cocktails and cuisine at the ebell

Cocktails and Cuisine at The Ebell

Special Events

California cuisine is a fusion of elegance and edge. It’s the style of food that our wedding, club members and event guests crave. Cocktails and cuisine at The Ebell are uniquely Californian.

Decades ago, innovators like Alice Waters (Chez Panisse, Berkeley) and Wolfgang Puck (Ma Maison, Spago, Beverly Hills), ushered in a new level of appreciation for Californian cocktails and cuisine.  That whisk has been passed to the two culinary masters who sizzle and swizzle at the Ebell: Executive Chef Tommy Bellissimo, and Bar Captain and Mixologist Alex Sierra.

Bellissimo and Sierra bring the vibrance and modern energy of the region to our stately, Spanish Colonial Revival venue with their in-house catering for weddings, business meetings, and other special events.

cocktails and cuisine at the ebell

Two signatures define California cocktails and cuisine at The Ebell as interpreted by our dining- and-drinks duo: a sophisticated fusion of Latin, Asian and other ethnic foods, crafted with a daily selection of premium local, artisanal ingredients that are truly world-class in terms of variety, quality, and freshness.

Tuna poke and a Korean short-rib recipe are a favorite of Tommy Bellissimo’s for the Ebell’s wedding menus, a nod to the delectable influences of the Pacific Rim. Alex Sierra describes his mixology style as Mexico-meets-L.A., evident in his contemporary tequila and Mezcal drinks — crowd favorites. Another popular request is “Just Bee You,” Sierra’s riff on a Prohibition-era classic called “The Bee’s Knees.” His interpretation, like the original, melds gin, fresh lemon juice, and honey. The difference: Sierra’s is legal.

When it comes to cocktails and cuisine at the Ebell, we enjoy our tradition with a twist. Whether for nuptials or another special occasion, celebration is always on the menu with cocktails and cuisine that are thoughtful, witty, and a pleasure for even the most demanding palate.

Top Photo: Pecan Mushroom Wellington, a beautiful vegan entree
Photo Below: Miso Sea Bass, a classic
Bottom Photo: El Horno made with Tequila, smoked pineapple juice, agave, lime, and garnished with a dehydrated pineapple slice

cuisine and cocktails at the ebell
cocktails and cuisine at the ebell
cocktails and cuisine at the ebell

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Of the Ebell, she writes ... "Where vintage meets chic. A historic property brimming with old-world charm. Home to Los Angeles' longest-standing women's club, dating back to the 1890's. ​​​​​​​​​​​Elegant + grand features. Romantic corners + many stunning spaces. A true architectural masterpiece. It's was an absolute treat working in such an extraordinary venue. ​​​​​​​​"
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The team on this gorgeous event: Coordination | @graceandgoldevents​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ | ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Photographer | @victoriagoldphotography​​​​​​​​ | Florals | @shawnayamamoto​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ | Rentals | @rentalavenue​​​​​​​​ | ​​​​​​​
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Photos: @lily_tapia_photography | Planner: @kissandsayido | Floral: @lovehermadlylb | Bridal gown: @lasoiebridal | Tux: @friartux | Car: @slickbrandon1955
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We're ending a week of ICONIC wedding moments at The Ebell with this gorgeous blend of historic Los Angeles and Indian culture. 

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THE I C O N I C BRIDE ||  ​What makes a bride iconic? The staircase entrance at The Ebell is one of our most photographed -- and cherished -- moments of a wedding. And it wasn't lost on the bride and her planners that a long veil would create the ultimate iconic moment!

​Venue, Catering, Bar: @ebellevents | Wedding Planner: @moxiebrightevents | Photography: @mikiandsonja | Florals: @winstonandmain | Linens: @luxelinen | Makeup: @slimsheadymakeup | Hair: @farmercarla | Gown: @lihihod | Veil: @julieharrisdesigns 

​It's architectural elements such as this that helped The Ebell make the @herecomestheguide list of Top Iconic Wedding Venues in Los Angeles!
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I C O N I C ! So many of the architectural elements at The Ebell of Los Angeles lend themselves to that iconic moment during a wedding or event, such as this one! We don't think Dominique and Ryan will ever forget this classic swoon before our historic and elegant wrought-iron gates!
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What makes The Ebell an iconic venue?* Beautifully apportioned ballroom steeped in the history of California. Wedding couples have the chance to create their own version of lush,  Bridgerton-style, historic romance without having to leave Los Angeles. 

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*Blushing* Thank you @herecomestheguide for naming us one of Los Angeles' seven iconic wedding venues! With so many venues in this city, we are truly honored that we made this very exclusive list.

According to the article -- "If you're looking for a one-of-its-kind, iconic wedding venue then this list is for you. We've gathered the most sought-after locations the City of Angels has to offer. With their stellar reputations, distinctive style, and impeccable service, these prime properties will take to your celebration to a whole new level!"

Our special features that helped us make this list include Greco-Roman Revival architecture from the 1920s, a serene courtyard garden enclosed by picturesque fountains, flowering shrubs, and trees, carved columns and tall French doors open from the elegant Dining Room to the light-filled courtyard.

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Did you know that we call oursleves #StudioEbell when we are lucky enough to host filming? Filming can include feature films, commercials, trailers, photoshoots, and interviews.

In honor of Women's History Month, we partnered with CBS mornings to host Melinda French Gates who along with Jamie Yuccas, interviewed three amazing women who are "changing the game".

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Does this room look familiar?

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