March of Dimes Chefs Auction Natural History Museum

March of Dimes Chefs Auction Natural History Museum

The 2013 Signature Chefs & Master Mixologists Gala Auction was a culinary extravaganza spotlighting celebrity chefs and master mixologists, gourmet food tastings, and one-of-a-kind experiential auction items in support of the March of Dimes. The gastronomic showcase took place on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at the San Diego Natural History Museum in Balboa Park, in San Diego, CA.  All proceeds went to support research, education, and advocacy programs aimed to reduce the rates of prematurity, birth defects, and infant mortality.

We were delighted to have donated onsite San Diego Event Photography services, photo processing, and image gallery hosting to the March of Dimes for this wonderful event. Featured on this page are a few images from the event. Be sure to see the complete gallery of photos from the March of Dimes Signature Chefs & Master Mixologists Gala Auction (no password is required).


More about the March of Dimes 2013 Signature Chefs & Master Mixologists Gala Auction:

Lead Chef: Chef Adam Cho, Mistral– Loews Coronado Bay Resort

Khristianne Uy – Chef K, Winner of ABC’s The Taste
Chef Karl Abernathy – The Promiscuous Fork
Chef Mike Arquines – The LAB Dining Sessions
Daniel Barron – La Valencia
Chef Christian Graves – JSix Restaurant & Lounge
Chef Ryan Johnston, Whisknladle Hospitality
Chef Donald Lockhart, Cusp Dining & Drinks
Pastry Chef Nina Marie – Nina Marie Designs
Chef Dawn Parks – The Wild Thyme Company
Chef Francesca Penoncelli – BiCE San Diego
Chef Matt Richmond – Table 926

Lead Mixologist: Nate Howell – Cusp Dining & Drinks – Hiatus Lounge at Hotel La Jolla

Khrys Maxwell– Tequila Fortaleza
Chris Kurth – The Grant Grill
Adam Lockridge – Prepkitchen
Cervantes Magaña – Roseville Cozinha
Jason O’Bryan – Blind Tiger Cocktail Co.
Jen Queen – Saltbox
Jeff Rose – Orfila Vineyards & Winery
Christian Siglin – Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant, Rumbling Tins Co.
Levi Walker – Young’s Market Co. Craft Spirits

Local Purveyors:
Andrew Abouna Photography
Chef Works
DRY Soda
Mostra Coffee
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Raphael’s Party Rentals
Solar Rain Water


For more information please contact:
Alexandra Loker
Director of Fundraising
(858) 300-6408


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