Taste for a Cure 2017


TFAC 2016

Celebrating its 22nd year, the UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation’s signature event, Taste for a Cure will be held on Friday, April 28 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. During this special evening, Yael and Scooter Braun will be honored with the 2017 Gil Nickel Humanitarian Award. Academy award-nominated actress Angela Bassett will host the program that will feature a Special Perfomance by Ariana Grande. Comedian Jerrod Carmichael will also perform. Please join us for an epicurean journey of delicious wine tastings, extraordinary cuisine, entertainment, and a stellar live auction.

This year, we are delighted to welcome culinary expert chefs Hannah An of The District by Hannah An, George Pincay of Locanda del Lago, and Scott Ueda of Chez Tex. They will be joined by Executive Sous Chef Andrew Court, Executive Pastry Chef Chris Ford and Executive Banquet Chef Amir Nemantipour, all of the Beverly Wilshire Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel). Together, the chefs will deliver their unique twist on the California experience by preparing tantalizing dishes for all to enjoy. To learn more about each chef and restaurant, please click here. To view a list of this year's participating wineries, please click here.

Over the past 21 years, the annual fundraiser has raised over $11 million for highest priority cancer research at UCLA.

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Yael & Scooter Braun






See a list of this
year's sponsors.


Read some of the press coverage
from last year's event.