Sunset & Dine Press Release





HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – The second annual Sunset & Dine, taking place June 13, 2013 from 6:00-10:00 p.m., will kick off the Oscars Outdoor summer movie screening program at Academy Hollywood, the outdoor amphitheatre on the campus of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.  Early bird tickets are now available for $30 at, and will grant attendees access to beer and wine, food samples from local restaurants, and a movie screening under the stars.  All proceeds from the event will benefit local charities.

Restaurants and exhibitors include:

The celebration is being organized by the Central Hollywood Coalition, the non-profit board that manages the Sunset & Vine Business Improvement District (BID), to highlight the business community around the famed Sunset & Vine intersection, especially the restaurants.  Millennium Hollywood is the Platinum Sponsor of the event; the Los Angeles Film School and CIM Group are Gold Sponsors.

“We’re excited to once again bring together the entertainment and culinary communities for a night under the stars,” planning committee member Charles Eberly, The Eberly Company, said.  “We’ve received a great amount of interest from local restaurants, and we’re delighted that The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has agreed to screen a film for the event.”

Academy Hollywood is located at 6322 DeLongpre Ave. in Hollywood.  Constructed in 2012, Academy Hollywood is home to the AMPAS summer movie screening program, Oscars Outdoors.  Sunset & Dine will kickoff the 2013 season, with a special screening of the classic 1950 film “Sunset Boulevard.”


The Sunset & Vine District is a seven-year property-based Business Improvement District (BID)that spans 15 blocks along the world-renowned Sunset Boulevard, from roughly Schrader Boulevard on the west to the 101 Freeway on the east. Renewed in 2012, the SVBID is composed of approximately 138 property owners who are assessed $1.4 million annually to pay for security, maintenance services and marketing to promote the revitalization of the area.   Major landmarks in the District include the Cinerama Dome, Sunset & Vine Tower, Sunset Gower Studios, The Los Angeles Film School, and the former Tribune Studios.  More information on the BID is available at

#  #  #

Sunset & Dine 2013

The board and staff of the Central Hollywood Coalition, the organization that manages the Sunset & Vine Business Improvement District (BID) and the Sunset & Dine festival, would like to thank all the restaurants, sponsors, participants, volunteers, and of course the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) for making Sunset & Dine 2012 a huge success!!  Now in its second year, Sunset & Dine is a celebration of the Hollywood community, bringing together the neighbors with the restaurants, retailers, and organizations that all strive to make Hollywood a better place!  We are currently planning the next event, tentatively scheduled for June, 2013.  Stay tuned!

Last Year’s Restaurants and Sponsors

2012 Participating Restaurants / Vendors
Blue Palms Brewhouse
The Bowery
Cake Buzz
Fabiolus Cucina
The Farmer’s Kitchen
K & L Wines
Lexington Social House
Los Balcones del Peru
McDonald’s on Vine
Off Vine
Village Pizzeria
The Vine Street Deli
The Waffle
Doomie’s Home Cookin’
Jersey Mike’s
Urban Masala

2012 Exhibitors
Amoeba Music
Broadway LA / Pantages Theatre
Hard Rock Cafe
Siren Studios
Sunset & Vine Business Improvement District

2012 Sponsors

The Aileen Getty Foundation
Los Angeles Film School
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
Sunset & Vine Business Improvement District

Fabiolous Cucina
Amoeba Music
The Pantages Theatre / Broadway L.A.
Councilmember Eric Garcetti
Siren Studios
Ntho Net, Inc.
Paramount Contractors & Developers
Mike Morrison
1600 Vine
Copymat Hollywood