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MJF66, Sept. 22-24, 2023

Premier Club

The Premier Club is the ultimate in hospitality at the Monterey Jazz Festival. Benefits include a furnished air-conditioned setting, delicious menu options, non-alcoholic beverages, closed-circuit Arena simulcasts, a top-shelf bar, and private restrooms. The Premier Club is sponsored by Taylor Farms. McBride Sisters Wine is the exclusive wine in the Premier Club. Chefs sponsored by Kaiser Permanente.


Premier Club Tickets will not be available at the event. Private bathrooms, air conditioning, comfortable furnishings, artist visits, live simulcasts of Arena performances, Free Wi-Fi, delicious menu options, and a top-shelf bar available for separate purchase.

  • The Premier Club will open at 5:30pm on Friday, with dinner served from 5:30-7pm.
  • On Saturday and Sunday, lunch is 11:30am – 1:30pm, and dinner served from 5:30-7pm.

*Purchase of Premier Club alone does not allow entry to the Monterey Jazz Festival; an Arena or Grounds Ticket purchase is required to enter the Fairground gates. Premier Club Passes are nontransferable.



  • Friday, September 23 - 6-6:30
    • Cooking demonstration with Chef Jason Fullilove
  • Saturday, September 24 - 4-4:30
    • Cooking demonstration with Chef Jason Fullilove and Chef Michael Reed
  • Sunday, September 25 - 4-4:30
    • Cooking demonstration with Chef Michael and Kwini Reed

Jason Fullilove
Jason Fullilove has more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, and owns the Los Angeles-based catering company Jason George Events which has planned functions at the Emmy Awards, the upcoming 65th GRAMMY Awards, the California Science Center, the California Natural History Museum, Paramount Studios, Universal Studios, and many others. Through his own restaurant, Barbara Jean LA, Chef Fullilove brought his interpretation of African American soul food and globally-inspired comfort food into the fine dining arena.

Michael and Kwini Reed
Chef Michael Reed and Kwini Ruth Reed are the husband-and-wife duo behind popular Los Angeles restaurant Poppy + Rose, the farm-to-table New American restaurant Poppy & Seed in Anaheim, and the upscale catering company Root of All Food. A classically trained chef and restaurateur, Chef Michael Reed spent 16 years in fine establishments from New York to Los Angeles. Kwini oversees operations of both restaurants and spearheads Poppy + Rose’s giving back initiative, coordinating meal donations across LA to support first responders, social justice causes, youth development programs, and more. The Reeds also lead the UNI Coalition, which teaches underprivileged community members marketable corporate level chef and entrepreneurial skills.