2014 Kickoff Party, Grills & Guitars
On Oct. 23, 2014 Life is Beautiful Festival hosted nearly 1,000 VIPs for its second annual Grills & Guitars event at Gold Spike in Downtown Las Vegas. The inventive culinary occasion provided attendees with prolific chef interactions, inspired gourmet comfort food and live music performances.
Guests had the opportunity to mix and mingle with the impressive roster of celebrity guest chefs, immerse themselves in the musical performances ofVintage Trouble, Sleeper Agent and The All-Togethers as well as get a private taste of what to expect over the festival weekend.
Chefs and restaurants featured at Grills & Guitars included:
- Bruce and Eric Bromberg (Blue Ribbon, Brooklyn Bowl)
- Frankie Pellegrino Jr. (Rao’s Restaurant Group)
- Hubert Keller (Fleur by Hubert Keller)
- Jet Tila (Kuma Snow Cream, Pakpao Thai)
- Kim Canteenwalla (Honey Salt, Buddy V’s, Made.LV)
- Marc Forgione (Restaurant Marc Forgione, American Cut)
- Susan Feniger (Border Grill Restaurants & Truck)
- Nancy Silverton (Mozza Restaurant Group)
- Ralph Perrazzo (BBD’s – Beers, Burgers, Desserts)
- Sam Marvin (Echo & Rig)
- Shawn McClain (Sage and FIVE50 Pizza Bar at Aria)
- Andiamo Steakhouse at the D Las Vegas
- Palm Restaurant
Broadcast quality b-roll from this event can be viewed and downloaded here.
LIB Sponsors & Partners
Sponsors and Partners of Life is Beautiful Festival include Wirtz Beverage Nevada, WEU/ World Trust Foundation, Dos Equis, Zappos.com, the D Las Vegas, KETEL ONE Vodka, The LINQ, Travel + Leisure, Marriott Hotels, Pandora, Las Vegas Events, Silicon Valley Bank, CBS Radio, The City of Las Vegas, Whole Foods, Cirque du Soleil®, Sub-Zero and Wolf and Westar Kitchen and Bath, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Hendrick’s Gin, 7UP, Bacardi, Jim Beam Kentucky Fire, Alex & Ani, Maui Jim, Café Bustello, ORGANIZE, Red Bull, Downtown Project, US Foods, Chef Works, Le Creuset, Dansko, Movember, Airstream 2 Go and online content partner POPSUGAR.
About Life is Beautiful Life is Beautiful is an inspirational company dedicated to helping people conquer their fears and chase their dreams. Its signature project, the Life is Beautiful Festival was founded in 2013 and launched in October of that same year as a highly successful lifestyle event featuring marquee musicians, chefs, artists and speakers. Held in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas, Life is Beautiful Festival attracted more than 60,000 patrons in its first year, and is now branching out to an international online forum for social change. For more information on the company’s projects and the latest festival news, visitwww.lifeisbeautiful.com
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