Friday, September 15, 2017
6:30 - 9:00 PM
Taste & See is an inspiring evening where guests enjoy fine wine, delicious food, an exciting live auction, and heartwarming stories of how Clark County Food Bank is providing real life change through alleviating hunger and its root causes. Taste & See brings together 300 community members, business leaders, philanthropists, and generous businesses to raise funds for local hunger relief.
Experience the ultimate, week-long Hawaiian vacation for only $100. We are raffling a 6-day, 5-night stay at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Resort in Kona, Hawaii – plus roundtrip airfare for two (2) on Alaska Airlines. Raffle package is valued at $4,500. Purchase raffle tickets for $100 each. We’re only selling 100 raffle tickets, so act fast and purchase your ticket before we sell out. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase from our mobile raffle merchants during Taste & See.
Raffle drawing will be held on Friday, September 15, 2017, during Taste & See at Clark County Food Bank. You do not need to be present to win. Clark County Food Bank will contact the winning party after the drawing. Winner must redeem package within one (1) year of drawing. Expires: September 15, 2018.
Click here to reserve and purchase a raffle ticket.
Thank you, Erin Ryan for lodging accommodations and Alaska Airlines for air travel accommodations.
2017 Live Auction Packages
One of the most exciting aspects of Taste & See is our wide variety of Live Auction packages. Graciously donated by members of our community, these packages range from relaxing stay-cations, exciting local entertainment, fine dining, and travel vacations for the whole family! Find out more about this year's auction packages below. (All auction packages are subject to change prior to September 15.)
Stay & Play at the Estate
You’ve tasted the exquisite wine from Basel Cellars, now you can stay and play at the breathtaking Estate in Walla Walla. Up to 20 of your guests will enjoy a 2-night stay at the 96-acre property, which includes the 13,000 square foot Estate House, plus the Cabana Pool House.
Seattle Seahawks private Party at Big Al's Sports bar & grill
Experience the Seahawks like you never have before as you watch the game on the 55-foot BIG screen during your catered viewing party for 35 guests in Big Al's premier Sports Bar & Grill.
Holiday cheer with Sheriff Atkins
Six lucky guests will enjoy an evening of holiday fun, entertainment, and a delicious catered meal at the home of Chuck & Lorna Atkins. Travel in style with a private limo ride to and from the holiday celebration.
Wine & Watercolors Workshop
Attention Ladies: Gather your friends and prepare for a night full of paint, wine, laughs, and memories. Twenty tickets are available for $100 each, so you'll want to act fast. Saturday, January 20, 2018.
Traveling Beach Party
Experience all three Beaches locations with a progressive dinner, shuttled by the Beaches party bus. Appetizers & drinks at Beaches PDX, dinner & wine at WareHouse ’23, and dessert & drinks at Beaches Restaurant & Bar.
A weekend in Wine Country
Spend a romantic weekend for two in Oregon’s wine country as you relax at the luxurious Allison Inn & Spa. Your weekend is complete with a 2-night stay in a deluxe king room with a fireplace, a 6-foot soaking tub, and a balcony.
Jump-start your personal collection of top-shelf spirits with this assortment of premium vodka, gin, whiskey, brandy, rum and more.
Relax in Paradise
Pack your flip-flops and sunscreen for a 7-night stay at the Paradisus Los Cabos Melia Resort. This beachfront luxury resort overlooks miles of beautiful beaches in Cabo San Lucas. Package includes roundtrip airfare for 2 on Alaska Airlines.
Weekend on the Waterfront
Includes 2-night weekend stay at Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, voucher for 2 tickets to select Classical and Pops concerts during the 2017-18 Oregon Symphony season, and a $100 gift card to Irving Street Kitchen.
Food and Fun in Felida
Four couples will get to wine and dine their way through a beautiful Felida neighborhood nestled on the edge of Vancouver Lake, as they experience a progressive dinner. A private limo will transport your party of eight from your home to the Felida neighborhood and back home again.
