Food & Wine Classic X

Benefiting Montalvo Arts Center

Sunday, June 2, 2013, 5:30PM - 8:30PM

TICKET PRICES : General: $225 | Griffin Level Members & Above: $175 (limit: 4; must be purchased through Chris Wilcox at or 408-961-5849) | VIP Ticket: $350 (includes pre-party reception and premium parking)

VENUE: Historic Villa

Service fees may apply and are non-refundable.
Montalvo donor discounts are offered on select events; donors, please Log In to access special ticket prices.

SEE FULL SCHEDULE: Past Food & Wine Events

Photo by Chris Schmauch, GoodEye Photography
Photo: Jim Resonable
Photo: Jim Resonable
Photo by Chris Schmauch, GoodEye Photography and Design
Jarad Gallagher, Executive Chef of Chez TJ
A dessert prepared by Xavier Salomon of Navio, Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
"Into the Vegetable Garden," created by David Kinch of Manresa
Mark Holthusen Photography
Chef de Cuisine Michael Rotondo of Parallel 37
Smoked Sturgeon Cannoli from Peter Armellino of Plumed Horse
Erik Cosselmon, Executive Chef Kokkari Estiatorio
Photo: Jim Resonable
Harpreet Chadha, Cathie Thermond, and Carol Waitte
Photo: Jim Resonable
Food & Wine chefs with committee chairs Sandy Olsen, Karen Bria, and Roberta Robins
Photo: Jim Resonable
The del Grandes, the Kobers, and the Hansens
Photo: Jim Resonable
Dan & Charmaine Warmenhoven with Paul Conrado
Photo: Jim Resonable



Mark Jon Bluth



Franklin & Catherine Johnson Foundation

Ascent Private Capital Management of U.S. Bank    Classic Party Rentals
Carol Jeans / Sereno Group


Cathie and Jeffrey Thermond
Jennifer and Philip DiNapoli

Beacon Pointe Advisors Focus Business Bank


Janice and Steve Chaffin
Laura Jason and Bruce Henderson
Kim Worsencroft and Dennis McEvoy

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Many thanks to everyone who participated in our 10th Annual Food & Wine Classic! More than 400 people attended the event and we grossed a record of over $285,000 in donations to our arts & education programs through the live & silent auctions and "Make a Difference" campaigns. Save the date for next year's Food & Wine: Sunday, June 8, 2014.

Click here a our photo album from Food & Wine X.

Celebrate with us in the historic Villa with our highly anticipated 10th Annual Food & Wine Classic! Montalvo will be transformed into a food and wine lover's paradise for this elegant event, featuring 20 of the most celebrated restaurants in California, along with more than 20 of the region’s finest wineries. Chefs and winemakers will chat with guests as they prepare and serve their unique creations. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on rare & limited edition wines and special dining & travel packages during a live and silent charity auction.

Click here to see the list of auction items.

Chance Drawing:
Joe Escobar Diamond Earrings

Only 100 tickets available. Winner drawn at Live Auction; need not be present to win. Appraised Value: $3,250.

The winner will be the owner of one of 1.21 karat white diamond earrings, 38mm diameter, mounted on 18 karat white gold, FG color, VS2 – SI 1 clarity. To purchase tickets in advance of the event, contact Chris Wilcox at 408-961-5849.

Pre-Event VIP Reception: 4:30-5:30pm

Guests attending the VIP Reception in the lovely Italianate Garden from 4:30-5:30pm will enjoy valet parking, private cellar wine tastings, and Bollinger Champaigne Special Cuvée, accompanied by delicious small bites prepared by The International Culinary Center. 

Net proceeds from this annual event help benefit more than 15,000 students and teachers, artists and musicians supported by the Montalvo Arts Center non-profit organization.

Participating Restaurants: