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2016 Live auction
Whisky, whisky, whisky!
A whisky lovers dream trip to Islay or Speyside! Wherever you choose to go, you’ll get the ‘backstage tour’ at some of Scotland’s finest distilleries. The one where you get to meet the band. The one where you get to taste the really good stuff! This trip includes 3 nights at the destination of your choice, exclusive tours and tastings at distilleries, amazing food, and nightly whisky tastings. This once in a lifetime trip puts you in the heart of Scotland’s most iconic whisky making regions. The winning bidder will also take home some of most exclusive whisky bottles from around the world.
Escape the city and spend the weekend at Serenbe. Eight people (four couples) will check into the Inn at Serenbe for a weekend exploring the organic farm, art galleries, and terrific restaurants in Serenbe. Kick off your weekend with a private dinner with wine pairings from Thaddeus Barton at The Farmhouse. Saturday morning, start slow with breakfast at the Inn, then visit the farmers market or explore all of the shops and galleries Serenbe has to offer. Then hit the trail for an afternoon of horseback riding with a stop for lunch and a champagne toast at the Waterfall. Saturday evening you’ll be treated to a Serenbe Food Pop Up Dinner from Matt and Paddy Adolfi, formerly of Bacchanalia and Dub’s Fish Camp. Before heading out Sunday morning, enjoy a final breakfast at the Inn.
Fiesta de Ford
Lace up those dancing shoes for this backyard fiesta with Ford Fry and 30 of your closest friends! Ford and a team of his chefs from Superica, The Optimist, King + Duke, JCT Kitchen and No.246 invite you to bid on this auction lot sure to delight you and 30 of your closest friends. On a mutually agreeable date in 2017, at your home within Metro Atlanta, join Ford for a backyard party, complete with Tex-Mex dinner selections from Ford & Co, cocktails, beer, and live music!
holidays in the garden
Get ready to relax and delight in fantastic food and drink at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Four couples (8 guests) will start their urban oasis experience at Linton’s, a garden-to-table dining destination from James Beard Award winning chef, Linton Hopkins. Enjoy light tastes of the garden with wine and cocktail pairings and then take a walkabout of the garden while basking in the holiday glow of Garden Lights. Your evening will end with a dinner on the rooftop looking over the garden and the Atlanta skyline.
cocktail party extravaganza
A 2-hour cocktail shake-down at TBD for you and 50 of your friends! This convivial coming-together will be curated by noted barkeeps Kellie Thorn of Empire State South and Greg Best of Ticonderoga Club.
With mind-melting food, nerve-soothing drink, and soul-warming tunes hand-picked by Kellie and Greg, this event has all the hallmarks of a killer party! Not only will this surely be a night that will live in infamy — by “partying proper” with five of Atlanta’s best barkeepers, the winning bidder helps ensure the future of the good food movement.
low country living
Kickback at the Greyfield Inn on Cumberland Island! Bike through live oak-lined trail, swim and sunbathe on a secluded beach, kayak through picturesque Lowcountry marshes or explore miles of hiking trails. At the end of the day, unwind on the porch with a cocktail and recount your adventures. This vacation package for two includes two night’s stay, three full meals daily from Chef Whitney Otawka (Southern breakfast, picnic lunch, farm-fresh dinner, and hors d’oeurves hour), access to bicycles and kayaks, naturalist-led guided tours of the island, and Natural History Truck Tours.
The genius minds behind Athens’ Condor Chocolates, Seabear, and The National are coming together for a good old fashioned low country boil. Peter Dale and Patrick Stubbers invite you and 8 of your friends to Athens for an evening of outstanding food, fine drink, and good company in the backyard garden of famed photographer Rinne Allen. After your evening under the stars, you’ll rest easy at the Hotel Indigo downtown. Don’t miss out on this chance to spend an evening with some of Athen’s most beloved makers and shakers.