This unique brewery tour gives you and 13 friends a chance to travel through downtown in a way you never have before – riding the 14-passenger Couvecycle. This BrewCouver Tour begins with drinks and eats at Grays at the Park in the Hilton Vancouver, and your tour ends with a round of drinks at Loowit Brewing Company.
Food Bank After Hours
Looking for a fun, relaxed evening with great food and drinks? Then invite 20 of your closest friends, and we’ll take care of all the details. We’ll provide hearty hors d’oeuvres, fine wine, and a short, easy, and fun hands-on cooking class demonstration by our Nutrition Education team. It’s the perfect private party gathering for you and your friends, family, coworkers or clients.
2017 Silent Auction
Treat your family to a magical vacation to "the happiest place on earth." This package includes 4 passes to Disneyland or Disney's California Adventure theme parks.
Pacific Northwest Playground
Turn the Pacific Northwest into your own personal playground. This package includes an overnight stay at the acclaimed destination hotel: Riverhouse on the Deschutes, in Bend, Oregon. Plus indulge in the tastes and treasures of the Pacific Northwest with this New Seasons gift basket, filled with wine, chocolate, coffee, and more..
Turkey Hunt with Joe Pauletto
Join Joe in the Spring season of 2018 for the hunt of your life. Packages includes 2 nights lodging and transportation for a turkey hunt in Southern Oregon. (Meals, license, turkey tag, gun, ammo, and camo not included.).
we bought a Zoo
Invite your friends and family to a first-look at the new elephant exhibit with 4 passes to the Oregon Zoo. But first, load up on snacks at Costco before you head to the Zoo with this $50 gift card to Costco Warehouse.
Felida Barre3 and Brewery
The new Felida Village complex will become your favorite spot in town with this 5-class pass to Barre3 and a $30 gift certificate to Mt Tabor Brewery.
See the breathtaking views of the Columbia River Gorge from the beautiful Skamania Lodge. Includes overnight stay in a Superior Guestroom with breakfast for 2 in the Cascade Dining Room.
The great outdoors with Greg Kimsey
Experience the great outdoors on a 2-4 hour canoe trip with Clark County Auditor, Greg Kimsey, as your guide. Snacks and beverages provided. Potential destinations include Lacamas Lake, Lewis River, or Lake River.
Hit the slopes in style
Hit the slopes in style this winter with a brand new Women’s Explorer Falls hooded jacket, from Columbia Sportswear. This down insulated jacket is sure to keep you warm, and keep you on trend. Sizes available: XS, S, M, L, XL
Winter is Coming!
This brand new Men’s Lake 22 down hooded jacket, from Columbia Sportswear will have you looking good on the trail or on the town this winter. Sizes available: S, M, L, XL, XXL.
Kate Spade Fashion Diva
Become the envy of all your friends with this stunning Kate Spade New York "Full Plume Garden Francis" handbag tote.
Catchin' The Big One
Enjoy a day on the lake with fishing enthusiast, Tony Johnson. Package includes 4-hour trip in Tony’s 15-boat, lunch, and fishing gear. (Fishing license not included.) Stop by Costco and load up on snacks before your big fishing trip with this $50 gift card to Costco Warehouse.
Personal Photo-Shoot and Canvas Print
Join renowned photographer, Marie Pham, for a signature portrait session. Plus walk away with a 11x14” gallery wrapped canvas of your favorite image. (Additional prints, products, and digital files available for optional purchase.)
New Tread, New Tires
In the market for a new set of tires this winter? Pick up a set of 4 Michelin or BFG Passenger or Light Truck tires from Superior Tire Service. This tire package is valued up to $1,000!
Leatherman Tour & Tread
This is the perfect gift for your perfect man. The highly sought after Leatherman Tread is a men’s utility bracelet, which contains 28 tools! Plus, this package includes a Leatherman Factory tour for up to 4 guests with founder, Tim Leatherman as your own personal tour guide.
A Pie A Month
Receive a homemade pie delivered fresh to your front door every month for an entire year from the master-pie-maker himself, Mr. Steve Hansen. Package includes 10 pies throughout the year (no pie December & January.)
