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Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Rocky Mountain Chapter Lunch at LA SCBWI

Date(s) - 08/03/2018
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Rosa Mexicano
800 West Olympic Blvd - Los Angeles, California 90015

Rocky Mountain Chapter attendees of the SCBWI LA conference, please join us for a fiesta lunch on Friday August 3rd at Rosa Mexicano! Pre-registration required

WHO:  For RMC SCBWI attendees of the 2018 Los Angeles Summer Conference. Connect with your region at our lunchtime gathering! If you’d like to bring a friend, please pre-pay and register for your guest, too.

WHEN:  Friday, August 3, 2018, 12:40-1:40

WHERE: Rosa Mexicano outdoor patio, 800 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015  ***The restaurant is easy walking distance (only one-tenth of a mile) from the the conference venue at JW Marriott Live.***

HOW:  Pre-registration required. $21.00 per person INCLUDES all the starters, meal, dessert, soft drink, tax, and gratuity!

Menu: It’s a fiesta! You don’t have to choose, you may sample EVERYTHING listed on our special RMC SCBWI menu. Please note: We regret that we are unable to accommodate any special dietary restrictions for this gathering as everything will be served family style.

Ingredient details, see below: No substitutions allowed. Everything is prepared family style.

Questions? Please contact Jerilyn Patterson at or Kim Tomsic at


FIESTA DE ROSA Lunch includes everything listed here, you do not select just one, you can enjoy from EVERY category! 

Served Family style

Guacamole en Molcajete
Since 1984, Rosa’s has been preparing freshly made guacamole with avocado, jalapeño, tomato, onion and cilantro. Served with warm tortilla chips and homemade salsa.
ANTOJITOS – served family style
Empanadas de Pollo con Chorizo 
Corn masa empanadas stuffed with shredded chicken, Mexican chorizo and Menonita cheese, with mestiza crema.
Flautas de Pollo
Crispy corn tortillas filled with chicken tinga with salsa pasilla de Oaxaca, salsa verde, queso fresco and crema.
PLATILLOS PRINCIPALES– served family style
Vegetales Tacos
Roasted cauliflower, kale, corn, poblanos and slow-cooked Mexican peppers.
Mestiza Enchiladas
Chipotle-braised beef with mestiza sauce, crema, cilantro, pickled habanero onion and queso fresco.
Quesadilla de Camarones

Baja shrimp sautéed with ancho chile, garlic and lime.  With a blend of Mexican cheeses.

– served family style
Achiote rice
Epazote-jalapeño refried black beans
POSTRE – served family style
Churros con Dos Salsa
Hot Mexican doughnuts dusted with sugar and cinnamon. Served with chocolate and raspberry dipping sauces.


Complimentary Assorted Sodas (All other beverages will be charged on consumption)


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-withholding of a contracted honorarium;


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