2018 Charity Auction

2 Night Stay with Dinner at L’Auberge Carmel in Carmel-by-the-Sea

L’Auberge Carmel, Relais & Châteaux
Two-Night Stay in Courtyard View Room
Aubergine Signature Breakfast Included Each Morning

Aubergine
Chef's Tasting Dinner for Two with Wine Pairings
One Relais & Châteaux Cookbook Signed by Chef Justin Cogley.

Henry Miller said that he learned to pray in front of the stunning scenery of Big Sur. Carmel-by-the-Sea is the ideal base for marveling at these immense cliffs plunging down into the ocean. Halfway between San Francisco and the Santa Barbara coast, inhabited by seals and whales, Carmel – where Clint Eastwood was once mayor – will charm you with its art galleries and pebble beaches. This romantic hotel, decorated with lovely European fabrics and antiques, is ideally located in the heart of the village, a pleasant short walk away from the famous Carmel Beach. The delicious cuisine, a well-stocked wine cellar and superb massages will give it a special place in your heart.

Seattle Fine Dining Canlis- Enjoy a $500 gift certificate

Perched high above the city, Canlis is one of Seattles’ landmark restaurants for an elegant dining experience. Come indulge yourself in the Canlis dining room, boasting grand views of Lake Union and shimmering city lights. Chef Brady Williams inventive and contemporary yet approachable cuisine is sure to impress. On the menu reformed classics pair with an enlightened and artfully composed tasting menu. Canlis is a modern restaurant with a sense of history, place and time.

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3 Nights at the charming Hotel St. Germain in Dallas, Texas

Dangerous Liaison evening at Hotel St. Germain. The package includes a Three Night Stay in Suite Seven for One Couple. The suites are antique filled with a fireplace, canopy bed and romantic setting. Upon your arrival, two glasses of champagne will be served in your Suite along with an appetizer. The following morning an elegant breakfast will be served either in your suite, in our Grand Dining Room or our New Orleans Style Courtyard by a tuxedoed butler. The Package includes an exquisite Multi Course Dinner for Two served in the Intimate Old World Ambiance of the Romantic Grand Dining Room overlooking a New Orleans style courtyard. Haute Cuisine will be served by tuxedoed butlers on 75 year old Limoges china with Sterling Silver Place settings. With a credit of $100 towards a bottle of wine.

Built as a private residence in 1900 and classified as a historical landmark, Hôtel St Germain has the allure of a sumptuous French townhouse, with excellent old world service, thoroughly modern amenities and memorable fine dining. Graceful interiors evoke the haunting, exotic beauty of 19th-century New Orleans. The grand dining room is adorned with a 200-year-old Aubusson tapestry. Just steps away from the bustle of the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts, the Winspear Opera House and Meyerson Symphony Center, this unique, European-style urban sanctuary celebrates the art of gracious living as a personal reflection of the proprietors’ French heritage.

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3 Nights at the charming Hotel St. Germain in Dallas, Texas

Dangerous Liaison evening at Hotel St. Germain. The package includes a Three Night Stay in Suite Seven for One Couple. The suites are antique filled with a fireplace, canopy bed and romantic setting. Upon your arrival, two glasses of champagne will be served in your Suite along with an appetizer. The following morning an elegant breakfast will be served either in your suite, in our Grand Dining Room or our New Orleans Style Courtyard by a tuxedoed butler. The Package includes an exquisite Multi Course Dinner for Two served in the Intimate Old World Ambiance of the Romantic Grand Dining Room overlooking a New Orleans style courtyard. Haute Cuisine will be served by tuxedoed butlers on 75 year old Limoges china with Sterling Silver Place settings. With a credit of $100 towards a bottle of wine.

Built as a private residence in 1900 and classified as a historical landmark, Hôtel St Germain has the allure of a sumptuous French townhouse, with excellent old world service, thoroughly modern amenities and memorable fine dining. Graceful interiors evoke the haunting, exotic beauty of 19th-century New Orleans. The grand dining room is adorned with a 200-year-old Aubusson tapestry. Just steps away from the bustle of the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts, the Winspear Opera House and Meyerson Symphony Center, this unique, European-style urban sanctuary celebrates the art of gracious living as a personal reflection of the proprietors’ French heritage.

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3 Nights in Austria at Gasthof Post

3 nights for 2 people with half board in a nice double room, extended lazybones breakfast, a one hour body treatment of your choice at the Post Beauty & Spa per person, a special gourmet dinner with matching wines

The historic inn Gasthof Post is located in the centre of Lech, a world-renowned winter sports resort. The atmosphere of the “Post” is marked by the long family history of the place, its country house charm and local antiques as well as loving attention-to-detail in the décor, which create a welcoming ambience. Culinary delicacies await in the restaurants that have won several awards for their outstanding cuisine. Relaxation is complete at the Badehaus Spa and its spectacular panoramic pool, with stunning mountain vistas and treatment suites that are wonderfully located in the heart of a beautiful botanic garden.

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3 Nights in Austria at Gasthof Post

3 nights for 2 people with half board in a nice double room, extended lazybones breakfast, a one hour body treatment of your choice at the Post Beauty & Spa per person, a special gourmet dinner with matching wines

The historic inn Gasthof Post is located in the centre of Lech, a world-renowned winter sports resort. The atmosphere of the “Post” is marked by the long family history of the place, its country house charm and local antiques as well as loving attention-to-detail in the décor, which create a welcoming ambience. Culinary delicacies await in the restaurants that have won several awards for their outstanding cuisine. Relaxation is complete at the Badehaus Spa and its spectacular panoramic pool, with stunning mountain vistas and treatment suites that are wonderfully located in the heart of a beautiful botanic garden.

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3 Nights at Triple Creek Ranch, A Montana Hideaway

The ultimate escape for two adults - three nights at Montana’s exclusive Triple Creek Ranch – included are accommodations in a Luxury Cabin with wood-burning fireplace and private hot tub; all meals, house wines, spirits and beers; and many of the on ranch activities such as horseback riding, hiking, fly-fishing and nature safaris.

Experience the legendary hospitality and enchanting beauty of the World’s Best Hotel (Travel + Leisure, 2014) set in the heart of the Montana Rockies. Triple Creek Ranch offers an all-inclusive luxury guest ranch experience of refined rustic elegance and five
star service amidst the serenity of a forested mountain retreat. Private log cabins feature wood-burning fireplaces, original Western art from the
owners’ private collection, king beds, and a private or nearby hot tub. Guests ages 16 and older are welcome, ensuring that adult travelers enjoy a relaxed setting with incomparable scenery and an extensive menu of outdoor activities and Western adventures.

Revel in a retreat from the everyday and relax in world-class accommodations, experience the thrill of the Montana wilderness from the back of a horse, dine on the freshest contemporary cuisine and sample the world’s finest wines while our seasoned staff attends to every desire.

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Dinner for Two at Restaurant Toque! in Montreal, Canada

Dinner for Two people including the tasting menu, five glasses of wine, service and taxes.

In the heart of Montréal, the Restaurant Toqué!, with its light-filled dining room and contemporary atmosphere, is the meeting place for gourmets in search of new flavors to share with friends. Try Venison loin and tongue, matsutake mushrooms, Jerusalem artichoke purée and wild blackberry. Chef Normand Laprise supports local suppliers and farmers. These artisans of taste help turn his dishes into truly great moments of discovery. From vegetables, wild herbs, seafood and wild mushrooms to edible flowers, duck, beef, lamb and fish, the finest products from Québec go into Laprise’s cuisine, accompanied by a superb and audacious wine list.

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Support our charities

Our online charity auction features the amazing properties of Relais & Châteaux from all over the world. All of the proceeds from the auction goes to support the Carmel Chamber of Commerce, CSU Monterey Bay Hospitality Program and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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Ment’or is a leading nonprofit organization devoted to inspiring culinary excellence in young professionals and preserving the traditions and quality of cuisine in America.

 

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis. We fund more CF research than any other organization, and nearly every CF drug available today was made possible because of Foundation support. We are a nonprofit donorsupported organization dedicated to attacking cystic fibrosis from every angle. Our focus is to support the development of new drugs to fight the disease, improve the quality of life for those with CF, and ultimately to find a cure.

 

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CSU Monterey Bay helps to provide scholarships to students majoring in the Sustainable Hospitality Management Program. Scholarship recipients must be an upper division student and demonstrate financial need, and be in academic good standing. Students are required to write a two page statement addressing their value system and character, how this scholarship will support them in school and met their future goals and explaining any obstacles they have overcome. This scholarship support is meaningful for our students as 57% of our students are first-generation college students and over 70% of students work more than 20 hours a week.

 

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The Carmel Chamber of Commerce promotes business, marketing and networking opportunities to benefit its members professionally and economically.

 

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