THE RITZ-CARLTON BACARA, SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA
Located along California’s most spectacular stretch of Pacific paradise with 78 acres of oceanfront property, including two miles of natural beach, [this] resort offers luxury suites and guestrooms in an inspiring, sun-drenched setting. Enjoy breathtaking vistas of the sea and sky while embracing an innovative, artful design of low-storied buildings terraced to the sea and connected by lush, meandering garden paths. Source: The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara website.
An unforgettable experience awaits as you host a private cruise for up to forty (40) guests for any occasion aboard The Double Dolphin Catamaran in the Santa Barbara waters. The Double Dolphin’s 50-foot length and catamaran design make her both roomy and very stable for all. You and your guests will enjoy two hours of sailing with DJ Gavin Roy, canapés courtesy of C’est Cheese, beer from Pure Order Brewing and wine. So come and enjoy America’s Riviera while sailing alongside sea lions, dolphins, whales and an array of bird life as your companions. You will have an unforgettable experience that you will cherish forever. Date based on availability.
JEN & SKIP ABED, SANTA BARBARA SAILING CENTER
DJ GAVIN ROY
PURE ORDER BREWING COMPANY
Perched on the edge of the wild west coast of Vancouver Island, the Wickaninnish Inn in Tofino combines heritage and elegance with untamed natural beauty. Framed by ancient rainforest and the Pacific Ocean, each room at the Wickaninnish Inn is designed to charm with its attention to detail and connection with nature. You and a guest will enjoy three-nights accommodation during your choice of the Winter Storm Watching Season or Spring Getaway in a Chesterman Beach Loft Suite overlooking the ocean; a three-course dinner for two in the award-winning The Pointe Restaurant (excluding alcohol); a bottle of champagne and welcome amenity in your room upon arrival; airport transfer to and from the hotel; and a semi-private yoga class for two at the Ancient Cedars Spa.
Valid November 19, 2017–April 30, 2018; or October 1, 2018–April 30, 2019. Excludes selected holidays, including all Canadian and US statutory holiday periods, Valentine’s Day/Weekend and January closure dates.
Getting to British Columbia will be half the fun! You will receive two (2) first class airline tickets system-wide on Alaska Airlines, with no blackout dates. You and a guest will fly first class on Alaska Airlines to Vancouver, BC. First class on Alaska Airlines features ample space, west coast vibe-inspired food and beverage choices, Wi-Fi for work and 3 | Dreamland Gala 2017 streaming entertainment directly to your own device with over 200 movies titles and TV shows to choose. All offered by their attentive, knowledgeable and friendly inflight team.
In addition, you will have two (2) round-trip flights aboard KD Air from Vancouver to Tofino. KD Air is a charter airline that provides daily service from Vancouver International Airport to Tofino, with an impeccable safety record. Alaska Airlines first class tickets are round-trip system-wide on Alaska Airlines to over 118 destinations. No blackout dates apply. Not valid for travel to Cuba.
WICHANINNISH INN: $3,000
ALASKA AIRLINES: $2,800
KD AIR: $800
You and eleven (11) of your new best friends are invited to join Katie Grassini and the winemaking team at her family’s estate winery in the Santa Ynez Valley for a barrel tasting in a private cellar. Here you and your guests will be able to taste several lots of wine allowing you to eventually craft your own unique barrel of wine.
Your group will be taken through the aging, blending, and bottling process at this private vineyard located in the stunning Happy Canyon AVA. The experience will begin in the vineyard itself, where you will tour the various blocks to better understand the grape-growing process. Afterwards, you will be treated to a sit-down blending seminar where you will taste multiple barrel samples to help you determine your final blend.
You will come back to the estate after the aging process is completed to taste the newly bottled wine and leave with your 25 cases to share (or not) with your friends and family. The Grassini Family has never offered an experience like this before and may not ever offer it again, so get your table together and raise your paddle.
GRASSINI FAMILY VINEYARDS
Four Seasons Resort and round-trip, first class airfare for two on Alaska Airlines
Luxury and splendor come together from Alaska Airlines and Four Seasons.
Overlooking the gentle waters of Wailea Beach, the luxurious Four Seasons Resort Maui, with its ever-attentive hotel staff and the largest luxury resort guest rooms and suites on the island, epitomizes a classical Hawaiian palace resort. Experience Hawaii like never before when you spend four (4) nights in an Ocean View Room at the elegant Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea!
Blackout periods for Four Seasons include: November 19–24, 2017; December 17, 2017–January 3, 2018; February 1–4, 2018; March 24–April 15, 2018; July 4–8, 2018; August 1–11, 2018. Additional blackout dates based on seasonal occupancy levels will be advised at time of reservation. Expires November 18, 2018.
