Live Auction 2016

Our live auction this year will feature…

-European Vacation Package: Two Delta Air Lines Business Elite tickets to any destination in Europe, including a stay at any Radisson or Radisson Blu hotel around the globe.


-A case of Champagne, donated by the French Consulate General of Chicago

-A gourmet cabin weekend for four guests on Moose Lake, near Hayward WI. Your hosts Karen and Ed Bacig will provide meals and boatrides. Meritage wine director, Nicolas Giraud, will provide wine pairings from his personal collection.


-Dinner for four at the residence of the French Consul General in Chicago.consul

-One-week stay on Kiawah Island, SC. Enjoy the beach, tennis, and golfing in the “happiest seaside town in America”. Donated by Florence and Preston Walklet.


-A Persian dinner for eight at the Lake Minnetonka home of Simin Hickman.


-Six Night Stay in an ocean-view suite at the Blue Tang Inn in San Pedro Town Belize. Donated by Bruce and Lisa Paradis.


-Art and Architectural Tour of the Basilica of St Mary, with dinner for up to eight guests. Tour can be in French or English, provided by Johan van Parys.

sthonore-In-Home Five-Course Dinner for 12 with wine pairings! Sit backand enjoy at your own dinner party! Florence, Sucre et Sel Catering, will prepare two appetizers, a salad course, and main course. For dessert, recent culinary graduate of Paul Bocuse Institut Lyon, Inès Douellou, will prepare her speciality, a St Honoré. Expert wine pairing (including a dessert pairing) with Brian Daunheimer, Grand Père Wines.

-Wall of Wine: Over 25 bottles of wine, hand selected by members of our Board of Directors. Stock your cellar with their favorites from Europe and the US!

-New Orleans Vacation: Come Hungry for Southern Cuisine and Soulful Music to New Orleans, Louisiana for Four Days & Three Nights at Either the St. James Hotel, the Windsor Court Hotel, the Hyatt French Quarter New Orleans, or the Maison Dupuy Hotel,  a Tour of the City, a Dinner Jazz Cruise and a Class at the New Orleans School of Cooking.

French Quarter New Orleans

-A Gastronome’s Paradise in Napa, California for Four Days & Three Nights at the Andaz Napa for Two, Including Dinner at the Culinary Institute of America, Lunch at Long Meadow Ranch and a Tour of Frog’s Leap Winery

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More details to come!

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Minneapolis, MN 55405

Tel: 612 332 0436

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