2023 Luncheon Live Auction!

May 5, 2023

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Chef David LeFevre’s Demo In A Chef’s Kitchen

Not your average cooking class, you and five guests will learn tips from an Executive Chef at this unique culinary demo experience by Chef David LeFevre including wines from the private collection of Bob Sydow and Lynn Hedani in their Manhattan Beach Custom Home. Chef LeFevre will walk you through creating one of his favorite dishes unique to this experience. Enjoy learning the intricate details and secrets of making a dish to remember. Known for their 10,000-bottle wine cellar, and collection of library wines from around the world, your hosts will certainly treat you to some 100 point wines to enjoy with your dish.

Subject to availability of the host participants and the Chef. Winners are encouraged to book dates as soon as possible with at least 2 months advance notice. Once confirmed, date cannot be changed. Expires 5/20/2024.  FMV: Priceless

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Explore Ireland

Explore Ireland with a loved one and treat yourself to relaxed luxury in the heart of Kerry. Your first stop will be 2 nights at the Sheen Falls Lodge resort which includes carefully designed rooms, five-star service, and astounding beauty. You will stay in a spacious Deluxe Room with a view overlooking the water and enjoy a full Irish breakfast served each morning in The Falls restaurant. Take advantage of access to the Easanna Wellness & Spa indoor pool, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, and gym. Then, catch a quick flight with your voucher on RyanAir to find your next luxury 5-star destination nestled amid East Cork’s woodlands at the Castlemartyr Resort. Richly steeped in Irish history and tradition, you’ll spend two nights in a Deluxe Room with breakfast included each morning & complimentary access to the extensive health club facilities.  Be sure to take time to enjoy a meal at Terre, the resort’s Michelin Star Restaurant while you there!

This trip includes 2 nights at Sheen Falls Lodge & 2 nights at Castlemartyr Resort for 2 guests. Voucher is not valid for redemption over bank holiday weekends, during July and August, and from December 24th – January 1st. $250 Flight Voucher on Ryan Air included. Expires 7/31/2024. FMV: $2,000

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Private Dinner for 12  with Chef Anne Conness

Host your next celebration at home with this private dinner for 12 created by Executive Chef Anne Conness in the comfort of your home! Chef Anne has worked at fabulous restaurants including Campanile, Chinois on Main, Water Grill and Saddlepeak Lodge before collaborating with Mike Simms to open some of the South Bay’s favorite eateries as co-founder and partner at Tin Roof Bistro and Simmzy’s. She’s now the Chef Partner of El Segundo’s Sausal. She has also earned the esteemed Michelin “Bib Gourmand” award.  This Chef curated culinary taste of the Iberian Peninsula created in your home will feature five courses paired with some of Chef’s favorite wines of the season!

Requires at least one month minimum advanced notice. Sample menu is subject to seasonal ingredient availability. Expires 4/30/2024. FMV: $3,600

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Experience Tranquility at Canyon Ranch

You and a guest will enjoy 3 days, 2 nights at the award-winning Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort in Woodside, California in a Treehouse guest room with private deck. Find personalized guidance to inspire your well way of life at the Canyon Ranch all-inclusive wellness retreat.   Quiet your mind, engage your body, and take time to explore the avenues that can lead to inner peace.  You will receive 3 nutritious farm-fresh meals daily and unlimited snacks & non-alcoholic beverages. Take advantage of all facilities including the spa, indoor pool, hiking trails, and 20 complimentary activities daily.  Get active with hiking, yoga, and Tai Chi in the natural beauty of the Redwoods.  Savor fresh and delicious cuisine.  Discover new insights about yourself with the help of expert spiritual guides in private one on one sessions.  Immersed in the Redwoods, this true retreat is where you escape distractions and focus on what truly matters.

Reservations and minimum stay required. Book within 90 days of desired stay, cancellation fees may apply, not valid during holiday periods of December 21 – January 3. Cannot be used when booking online. Blackout dates may apply. No extensions, non-transferrable. Winner’s name must be presented to Canyon Ranch by 8/15/2023. Expires: 5/20/2024. FMV: $5,900

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Lakers Game Owner’s Experience

You and 3 guests will sit in the owner’s seats at mid-level center court for a Lakers game! This priceless experience is topped off with access to the exclusive and newly remodeled Chairman’s Club complete with Chef’s carving stations and expansive food options and cocktails all included! Plus, spot your favorite celebrity as you drop your car off right next to them with VIP valet parking!  Take advantage of this chance to see Lebron and your Los Angeles Lakers in action like never before!

Subject to venue’s guidelines, restrictions, and event changes. Good for the 2023-2024 season, mutually agreeable game date, at least 4 week advance notice needed. Once 2023-2024 game schedule is released in July/August 2023 winner to request options for available home games to request of donor. Once date is confirmed, there can be no changes or substitutions. Tickets will be sent electronically within 1 week of the game. Expires: 5/20/2024 FMV: $12,000

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Big Island Luxury Getaway

Aloha! Getaway to Hale Keanu, a private estate that feels like a resort within a resort on the beautiful island of Hawaii. You and 8 guests will enjoy your own infinity pool & spa, take in a wide-angle view of Kohala Mountain, Kawaihae, and the Pacific Ocean glimmering ahead of you. Golfers have a perfect view of the 14th hole on Hapuna Golf Course too! The main house features 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths with an additional casita that includes 1 bedroom & bath. Two of these bedrooms are primary bedrooms. Located next to the Mauna Kea Resort you’ll also have a chance to enjoy their luxurious amenities including tennis, golf, and of course the beach. This custom, one level home has a gleaming chef’s kitchen with high end stainless appliances and granite counters. An open-concept, indoor/outdoor layout makes it simple for friends and family to dine together. Everyone has a place to relax here!

Valid for 6 days, 5 nights at Hale Keanu. No date changes possible. Management & Cleaning fee of $1,225 to be paid upon arrival.  Optional daily resort fee of $110/per day per household for access to Mauna Kea if desired. Subject to availability, blackout dates may apply.  Current availability includes 7/23 – 8/3/2023; 8/14 – 9/27/2023; 10/9 – 11/16/2023. Expires: 11/16/2023 FMV: $12,000

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Costa Rica Surf Retreat!

Wake up to the sounds of the jungle when you escape to Costa Rica with 7 friends (8 guests total) for 7 nights! Choose from either Casa Caballito de Mar or Casa Cristal de Mar in Playa Guiones, Nosara, what Conde Nast Traveler calls “Costa Rica’s Chic Surf Town.” In addition to its abundance of yoga retreats, Nosara’s miles of unspoiled coast are the main draw. Take some time to relax in the hammock, or watch the monkeys in the trees above while you float in the pool. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to take advantage of this incredible surf destination with a 2-minute walk to the beach and a break so regular, you can surf here almost every day of the year.

Winner must sign a contract and provide a credit card for security deposit. May-October only, subject to availability. Expires: 10/31/2024 FMV: $3,600

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Can’t Make it?

You don’t want to miss out on these incredible, once in a lifetime opportunities! Proxy bidders are available from afar, please contact Page at page@mychals.org for more information.