMemorial.org.

About American Honda

Honda is one of the world's leading producers of mobility products including its diverse line-up of automobiles, motorcycles and ATVs, power products, and marine engines. Over 80% of Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the U.S. are produced in North America, using global and domestically sourced parts. Honda is committed to supporting the communities where we work and live. Through a broad range of community initiatives, charitable giving, foundation grants, and volunteerism, we seek to create value for society and bring joy to people’s lives.

Media Contacts

Colleen Farrell
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
310-517-4706

Erik Wedin
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
310-781-4250

Categories: Press Release

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