Are you ready for some football….and wings….and cocktails…..under the warm California sunshine?
Arguably one of the hottest tickets around come Super Bowl Sunday, The Players Tailgate will be returning in-person this year. Described as an immersive culinary experience in itself – The Players Tailgate is catered by America’s most recognizable celebrity chef, Guy Fieri, who returns to host for the 2022 The Players Tailgate, alongside DJ Irie pumping the live music and ESPN’s Sage Steele, who will chat on the mainstage with the dozens of NFL legends and All-stars attending the tailgate. New to the Players Tailgate will be Social Media Star, Cindy Prado, who will be hosting and posting on social media live from the Players Tailgate.
Catering this culinary championship will be the award winning chef, Aaron May, known as one of the best caterers in the United States with support by an all-star team of culinary titans including Todd English (James Beard Award Winning Chef), Antonia Lofasa (Top Chef, Iron Chef America), Michael Voltaggio (Bravo Top Chef Winner, Food Network, restaurateur), Brooke Williamson (Bravo Top Chef Winner), Kate Williams (chef and restaurateur in Detroit), Rocco Whalen (Chef owner of Fahrenheit, Rosie & Rocco’s, Rocco’s at the Q), Burt Bakman (owner and pit-master of SLAB Barbecue), and Leonard Botello (owner of Truth BBQ and Food Network Chopped winner).
And for a “made in LA” treat, Michelin star chef Cris Sanchez will be serving up his My/Mochi frozen snacks throughout the venue. Mochi Ice Cream snacks as we all know them, were actually created in LA!
“Los Angeles is the home of glitz and glamor and an international foodie town, so we’re excited to turn up the heat on the Players Tailgate 2022 and let Guy Fieri and all our Celebrity Chefs deliver some of their best dishes and libations to a star-studded VIP attendance”, states Aaron May, Players Tailgate Executive Chef.
For year 2022, The Players Tailgate takes over the parking lot of the famed Hollywood Park Casino conveniently bordering Sofi Stadium’s grounds, just a short walk to kick-off for Super Bowl 56 ticket holders. The Player’s Tailgate boasts a massive 50,000 square foot VIP tailgate experience adorned with mainstage entertainment, state of the art sound, lighting and A/V, luxurious lounge seating areas, and decadent food stations throughout the footprint.
And this open-air event will be putting safety first, requiring all guests to present a proof of vaccination and a negative Covid test. Charitable partners for the daytime event are The Irie Foundation and Operation BBQ Relief.
We can hardly wait to party down (safely, of course!) on our favorite sports day of the year. Click here to buy tickets to this amazing event before it gets sold out!