Spring Supper 2019 – Auction Items

Posted on April 7, 2019


Vacation anywhere in the world—2020 Owner of a timeshare in beautiful Sedona, AZ is offering a one week vacation at this location, or another property in the Diamond Resort timeshare network or through the Interval International exchange program with properties throughout the world. Both networks offer gorgeous one-bedroom units, including Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Europe, and more. Owner will assist with all reservation logistics. Donated by Natalie Levkovich Value estimated at $3,000 but varies by location and season.

Undercover with Craig Leban Tag along for a once in a lifetime top-secret review meal with Inquirer restaurant critic, Craig LaBan. This opportunity is for two adventurous eaters who can respect the discreet nature of a review. Guests may not be involved in (or connected to) the local restaurant industry.


Cooking for the Culture Get 2 tickets to an upcoming Cooking for the Culture Pop-up dinner event putting the spotlight on African-American chefs while benefitting Careers Through Culinary Arts Program. Included: dinner for 2 and basket of products from featured chefs. Value: $200

A Sunday Suppers Supporter Walks into a Bar… Gift card The Bar, a local hangout features pool & foosball tables upstairs & a lively bar crowd on the main floor. Value: $100

It’s a Pig Roast Invite 30 or 40 of your friends to share an Italian style Porchetta, a deliciously roasted whole pig. A member of the Esposito family will carve and serve. Donated by Liana & Mark Ottaviani Value: $500

Sunday Gravy Four of you will learn how to make homemade pasta and sauce using the recipes from old family recipes and then share a traditional Italian supper with the Esposito/Ottaviani family in their home in South Philly, complete with homemade wine. Donated by Liana & Mark Ottaviani Value: $300

Butchering 101 Learn from Lee Esposito, owner of Esposito Meats in the Italian Markt 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

Food Prep in Style with this set of 2 Teak wood cutting boards Donated by Fantes Kitchen Shop Value: $25

Go Go Gadget Everything you need for your kitchen including a vegetable steamer, assorted spatulas, peelers, a meat thermometer and more. Donated by Shari Laskin & Stephen Samost Value: $125

Blend it like Bobby (Flay) Commercial grade power and incredible versatility combine to bring you this ultimate all-in-one appliance. Preprogrammed cycles make it easier than ever to create smoothies, nut butters, salsas, hot soups, and more. Donated by Fantes Kitchen Shop Value: $400

One of a kind Amazonite Beaded Necklace with Signature Coin by Philadelphia Designer INDICAN

Unique Spirits
The Art in the Age Tasting Room is the workshop and testing ground fis the only place you can taste the company’s newest innovations and curated lineup of unique local spirits. Includes gift card and natural herb bitters. Value: $35

It’s About Time Gift card to a Stylish whiskey bar offering a menu of classic pub fare, live music & dancing upstairs. Value: $100

Heritage Happy Hour Gift card to a Hip, homey spot with cedar paneling spotlighting American fare, draft beer & live jazz/funk. Value: $100

Bloomsday Ranked as one of the most anticipated restaurants in 2019 by Eater Philly, Bloomsday is an all-day cafe and natural wine bar in Headhouse Square. Value: $100

Garces Use this $100 gift certificate at any of Jose Garces’ restaurants including Amada, Tinto, and Village Whiskey. Value: $100

Be a Starr Use this $100 gift certificate at any of Stephen Starr’ restaurants including Buddakan, Fette Sau, and Dandellion. Value: $100

A Great Escape Renowned photographic portrait artist, Stephen Taylor, will create a 20-inch textured canvas portrait of your family, in his Bernardsville, NJ, studio. Included is a one night stay at The Bernards Inn, a boutique hotel with world-class dining and accommodations, nestled in the quaint hamlet of Bernardsville, NJ, 30 minutes from Manhattan & 90 minutes from Philadelphia. Value: $5,000

Ditch the Dirt Hydroponic gardening allows you to grow healthier and happier plants with less space and less environmental impact. An outdoor garden will be built at your home which includes 2 portable towers up to 8 feet each, pumps, net pots, growing medium, wooden boxes holding the 5 gallon bucket and the trellis. Each tower can hold up to 24 plants. Donor will match your bid to $500 as a donation to Sunday Suppers. Donated by Paul Karsevar Value: $500