You will also enjoy two (2) rounds of golf at the Wailea Golf Club, on the Gold or Emerald Course.
Expires July 31, 2018.
You’ll arrive in style—flying first class on Alaska Airlines to Kahului, Maui. These first class tickets are system-wide on Alaska Airlines with no blackout dates. First class on Alaska Airlines features ample space, west coast vibe-inspired food and beverage choices, Wi-Fi for work and streaming entertainment directly to your own device with over 200 movie titles and TV shows to choose from. All offered by their attentive, knowledgeable and friendly inflight team.
Alaska Airlines first class tickets are round-trip system-wide on Alaska Airlines to over 118 destinations. No blackout dates apply. Not valid for travel to Cuba.
FOUR SEASONS RESORT MAUI AT WAILEA
WAILEA GOLF CLUB
FOUR SEASONS MAUI: $7,200
ALASKA AIRLINES: $2,800
WAILEA GOLF CLUB: $400
An unforgettable package for four: round-trip, same day, private jet to Las Vegas, VIP tickets and backstage passes for Jennifer Lopez at Planet Hollywood, and a pre-concert, five-course dinner at Mandalay Bay
You and three guests are in for an unforgettable journey on your choice of the following dates in 2018: March 24, April 4, April 6, or April 7. Sun Air Jets, the region’s most exclusive private jet operator, will fly four (4) of you from either the Camarillo or Santa Barbara airport to Las Vegas and back for the day-trip of a lifetime!
Your aircraft, the Hawker 800XP, is one of the most sought-after aircraft in its class. It offers the best cabin features, comfort and performance in its category. You will be able to sit back and relax at 500 mph with peace of mind knowing that you are flying with the highest safety-rated private jet operator in California. You will enjoy the benefits of the Sun Air Jets experience which includes: no waiting in line, no check points, no baggage check, no fuss. You will drive right up to your aircraft and be in the air in moments while the crew tends to your every need. This is private air travel at its finest.
As the winner, you will be included in Sun Air Jets exclusive invite-only “Altitude 410” flying club. Your membership is specifically designed around your flight profile, individual preferences and expectations, and provides specific benefits in the form of monthly flight specials unique only to you. You will also receive invitations to exclusive events and additional services tailored to your membership. The program creates an extension of your day, a seamless transition from work to play, or home to an international office. There are no fees, minimums, or limits—only benefits.
You will arrive looking relaxed and sensational, and have your choice of dinner at either RX Boiler Room or RM Seafood at Mandalay Bay with celebrity chef Rick Moonen and his wife Rori. This award-winning chef, restauranteur and cookbook author will tantalize you with his five-course customized tasting menu paired with adult beverages plus swag: two signed Fish Without A Doubt cookbooks and one set of Blades cutlery, designed by Chef Rick Moonen.
Then, head to Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino where you will enjoy four VIP tickets (in the “VIP Artist Section”) to global superstar Jennifer Lopez’s “All I Have” concert, which is hailed as “the best production show in Las Vegas” (on your choice of the following dates in 2018: March 24, April 4, April 6, or April 7). The live concert experience shows off J. Lo’s fierce talents and megawatt star power. From explosive dance numbers to raw, personal moments, J. Lo keeps fans on the edge of their seats. If that wasn’t enough, all four of you will go backstage for an up-close and personal meet and greet and photo-op with J. Lo. An unforgettable night in Vegas, baby!
Auction winner must select the flight/trip date no later than December 15, 2017, otherwise the aircraft cannot guarantee the date options. Sun Air Jets provides the jet transportation, airport fees and costs, and standard snacks and beverages on board the aircraft. Sun Air Jets reserves the right to substitute the aircraft for same midsize category or better as necessary. Auction winner is responsible for ground transportation, custom catering orders, etc. and any and all overnight or trip extension charges. Day trip equates to one crew duty day. Winner is responsible for all applicable taxes.
SUN AIR JETS
THE MEDINA CO.
