Don’t miss Flavors of Los Angeles – a culinary experience that goes beyond the traditional gala! Our top-notch chefs will prepare a multi-course dinner at  your tableside. Our Chef Chair, Kevin Meehan of Kali Restaurant, has recruited an amazing list of L.A.’s best culinary artists and restaurants, including Chef Vartan Abgaryan from 71 Above, Chef Michael Hung from Ardour Hospitality, Ryan Riedy from Belcampo Meat Company, and many more. Click on the Culinary Experience tab to see the entire list of participating chefs.

Unleash your inner “foodie” and join us for a night that you won’t soon forget all while helping to improve the lives of the 2 million people in the Greater Los Angeles area living with liver disease.

2017 Healthcare Visionary

Dr. Jorge Vargas is Professor of Pediatrics at The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and is the Medical Director for the Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Support Program at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Vargas received his medical degree from Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario in Bogota, Colombia. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at the Hospital Infantil Lorencita Villegas de Santos in Bogota, Colombia and his fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology at the Hospital Trousseau in Paris and UCLA.

Dr. Vargas’ clinical research interest is in gastrointestinal motility disorders. He is the Director of the Pediatric Gastrointestinal Motility Center at UCLA. The center evaluates, treats and follows patients who have a variety of different gastrointestinal motility disorders. Since 1984 he has been involved in the management of pediatric patients in the Liver Transplantation program, which has been a major success in terms of survival and  impact of the quality of life of children with chronic liver disease. 

2017 Community Champions

EVENT DATE: April 30, 2017
TIME: 5:00 – 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Taglyan Complex 1201 Vine St Los Angeles, CA 90038