SANTA ANITA’S POPULAR GUEST CHEF SERIES TO RESUME IN LUXURIOUS CHANDELIER ROOM ON KENTUCKY DERBY DAY, SATURDAY, MAY 7

 

HIGHLY ACCLAIMED CHEF NEAL FRASER, OF LA-BASED FRITZI, WILL SERVE-UP DERBY DAY FARE

 

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 29, 2016)–Santa Anita’s popular Guest Chef Series, which emanates from the track’s luxurious Chandelier Room, will resume on Kentucky Derby Day, Saturday, May 7. In addition to the Run for the Roses from Kentucky and a full card of live Thoroughbred action at The Great Race Place, attendees will be treated to a full complement of world class cuisine provided by one of LA’s hottest restaurants, Fritzi, which is located in Downtown Los Angeles.

Fritzi’s Chef Neal Fraser, who is also acclaimed for his trendy LA restaurants Redbird and BLD, has announced the following menu: Scottish Smoked Salmon Platter, Chicken Cobb, Kale Caesar, Roasted Heirloom Beets, Wood Fire Rotisserie Chicken, All Day Braised Beef Short Rib, New Crop Potatoes, Fritzi Slider, Veg Chilli Dog and German Pretzels.

With three out of the last four Kentucky Derby winners based at Santa Anita, fans are encouraged to join the excitement on May 7, as this year’s early Derby favorite, the undefeated Nyquist, calls Santa Anita home as well, as does 2016 Santa Anita Derby winner, Exaggerator.

The Guest Chef Series, which enables guests to experience LA’s innovative dining culture combined with the timeless tradition of nine decades of world class racing tradition at Santa Anita, will no doubt provide an unforgettable Derby Day experience for all of those who attend.

Packages, which run from 12 noon until 4 p.m., include:

–Entrance into Santa Anita’s Chandelier Room

                –A catered menu from LA’s Fritzi Restaurant

                –Live music from the Ryan Cross Trio

                –One Racing Program

                –One Wagering Tip Sheet

–World class simulcast and live Thoroughbred Racing

                –(Approximate post time for the Kentucky Derby is at 3:40 p.m. PDT)

Derby Day packages in the Chandelier Room are $85 each and are available online at santaanita.com/events, or in person at Santa Anita. To reserve your ticket, please email Alfred Granillo at Alfred.Granillo@santaanita.com.

Fans are advised that there is a Chandelier Room dress code. Please visit santaanita.com/events for details or call (626) 574-6392.