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AUCTION CLOSES May 31st at 10 PM
Bay Leaf Kitchen is excited to announce our first online auction! Parents, families, and friends of Bay Leaf kids now have the opportunity to partake in their own culinary adventure — just like the ones we host at camp every summer. Each auction item is a unique, culinary-driven experience that will bring you back to the days of summer camp. And even more importantly, your donation ensures that Bay Leaf campers are able to attend our programs regardless of their socioeconomic background.
Thanks to you, we are proud to provide more than half of Bay Leaf campers with generous financial aid.
Our goal is raise $5,000 during this online auction. Every single donation, no matter how large or small, provides food, cooking supplies, transportation to farms, and an opportunity for every child to take part in a once in a lifetime experience. Bay Leaf Kitchen is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and all donations are tax deductible.
Check out the items below and click on the image for prize and bidding details.
Choose from Many Unique Items to bid on VIA e-Bay!
RhinefArm Private Wine Tasting for 4
Established in 1958, Gundlach Bundschu’s estate vineyard, Rhinefarm is located 35 miles north of San Francisco on the slopes of the Mayacamas Mountain Range. This winery experience includes a private seated tasting for four people of five estate-produced wines with a cheese selection in the Bunshu Bungalow. Plus a bottle of 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon to take home and enjoy.
BAY LEAF KITCHEN KIDS COOKING PARTY
Let us organize your little one’s next birthday party! Bay Leaf Kitchen’s cooking experts will travel to your home to throw your child the cooking-themed birthday of their dreams. The two hour class will give up to 10 kids the opportunity to get their hands dirty in the kitchen, and we’ll be sure no kids goes home hungry!
FAT GOLD OLIVE OIL TOUR, PICKING & PICNIC
Join Kathryn Tomajan, founder of Eat Retreat and Robin Sloan, best selling and award winning author, on a private tour of Fat Gold Olive Oil Farm. You and three guests will have the opportunity to taste a selection of the highest quality olive oil available before joining Kathryn and Robin for a picnic.
ICHI SUSHI OMAKASE INTERACTIVE MEAL
This special gift certificate is for a 2 person Omakase, which in Japanese means "I'll leave it up to you," meal at Ichi Sushi. We leave the selection to the chef, as opposed to ordering à la carte. The chef will generally present a series of plates, beginning with the lightest fare and proceeding to the heaviest dishes. The meal is not exclusive to raw fish with rice, and can incorporate salads, soups, or other entrees as well. Since we do this on the spot we can tailor this to each individual's needs.
SOURDOUGH CLASS & DINNER FOR 4
Sourdough bread making class and dinner for up to 4 people from expert bread maker Chef Alexis Mersel. The class is 4-6 hours and includes the WHOLE bread making process, you will take home sourdough bread, started and the knowledge of how to feed and cook with your new "pet".
EXCLUSIVE MORRIS DINNER & WINE
Many years in the making, The Morris is the restaurant its founder Paul Einbund has always revered — the modest, unpretentious bistro where you can eat and drink at world-class level. The emphasis here is ever on flavor, from chef Gavin Schmidt’s straightforward, pure cuisine to the unique collection of wines and spirits amassed by Einbund, a well-known sommelier, over decades of world travels.
HUNGRY GIRL GIFT PACKAGE
Lisa Lillien (a.k.a. Hungry Girl) is a New York Times best-selling author and the creator of the Hungry Girl brand. She is the founder of www.hungry-girl.com, the free daily email service that entertains and informs hungry people everywhere. Lisa is a typical woman battling the same food issues most females struggle with every day. She considers herself a “foodologist,” not because she has some kind of fancy degree, but because she is obsessed with food –– how wonderful it is, and how much of it she can eat and still fit into her pants.
5 Signed Hungry Girl Cookbooks, Hungry Girl Beach Towel, Hungry Girl Hat including two of our favorites Hungry Girl Supermarket Survival and Clean & Hungry, All-Natural recipes for Healthy eating in the real world
BREWER’S BEER PAIRING DINNER for 6 at ThE ALMANAC TAPROOM
Get a priority reservation for your next Beer & Food lovers special occasion. This Brewer’s Beer Pairing Dinner at Almanac Taproom includes one of the kind pairings from Jesse Friedman of Almanac Brewing himself. Win this experience and get a night to remember with up to 6 people.
PRIVATE KIDS GLOVETOPUS CLASS FOR 10
Let us organize your little artists next party! Legendary Marker Fair Artist & Inventor, Peter Gardner will teach a private Glovetopus Making Class/Party for up to 10 kids. The one and a half hour class will give each kid the opportunity to be creative, crafty and all will get to take home a stuffed octopus toy that they made themselves. Ideal for ages 7-14.