CHEF RICK MOONEN & RORI MOONEN
SUN AIR JETS: $8,000
CHEF RICK MOONEN DINNER AND SWAG: $1,500
J. LO CONCERT: PRICELESS
You will have the unique opportunity to spend an entire weekend in a brand new, not-yet-released in the U.S., 2018 Ferrari GTC4Lusso T, the first Ferrari four-seater in history available with a V8 twin-turbo engine, starting MSRP of just over $260,000. The new Ferrari GTC4Lusso T marries elegance, superb occupant comfort and sportiness with thrilling driving dynamics. You will be one of the very first people in North America to enjoy a weekend driving this incredible Ferrari on gorgeous roads around Santa Barbara. Of course, as every Ferrari, the GTC4Lusso T is handmade at the official Ferrari Factory, located in Maranello, Italy, with every stitch meticulously placed and every inch designed by Italian artisans. Ferrari Westlake, an Official Ferrari Dealer, is the only authorized dealer in Santa Barbara, located on the border of Thousand Oaks and Westlake Village.
Your brand new Ferrari will be delivered to you on the Friday of your chosen weekend to The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, where you and three guests (remember, it’s a four-seater!) will enjoy the ultimate in exclusivity: a two-night stay in The Penthouse. Located at the edge of the Pacific, the 2,000-square-foot Penthouse offers expansive ocean views and a large wraparound terrace for guests to truly embrace The Ritz-Carlton Bacara’s rare setting in this oceanfront jewel. Enjoy two spacious bedrooms, each with a king bed and full bath, a spacious living room with floor-to-ceiling windows, a dining area for eight, two fireplaces and a kitchenette with Viking appliances.
Features include: two bedrooms, each with a king bed; two large bathrooms with separate soaking bathtub and marble shower; Frette bathrobes and linens; luxurious bath amenities; spacious living room with flat-screen TV, sitting area and desk area; dining area for eight; kitchenette with Viking appliances—microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker; two fireplaces; wraparound terraces with ocean views.
Not valid Memorial Day through Labor Day. Expires November 2018. Subject to availability. Ferrari loan cannot exceed 150 miles.
THE RITZ-CARLTON BACARA, SANTA BARBARA
THE RITZ-CARLTON BACARA, SANTA BARBARA: $15,000
An unforgettable experience awaits in the Big Apple for four (4) lucky people!
It all starts with a stay at one of NYC’s most luxurious hotels, The Mark, situated in the heart of Manhattan’s most elegant neighborhood. All four guests will spend two (2) nights in two Seventy Seven King guest rooms.
You will then be treated to two exclusive art experiences. Tour a private East Side penthouse apartment, which houses a world-renowned art collection, home to some of the finest and most notable contemporary artists of our time—think Warhol and Lichtenstein! The Opera Gallery New York, a worldwide brand and mecca for art lovers and collectors is delighted to offer a guided tour of its New York Upper East Side gallery. The tour will include an exciting journey through modern art and contemporary trends in today’s art scene. The walk around will be given by the gallery director and will be accompanied by champagne.
The critically acclaimed Harry Potter and the Cursed Child opens on Broadway in the spring of 2018 at the fully renovated Lyric Theatre in New York, after debuting to sold-out audiences at the Palace Theatre in London in 2016. The official New York opening will be on Sunday, April 22, 2018. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, this two-part stage play was written by Thorne, and produced by the renowned Sir Colin Callender. You will be treated to four (4) of Sir Colin’s personal seats on a date of your choice, where you will experience seven members of the award-winning Original West End Company reunite on stage for the Broadway premiere.
You will enjoy a dinner for four at the esteemed, and very hip, Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill (in Columbus Circle; excludes alcohol). As an extra special treat, you will be picked up from your hotel in a genuine London Black Cab and enjoy afternoon tea at New York’s world renowned English tea shop Tea and Sympathy, and meet its lively owners: Nicky Perry and Sean Kavanagh-Dowsett.
Then, join Urbani Truffles and Truffle Lab NYC for an incredible culinary experience all about truffles: hands-on cooking classes, chef’s table, dinners, and much more. Taste and discover everything about the truffle world and Urbani—an unforgettable journey that you will not forget!
Blackout dates for The Mark are December 31, 2017; January 27–February 1, 2018; April 30–May 17, 2018; September 20–28, 2018; October 31–November 11, 2018. Expires November 18, 2018. Reservations must be placed no more than 45 days out.
SIR COLIN CALLENDER
BLUE RIBBON SUSHI BAR & GRILL
URBANI TRUFFLE LAB
OPERA GALLERY NEW YORK
NICKY PERRY AND SEAN KAVANAGH-DOWSETT, TEA AND SYMPATHY
THE MARK: $2,000
URBANI TRUFFLE LAB: $600
BLUE RIBBON SUSHI BAR & GRILL: $500
TEA AND SYMPATHY: $500
HARRY POTTER & ART EXPERIENCES: PRICELESS
Your Hollywood adventure begins when you and a friend are VIP guests at a special taping during Season 10 of the NBC hit TV show, American Ninja Warrior. You and a guest will be part of the “Red Nose Day Celebrity Edition,” taking place on March 8, 2018 on the Universal Studios backlot. Last year’s celebrity edition included such stars as Stephen Amell, Derek Hough, Erika Christensen, Natalie Morales and Mena Suvari, as well as the top Ninjas in the sport. Your VIP package includes: two (2) VIP tickets in the “VIP reserved audience section;” a backstage tour of the set; meet-and-greet and photo-ops with the hosts, some of the celebs and Ninjas; and an opportunity to get up-close-and personal with the course.
