38th Annual Food Fare supporting Planned Parenthood in Santa Monica on March 2nd, 2017- Preview, Tickets

Community to Support Reproductive Health Care Provider at Annual Fundraiser
(Los Angeles, CA)PPLA Food Fare, named “the most eclectic fundraising food fest you’ve never heard of” by LA Weekly, is returning on Thursday, March 2, 2017 to Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar. Guests of this highly anticipated gastronomic fundraiser will enjoy hundreds of gourmet food and drink samples from over 150 of Southern California’s best restaurants, caterers and libation purveyors, all in support of Planned Parenthood Los Angeles (PPLA).
For more than 50 years, PPLA has provided high-quality, confidential reproductive health care to women and men in Los Angeles County. As we think about the future of our country, one thing is clear – Planned Parenthood’s doors stay open so that patients have access to the care they need – no matter what.  Now more than ever, the communities PPLA serves need our support in this new reality – so that everyone can access health care in a safe and welcoming place. Food Fare is PPLA’s largest fundraising event of the year, with proceeds benefiting its vital health care and education programs.
PPLA Food Fare is proud to name Annie Miler of Clementine as the 2017 Food Fare Chef of the Year for her contributions to Los Angeles’ culinary scene and her dedication to Planned Parenthood’s mission. Clementine will be providing a special tasting menu at Food Fare’s VIP hour and will also be also participating in both the afternoon and evening sessions of the main event.
Food Fare attendees will have the opportunity to partake in dozens of raffles and auctions including the popular silent wine and spirits auction, featuring collectable vintages, unique vertical collections and large format bottles. Raffle and auction prizes will include exclusive and unique entertainment and culinary experiences such dream vacations and private dinner parties at renowned Los Angeles restaurants.
Individual tickets for Food Fare will be available starting January 1, 2017 at www.pplafoodfare.com. Advance purchase tickets for Food Fare 2017 are $150 for the daytime session (11:00 AM – 2:00 PM) and $250 for the evening session (6:30 PM – 9:30 PM). PPLA Food Fare 2016 will take place on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Barker Hangar located at 3021 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Sponsorship packages are available. For more information, please visit www.pplafoodfare.com or call 213-284-3300.
About Food Fare & Planned Parenthood Los Angeles Guild
Food Fare began in 1979 with a cooking demonstration by Julia Child and has grown over the last 38 years to become one of Los Angeles’ oldest and most celebrated food events. An annual event, Food Fare is highly anticipated by food lovers, PPLA supporters and the general public as an opportunity to sample the best food and drinks LA has to offer. Food Fare is hosted by the Planned Parenthood Los Angeles Guild, a group of over 170 members dedicated to providing financial and volunteer support for PPLA.
About Planned Parenthood Los Angeles
PPLA’s 19 health centers throughout Los Angeles County provide care to nearly 150,000 women, men, and teens each year. Over 93% of the care PPLA provides is preventative, including life-saving cancer screenings, birth control, annual exams, and STD testing and treatment.  PPLA’s education and community outreach programs reach nearly 60,000 women, men and teens in Los Angeles County each year.