Celebrating La Cocina’s 4th Annual Gala
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Reception & Program at The SeaGlass Restaurant
Cocktail Reception will feature appetizers by Chefs Sophina Uong of Calavera, David Bazirgan of Dirty Habit SF and more, inspired by the cuisine and stories of La Cocina’s entrepreneurs. Open Bar hosted by Jon Gasparini of Rye on the Road with spirits by Campari and beer by CaliCraft Brewing Co. Program Celebration hosted by Liam Mayclem, KCBS’s Foodie Chap! Music by talented and local East-bay and Mexico-born artist, Diana Gameros.
7:30 PM – 10 PM Dinner at The Explorarium’s Observatory Room & Terrace
The Dinner, curated by James Beard Award Winning Chef and La Cocina Board Member, Traci Des Jardins of Jardiniere, will be a 3-course meal prepared by James Beard Award Winning Guest Chef Baraba Lynch with the support ofChef Loretta Keller of SeaGlass Restaurant. Service executed by Board Member, Alison Arth of SaltnRoe, author of Open Table’s e-book “How to launch a restaurant”. Guest Experience provided by La Fleuriste and Alison Events, a San Francisco boutique event planning company named as Vogue’s 2016 Best Wedding Planners.
To sponsor a table, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. A limited number of $5,000, $10,000 and $25,000 tables are still available for purchase.
* For Directions and Parking at the SF Exploratorium, click HERE.
Stay tuned for more information on our online auction, launching early April!
Click here for sneak peek pre-bidding access for top notch dinner packages, sports tickets, cooking classes, workshops, wine lots, and more!
Special Thanks To Our Supporting Sponsors, Partners and Board Members:
Chef Barbara Lynch
Chef Loretta Keller and Clay Reyolds, SeaGlass Restaurant
Jon Gasparini and Greg Lindgren, Rye on the Road
CaliCraft Brewing Co.
Chef Sophina Uong, Calavera
Chef Dave Bazirgan, Dirty Habit SF
Liam Mayclem, KCBS’s Foodie Chap
San Francisco Magazine
4Terra-Amir Massih, Sarah Wigglesworth, Laura Ambroseno
Alec Hughes, Jane Segal, Hanson & Bridgett, DZH Phillips, Wells Fargo
Forest City, JP Morgan Chse & Co.
HOST COMMITTEE & SPONSORING PARTNERS
Alison Arth, Salt n Roe
Traci Des Jardins, Jardiniere
Alison Rinderknecht and Jesse Tombs, Alison Events
Lidia Sadoun, La Fleuriste
Bonnie Ross, Honorary La Cocina Member
Xelina Leyba, Commonwealth
Kelly Cowden, Event Management Volunteer
Katie Truitt, Traci Des Jardins, Amir Massih
Sarah Wigglesworth, Laura Ambroseno, Alison Arth
Alec Hughes, Dara Zanandel, Seema Patel
Jaghada Sivan, Joel Lacayo, Marta Sanchez, Surina Khan
Interested in Volunteering, sign up HERE.
For sponsorship inquiries, email Jessica Mataka Jessica@lacocinasf.org
For other sponsor opportunities in La Cocina’s 2016 Programming, click HERE.
To donate an auction item, please fill in this Auction Donor Form.
FOR MORE ON LA COCINA’S 2016 PROGRAM
Thursday, April 7th | F&B: Voices From the Kitchen on Labor
TBD Thursday, September 22nd | F&B: Voices from the Kitchen on Brains
Coming in the Fall | Food + Entrepreneurship Conference