Spring Supper 2018 Auction Items (partial list)

Posted on May 19, 2018


Dine with Craig: …Laban that is. Accompany Philadelphia’s premiere restaurant critic on a review meal to one of Philadelphia’s up and coming restaurants.

Summer in Winter Spend December 22—29, 2018 in a studio apartment (with a queen bed & pull out sofa) at the Residence Club Coconut Plantation in Bonita Springs Florida. Take the ferry to their private island, float down a 1000 foot river pool, relax in one of their hot tubs or pools, or golf at Raptor Bay Golf Club.

An Afternoon with “The Guv” Spend the afternoon with Governor Ed Rendell for lunch and a personal tour of The Museum of the American Revolution. For up to 4 people at a mutually agreed upon date.

Good for what ALES you Six of you will join beer and spirits expert Danya Henninger for a private & personalized tour of 4 to 5 Philadelphia breweries including Fishtown Brewpub, Goose Island, Yards, Roy Pitz, and Love City Brewing. Tour each facility, chat with the Master Brewer, and sample some of their wares.


Learn From the Master …baker that is. Up to four of you will spend a few hours with John McGrath, Master Baker at La Colombe Fishtown to try your hand at mixing, shaping, and baking some classic loaves. And learn how to make sourdough at home.

Butchering 101 Learn from Lee Esposito, owner of Esposito Meats in the Italian Market and a 4th generation master butcher. Four people will attend a 2-3 hour class to learn knife skills and butchering basics followed by a tasting.
Value: $400

Nationally known Amanda Feifer, blogs about food fermentation on, and wrote Ferment Your Vegetables. Up to 12 of you will learn about making your own fermented foods, from kimchi and kefir to kombucha and koji at her studio. So gather your friends and plan a very special afternoon together.
Value: $725

How would you like to prepare your next meal wearing an apron signed by Tom Collichio and Andrew Zimmern (Bizarre Foods). Collichio, food advocate and chef co-chaired the event; “Everyone eats, and everyone should have a say in what they eat and where it comes from. ”

Tour Brookyln’s Food Scene Visit Brooklyn’s most dynamic neighborhood with commentary from your native New Yorker guide. Two guests will sample diverse cultural cuisines and authentic NYC foods. Enjoy panoramic views of Manhattan and historic architecture. ”
Value: $250

Exclusive Tasting Event at Feast Your Eyes An insider look at event planning for two guests. The evening includes cocktails, a tasting of 20 hors d’oeuvre, 6 salads, 6 main courses and desserts galore and a preview of the latest trends from top designers. At Front & Palmer.  Value: $250

Hydroponic gardening allows you to grow healthier and happier plants with less space and less environmental impact. An outdoor garden will be built at you home so you can grow tomatoes, lettuce, eggplant, herbs and more.
Value: $450

Use this gift card at any of the Garces restaurants including Distrito, Tinto, Village Whiskey & 24.
Value: $100

Foods basket: Sample an assortment of hummus, tahini and other goodies by the nationally recognized Soom Foods. They will also provide their recipe book and a copy of Zahav – Solomonov & Cook’s treatise on Israeli cooking. Value $95

Invite your friends for a pig roast featuring a 40 pound porker. An expert carver will be on hand to slice and serve. Value $500

Use this gift card to dine at Zahav and enjoy what Bon Appetit described as “utterly delicious, a City of Brotherly Love can’t-miss.” Value: $125