Masters of Taste is an annual food and drink extravaganza that benefits Union Station Homeless Services and takes place in the Pasadena Rose Bowl. Get ready to feast on the finest fare from L.A.’s top chefs and restaurants, sip signature handcrafted cocktails from L.A.’s Master Mixologists, enjoy tastings from some of California’s most eclectic wineries and local craft breweries, listen to live entertainment and so much more.

Masters of Taste held a sneak peak with some of their finest food and beverage vendors to whet our appetites for the main event. This year, the 2nd Annual Masters of Taste will bring over 2,500 food and beverage enthusiasts together for an afternoon of tasting. Cafe Dulce sampled Fruity Pebble Donut Holes and Blueberry Matcha tea while Spireworks offered their signature Spire Cakes and sandwiches. New restaurants like Mama Lion, with Executive Chef, Michael Hung, samples Uni Tostadas and Pasadena’s Bone Kettle brought their Oxtail Dumplings.

Look forward to bites from Chef Matt Bata at Alexander’s Steakhouse, Chef Claud Beltran, Chef Evan Colter at Magnolia House, Ramen Tatsunoya, Chef Tim Guiltinan at The Raymond 1886, Chef Phil Noresetter at True Food Kitchen and many others.

Masters of Taste benefits Union Station Homeless Services, a Pasadena-based nonprofit which offers a full continuum of nine programs throughout the San Gabriel Valley, including, street outreach, intake/assessment, care coordination and navigation, meals, shelter, housing, employment development, benefits enrollment, and referrals to medical and mental health services.

Masters of Taste will take place on Sunday, May 7th, 2016. A VIP Power Hour will be held from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm and General Admission will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tickets to this event are only available for guests 21+ and over. For more information on Masters of Taste or to book your tickets directly, please visit