The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) hosted its annual star-studded, food-themed event GLAAD Hancock: Top Chef Invasion on July 29. The event featured a Top Chef style challenge, tasting stations from several Los Angeles-based restaurants and caterers, entertainment, and a food and wine-themed silent auction.
Fran Drescher hosted the event with Chef Chris Crary (Top Chef: Texas) and Chef Jamie Lauren (Top Chef: All Stars) competing in the Top Chef Challenge judged by Perez Hilton and Lisa Vanderpump (Real Housewives of Beverly Hills). Other celebrity special guests included Frenchie Davis (The Voice), Leslie Birkland (Big Rich Texas), Kim Coles (Soul Man/Are You Normal America?), Romi Klinger (The Real L Word), Chef Stuart O’Keeffe, Jeffrey Alan Marks, Martyn Lawrence Bullard and Ross Cassidy (Million Dollar Decorators), recording artist Kaya Jones, Kate Linder (Young & The Restless), Chef Stuart O'Keefe, Mike Manning (MTV's Real World), Shane Bitney-Crone (Bridegroom), Jai Rodriguez (Malibu Country), Josh Flagg (Million Dollar Listing, Los Angeles), and entertainment reporter Lisa Stanley.
Check out some photos from the event below:
Photos Courtesy: K. Pearson Brown
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Chef Jamie Lauren (center)
K. Pearson Brown with Fran Drescher (photo: Bergen Williams)