Accommodations at h2hotel in Healdsburg. Enjoy a lavish winemaker dinner prepared by James Beard award-winning author Marlene Sorosky Gray at Petrichor Vineyards private estate and lunch for six at Mateo’s Cocina Latina the following day.
Donors: Margaret Bradley-Foley, Jim Foley, Marlene Sorosky Gray, Petrichor Vineyards, h2hotel, Mateo’s Cocina Latina
Enjoy the beauty of Yosemite and all it has to offer while nurturing your inner epicure! This winter getaway for two at the Ahwahnee Hotel. Yosemite’s Chefs' Holidays features some of the world's most innovative and acclaimed chefs. This culinary adventure includes two nights lodging, an intimate welcome reception, 3 cooking demonstrations and a five-course Chefs' Holidays Gala Dinner paired with wines.
Donor: Ahwahnee Hotel
You and nine of your closest friends can take a ride with some of the City's finest, the crew of the San Francisco fireboat. Be one of the few to see the Bay from this amazing vantage point.
Donor: Donor: San Francisco Fire Department
Jake Wall, head designer of the Artful Gentleman and winner of 7x7 Magazine People's Choice Award for Fashion Design, will consult with you to design the suit of your dreams. The Artful Gentleman will then make you a suit of unparalleled quality valued at $2,400.
Donor: Jake Wall
With the purchase of this package, you have scored reservations for 2 at some of the hottest tables in town: State Bird Provisions, Frances, Coqueta, and Flour+Water. For those of you who don’t know, these 4 top restaurants are nearly impossible to book, with good cause. Each of these incredible establishments has been recognized by the prestigious James Beard Foundation. Includes dinner and wine for 2 at each restaurant.
Donor: Statebird Provisions, Frances, Coqueta, flour+water
Culinary experience in your home! Learning and Dining for 6 people- This is definitely for your ‘fun’ friends to experience with you! Assist Sonja Hyams, food writer, CHEFS instructor, and dinner party pro in preparing a sophisticated menu for 6; then dine and savor your accomplishments. Your instructor will shop, serve and clean-up plus leave you with these easy-to-follow recipes.
Donor: Sonja Hyams
Sail the San Francisco Bay with four guests of your choice aboard the lovely 36-foot sloop Ebenezer III. Bishop Marc and Sheila Andrus will prepare and host a gourmet meal on your sailing adventure. You'll be in good hands with Skipper Richard Schaper who last fall, sailed Ebenezer III to La Paz, Mexico and back. Take a turn at the helm. Or, just sit back and soak in the refreshing ambience of water, wind, and sky. Sail around Angel Island, Alcatraz Island, or Treasure Island, under the Golden Gate Bridge, around the new Bay Bridge, or dip into McCovey Cove to catch the San Francisco Giants at home. The world is your oyster.
Donors: Bishop Marc and Sheila Andrus, Capt. Richard Schaper
Enjoy lunch for 4 people with Congresswoman Jackie Speier in the US Capitol Dining Room followed by a tour of the Capitol Building. Package also includes dinner for 4 at BC Steak in Gaithersburg, MD.
Donor: Jackie Speier, Ron Robbins
Go undercover with Michael Bauer, the San Francisco Chronicle’s esteemed restaurant critic and Executive Food Editor. Learn what goes into critiquing a dining experience and writing an award winning restaurant review. Enjoy an evening of intriguing conversation and a meal that is sumptuous (or not — you decide!). For Bay Area foodies, this package is absolutely priceless!
Donor: Michael Bauer
Plan your prefect weekend getaway in Napa Valley with a $500 Airbnb credit. During your stay, enjoy a private tour and tasting for 4 at Trefethen Family Vineyards in Napa Valley.
Donor: Airbnb, Trefethen Winery Family Vineyards
Enjoy a stay for two at the PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn, located near the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Included is a dinner for two at PlumpJack Café & Bar, OpenTable.com Diners’ Choice Winner for Best Food, Best Service and Fit For Foodies. Complete your adventure with a cruise along the shoreline or Emerald Bay aboard paddlewheeler Tahoe Gal.
Donor: PlumpJack, North Tahoe Cruises