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Join us for the 17th Annual Taste of Hope

Members of the Northern California Food Industry will join notable wineries, breweries, and celebrated Bay Area chefs for the 17th Annual Taste of Hope on Thursday, February 19, 2015. The event features a fabulous silent auction, retailers acting as guest bartenders, wine grab bags and much more.
 
 
 
Thursday, February 19, 2015
5 to 8:30 p.m.
Palm Event Center
1184 Vineyard Avenue
Pleasanton, CA 94566 (map)
 
 


Committee
 
Honorary Taste of Hope Committee Members
 
 
Mary Connolly
Costco
 
Mark Endres
Save Mart Supermarkets
 
Curtis Mann
Rayley's
 
Kristina Spencer
Cost Plus World Market
 
 
 

Sponsors

Double Gold
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
Gold
Barilla America, Inc.
Bell Carter Lindsay Olives
Big Heart Pet Brands
Chobani Inc.
Co-Sales
Dr. Pepper Snapple Group
Hansen's Beverage Company
Hershey's
Lucerne Foods
NuCal Foods
Post Foods, LLC
Starbucks
Super Store Industries
The Performance Group
 
2015 Beverage Station Sponsors
Anheuser-Busch
Banfi/Excelsior
Boyd's Coffee
C. Mondavi
Coco Libre
Columbia Wines
Constellation
Delicato Family Vineyards
Don Francisco Coffee
Edna Valley
Fetzer Wines
Foley Family Wines
Hess Collection Winery
Gallo
Lagunitas Brewing Company
MillerCoors
Peet's Coffee & Tea
Pernod Ricard Wines
Ste-Michelle Wine Estates
The Wine Group
Treasury Wine Estates
Trinchero Family Estates
Wente Family Estates
William Hill
 

2015 Restaurant Station Sponsors
Bell Carter Lindsay Olives
Denica's Café
Dreyer's Ice Cream
Eddie Papa's
G.L. Mezzetta
Johnny Garlic's
Pucci Foods
Ste Michele Wine Estates - Chef John Sarich
Wente Restaurant
Zephyr Grill
 

Retail Attendees

2015 Taste of Hope Retail Attendees
 
Greg Calistro, Save Mart Supermarkets
Frank Capps, Save Mart Supermarkets
Alex Corbishley, Safeway
Jim Corby, Save Mart Supermarkets
Mark Endres, Save Mart Supermarkets
Sandee Endres, Save Mart Supermarkets
Jeannie Esquival, Unified Grocers
AnnaMarie Ferris-Alvarenga, Costco
Bob Garibaldi, Unified Grocers
Paul Gianetto, Raley's
Tom Lee, Raley's
Joe Lima, Raley's
Ken Manley, Draegars
Curtis Mann, Raley's
Dave Melendez, Save Mart Supermarkets
Nereo Rebellato, Raley's
Wes Risdon, Lucky Supermarkets
Caleb Siegel, Save Mart Supermarkets
Randy Slentz, Save Mart Supermarkets
Laz Soares, Mollie Stones
Dan Spengler, Save Mart Supermarkets
Judy Stephens, Save Mart Supermarkets
Hipolito Torres, Save Mart Supermarkets
Ben Ueda, Lucky Supermarkets
Chris Vasconcellos, Lucky Supermarkets
David Velarde, Save Mart Supermarkets
Linda Weems, Food Maxx
Denny Wraske, Save Mart Supermarket
Kevin Wright, Raley's
Danny Zelman, Costco
 
And more!
 

