Culinary Clash: Battle LA

3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Monday, August 24
Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo, LA Convention Center

Don't miss the four annual Culinary Clash: Battle LA presented by Coca-Cola. A fun and interactive cooking competition that pairs restaurant teams to benefit the California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.

The exciting event will pit restaurant heavyweights against each other for bragging rights and the ultimate prize -- The Purse.  Restaurant teams will be paired up with a ProStart student or graduate as a sous chef.  Guests will enjoy tastsy appetizers craft beer, and wine while cheering for their favorite team.  Join us Monday, August 24 from 3pm to 5pm for the Culinary Clash: Battle LA.

To meet our competing teams and amazing sponsors, visit

*Note: This event occurs on the show floor of the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo. Admission to the show is necessary to attend Culinary Clash: Battle Los Angeles.

Meet the Competitors:

  • Black Bear Diner
  • Karl Strauss Brewing Company
  • BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse 
  • Hard Rock Cafe 
  • Specialty Restaurant Corporation 
  • Yard House 
  • Chart House 
  • FreshPoint 
  • Dos Coyotes Border Cafe 
  • Red Robin
  • Pacifica Hotels - The Belmar Hotel

Special thanks to our sponsors ...

Title Sponsor - Coca-Cola
Gold Sponsors - Heartland Payment Systems, Sysco, DART, Cargill, Mercer
Silver Sponsors - United Healthcare, ECOLAB
Equipment Sponsors - KitchenAid Commercial, safeTstep, Sage Beverages
Venue Host - Urban Expositions, Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo