Saturday, September 27, 2008

SF Food Maven Food & Wine Events for the Week of September 29, 2008

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

Saks Fifth Avenue & The Guardsmen present GIVING IN STYLE 2008 
2nd Annual Fashion Show & Party

What: A memorable evening of Giving In Style at the Second Annual Fashion Show & Party.
Who: The Bay Area's most fashionable and finest young professionals.
When: Thursday, October 02, 2008, 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Where: The Galleria at the SF Design Center, 101 Henry Adams Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Why: A fundraiser for The Guardsmen, a service organization of Bay Area professional men that has devoted its efforts to providing disadvantaged youth an opportunity to participate in camping, educational and other culturally enriching opportunities that they otherwise would not be afforded.
TICKETS: $84.99 - $150.

Purchase tickets:

MORE:The event will feature a runway show for men and women, VIP seating, top City restaurants, premium cocktails, and a lively hosted After-Party with DJ Solomon.
Event Schedule:

7 PM VIP access for premium food & drink
8 PM General admission
9 PM Fashion show
9:30 PM - 1 AM Dancing and merriment

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

What: 12th Annual Art for AIDS Auction
When: Friday, October 3rd, 2008 5:30 - 8:00pm
Where: Herbst International Gallery Presidio - Building #385

Support one of the nation's leading AIDS service organizations at the Art for AIDS Auction. Join 500 art patrons at a juried live and silent auction of more than 125 modern and contemporary works from well-known and emerging artists including Jock Sturges, Rex Ray and Deborah Oropallo. Enjoy gourmet food, wine and spirits donated by the Bay Area’s finest restaurants and wineries. This program benefits the UCSF AIDS Health Project.

Art for AIDS is an event benefiting the UCSF AIDS Health Project.
It is a juried live and silent auction, with gourmet food and libations provided by
some of the Bay Areas finest restaurants and wineries. KetelOne pours free Cosmos for all.

Bringing together a creative community of artists, galleries, art donors and art patrons, sponsors and media, the Art for AIDS event connects the art world, a community deeply aware of the epidemic’s toll, with one of the nation’s leading AIDS prevention and care organizations.

Sunday, October 5th, 2008

What: CUESA's Sixth Annual Sunday Supper
When: Sunday, October 05, 2008 6:00 PM Until 9:30 PM
Where: San Franciscos Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94111

Info Line
415-291-3276 x 103

6:00 pm - Reception in the Ferry Building Marketplace

7:30 pm - Supper, served family style in the Ferry Building Grand Hall
Reception only (see reception menu here), $60

Reception & Four Course Supper, $200

Year of Dining Out raffle tickets (see the participating restaurants here), $10

Parking is available at the lot on the corner of Washington & Embarcadero

CUESA's sixth annual Sunday Supper fundraiser showcases the abundance of delicious produce offered at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and the supreme culinary talent of the San Francisco Bay Area. During our reception in the Ferry Building Marketplace, 20 Bay Area chefs will prepare sumptuous Hors D'oeuvres, farmers' market cocktails will be created by both Hangar One Vodka & Square One Vodka, four wineries will offer their local libations and Bison Brewery will pour organic beer.At 7:30, guests who are staying for Supper will ascend the stairs into the Ferry Building's Grand Hall and be surprised by the meal served to them! Chefs from 30 restaurants have collaborated in teams of three to provide a unique first-course, entree, cheese course and dessert for each long table of guests. This means you will be dining on a different delicious meal than your neighboring table. We'll also be drawing the names of the four winners of our Year of Dining out Raffle, auctioning a few fabulous prizes (details TBD), and hearing from a few farmers about what the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market has meant to them.

The Month of October

October is Eat Local Month in SF
WHEN: The month of October.

Fresh. Local. Sustainable. Those are 3 words to best describe Eat Local Month in San Francisco.
All October long some of the city’s best restaurants will showcase daily specials using ingredients and products from local ranches and farms. Isn’t it great to live in the Bay Area?
Check out participating restaurants.

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