Pier Del Sol 2016
The 20th Annual Pier del Sol fundraiser for Special Olympics Southern California, took place at the Santa Monica Pier on Sunday, October 9th. The event honored chef Josiah Citrin (Melisse, Charcoal) for his consistent support of the fundraiser over the past two decades. He served up one of the more beautiful, innovative, and, yes, delicious dishes of the event:
Beyond that, my other favorite bites were from the likes chefs Michael Cimarusti (Providence, Connie & Ted’s), Alain Giraud, Danny Waked (The Arthur J), Brooke Williamson, and The Strand House:
(For more images from Pier Del Sol 2016, check out my hashtag #offalopierdelsol2016 on Instagram.)
Pier Del Sol is a great event for families, with unlimited rides to the Pacific Park amusement park on the pier. If you missed it, you can support Special Olympics Southern California buy purchasing a cookbook featuring 31 recipes from 28 chefs who have supported Pier Del Sol throughout the years.