Month: February 2017

OC Chef’s Table on SoCal Pulse’s “Top Orange County Things to Do in March”

Laura Okey – February 27, 2017

OC Chef’s Table
March 12. Delight in an evening of luxury and culinary genius as 30 of Orange County’s top chefs collaborate on a five-course meal prepared table-side. Each chef will also create unique awe-inspiring table designs decorated to reflect the personality and brand of his or her specific restaurant, and offer wines paired for each course. Visit website to purchase table or seats. Benefiting Illumination Foundation. 5 p.m. Disney Grand Californian Resort & Spa, 1600 Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, 949-544-0385 . ifhomeless.org

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San Clemente Chefs to Work OC Chef’s Table

Anne Marie Panoringan – OC Weekly – March 9, 2017

Illumination Foundation will host OC Chef’s Table on Sunday March 12, at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, to raise funds for construction of a second emergency home for families with children.

Chefs Omar and Rosendo Gonzalez from Nick’s Restaurants, which include Nick’s San Clemente and South of Nick’s, will be participate in the event. Andrew Gruel, CEO of Slapfish, which has a location in San Clemente, will also participate.

At OC Chef’s Table, premier chefs come together to create tableside at tables decorated to reflect the personality and brand of each participating restaurant. Every restaurant and chef participating has been chosen to host a table at the gala due to their earned accolades for their impressive culinary skills or innovations.


Charity Spotlight: OC Chefs Table is Cooking for Charity

Feb 23, 2017 – Newport Beach Indy – Nearly three dozen of Orange County’s top chefs are participating in the OC Chefs Table fundraising event to be held on Sunday, March 12 at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa.

Held in the Grand Ballroom, the event features renowned chefs creating a five-course dinner paired with fine wines prepared tableside for ten guests, at tables decorated to reflect the personality and brand of each restaurant.

All proceeds from the event go to Illumination Foundation, a nonprofit working to end the cycle of homelessness in Orange County.

In addition to Host Chef Andrew Sutton, executive chef of Napa Rose, local chefs participating include Chef Pascal Olhats of Café Jardin at Sherman Gardens and the Chef Chair of the event, John Vega of Roy’s in Fashion Island, Andrew Gruel of Slapfish (they have a store on Balboa Peinsula), and Brian Jenzer of Social in Costa Mesa (one of our favorite restaurants).

The event starts with a cocktail reception featuring a silent auction and a photo op with Mickey and Minnie, followed by the extravagant dinner.

The event sells out every year, and table sponsorships are already full. Some individual seats may be available.