Chinese Market Tour and 6-Course Tasting by WP24

Chef de cuisine of WP24 Restaurant and Lounge, Sara Johannes, and Shanghai native and executive chef of JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai, Michael Lu, will host one of Six Taste’s upcoming tours on Saturday, September 10 from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. The tour will start at the Monterey Park Chinese market located at 771 W. Garvey Ave. Monterey Park, CA 91754. Following the market tour, guests will reconvene at the award-winning WP24 Restaurant and Lounge where Chef Johannes and Chef Lu will prepare six courses for guests to experience inspired from the ingredients discovered at the market.
Chef Johannes and Chef Lu, experts in Chinese marketplace fare, have partnered with Six Taste to lead an exclusive tour.  Six Taste organizes inventive walking and tasting tours around Los Angeles and has an established reputation in introducing guests to new tastes and teaching them about the ingredients behind the dishes they explore.  Chef Johannes has worked with Wolfgang Puck for the past six years in several of his established Asian restaurant concepts throughout the country.  Joining Chef Johannes is renowned Shanghai-based Chef Michael Lu.  Chef Lu has a true passion and understanding for traditional Chinese ingredients and preparation.  His experience and culinary vision will complement Chef Johannes as they explore the Los Angeles Chinese market scene.
The price for the tour is $88 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity, and includes a six course tasting menu, a signature seasonal cocktail and recipes from the chefs.  Space is limited; interested parties can sign-up for this exclusive tour through Six Taste at
The Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group specializes in operating high-end, innovative restaurant concepts known for its proven formula of exceptional and consistent cuisine, service, management and design.   The award-winning restaurants of the Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group include Spago (Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, Maui and Beaver Creek); the critically acclaimed CUT (Beverly Hills, Las Vegas and Singapore); Chinois (Santa Monica); Postrio Bar & Grill (Las Vegas); Trattoria del Lupo (Las Vegas); Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill (Las Vegas and Los Angeles); Wolfgang Puck Pizzeria & Cucina (Las Vegas); Wolfgang Puck American Grille (Atlantic City); Wolfgang Puck Grille (Detroit); The Source by Wolfgang Puck (Washington, DC); Five Sixty (Dallas, TX) and WP24 by Wolfgang Puck (Los Angeles).   Opening this September, CUT at 45 Park Lane, London. In October 2011, when the historic Hotel Bel-Air re-opens, Puck will oversee all of the food & beverage operations including a new restaurant called Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air.
Six Taste offers food exploration events and 3.5 hour walking food tours in Little Tokyo, Downtown LA, Arcadia, San Gabriel, Thai Town, and Santa Monica every weekend. Each location-themed tour features generous samples from 5 to 9 restaurants and a local tour guide to lead the way through the cuisine, culture and community of each area. Six Taste was started August 2009 by recent USC grads Jeff Okita and Alex Tao, who have a passion for LA and good food. The company hosts more than 150 guests each weekend and partners with more than 40 restaurants at a time.

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