Sunday, April 29, 2012 • 1:00 to 5:00 pm • Mountain Winery
Saratoga, California
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Live Auction Items

To donate an item for the Rivers of Chocolate 2012 silent and/or live auctions, please email Elizabeth Griswold or click here for the donation request form.


Private Dinner in Your Home by French Master Chef Patrick Farjas

 

Valued at: $3,500

French Master Chef Patrick Farjas is the Executive Chef of Day Break Gourmet Restaurant. He comes to you with a private dinner for 8 and wine pairing prepared- and all serviced in your own home! Celebrated Chef Farjas has been the Executive Chef at some of the Bay Area’s finest restaurants, including the Olympic Club Lakeside in San Francisco and the Plumed Horse in Saratoga.

A former Chef Instructor at the California Culinary Academy, he is the owner of Day Break Gourmet Restaurant in San Carlos, California. The Master Chefs of France are given the highest classification in restaurants guides. Enjoy this intimate fine dining experience with the people who mean the most to you.


Details:  Date to be mutually agreed upon with Fridays excluded. Gratuity not included and must be provided by buyer.

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Moroccan Culinary Delight – Private Party for 10

Bring the taste of Morocco to your next party! Morocco’s Restaurant will provide a catered event including Sangria in you home for 10 guests. Taste some of the most unique Moroccan Culinary Traditions from Chef Jay Essadki.

Chef Jay is one of the youngest Chefs in the Bay Area. His specialty includes 150 year old Moroccan traditional dishes he inherited from his mother, who is the culinary counselor for la Chaine des Rotisseurs in Morocco. The family owned Morocco’s Restaurant in the Heart of Downtown San Jose takes pride on their quality, original flavors, and truly personalized service. Moroccan cuisine is extremely diverse, thanks to Morocco’s interaction with other cultures and nations over the centuries. Moroccan cuisine has been subject to Berber, Moorish, Mediterranean, and Arab influences.

                                

 

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Country Legends Guitar 

Country Music Legends Autographed Acoustic Guitar (15 Autographs)

This guitar is hand signed by some of the recording industries biggest stars. These Country Music legends have spaned over forty years of musical history. Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Faith Hill, Toby Keith, Willie Nelson, Shania Twain, Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, Kenny Rogers, Clint Black, Alan Jackson, George Strait and Wynonna Judd have ALL hand signed this stunning guitar!

This item comes certified authentic with a certificate of authenticity and matching numbered authentication holograms from Charity Fundraising Packages.

 

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The Rolling Stones Complete Band Autographed Electric Fender Guitar

 

This legendary English rock group came on the scene back in the 1960s and rocked the music industry for decades to follow. With over 20 studio albums produced and 200 million albums sold worldwide, it’s no surprise they were ranked as the 4th Greatest Artists of All-Time by Rolling Stone  Magazine (both the magazine and band were named after Muddy Water’s song, “Rollin’ Stone”). They won a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987 and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989.                                                                                                                                                      This guitar is signed by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood and Bill Wyman.

This item comes certified authentic with a certificate of authenticity and matching numbered authentication holograms from Charity Fundraising Packages.

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NASCAR Car Racing Experience

4 night stay and Airfare for (2)
Suggested Retail Value: Priceless
Enjoy a package for two that
provides classroom training AND
the ability to drive NASCAR Sprint
Cup cars on a professional super
speedway track during two
8-minute racing sessions per
driver.

There is no lead car to follow and no instructor riding with you.
Personal racing instructors communicate with you using 2-way radios.
Passing is allowed — put the pedal to the metal and see if you have
what it takes to be a NASCAR driver! Must at least 18 years of age,
be in good physical condition, under 6’8″ tall and weighing less than
300 lbs., and have a valid driver’s license.
Choose from speedways in CA (Fontana/Ontario), FL (Miami), GA
(Atlanta), IL (Chicago), KY (Sparta; 1hr. from Cincinnati, OH), NC
(Charlotte), TX (Ft. Worth), and VA (Richmond).
Hyatt Hotels – Four-night stay at any participating Hyatt property.
American Airlines – Round-trip coach class service for (2) from any
American Airlines destination in the 48 contiguous United States or
Canada to anywhere American Airlines flies in the 48 contiguous
United States or Canada, subject to availability.

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Kennedy Space Center Space Pass and Astronaut
Training Experience with 4-Night Stay and Airfare for (2)

Enjoy a unique experience
for (2) at the Kennedy Space
Center Visitor Complex,
approximately 45 minutes
east of Orlando.