Silent Auction Listing

 
Tours & Tastings
 
ITEM VALUE   DONOR
Sunset Wine Club Experience Priceless   Sunset Wines
Private Tasting for up to 10 people at Sojourn Cellars $500   Sojourn Cellars
Three bottles of 2010 Silver Oak Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon $330   Silver Oak Napa Valley
Cabernet Lover's Dream  $250   Gallo Sales Company
Tour and Tasting for up to Eight People at Concannon Vineyard Tasting Room $240   Concannon Vineyards
VIP Tour and Tasting for Six People at Deerfield Ranch Winery, Penngrove $200   Deerfield Ranch Winery
Peet's Coffee for a Year $200   Peet's Coffee and Tea
Private Wine Tasting for Up to Eight Guests at the Wente Estate Winery $200   Wente Vineyards
Landmark Vineyards Pinot Noir & Chardonnay, & VIP Private Tour & Tasting for Four $170   Landmark Vineyards
Tour & Tasting for up to six people at the Field Stone Winery & Vineyard, Healdsburg $160   Fieldstone Winery
Case of Ghost Pines Merlot $160   Gallo Sales Company
VIP Tour & Tasting for six people at Trione Vineyards & Winery, Geyserville $150   Trione Vineyards & Winery
Chardonnay Spectacular $150   Gallo Sales Company
Case of Gascon Malbec $140   Gallo Sales Company
Two cases of Anchorsteam No. 4 Fort Ross Farmhouse Ale with Beer Glasses $140   Anchor Brewing Company
Case of Apothic Red $120   Gallo Sales Company
Case of Edna Valley Vineyards Chardonnay $120   Gallo Sales Company
Private Tasting for two at Ashton Vineyards, Glen Ellen $110   Ashton Vineyards
Sauvignon Blanc Sippers $105   Gallo Sales Company
2005 Ravenswood Winery Beloni Zinfandel Magnum $100   Ravenswood Winery
Tour & Tasting for Six People at B.R. Cohn Winery, Glen Ellen $100   B.R. Cohn Winery
A behind-the-scenes VIP Tour & Tasting for Two at Korbel Champagne Cellars $100   Korbel Champagne Cellars
Two bottles of Balletto Pinot Gris & Tasting for Four at Balletto Vineyards, Santa Rosa $80   Balletto Vineyards
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
 
Recreational Activities
 
ITEM VALUE   DONOR
Two Tickets to Late Night with Seth Meyers and NBC Swag Priceless   NBC
Save Mart 350 Package: Four Race Reserved Seats,
& Four Entrance Credentials to the Save Mart VIP Hospitality Tent
Priceless   Save Mart 
Eight One Day Park Passes or Four Park Hopper Passes to Disneyland  $735   Kellogg Company
49er Stevie Johnson Signed Football $500   FAM1LYF1RST
Two Custom Snowboards designed by Winter X Games Winner Louie Vito $500   Oberto Brands
Four Tickets to a 2015 San Francisco Giants game $280   Gallo Sales Company
Coors Light Golf Package $225   MillerCoors
MillerLite Golf Package $225   MillerCoors
One free round of golf for up to 3 guests with carts at the Eagle Vines Golf Club, Napa $170   Eagle Vines Golf Club
Two Tickets to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo $120   Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Four Tickets to the Oregon Ducks at CA Golden Bears Basketball: Feb 25, 2015  $112   Chobani
Four Tickets to the Oregon State Beavers at CA Golden Bears Basketball: Mar 1, 2015 $112   Chobani
Autographed photo of Golden State Warriors Point Guard Stephen Curry $100   Golden State Warriors
Two Tickets to the award-winning musical revue, "Beach Blanket Babylon" $100   Steve Silver Productions
Entrance Passes & Parking Pass for Two Adults & Two Children to the Oakland Zoo $65   Oakland Zoo
Two Boarding Passes for a Blue & Gold Fleet fully narrated San Francisco Bay Cruise $56   Blue & Gold Fleet
Four Mini Golf Passes to Scandia Family Fun Center $40   Scandia Family Fun Center
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
 
