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Culinary Round Up Live Auction Preview

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 2:45pm

Live Auction Item Preview

1. Pre-Cena Cocktail Party

• Gelato Cocktails & Culinary Delights
• Party for thirty guests with handcrafted cocktails and savory Italian small bites at purchaser’s home
Generously donated by Pre-Cena
Event date to be determined by mutual agreement and used before February 23, 2021.

2. Exclusive Gourmet Dinner at Rancho Cielo

• Dinner for up to twenty guests at the Drummond Culinary Academy
• Prepared by top local chefs and the Drummond Culinary Academy students
• Paired with local wines
Generously donated by Rancho Cielo and participating chefs and wineries
Event date to be determined by mutual agreement and used before February 23, 2021.

3. San Francisco Giants Luxury Box

• Twelve tickets to Sunday, July 12 at 1:05 pm vs. San Diego Padres
• Includes two VIP parking passes and $500 food and drink voucher
Generously donated by Granite Construction Company and the Rancho Cielo Board of Directors

4. A Taste of Old Mexico

• Party for sixteen guests at the home of Ricky & Cecy Cabrera
• Ultra-premium tequila tasting 
• Carne Asada feast
• Demonstration by Friesian dancing horses
• Transportation provided
Generously donated by Ricky & Cecy Cabrera, and Carol Chorbajian, CCM&E Destination Services
Event date to be determined by mutual agreement and used before February 23, 2021.

5. Chicago Vacation for Two

Two night stay in Grand Deluxe Guestroom plus Daily Peninsula Breakfast at The Peninsula Chicago
$100 Gift Certificate for Dinner at The Girl & The Goat restaurant by Top Chef winner, Stephanie Izard and other top Chicago restaurants 
Airfare vouchers from Monterey Regional Airport 
Generously donated by above businesses

6. Pizza and Pints on the Patio

Sixteen guests enjoy an afternoon with Chef EJ Jimenez on the Rancho Cielo Patio
Tasting menu featuring wood fired pizza oven
Craft beer tasting with Head Brewer, Justin Rivard of Peter B’s 
Generously donated by Rancho Cielo and Peter B’s
Event date to be determined by mutual agreement and used before February 23, 2021.

7.  Golf and Spa Vacation in Florida

Three day, two night stay at Shula’s Hotel and Golf Club in Miami Lakes, FL
Daily breakfast for two
Golf for two at Senator Golf Course
Massages for two at on-site spa
$100 Gift Certificate for Shula’s Steak House
$50 Gift Certificate for Shula’s Steak 2 Sports Bar
Generously donated by Shula’s Hotel & Golf Club. 
Must be used by December 30, 2020.

8. Sparkles and Spirits

• 18 karat white gold necklace with 11 diamonds with a total weight of 1.15 carats for our 11th annual event
• Custom designed and made by Kirkor Koceck
• Battle of Bowmore 15 year single malt scotch
Generously donated by Kirkor Kocek, Kocek Jeweler, Inc. 

9. Paso Robles Getaway 

Tickets for four to Tobin James party on Saturday, March 21, 2020 
Two Rooms and Two Nights at local hotel for March 20 – March 22, 2020
Case of wine from Justin Winery
Wine Tastings or Tours at 
  • Daou Winery
  • Epoch Estate Wines
  • Halter Ranch
  • Villicana Winery & Vineyard and Re:Fined Distillery
Generously donated by Carol Chorbajian, CCM&E Destination Services and above named wineries

10. Salt Wood Chef Table 

• Private Chef’s dinner for ten guests from Chef Paul Corsentino at Salt Wood Kitchen & Oysterette, Marina
Private dining room, the Pearl Room
Wine Pairings
One night stay for two guests in a Junior Suite with breakfast included at Sanctuary Beach Resort
Generously donated by Salt Wood Kitchen & Oysterette and Sanctuary Beach Resort
Event date to be determined by mutual agreement and used before February 5, 2021.

11. Private Wine Pairing Dinner for 12 at Little Napoli with Chef Pèpe

Originally from Hoboken, New Jersey, Chef Pèpe celebrates Frank Sinatra with an original Hoboken-style menu featuring family dishes loved by The Chairman of the Board.
Generously donated by Chef Pèpe.



* Live auction items subject to change

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