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NBA Star John Salley

NBA Star & Entrepreneur John Salley // @TheJohnSalley

A frequent visitor to The DTLA Dinner Club, John is an amazing guest who has sponsored The Club through his vegan wine company The Vegan Vine. It's delicious, click the link and buy a bottle! We know he's a busy man, but we always love it when John can make a dinner party. 

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Top Chef Master Susan Feniger

Top Chef Master Susan Feniger // @SusanFeniger

This AMAZING and talented chef was a part of the DTLA Community back in 1998 before it was cool with her iconic Ciudad, now the famous Border Grill. We were so lucky to be able to visit her restaurant for a full dinner and lesson on making churros!! We LOVE Susan, now go check out all her awesome restaurants

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Top Chef Ilan Hall

Top Chef Illan Hall // @IlanHall

Top Chef Season Two WINNER Ilan Hall was gracious enough to cook multiple dinners for us at The DTLA Dinner Club. He's got several restaurants around the country including our favorite ramen spot just a few black away at Grand Central Market - Ramen Hood!

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Food Network's Arnold Myint

Food Network's Arnold Myint // @ArnoldMyint

This Top Chef and Next Food Network Star contestant and chef/owner/partner of THREE restaurants and was the host of The Club while Josh was in Bali! A Nashville native, he cut his chops working in Jean Georges Vongerichten’s culinary empire. Click to visit his website for a peek inside his amazing world of food and fun.

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Executive Chef Jason Fullilove

Executive Chef Jason Fullilove // @ChefFullilove

This former Executive Chef for Mark Peel at Campanile, was featured on Food Network, Esquire's Knife Fight and has worked for some of the best chefs in the world. We were super excited to get him as a chef for a Dinner Club event and you can find him now with his own restaurant Barbara Jean in the Fairfax neighborhood of LA. 

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Jose Huizar // Councilmember 14th District

Councilmember Jose Huizar // @josehuizar

The honorable council-member from the 14th district brought his lovely wife earlier this year for an open forum discussion on the issues effecting our neighborhood over a fantastic meal. We are all happy that he won the election and will continue to represent us. 

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The Four Seasons' Chef Hans Srijumnong

The Four Seasons' Chef Hans Srijumnong

Chef Hans cooked up an incredible Four Seasons worthy six course menu that took him hours to prep and serve. Check out the timelapse on the Photos and Videos page of our site. He's now moved on to EveryTable helping to provide fast, delicious and healthy food for all. 

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Executive chef Brian Cripps

Executive Chef Brian Cripps // @PacciSavannah

After working for the famous Chef Ludo and before heading down south to run the culinary program for Pacci in Savannah, Chef Brian Cripps stopped in and cooked us an amazing meal at The DTLA Dinner Club!! We're so lucky to have gotten him before he left the best coast. 

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Josh Gray-Emmer

Josh Gray-Emmer // @joshgrayemmer

Your host of The DTLA Dinner Club, Josh is back from Bali and taking the baton back from amazing chef Chef Arnold Myint! He's the owner of BridGE, a Downtown Los Angeles centric consulting company, and a long time resident of the Historic Core neighborhood. 

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Robin Alberts-Marigza

Robin Alberts-Marigza // @robinalbertsm

Known as the queen of the biscuit, her last dinner included four different types, one for every course. She's a member of the NationBuilder family and has been a regular sous and lead chef at The DTLA Dinner Club. 

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Mike Moschella

Mike Moschella // @mikemoschella

An ACTUAL Kentucky Admiral (that's one step up from a Kentucky Colonel), Mike is a frequent guest of The Dinner Club as well as our official whiskey educator. His collection of spirits and wealth of knowledge are always a lot of fun. 

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DJ Gregory Garman

Gregory Garman // @gregorygarman

One of our special guests this summer, Gregory was our DJ from Colorado for the big Sunday Funday event this year. He's also played at The Sundance Film Festival, The Winter X-Games, Art Basel, The LiveNation JayZ afterparty and many more. 

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Chef Markus Bold

Markus Bold // #Mark_Us_Bold_Catering

Also a Downtown Los Angeles resident, Markus has a catering company specializing in quick comfort food done with his own personal flare. We were treated to buttermilk fried chicken and a homemade tangy asian sauce. 

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Phil Kregel

Phil Kregel // #GrillWithPhil

A frequent sous and head chef, his name gives away his specialty, it's all about grilling with Phil! He's even got his own youtube show! One episode was filmed at The DTLA Dinner Club HQ, now go do some googling. 

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Sophie Ballmer

Sophie Balmer // SibylSophia

Did you spot the beautiful flowers in the photos of the last Dinner Club event? Sophie did that. She's a NationBuilder family member as well as being a resident of The Dinner Club HQ building. She's nearly a pro-chef! 

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Carlin Scrudato

Carlin Scrudato // @Cscrudato

Another NationBuilder family member, this force in the kitchen can COOK! She's done a few now and everything is always top of the line. Carlin has some of the coolest friends around and they always come out for her cooking. 

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Ryan Vaillancourt

Ryan Vaillancourt // @RVaillancourt

One of the original members of the Wednesday Night Dinner crew, Ryan is a resident of The Dinner Club HQ and a multi-time sous and lead chef. He's always one of the favorites, and is always sold out. 

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Joe Conte

Joe Conte // @JoeConte

Former resident at The Eldorado, Conte brings the vegan to The DTLA Dinner Club. 

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