Portland Trail Blazers – Opening Night!
Cheer on the Portland Trail Blazers during their first home court game of the 2017-18 NBA season. Package includes 2 center court, row C, tickets on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the Moda Center.
Become a Jet Setter
Travel in style with this brand new 3-piece Kenneth Cole luggage set with spinner wheels. These 20-inch, 24-inch, and 28-inch suitcases will meet all your travel needs.
WE ARE 12
Make some noise and show the world you are a FAN with this #12 official NFL Limited Seattle Seahawks Jersey, by Nike. Size Large (Other sizes available in exchange at Just Sports Apparel & Shop in Vancouver Mall.)
Look Great, Shop Great
You are guaranteed to look great while you shop as you sport this designer handbag from Willows boutique clothing store. This gorgeous handbag comes with a $50 gift card to Willows.
Wine & Dine in Ridgefield
Package includes 2 bottles of Bethany Vineyard 2013 Reserve Estate Produced “Barbera.” Plus wine tasting for 4 guests at Bethany Vineyard & Winery. And dinner in Ridgefield with this $50 gift card to Herb N Roots at 3 Peaks Public House and Taproom.
A Passport to the Pub
This is your passport to having a great time at McMenamins Pubs and Breweries. Package includes a $50 gift card, a 64oz Thundercone glass growler, and 2 collectable McMenamins pint glasses.
Enjoy your holiday season without the stress of hanging Christmas lights on your house. Leave it to the professionals at St Mary’s Window Cleaning Services to hang the lights and decorate the house. This package includes a $150 gift certificate to apply toward holiday light hanging.
Warm Up Your Walls
This original painting by Mary Chant entitled, “KP” would be the perfect addition to anyone’s home. The 16x16" acrylic painting is on gallery wrapped canvas.
Running with the Bulls
You and 9 lucky friends will receive a private whiskey tasting at Bull Run Distilling Company. Package includes a 750 ML bottle of Pinot Noir Finished American Whiskey, two 4oz tasting glasses, and Bull Run swag.
You get to select your favorite Wyndham Rewards Hotel in the destination city of your choice, and we’ll give you a 2-night stay. What will you choose: Warm & tropical? Snowy mountains? East coast? West coast? Big city? Country get-away? The choice is yours…
Beef & Brews
Beef & Brews were made to go together. Enjoy the finest steaks you’ve ever tasted along with best locally brewed beer you can find. Package includes $50 gift card to Butcher Boys, and assortment of local beer.
A Purse with Prizes
Stand out from the crowd with this fun and unique double-circle designer handbag. This purse comes filled with prizes and surprises! Enjoy $110 in gift cards from Chick-fil-A, Fatty Patty’s, Panera, See’s Candy, and Regal Cinema.
Rusty Grape Royal Treatment
Rusty Grape Vineyard is rolling out the red carpet for you and 5 friends. Enjoy a private dinner party for six, complete with pick-up and drop-off in the Rusty Grape shuttle van, dinner in the Rusty Grape private dining room, and a tasting of their award winning wine.
This beautiful original painting by Mary Chant is entitled, “Mixed Emotions.” This is a framed 11x14” acrylic and water-soluble oil painting on gallery wrapped canvas. Painting comes with certificate of authenticity.
Half Case, Full Flavor
Gramercy Cellars has been producing award-winning wine since 2005. Now you get to enjoy the full flavor of this half case of premium Cab. Package includes 6 bottles of Gramercy Cellars 2009 Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.
Donate an auction item
Would you like to support Clark County Food Bank by donating an auction item or auction booster to our fundraiser event? Download our donation packet below to learn more.
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Taste & See is an evening to enjoy fine wine, delicious food, an exciting live auction, and heartwarming stories of the food bank's work in our community.
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Each year, Taste & See is made possible by the generous support of our event sponsors. With the help of organizations and individuals like you, all proceeds from Taste & See go directly to our mission of alleviating hunger and its root causes.We would like to offer a special THANK YOU to the following sponsors: