We can almost smell the pork drippings—and feel it in our thighs.
Chefs Nyesha Arrington of Wilshire Restaurant and Chris Crary of Restaurant announced Wednesday a "backyard" pig roast to help fight childhood hunger at a benefit to be hosted April 22 at .
As if the pork wasn't tempting enough, the chefs also announced that the whole pig and other preparations—including pulled pork, pork belly, spare ribs, and pig ears—will be served alongside Trashcan Punches from Mixologist Devon Espinosa of Pour Vous and Michel Dozois of Neve Ice, craft beer from Firestone Walker Brewing Co., Smog City Brewing and Haven Gastropub +Brewery, and espresso drinks from Handsome Coffee.
Los Angeles’ Top Chef, Top Chef Masters, and Top Chef Just Dessert contestants are expected to be in attendance at the event from noon to 4 p.m.
Tickets are $55. Proceeds will benefit Share our Strength’s Taste of the Nation, a nonprofit that that ensures children in need are enrolled in government-funded nutrition programs, invests in community organizations fighting hunger and teaches families how to cook healthy, affordable meals, according to a press release.
The potluck-style lunch will also feature barbecue sides and desserts from Alex Reznik, Antonia LaFaso, Ilan Hall, Jamie Lauren, Sally Camacho, Marcel Vigneron, CJ Jacobson, Danielle Keene, Mark Peel, and Suzanne Tracht.
They'll cook to the beats of KCRW DJ Marion Hodges.
Guests will also have the opportunity to purchase tickets for Taste of the Nation Los Angeles on June 10 in West Hollywood at a discounted price.
Purchase tickets for the pig roast at strength.org/losangeles.