Gift Baskets
 
ITEM   VALUE DONOR
Beach Basket   $300 Advantage Sales & Marketing, Acosta Sales & Marketing, Young's Market Company
Golf Lover's Basket   $220 Advantage Sales & Marketing, Acosta Sales & Marketing, Young's Market Company
Kinder's BBQ Gourmet Basket   $200 Kinder's Meats & BBQ
Dental Hygiene Gift Basket   $200 Mission Foods & Arturo Perez
Men's Necessities Gym Bag   $175 Advantage Sales & Marketing, Acosta Sales & Marketing, Young's Market Company
Spa Basket   $160 Advantage Sales & Marketing, Acosta Sales & Marketing, Young's Market Company
Entertainment Basket   $150 Advantage Sales & Marketing, Acosta Sales & Marketing, Young's Market Company
Martini Basket   $125 G.L. Mezzetta & Young's Market Company
Mexican Food Basket   $120 Advantage Sales & Marketing, Acosta Sales & Marketing, Young's Market Company
Italian Food Basket   $120 Advantage Sales & Marketing, Young's Market Company, G.L. Mezzetta
Pet Lover's Basket   $100 Advantage Sales & Marketing & Acosta Sales & Marketing
Big Heart Pet Brands Pet Basket   $100 Big Heart Pet Brands
Baking Basket   $100 Advantage Sales & Marketing, Acosta Sales & Marketing, Young's Market Company
Baby Items Basket   $100 Advantage Sales & Marketing & Acosta Sales & Marketing
Chocolate & Wine Lover's Basket   $100 The Performance Group
Boyd's Coffee Basket   $100 Boyd's Coffee
Clean Kid's Basket - Girls   $80 Advantage Sales & Marketing & Acosta Sales & Marketing
Clean Kid's Basket - Boys   $80 Advantage Sales & Marketing & Acosta Sales & Marketing
Windmill Ridge Winery Gift Basket   $75 Windmill Ridge Winery
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
 

Northern Calif. Food Industries Circle
Taste of Hope

Join us for the 17th Annual Taste of Hope

Members of the Northern California Food Industry will join notable wineries, breweries, and celebrated Bay Area chefs for the 17th Annual Taste of Hope on Thursday, February 19, 2015. The event features a fabulous silent auction, retailers acting as guest bartenders, wine grab bags and much more.
 
 
 
Thursday, February 19, 2015
5 to 8:30 p.m.
Palm Event Center
1184 Vineyard Avenue
Pleasanton, CA 94566 (map)
 
 


Committee
 
Honorary Taste of Hope Committee Members
 
 
Mary Connolly
Costco
 
Mark Endres
Save Mart Supermarkets
 
Curtis Mann
Rayley's
 
Kristina Spencer
Cost Plus World Market
 
 
 

Taste of Hope Sponsors

Sponsors

Double Gold
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
Gold
Barilla America, Inc.
Bell Carter Lindsay Olives
Big Heart Pet Brands
Chobani Inc.
Co-Sales
Dr. Pepper Snapple Group
Hansen's Beverage Company
Hershey's
Lucerne Foods
NuCal Foods
Post Foods, LLC
Starbucks
Super Store Industries
The Performance Group
 
2015 Beverage Station Sponsors
Anheuser-Busch
Banfi/Excelsior
Boyd's Coffee
C. Mondavi
Coco Libre
Columbia Wines
Constellation
Delicato Family Vineyards
Don Francisco Coffee
Edna Valley
Fetzer Wines
Foley Family Wines
Hess Collection Winery
Gallo
Lagunitas Brewing Company
MillerCoors
Peet's Coffee & Tea
Pernod Ricard Wines
Ste-Michelle Wine Estates
The Wine Group
Treasury Wine Estates
Trinchero Family Estates
Wente Family Estates
William Hill
 

2015 Restaurant Station Sponsors
Bell Carter Lindsay Olives
Denica's Café
Dreyer's Ice Cream
Eddie Papa's
G.L. Mezzetta
Johnny Garlic's
Pucci Foods
Ste Michele Wine Estates - Chef John Sarich
Wente Restaurant
Zephyr Grill
 