Spring Seasonings The herbs in these planters are sure to spice up your favorite dishes.
Donated by City Garden Guru
Small Value: $55
Medium Value: $105
Large Value: $150

Seed Starter Includes garden gloves, jiffy pots, herb seeds, and plant labels. Value: $35

DiBruno Bros Enjoy these specialty items from the reknowned DiBruno Brothers in the Italian Market Value: $100

Whiskey & Bourbon Fest Stay in and celebrate any occasion with these top shelf spirits. Donated by Shari Laskin & Stephen Samost Value: $525

Wines of Italy Have a reason to celebrate? Just need to relax? Enjoy one a bottle of red or white Italian wine. Donated by Shari Laskin & Stephen Samost Value: $250

Kid’s Cook A collection of cooking and baking tools for your little chef. Includes a chef hat, fun apron, Opinel Le Petit Chef knife and finger guard along with our favorite mini spatulas, whisks and rolling pin perfect for tiny hand Value: $75

Go Green Our favorite items as we do our best to reduce, reuse and recycle in our consuming world. Includes: Bee’s Wrap Lunch Pack (able to be washed in cold water and reused up to 1 year); Stainless steel reusable straws and cleaning brush, two sizes of divided stainless steel containers, glass water bottle with gray silicone wrap. All in a Fante’s market tote bag Value – $100

Yoga Lisa Alfieri has been practicing yoga for over 15 years and leads “Rowga,” which integrates yoga and rowing to athletes on Boathouse Row. She also coaches rowing and skiing lessons for athletes with disabilities. Includes a private in-home lesson, yoga blocks, mat, strap and essential oils. Value: $200

60 Minutes of Bliss Enjoy a 60-minute massage at Sanctuary on 2nd. Value: $85

Discover a “Nu” you Enjoy a $200 gift certificate for facials, waxing, etc. scrubber, handmade soaps at Nu You Skin Care. Value: $85

You deserve a Break Basket includes: mug, Palo Santo incense, Dead Sea bath salts, Ghirardelli hot chocolate, rescue kit herbal baths, red flower candle, back scrubber, handmade Copa soaps. Donated by Terri Decker Value: $80

The BIG Chill Basket includes: Yerba Skin Brush, Cozy Slippers, Dead Sea Bath Salts, Sleep Mask, Ghirardelli Candy, Wine, and much more. Donated by Terri Decker Value: $165

Academy of Vocal Arts is devoted to training young artists as international opera soloists. Two of you will enjoy a performance by some of the best emerging vocal artists in the country, Value: $138

Laugh it Up You and a friend will attend any mainstage 1812 Production in their 2019-2020 season. (excludes Saturdays, opening nights and New Years eve). Value: $92

Putting on the Ritz Tickets for four plus 4 boxed candy, good at any of the area Ritz/Landmark theaters, showing the best in independent films! Value: $50

A Year of Magic An annual membership for 2 adults and 3 children. Also includes Magic Garden tote, buttons, magnets, a history of the garden and biography of founder, Isaiah Zagar. Value: $100

A Magical Experience General Admission to the Magic Garden for 4 Value: $40
Go Back in Time Start your day at the Museum of the American Revolution followed by a taste of history at City Tavern (est. 1773). The Constitution Center is next followed by dessert at Franklin Fountain. (2 tickets to each museum) Value: $310

Get on the Bike Cyclebar blends great instructors, great music, and a great environment. Enjoy five high-energy classes for a unique cycling- focused expereince. Value: $79

Antelope Canyon Amy Terlecki is an abstract artist living and working in the Philadelphia area who finds inspiration in the world around her. This 24×30 acrylic painting on canvas is entitled Antelope Canyon. Value: $200

Boy O Boyds Treat yourself to something special at this local landmark known for its brilliantly curated collection of high-end designer clothes complemented by a highly talented sales staff. Value: $250

Let’s Go Flyers! Hockey puck signed by Philadelphia Flyers Defenseman Andrew Macdonald Value: $60

Get Groomed Barber on 24th is a traditional barbershop for scissor & clipper cuts, straight-razor shaves & beard-trimming. This package includes a $35 dollar haircut gift cards, Suavecito Brand 4 oz hair creams and comb. Value: $50