Dinners, Trips, Tours and More: Bidding is Now Open for the Great Chefs Event Auction

May 31, 2016

Each year, the Great Chefs Event auction features amazing behind-the-scenes industry tours and dinners with award-winning chefs – and this year is no different.
We’re accepting bids now through Tuesday, June 14, the night of the Great Chefs Event. All auction items, with the exception of the live auction items, are available online here.
 
Items will be added daily, so be sure to check back between now and the event. Proceeds from the auction benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and Vetri Community Partnership.
Please feel free to share with your friends – you do not need to be present at the event to bid on or win Great Chefs Event silent auction items.
Exciting items currently available for bid include:
  • A private pizza dinner for up to eight people with wine at the award-winning Pizzeria Beddia in Philadelphia
  • Opportunity to tag along with The Philadelphia Inquirer’s restaurant critic, Craig Laban, on a review meal
  • Private distillery tour and tasting for four at Dad’s Hat Pennsylvania Whiskey in Bristol, PA
  • Citizens Bank Park concert ticket series featuring Billy Joel, Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen this summer
  • Beverage class with the head bartender and cocktail curator at Vernick Food & Drink.
  • And much, much more

Start Conspiring with Your Friends to Snag One of these Once-in-a-Lifetime Live Auction Items

Attendees of the 11th Annual Great Chefs Event on June 14th have exclusive access to bid on these once-in-a-lifetime culinary experiences:
  • Dinner with Mario Batali for eight in the private dining room at Vetri Ristorante. Guests will enjoy Mario’s selection ofvintage Barolo wines and white trufflesfrom his personal stash.
  • Dinner in your home for twelve prepared by Vetri Family chefsMarc Vetri, Jeff Michaud and Brad Spence. Wine pairings selected by Jeff Benjamin.
  • Dinner in Marc Vetri’s home for ten with special guests Liz and Jay Scott. Menu by Marc Vetri and Michael Solomonov. Tablescape beautifully designed by Terrain. Guests start off with a cheese tasting and lesson from Doe Run Creamery cheesemakers.
  • Culinary trip to New Orleans for two including two breakfasts, two lunches and two dinners from Besh Restaurant Group. Includes airfare.

Don’t Miss the Culinary Event of the Year: A Limited Number of Tickets are Still Available

General admission tickets ($350) get you into the Great Chefs Event at Urban Outfitters, Inc. corporate headquarters in the Navy Yard for 40+ chef tastings, open bar,silent/live auction, and much more. After Party VIP tickets ($525) give you access to all that, plus the annual after party featuring more great food and drink and DJ Biz Markie in the courtyard at Lo Spiedo.

General Admission and After Party Access tickets are still available here.

 

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