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White Asparagus Dinner 2024

GABA’s White Asparagus Dinner 2024 —
an event that exceeded expectations and left an indelible mark on the German American community.

Nestled against a backdrop of stunning marina views spanning 180 degrees, this year’s dinner setting was nothing short of breathtaking. As guests arrived, they were greeted by laughter and conversation, setting the stage for an evening of camaraderie and celebration.

© 2024 Albert Evangelista Photography (Instagram/Twitter: @aarree)

The fact that not a single seat remained unclaimed was a testament to the event’s allure, with attendees eager to partake in the culinary delights that awaited. And what delights they were! The star of the evening was, of course, the high-quality German asparagus, expertly prepared and served to perfection—a true feast for the senses.

However, the appeal of the White Asparagus Dinner extended far beyond the tantalizing flavors of the menu. The professional mix of guests was what truly elevated the experience. From diplomats representing nations to industry titans hailing from sectors such as finance, technology, manufacturing, entertainment, media, healthcare, and transportation, the event served as a nexus of collaboration and connection.

© 2024 Albert Evangelista Photography (Instagram/Twitter: @aarree)

As glasses clinked and conversations flowed, it became abundantly clear that this was more than just a dinner—it was a celebration of shared heritage, shared success, and shared aspirations. It was a testament to the enduring bonds that unite the German American community and a reaffirmation of the importance of coming together to celebrate.

© 2024 Albert Evangelista Photography (Instagram/Twitter: @aarree)

In every sense, GABA’s White Asparagus Dinner 2024 was a triumph—a testament to the power of community, culture, and cuisine to bring people together in celebration and collaboration. As the night drew to a close, it was with cherished memories that guests bid farewell, already eagerly anticipating the next opportunity to gather.

To view the photos from the event, please visit here.


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Event Description

Prepare for an evening of unparalleled elegance and culinary excellence at our exclusive GABA signature event, where we’ll be celebrating the seasonal delicacy of white asparagus amidst a stunning backdrop at a Yacht Club in the Marina.

Picture yourself savoring every moment as you indulge in an exquisite 4-course meal meticulously crafted to showcase the unique and delicate flavors of white asparagus, freshly harvested, and airlifted just for this occasion. To complement the sumptuous dining experience, we’re delighted to offer an open bar throughout the evening.

But that’s just the beginning. Kick off the evening with a captivating cocktail reception, where you’ll be treated to panoramic views of the main harbor channel illuminated by the vibrant hues of the sunset. Then, immerse yourself in an intimate dining experience in our private banquet room, where each course promises to tantalize your taste buds and delight your senses.

As you enjoy the culinary delights, seize the opportunity to expand your network and engage in stimulating conversations with esteemed leaders from California’s business, media, and technology sectors. Forge new connections, explore potential collaborations, and uncover exciting opportunities for growth.


6:30 pm – 7:15 pm: Cocktail Reception
7.15 pm – 7:30 pm: Welcome by

Michael Metzger

Chair – GABA Southern California

Andrea Sasse

Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany Los Angeles


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