Taste of Hope Retail Attendees

Retail Attendees

2015 Taste of Hope Retail Attendees
 
Greg Calistro, Save Mart Supermarkets
Frank Capps, Save Mart Supermarkets
Alex Corbishley, Safeway
Jim Corby, Save Mart Supermarkets
Mark Endres, Save Mart Supermarkets
Sandee Endres, Save Mart Supermarkets
Jeannie Esquival, Unified Grocers
AnnaMarie Ferris-Alvarenga, Costco
Bob Garibaldi, Unified Grocers
Paul Gianetto, Raley's
Tom Lee, Raley's
Joe Lima, Raley's
Ken Manley, Draegars
Curtis Mann, Raley's
Dave Melendez, Save Mart Supermarkets
Nereo Rebellato, Raley's
Wes Risdon, Lucky Supermarkets
Caleb Siegel, Save Mart Supermarkets
Randy Slentz, Save Mart Supermarkets
Laz Soares, Mollie Stones
Dan Spengler, Save Mart Supermarkets
Judy Stephens, Save Mart Supermarkets
Hipolito Torres, Save Mart Supermarkets
Ben Ueda, Lucky Supermarkets
Chris Vasconcellos, Lucky Supermarkets
David Velarde, Save Mart Supermarkets
Linda Weems, Food Maxx
Denny Wraske, Save Mart Supermarket
Kevin Wright, Raley's
Danny Zelman, Costco
 
And more!
 

Silent Auction Listing

Silent Auction Listing

 
Tours & Tastings
 
ITEM VALUE   DONOR
Sunset Wine Club Experience Priceless   Sunset Wines
Private Tasting for up to 10 people at Sojourn Cellars $500   Sojourn Cellars
Three bottles of 2010 Silver Oak Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon $330   Silver Oak Napa Valley
Cabernet Lover's Dream  $250   Gallo Sales Company
Tour and Tasting for up to Eight People at Concannon Vineyard Tasting Room $240   Concannon Vineyards
VIP Tour and Tasting for Six People at Deerfield Ranch Winery, Penngrove $200   Deerfield Ranch Winery
Peet's Coffee for a Year $200   Peet's Coffee and Tea
Private Wine Tasting for Up to Eight Guests at the Wente Estate Winery $200   Wente Vineyards
Landmark Vineyards Pinot Noir & Chardonnay, & VIP Private Tour & Tasting for Four $170   Landmark Vineyards
Tour & Tasting for up to six people at the Field Stone Winery & Vineyard, Healdsburg $160   Fieldstone Winery
Case of Ghost Pines Merlot $160   Gallo Sales Company
VIP Tour & Tasting for six people at Trione Vineyards & Winery, Geyserville $150   Trione Vineyards & Winery
Chardonnay Spectacular $150   Gallo Sales Company
Case of Gascon Malbec $140   Gallo Sales Company
Two cases of Anchorsteam No. 4 Fort Ross Farmhouse Ale with Beer Glasses $140   Anchor Brewing Company
Case of Apothic Red $120   Gallo Sales Company
Case of Edna Valley Vineyards Chardonnay $120   Gallo Sales Company
Private Tasting for two at Ashton Vineyards, Glen Ellen $110   Ashton Vineyards
Sauvignon Blanc Sippers $105   Gallo Sales Company
2005 Ravenswood Winery Beloni Zinfandel Magnum $100   Ravenswood Winery
Tour & Tasting for Six People at B.R. Cohn Winery, Glen Ellen $100   B.R. Cohn Winery
A behind-the-scenes VIP Tour & Tasting for Two at Korbel Champagne Cellars $100   Korbel Champagne Cellars
Two bottles of Balletto Pinot Gris & Tasting for Four at Balletto Vineyards, Santa Rosa $80   Balletto Vineyards
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
 
