2019 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 13.)

Orcas Island Waterfront Estate


Enjoy a 7-night stay in a beautiful 3,000 sq. ft. vacation home and 1,800 sq. ft. guesthouse nestled on the south side of Orcas Island overlooking the private Grindstone Harbor waterfront. This home has it all: large kitchen, expansive master bedroom, private waterfront balcony, Jacuzzi hot tub, lots of wide-open living space, private beachfront property, and 45 acres of Pacific Northwest forest to explore.

Property sleeps 12 guests. Main house has 3 bedrooms and 3 bath. The recently remodeled guesthouse contains 3 bedrooms and 3 baths, cozy bunks and a loft.

For more information and full list of amenities, visit: www.grindstonehome.com or www.vrbo.com/823971

Instructions: Redeem your 7-night stay during the months of January - May, 2020. Reservations are based on availability at time of booking, and must be made by 12/31/19.

Value: $6,200

Thank you:
Hamilton Family

A Big Party at Big Al's


Get ready for the BIGGEST party of the year for YOU, your friends, family, coworkers, or guests. This package is a custom event for 40 guests!

YOU CHOOSE: Hold your event in Big Al’s premier Sports Bar & Grill or let us bring the party to YOU with our new Tailgating Experience.

If you choose to book your BIG party at Big Al’s, you get the Grand Slam Package: 4 hours in Center Field with FREE play of pool tables, Giant JENGA, Shuffleboard Tables, Ping Pong, Connect Four, and Corn Hole, Unlimited Soda, $15 Party Card (Bar Credit), $15 of Arcade Play for each guest, and your choice of any buffet!

If you choose our new Tailgating Experience, then we’ll bring all the big FUN to your doorstep! Food, drinks, games and much more!

Instructions: Based on availability at time of booking. December is excluded. Expires one year from date of purchase: September 13, 2020.

Value: $2,400

Thank you:
Big Al’s

Eames Lounge Chair & Ottoman


A timeless classic, this is the authentic Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman designed by Charles and Ray Eames, manufactured by Herman Miller, and sold by Workplace Resource of Oregon.

This set is widely considered one of the most iconic furniture designs of the 20th century. Combining soft, inviting leather with the sleek form of molded wood, the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is the quintessential furniture piece for any home or office.

Instructions: Includes free delivery within the Portland/Vancouver area.

Value: $5,295

Thank you:
Workplace Resource of Oregon

Guys’ Night: Bourbon, Barbeque & Beer


This could quite possibly be the coolest meal you’ll ever experience. Celebrity Chef Rick Browne is back again, this time grilling up a feast for this exclusive event. Enticing menu items include brisket, ribs, bourbon bacon, shrimp, barbecued ice cream, and more.

As the grill sizzles, John Cameron will open up and share from his personal collection of premium bourbon, whiskey, and scotch. Throughout the night you’ll enjoy the flavors of a selection of rare spirits including:

  • Old Rip VanWinkle 10 year old Bourbon

  • The Yamazaki 12 year old Single Malt Japanese Whisky

  • Kentucky Owl 11 year old Rye Whiskey

  • Blanton’s SFTB (Straight from the barrel) Gold

  • Four Roses 130th Anniversary Limited Edition

  • Ben Nevis 20 year old Single Malt Scotch Whisky - Single Cask Nation selection

  • Old Crow 10 Year old bottled in 1969

  • Old Cabin Still Bourbon Kentucky Hillbilly 6 year old 1969 Stitzel-Weller Distillery

  • Walkers DeLuxe Bourbon 8 year old ~1965

Instructions: Guys’ Night is scheduled for Saturday, November 9, 2019. Hosted at John & Kristy Cameron’s estate. $200 per ticket; 20 tickets available. Price includes transportation home after the event.

Thank you:
John & Kristy Cameron, Rick Browne

Weeklong Disney Vacation for Four


Here’s your opportunity to make your family the happiest people on earth by taking them to visit the Happiest Place on Earth: Disneyland!

Package includes 20 1-day Park Hopper tickets and roundtrip airfare for four on Southwest Airlines. This means your family of four can spend five whole days spinning cups at the Mad Tea Party, piloting the Millennium Falcon in the new Star Wars Land, and sauntering along the whimsical boardwalk of the Pixar Pier. It’s the place where dreams are made of.

