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Food Meets Fashion


Seven of Oakland’s top chefs will each prepare a stylish dish inspired by an iconic fashion designer.

Cocktail and Hors d'oeuvre reception, four-course dinner with wine pairings, and fashion show to benefit the James Beard Foundation and Oakland Museum of California (OMCA).

The fashion show will feature creatively styled vintage looks from the Oakland Museum Women's Board famed and beloved  White Elephant Sale. A Taste of Style will take place on Wednesday, October 18, 2023.

  • Chef Dominica RiceBombera, inspired by Dior
  • Chef Paul IglesiasParche, inspired by Chanel
  • Chef Crystal WahpepahWahpepah’s Kitchen, inspired by Versace



This is a 21+ event.



Chef Dominica Rice-Cisneros Oakland Style Photo Chef Paul Iglesias Parche Oakland Style Crystal Wahpepah Oakland Style

Chef Nelson German Oakland Style Chef Intu-on Kornnawong Oakland Style Chef Michele Mcqueen Oakland Style Chef Charles Farrier Oakland Style