Your package includes:
• Astronaut Training
Experience (ATX) for (2) – an
exciting combination of hands-on training and preparation for the
rigors of spaceflight. Participants must be at least 14 years of age
for this experience.
• NASA Up Close Tour for (2)
• Group Lunch with an Astronaut
• Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Admission for (2)
Included in your admission is the new Shuttle Launch Experience,
an incredible journey of vertically launching into space and
orbiting Earth aboard the Space Shuttle.


Hyatt Place – Four-night stay at your choice of these properties:
Hyatt Place Orlando/Universal; Hyatt Place Orlando/Lake Mary; or
Hyatt Place Orlando/Convention Center
American Airlines – Round-trip coach class service for (2) from any
American Airlines destination in the 48 contiguous United States or
Canada to anywhere American Airlines flies in
the 48 contiguous United States or Canada,
subject to availability.

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Sports Fan Getaway: Choose your favorite MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, PGA
or College Bowl Game with 2-night weekend stay and airfare for 2
Valued at: Priceless
Your package includes: 2 Lower Level tickets to your chosen
regular season MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, non-BCS College Bowl
game*, OR 2 Grounds Passes to a non-major PGA golf
tournament. Game date must be on a Friday, Saturday or
Sunday. Two-night stay in deluxe accommodations such as
Hyatt, Marriott, Sheraton, Wyndham or comparable. Daily full
breakfast for 2.
Details: *BCS College Bowl games excluded are: Fiesta Bowl, Sugar Bowl, Rose Bowl, Orange Bowl and the
BCS Championship game. American Airlines – Round-trip coach class service for (2) from any American
Airlines destination in the 48 contiguous United States or Canada to anywhere American Airlines fl ies in the
48 contiguous United States or Canada subject to availability.

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Week Escape to La Costa Resort in Southern California
Valued at: $3,500
Enjoy 7 days/6 nights in a private Villa Studio at
the Southern California La Costa Resort.

 

Nestledamong 400 lush garden acres near the beach

in Carlsbad, this delightful coastal hotel is a
haven of rejuvenation, comfort and escape. Your
Spanish-inspired Villa Studio includes a king
bed, fi replace, sitting area, and petite kitchen. Relax with a spa treatment at the
luxurious La Costa Spa, play a round of golf on one of the resort’s award-winning
courses, challenge your mate to a game of tennis, tantalize your taste buds at one
of the many onsite restaurants, or simply do nothing at all!
Details: Studio Villa available Jan.-May Sept.-Nov, and Dec. 1-16. Includes $60 cleaning fee. Must be consecutive stay.

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Date Night for a Year
Valued at: $3,800
This ultimate package includes dinner and movie all year long!
Each month, choose from some of the Bay Area’s very best food hot spots: Fahrenheit
Restaurant & Lounge, Willow Fired Pizza, Capers, LB Steak, Kyoto Palace, Blue Rock
BBQ, California Café, Sino, Nicks on Main, Casa de Cobre, La Fondue, and Opa!
And you’ll get a TWO year Gold Pass for 2 people to Camera Cinemas! Sit back,
relax, and get ready to enjoy independent, foreign, re-released films & the latest
Hollywood releases. Camera Cinemas are conveniently located in 4 locations.
Details: The Gold Pass is for two people and is good for two years. This is a physical item that is a
special laminated card that is made after Rivers of Chocolate. This is a VIP card is good for most
movies, but is restricted the 1st week on many titles. Can only be used by winner and a guest.

 

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A Week of Family Fun in Tahoe
Valued at: $2,000
You and your family will enjoy 6 days/5 nights in a
private vacation home located in Truckee on a beautiful
property surrounded by pine trees. Just minutes from
Donner Lake and North Star, and a short drive to Lake Tahoe, the home includes
3 bedrooms, 3 baths, a loft and den, and can sleep up to 10 people. The cabin
includes plenty of fun for the kids with a game room that includes a TV, DVD player,
foosball table, and an array of board games. After a fun day of outdoor activities,
relax at the end of your day with a soak in the hot tub.
Expires 4/29/2013. No pets allowed. Use based upon availability. Excludes $125 cleaning fee.

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Bonus Live Auction Item

 

Large framed Buster Posey Jersey, autographed by Buster Posey himself, with phtograph of Buster Posey.

Value: $1300

A true gem!

 

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A video with just a small sampling of our auction Items!

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