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Alex Seidel and Jennifer Jasinski part of an all-star lineup at the All-Star Chef Classic

If you happen to find yourself in Los Angeles between March 21-23, you'll be in esteemed culinary company: Jennifer Jasinski, chef-owner of Rioja, Euclid Hall, Bistro Vendome and the forthcoming Stoic & Genuine, along with Alex Seidel, chef-owner of Fruition and Mercantile Dining & Provision, which will open in Union Station, as will Stoic & Genuine, later this summer, are both participating in the inaugural All-Star Chef Classic at L.A. Live, a behemoth downtown Los Angeles sports and entertainment district adjacent to STAPLES Center and the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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The interactive, three-day dining event, headlined by 25 star-chefs from around the country and across the world, will also feature Iñaki Aizpitarte, Roy Choi, Michael Cimarusti, Josiah Citrin, Dominique Crenn, Vinny Dotolo, Wylie Dufresne, Graham Elliot, Gavin Kaysen, Ludo Lefebvre, David LeFevre, Donald Link, Waylynn Lucas, Marc Meneau, David Myers, Nancy Oakes, Alain Passard, Naomi Pomeroy, Paul Qui, Jon Shook, Nancy Silverton and Ricardo Zarate.

"The inaugural All-Star Chef Classic is a dynamic event bringing guests closer to the world's top culinary masters than ever before. We think that it will be a huge success and of course, there's no better home than L.A. LIVE, which is known for the best sports, entertainment and lifestyle events," said Lee Zeidman, senior vice president and general manager of L.A. LIVE and STAPLES Center, in a release.

Highlights during the three-day spree include a 250-person, five-course "French Masters Dinner" in the Restaurant Stadium, an "All-Star Lunch" spotlighting female chefs, the "Grill and Chill" cookout and a "Savor the Season" farmers' market celebration, at which Seidel and Jasinski will both cook. Tickets for the All-Star Chef Classic start at $65, and tickets go on sale Saturday, January 25th at 10 a.m at

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Lori Midson
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