Your Los Angeles stay will also include a visit to the famous Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank to see a taping of the TBS hit late-night talk show, Conan, with two (2) VIP tickets.
VIP tickets are guaranteed preferred seating. The show tapes Monday–Thursday, and guests must be over the age of 16.
Unwind like all the a-listers, at the five-star Hotel Bel-Air, where you’ll enjoy two (2) nights at this exclusive oasis in The City of Angels. Just minutes from Beverly Hills and Los Angeles’ most popular attractions, Hotel Bel-Air is regarded as one of the most beautiful and romantic hotels in the world. Also included are two (2) 60-minute massages at their elegantly-appointed Spa by La Prairie.
Finish off your stay with a dinner for two at the iconic Sunset Tower Hotel’s Tower Bar and Restaurant, widely hailed as Hollywood’s best. Housed in Bugsy Siegel’s old apartment on the ground floor, you are sure a “star sighting” at this iconic rendezvous inspired by early Hollywood.
KENT WEED, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR
KIMBERLY & DONALD ROBERTSON
HOTEL BEL-AIR & TOWER BAR AND RESTAURANT: $2,600
AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR AND CONAN: PRICELESS
Chef Marcel Vigneron is best known for competing and appearing on Top Chef, The Next Iron Chef and Cutthroat Kitchen, and went on to host his own TV shows, and most recently opened the hot West Hollywood eatery “Wolf.” Vigneron’s cuisine is heavily influenced by his extensive travels and his love of seasonal organic ingredients sourced from farmers, ranchers and fisherman who engage in sustainable practices. He pays homage to these farmers by preparing dishes with care and by utilizing almost every edible part of the product from seed to stalk and from nose to tail.
You and nine of your guests will have the rare opportunity to enjoy a private, very exclusive dinner prepared by Chef Marcel at the exquisite home and garden of Carolyn Espley-Miller and Dennis Miller in Montecito. You will also enjoy wine pairings from the magnificent Grassini Family Vineyards. At Grassini Family Vineyards, their passion for beauty, commitment to hard work and a memorable place all come together to make the wine bearing their family’s label something very special. You and your friends will be wined and dined, and treated to an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experience!
The date of the dinner will be based on a mutually agreeable date. Blackout dates are January 1–22, 2018 and February 16–March 25, 2018.
CAROLYN ESPLEY-MILLER & DENNIS MILLER
GRASSINI FAMILY VINEYARDS
DARYL & JOHN STEGALL
British-American Pop artist, Russell Young, is best known for compelling, larger-than-life silkscreen paintings appropriated from recent history and popular culture. Alluding to the great Pop artists of past and present, he reinvents bold, sometimes brutal imagery turned upon itself in alienation and entrapment while bearing witness to ambition and glamorous excesses of 21st-century America.
You can be the most envied art collector around with your one-of-a-kind painting of Marilyn Monroe, titled “Marilyn Crying,” using Young’s brilliant and unique technique of enamel and diamond dust screen print on linen (26” x 19” x 2”).
VIP Reception, Friday, November 17, 2017
Dreamland and After-Party, Saturday, November 18, 2017
As an exclusive headline sponsor, your company will receive recognition on all event promotional materials including:
All event sponsorships must be secured by September 22, 2017 for logo placement in the printed invitation. Table sponsorships are tax deductible, less the amount of goods or services received, to the extent allowed by law.
Kathleen & Steven Andrade, Andrade Law Offices
Aaron Battista & Thomas Stewart, Battista Co. LLC
Ella & Scott Brittingham
Diane & Tim Brown
Louise & Tim Casey
Mark DePaco - Fell Marking LLP
The Geeb Family
Jeanne & David Hoffman
Carol & Michael Nygren
Roxanna & Randy Solakian
Meghan & Bob Stoll
Deborah van Eck
Yasmine & Sam Zodeh
November 18, 2017
5:30pm – 12:00am
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara
8301 Hollister Avenue
Santa Barbara, Ca 93117