Great Food Planned for the Los Angeles’ Zoo 42th Beastly Ball

The Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association’s (GLAZA) 42nd Annual Beastly Ball is set for Saturday, June 16, 2012, 6 pm, under the stars at the Los Angeles Zoo!

Join the Los Angeles Zoo for a magical evening of animals and entertainment honoring

The Hon. Richard J. Riordan

and celebrate the opening of
(Living Amphibians, Invertebrates and Reptiles)

Saturday, June 16, 2012 • 6 P.M.
at the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens

Tom Mankiewicz Leadership Award Recipient:
Sarah Michelle Gellar

Emcee and Auctioneer: Jimmy Pardo
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Upper Africa, Elephants of Asia, and the LAIR
Cocktails and Beastly Feast • Silent Auction
Animal Feedings • Entertainment

8:30 p.m. – Entry Plaza: Cocktails, Dessert, and Coffee

9:00 p.m. – Entry Plaza: Live Auction, Dancing

* Please note last tram to Upper Africa will leave at 7:45 p.m.

Safari and Casual Dress

Participating restaurants, all donating their services, are Bar Celona, Canelé, Celestino Ristorante and Bar, Clancy’s Crab Broiler, El Cholo – Los Angeles, Fabiolus Café, The Federal Bar, Glorious Gourmet Catering & Garnish Café, Green Street Restaurant, Il Fornaio, Ix∙Tapa Restaurant & Cantina, Jersey Mike’s Subs – Pasadena and La Canada, Maison Akira, Momed, Pink’s Famous Hot Dogs, The Smoke House, Taix French Restaurant, Villa Sorriso and Yummy Cupcakes (Brentwood, Burbank and Santa Monica).

Several of the participating restaurants gave a preview of what Beastly Ball Guests can expect in the way of food fare.

Photography by Paula Lauren Gibson/AfroPix

Tickets to the Beastly Ball are $1,000 per person; individual and corporate sponsorship opportunities at higher levels are also available.


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