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Bring your own food and drinks and grab a table on the terrace or garden for your picnic. You can also purchase your meal from The Ford Terrace Café or local curated offerings in the Grab & Go Market. All food and drinks are allowed in the theater, and gates open 90 minutes before the show.

Food Offerings at The Ford

Chef Jocelyn Ramirez of Todo Verde curates our incredible food lineup. With an emphasis on plant-based Mexican cuisine, Jocelyn brings the free-spirited attitude and global flavors of the LA food scene to dining at The Ford.

Order/Browse Terrace Café Menu

Marketplace Menu

Online ordering for the Terrace Café opens on concert days beginning 90 minutes before show time. Orders can be picked up from our Todo Verde concessions on the Zev Terrace. Just show your confirmation screen to our cashier at the pickup window.

What’s cooking at The Ford? With Chef Jocelyn Ramirez
What’s cooking at The Ford? With Chef Jocelyn Ramirez

Todo Verde at the Terrace Café

Plant-based Mexican cooking with authentic flavor. Offerings include bites to share like ceviche de palmitas, quesadillas and nachos, as well as an assortment of tacos and sides to complete your picnic.


We will feature an assortment of beer from San Diego’s SouthNorte Beer Co. and House Beer, as well as craft cocktails featuring corn-based Mexican spirits from Abasolo Whisky, Community Co Vodka and more.

Grab & Go Market

Many of Los Angeles’ best independent brands can be found at our Grab & Go Market. From Seoul Sausage's Korean fried chicken, George's burritos, handmade macaroons, cookies, and popcorn – come taste some of the best LA has to offer.

Picnicking at The Ford


When Can I Picnic?

Gates open 90 minutes before show time for all events.

Where Can I Picnic?

Tables on the Edison Plaza and Zev Terrace are available on a first-come, first-served basis. All food and beverages are allowed inside the amphitheater.

Please note that that there are no tables in the amphitheater and that all picnic coolers, baskets, etc. need to be small enough to fit under your seat so as not to block any walkways.

Bringing the whole crew? Call Group Services to learn more about our special rates: 323 850 2050.

The Ford Picnic map