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Lot #101

ADVENTURE BY SEA AND LAND! FIRE BOAT RIDE, STATE BIRD PROVISIONS, FOUR SEASONS

Ride along with the Engine Crew from Fire Station 35 on the SFFD Fireboat (an experience that cannot be purchased)! Enjoy the breathtaking views as you cruise along the city coast for an hour long ride with your friends. Afterwards you’ll experience a culinary masterpiece at the exclusive Alcove Table at the renowned State Bird Provisions restaurant! The winner will collaborate directly with James Beard Award winning and Michelin-starred Chefs Stuart Brioza & Nicole Krasinski to curate a special menu for 8 guests, paired with incredible wines by Wine Director Jason Alexander. Finish the evening with a 5 Star overnight experience for 2 guests at the gorgeous Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco. Truly a best of the best adventure on sea and on land!

Thank you to our Donors:
Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski, Owners of State Bird Provisions and The Progress, SFFD, Four Seasons.

 

Lot #102

OUR ULTIMATE SPORTS PACKAGE: WARRIORS, GIANTS AND 49ERS!

Here is your chance to experience some of the most storied professional sports and championship winning franchises in America! Entertain family, friends or colleagues in style! You’ll be as close to the game as it gets with 4 Court side Club Area Warriors tickets for 4 guests including VIP Parking Passes (2019 season). You and 11 friends will enjoy watching the Giants from your Luxury Suite Box with a beautiful view of one of Major League Baseball’s most stunning ballpark. You’ll catch the Niners versus Raiders game with 2 tickets in the Yahoo Sport zone at Levi’s Stadium on November 1st. Go Warriors, Giants and Niners!

Thank you to our Donors:
Kaiser Permanente, Frank Gutierrez

 

Lot #103

“MASTERCHEF JUNIOR” FINALIST SAM STROMBERG PRIVATE DINNER FOR 8 GUESTS IN YOUR HOME!

Experience the culinary wizardry of TV star, 16 year old “MasterChef Junior” Finalist Chef Sam Stromberg! A Bay Area wunderkind, he competed under the critical eye of world class Chef Gordon Ramsay, now he’ll work with you to create an incredible 5 course meal for you and your 7 guests. Sam’s remarkable menu will be paired with wines selected by John and Lorraine Alban from both their personal cellar and the Alban Vineyard’s library. Servers will be on hand to set-up and clean-up, so you can relax and delight at your extraordinary dinner party! Ask Chef Sam to regale you with stories of his phenomenal career and tales of Gordon Ramsey!

Thank you to our Donors:
Chef Sam Stromberg, John and Lorraine Alban of Alban Vineyards.

 

Lot #104

EXPERIENCE ULTIMATE DESERT LUXURY!

Live in the lap of luxury with this 3-night getaway for 2 guests! Spend your first night at the sophisticated Encore Las Vegas, named best hotel in Las Vegas by Condé Nast! Arrive in style with your custom couture dress by celebrated fashion designer Vasily Vein. Dine at Nobu, the highly-acclaimed glamorous hot spot presenting Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s high-end Japanese cuisine, with a menu that pleases the most sophisticated of palates. Your private car will whisk you away from Vegas to the stunning landscape of Canyon Point, Utah, to relax at the 5-Star Resort, Amangiri for 2 nights. Amangiri is no ordinary resort, but an enclave of comfort and style in North America’s most dramatic desert landscape. You’ll be surrounded by striking architecture, mind-blowing nature and pampered in true Aman Resorts style! Airport car service also included.

Thank you to our Donors: Amangiri (accommodation only), and Vasily Vein.

 

Lot #105

INVITATION ONLY TO NAPA VALLEY RESERVE VIP TOUR AND LUNCH

Located in the heart of Napa Valley on a secluded and beautiful 80 acre estate, this ultra-exclusive club winery consists of A-list members and is by invitation only. Founded by Napa legend Bill Harlan, the wines are carefully crafted under the expert supervision of the Harlan team. This is the best of the best of Napa Valley, and in a league of its own. The wines are consistently awarded 100 Parker scores and are considered to be among the world’s best Cabs. Experience a once-in-a-lifetime VIP tour, tasting and lunch for 8 guests. The winning bidder will also take home a special bottle of Napa Valley Reserve 2014, which is not yet available on the market or to the public! After lunch, each couple will luxuriate in their own private suite during your stay at gorgeous Solage, a 5-star resort by Auberge. Truly your chance to indulge in Napa in a way you won’t find anywhere else!

Thank you to our Donors: Napa Valley Reserve, Solage, Guillaume and Harriet de Pracomtal, Casey McDevitt.

All four Solage rooms must be reserved for the same date, not available on separate dates.

 

Lot #106

CELEBRITY CHEF CHARLES PHAN WILL CREATE A MEAL JUST FOR YOU!

 

Your absolute once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have celebrity chef Charles Phan of Slanted Door come to your home and prepare an extraordinary dinner party! 8 to 12 guests will be treated to an unforgettable private dinner paired with wine. The 2011 James Beard Awards named Charles Phan to the foundation’s prestigious Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America and The Slanted Door won Outstanding Restaurant Award from the James Beard Foundation on in 2014. This is a culinary dream come true!

Thank you to our Donor: Chef Charles Phan.

 

Lot #107

THE ULTIMATE ITALIAN GETAWAY, ABBADIA CELESTINA, YOUR PRIVATE VILLA FOR 10 GUESTS FOR ONE WEEK!

This is a once-in-a-life time travel opportunity that you won’t find anywhere else! 10 guests will bask in a one-week luxurious stay at this glorious Italian villa in Umbria, the “Abbadia Celestina.” Built out of salvaged rocks from the walls of its own 1,000 year old Abbey, the villa sleeps 10 in 5 lovely rooms and is within driving distance of Florence and Tuscany. Swim in the heated pool, sip at nearby wineries, roam the 50 acre grounds, play the private 6-hole golf course, explore truffle woods, play bocce ball and tennis, and soak in the hot tub. Guests will also receive a champagne reception upon arrival. Any meals with chef services and alcohol (bar and cellars pulls) are additional costs to the winner.

Thank you to our Donor: Graham Smith Bernal.

The winner must book for a stay of 7 days from Saturday to Saturday.

 

Lot #108

NAPA VALLEY GOURMET WEEKEND GETAWAY FOR 4 GUESTS AND LUNCH WITH EMMY-WINNING “FOODIE CHAP” LIAM MAYCLEM

Drink, dine, and play in world famous Napa! Enjoy the best of the Napa Valley with our emcee & auctioneer Liam Mayclem as your wine country guide. Your two day vino vacation for 4 people will include stops at Napa’s best! Sip bubbles at Schramsberg Vineyards in the region’s most bucolic setting and receive the royal treatment at the prestigious Silver Oak Cellars for a very special tasting! Enjoy a delicious wine lunch with Liam Mayclem, the “Foodie Chap”at the gorgeous Joseph Phelps Vineyards, their scrumptious “Bountiful Table” an Executive Chef-paired and curated lunch with 6 wines, paired with a wine seminar. SUV Transportation will whisk you from spot to spot, and you’ll lay your head for the night at wine country’s newest boutique hotel, the luxurious The Archer. And half a case of “Liam’s Picks” of his favorite big Napa reds awaits the winning bidder. A fabulous wine getaway for 4!

Thank you to our Donors: Liam Mayclem, Joseph Phelps Vineyards, Kate Smith.

Please allow 30 days notice to book.  Available Fridays only. Excludes holiday weekends. Wine stops subject to change with surprises along the way.

 

 

To purchase tickets or a table, contact Erin Reeser at [email protected]