We’ll also send you to Target with a $400 gift card, so you can stock up on all the necessary Mickey Mouse t-shirts before your big trip.

Value: $4,680

Thank you:
Disneyland Resorts, Southwest Airlines, First Interstate Bank, Target

Beaches Progressive Dinner for 12


Twelve lucky guests will party at the Beach! Experience all three Beaches locations with a progressive dinner, shuttled by the Beaches party bus. Start at Beaches Restaurant & Bar on the Vancouver waterfront, then head over to The Beach Shack at Portland International Airport for appetizers and drinks. Next, you’re off to WareHouse ‘23 for a family-style dinner, microbrew, and local wine. Cap off the night back at Beaches Vancouver with dessert and after-dinner drinks.

Instructions: Mutually-agreed upon date with Beaches Restaurant & Bar. Valid until August 2020.

Value: $2,100

Thank you:
Beaches Restaurant & Bar

Seattle Seahawks VIP Executive Suite for 2 Guests


Any Seahawks fan will love this once-in-a-lifetime experience! You and a guest are invited up to the VIP Executive Suite at CenturyLink Field. While you kick back and enjoy the game in luxurious style, complimentary nachos, wings, desserts and non-alcoholic drinks are available at just an arm’s reach. And with access to a private suite-level full bar & bathroom, you won’t waste a minute in line missing the big game. Don’t forget to show up to the game in your brand new Seahawks jersey, included in this package.

Value: $2,100

Thank you:
Pacific Office Automation, Umpqua Bank

Pacific City Beachfront Vacation Home


Enjoy 4 days and 3 nights in this beautifully remodeled, tri-level home in Pacific City. The four-bedroom house with additional den and loft sleeps 13 guests. Soak up the sun and breathtaking views from the large deck that wraps around the second story.

During your stay, you’ll want to stop by the Grateful Bread Bakery and stock up on all your favorite treats and then stay for breakfast with your $50 gift card. And when the heat of the day turns just right, head over to Twist Wine Company to redeem your free tasting for four and relax in their brand new tasting room and lounge.

Instructions: Expires December 31, 2020. Rental dates based on availability.

Value: $1,700

Thank you:
Matt & Nicolle Ableidinger, The Grateful Bread, and Twist Wine Company

A Rare Find of Fine Wine


Instantly fill your cellar with some of the finest wine available from around the world. This 12-bottle case has something for everyone – rich reds, buttery chardonnay, bubbly champagne, smooth zins, cabs, pinots, and more.

Plus, included in this package is an exclusive wine tasting for 8 guests at the brand new Maryhill Winery Tasting Room on the Vancouver Waterfront.

Ramey Pedregal Vineyard, Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Oakville, Napa Valley, California

Quilceda Creek, Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Columbia Valley, WA

Saxum James Berry Vineyard, Rhone Red Blends 2015, Paso Robles, Central Coast, California

Robert Mondavi To Kalon Vineyard Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Oakville, Napa Valley, California

Littorai Mays Canyon Vineyard , Pinot Noir 2013, Russian River, Sonoma County, California

Robert Foley Vineyards, Claret 2013, Napa Valley, California

Shafer One Point Five, Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Stags Leap District, Napa Valley, California

Small Vines TBH Vineyard, Pinot Noir 2015, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, California

Champagne Devaux, Cuvee D Brut, Champagne, France

Domaine des Malandes, Chablis Premier Cru Vau de Vey, White Burgundy 2014, Chablis, Burgundy, France

Arnot-Roberts Watson Ranch, Chardonnay 2016, Napa Valley, California

Turley Estate Old Vines, Zinfandel 2016, Napa Valley, California

Value: $1,400

Thank you:
Greg Kubicek, Maryhill Winery

Whiskey Wagon & BBQ Dinner for 10


Back by popular demand, it’s the Whiskey Wagon Instant Bar!

Jumpstart your personal collection of top-shelf spirits with this assortment of premium whiskey, scotch, bourbon, and more. Lots of crowd-pleasing favorites are featured in this collection of over 45 bottles.

Win this package and save it for the party because renowned grilling and barbecue expert Rick Browne, host of PBS’s Barbeque America and author of over 20 best-selling cookbooks, will prepare a feast for you & 9 of your closest friends. It’s the perfect excuse to gather together all your favorite people.

