Culinary + Cocktail Clash

The Main Event -- Culinary + Cocktail Clash

3:30 to 6:00 pm
Sunday, August 27 
Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo 
LA Convention Center 

Don't miss the 6th 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 Foundation.The Clash is a high energy cooking competition fundraiser. Industry heavyweights battle against each other in the ultimate show of skill and mettle all to raise money for high school culinary arts programs 





  • Biggest event during Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo.
  • More than 500 attendees watching the action.
  • 10 restaurant teams prepare an appetizer and main course in 30 minutes.
  • Students serve as sous chefs.
  • Secret ingredients may be provided.
  • Libations, hor d’oeuvres and festivities for all.


Packed with fun, the cooking competition returns with an added bonus, a cocktail mixology competition. Join the fun! Admission to the Western Expo is your ticket to the event!


To meet our competing teams and amazing sponsors, visit 

* Please 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 LA.  



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