Recreational Activities
 
ITEM VALUE   DONOR
Two Tickets to Late Night with Seth Meyers and NBC Swag Priceless   NBC
Save Mart 350 Package: Four Race Reserved Seats,
& Four Entrance Credentials to the Save Mart VIP Hospitality Tent
Priceless   Save Mart 
Eight One Day Park Passes or Four Park Hopper Passes to Disneyland  $735   Kellogg Company
49er Stevie Johnson Signed Football $500   FAM1LYF1RST
Two Custom Snowboards designed by Winter X Games Winner Louie Vito $500   Oberto Brands
Four Tickets to a 2015 San Francisco Giants game $280   Gallo Sales Company
Coors Light Golf Package $225   MillerCoors
MillerLite Golf Package $225   MillerCoors
One free round of golf for up to 3 guests with carts at the Eagle Vines Golf Club, Napa $170   Eagle Vines Golf Club
Two Tickets to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo $120   Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Four Tickets to the Oregon Ducks at CA Golden Bears Basketball: Feb 25, 2015  $112   Chobani
Four Tickets to the Oregon State Beavers at CA Golden Bears Basketball: Mar 1, 2015 $112   Chobani
Autographed photo of Golden State Warriors Point Guard Stephen Curry $100   Golden State Warriors
Two Tickets to the award-winning musical revue, "Beach Blanket Babylon" $100   Steve Silver Productions
Entrance Passes & Parking Pass for Two Adults & Two Children to the Oakland Zoo $65   Oakland Zoo
Two Boarding Passes for a Blue & Gold Fleet fully narrated San Francisco Bay Cruise $56   Blue & Gold Fleet
Four Mini Golf Passes to Scandia Family Fun Center $40   Scandia Family Fun Center
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
 
Gift Baskets
 
ITEM   VALUE DONOR
Beach Basket   $300 Advantage Sales & Marketing, Acosta Sales & Marketing, Young's Market Company
Golf Lover's Basket   $220 Advantage Sales & Marketing, Acosta Sales & Marketing, Young's Market Company
Kinder's BBQ Gourmet Basket   $200 Kinder's Meats & BBQ
Dental Hygiene Gift Basket   $200 Mission Foods & Arturo Perez
Men's Necessities Gym Bag   $175 Advantage Sales & Marketing, Acosta Sales & Marketing, Young's Market Company
Spa Basket   $160 Advantage Sales & Marketing, Acosta Sales & Marketing, Young's Market Company
Entertainment Basket   $150 Advantage Sales & Marketing, Acosta Sales & Marketing, Young's Market Company
Martini Basket   $125 G.L. Mezzetta & Young's Market Company
Mexican Food Basket   $120 Advantage Sales & Marketing, Acosta Sales & Marketing, Young's Market Company
Italian Food Basket   $120 Advantage Sales & Marketing, Young's Market Company, G.L. Mezzetta
Pet Lover's Basket   $100 Advantage Sales & Marketing & Acosta Sales & Marketing
Big Heart Pet Brands Pet Basket   $100 Big Heart Pet Brands
Baking Basket   $100 Advantage Sales & Marketing, Acosta Sales & Marketing, Young's Market Company
Baby Items Basket   $100 Advantage Sales & Marketing & Acosta Sales & Marketing
Chocolate & Wine Lover's Basket   $100 The Performance Group
Boyd's Coffee Basket   $100 Boyd's Coffee
Clean Kid's Basket - Girls   $80 Advantage Sales & Marketing & Acosta Sales & Marketing
Clean Kid's Basket - Boys   $80 Advantage Sales & Marketing & Acosta Sales & Marketing
Windmill Ridge Winery Gift Basket   $75 Windmill Ridge Winery
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
 

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Event Details
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Palm Event Center
1184 Vineyard Avenue
Pleasanton, CA 94566 (map)
 
 


For more information:
415-788-1002

 
 
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