Category Archives: Dining and Libations

Beefsteak 2017 at Vibiana

Highlights from Beefsteak | 2017

Beefsteak2017-Vibiana-11Our annual Beefsteak (#6!) was a smashing success. Beef and fun were had by all. Our gratitude to all who came out to support of the LA Food Bank. For more information on Beefsteak visit beefsteakparty.com

Beefsteak2017-Vibiana-5Beefsteak hosts Matt Selman, Eric Wareheim, Chef Neal Fraser, Emcee Billy Harris (as the Whirling Sirloin) and Cort Cass.
Beefsteak2017-Vibiana-1Guest Chef Steve Samson of Sotto serves up Beef Heart Cruda  in the East Room for VIP hour.

Beefsteak2017-Vibiana-3Beefette Tricia offers Bar Director Tobin Shea’s cocktails in a flask – Ivan the Terrible (Elijah Craig, Pama, Nocina, PX Sherry, Angostura Bitters) and Tuxedo No.2 (Beefeater, Lillet, Pernod Absinthe, Maraschino, Orange Bitters)

Beefsteak2017-Vibiana-4Chef de Cuisine Jason Bowlin and Sous Chefs Alex Guzauski and Shea Montanez making it all happen.

Beefsteak2017-Vibiana-2Chef Neal’s Bacin Chips with Tajin.

Beefsteak2017-Vibiana-7Beef is served!

Beefsteak2017-Vibiana-8Eric Wareheim and friends dig into the beef.

Beefsteak2017-Vibiana-9 copyChef Neal carves up the Steamship Round while the Half Moons serenade and these guys pose(?).

Beefsteak2017-Vibiana-10And they dance.

beefsteak-vibianaChris & Kate: Beefsteak Diehards.



Venue: Redbird | Vibiana
Food & Beverage: Chef Neal Fraser, Tobin Shea
Photography: L Marie Photo


Vibiana is a wedding, events and performing arts venue located in the Historic Core of Downtown Los Angeles owned and operated by Los Angeles restaurateurs Chef Neal Fraser, Amy Knoll Fraser and their partners.

Originally the City’s first Archdiocese Catholic cathedral, Vibiana has been beautifully transformed into a stunning full service event facility with a state of the art lighting and sound system, high quality, custom rental equipment, a seasoned and talented event management staff, and an extensive dining and craft libations program.

With the Main Hall and Garden Courtyard, the versatility of Vibiana is endless, offering a beautiful customizable back drop for events of any style, including entertainment, corporate, non-profit, wedding, and performing arts.

Vibiana is honored to have received the following accolades:
The Knot: Best of Weddings 2011
The Knot: Best of Weddings 2012
The Knot: Best of Weddings 2013
California Wedding Day Best of Bride: Best Indoor Venue 2014
Event Solutions Spotlight Award : Event Site of the Year 2015
California Wedding Day Best of Bride: Best Indoor Venue 2015
Wedding Industry Professional Association Awards of Excellence : Venue of Excellence 2015
Bizbash Event Style Awards : Best Venue for Weddings and Events 2015
DTLA News – Best of Downtown: Best Wedding Spot 2015
DTLA News – Best of Downtown: Best Wedding Spot 2016
DTLA News – Best of Downtown: Fine Dining 2016 (Redbird)

Luckyrice LA Feast at Vibiana

Join us Friday, July 29th from 9-10PM for this year’s annual Los Angeles Feast, hosted at Vibiana.

The Luckyrice Festival captures our obsession with Asian Food culture  through large-scale feasts, festive dinners and gastronomic gatherings.

Hosted by Seoul Sausage, this year’s Feast will feature over 40 of the area’s top Asia-minded culinary heroes, from favorite LA mainstays to new pop-ups ready for you to discover.

Friends of Vibiana receive 20% off with code: “GetLucky”

Click HERE for tickets and additional event information. RSVP today!

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