Instructions: Rick Browne catering offer expires one year from date of purchase. Mutually agreed upon date.

Value: Priceless

Thank you:
Friends of Clark County Food Bank, Heritage Distilling Company, Sherri Falkner & Friends, and Rick Browne

Portland Trail Blazers VIP Executive Suite for 8 Guests


Rip City! Alright! This exclusive experience is perfect for any NBA fan. Eight guests are invited up to the VIP Executive Suite at the Moda Center to view the exciting game of your choice. Snack on the nonstop complimentary popcorn and non-alcoholic drinks as you watch Damian Lillard wow audiences from shooting 37 feet from the rim to bringing on Dame Time at the climax. And with access to a private suite-level full bar & bathroom, you won’t waste a minute in line missing the big game.

Value: $2,500

Thank you:
Pacific Office Automation

Ladies’ Night: Bunco at the Bristols


Warm up your dice and assemble your teams of four! It’s time to play Bunco. Gracious host Rebecca Bristol will open her beautiful home to 24 lucky ladies to gather and play the parlour game of the century. With delicious food catered by Lorna Atkins, scrumptious wine, and fun door prizes provided, all you need to do is figure out how many friends you want to invite. Just raise your paddle and tell us how many tickets you want to purchase.

We look forward to you joining us for a night filled with laughs, fine wine, great hors d’oeuvres, and good friends.

Instructions: Bunco at the Bristols is scheduled for Thursday, December 5, 2019, 6:00-8:00 PM. $100 per ticket, 24 tickets available.

Thank you:
Rebecca & David Bristol, Lorna Atkins

Private Dinner & Concert at Brett & Patti Bryant’s


Enjoy an evening of delicious dinner, dessert, wine and private entertainment featuring Portland blues/soul multi-instrumentalist and singer Dante Zapata. Evening will take place at the beautiful home of Patti and Brett Bryant. Four lucky couples will have the privilege of attending this private and exclusive experience. With unbelievable catering prepared by Shelly Johnson and Stacy Hamilton, this will certainly be a night to remember!

Instructions: Based on mutually agreed upon date. Expires one year from date of purchase: September 13, 2020.

Value: Priceless

Thank you:
Brett & Patti Bryant, Dante Zapata, Shelly & Mark Johnson, Stacy Hamilton

The 4-by-4 Golfer’s Delight


If you know the distance between a pitch and a chip, then this package is for you. The 4-by-4 Golfer’s Delight will take you on a tour of four beautiful golf courses, each for four guests:

  1. Tri-Mountain Golf Course

  2. Camas Meadows Golf Club

  3. Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

  4. Wolf Creek Golf Club

Your journey will come to an end at the Wolf Creek Golf Club in Las Vegas, Nevada. There you’ll navigate the elevation drops and wandering canyons. After your 18 holes, you and your guests will have the opportunity to stay the night in two resort rooms at the Eureka Casino Resort.

Value: $2,600

Thank you:
Bandon Dunes, Camas Meadows, Tri-Mountain Golf Course, Pacific Office Automation

Food Bank After Hours


Looking for a fun, relaxed evening with great food and drinks? Then invite 30 of your closest friends, and we’ll take care of all the details. Watch how we transform from functional Food Bank to swanky event space. We’ll provide hearty hors d’oeuvres, fine wine, and a short, easy, fun hands-on cooking demonstration by our Nutrition Education team. It’s the perfect private party gathering for you and your friends, family, coworkers, or clients.

Instructions: Expires one year from date of purchase. Mutually agreed upon date.

Value: Priceless

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.

2019 Raffle Drawing


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 13, 2019, 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 13, 2020.

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Thank you, Erin Ryan for lodging accommodations and Alaska Airlines for air travel accommodations.


2019 Wine Wall


During Taste & See we are so excited to share some of our favorite fine wine with you. So stop by the Wine Wall for your chance to win. Each bottle of wine is hidden inside of a decorative bag so you have no idea what surprise awaits you. Only $25 to play, and everyone who plays wins a bottle of wine. You can’t lose… literally!

Thank you, Molina Healthcare and Pacific Northwest Wine Co.

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Does your business want to support a local nonprofit AND attend a fun event? Then we have a sponsorship opportunity for you.

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:


2019 Network Sponsor

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2019 Community Sponsors

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