Elton John Gearing Up for Annual Charity Oscar Viewing Party on Sunday

By Andrea Dresdale

Michael Kovac/Getty Images for EJAFElton John is gearing up for his annual Oscar viewing party, which benefits his AIDS Foundation. The event will be held this Sunday, March 2 — Oscar night — at West Hollywood Park in Los Angeles.

As always, Elton and his partner, David Furnish, will host the bash, which will feature dinner, a live auction and a special musical performance from Ed Sheeran. Chef Gordon Ramsay has designed the menu for the evening’s dinner, which guests will enjoy while watching 86th Annual Academy Awards on ABC.

According to LA.com, the 1,000 guests at the bash will feast on prime New York steak, citrus-poached sea bass, and portobello mushroom with asparagus and sun-dried tomatoes, as well as six different hors d’oeuvres, plus tuna or tomato confit tartare, corn soup with fritters and chipotle creme fraiche, salads with mustard vinaigrette, assorted fresh fruits, and Meyer lemon cake for dessert.

The co-chairs for Elton’s event this year include Katy Perry, Steven Tyler, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Neil Patrick Harris, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, Heidi Klum, Jared Leto, Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer, Sharon Stone and many other big stars, all …read more

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