You’re invited to attend the San Diego Food Bank’s 10th annual Chefs, Cork & Craft Gala: Hang Ten
taking place on Saturday, April 23, 2022 on the grounds of our Miramar warehouse.

This year’s gala will be a memorable celebration that will feature live musical entertainment, fabulous silent and live auction items, delicious drinks and hors d’oeuvres during the opening reception with a chef-prepared dinner for gala guests to enjoy outdoors under the stars.

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Tickets start at $500 with sponsorship opportunities available. Proceeds from the gala will benefit the Food Bank’s critical hunger-relief programs, which are currently serving 550,000 people per month.

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We are pleased to announce Republic of Music will be our reception entertainment to help close out the evening with top hits to encourage guests to step foot on the dance floor.



This event is made possible because of our dedicated committee.
Thank you to our 2022 Chefs, Cork & Craft Gala Committee for all of your hard work!


Ellen Gruer and Cindy Hickman
Gala Co-Chairs

Sara Polczynski
Chef Chair

Paul Amberg, Pamela Hunt, Jim Lennox, Mark McCord,
Leah Rippetoe, Robin Rubin, Mishelle & Tim Shinn

Committee Members

Interested in sponsorship opportunities or have a question?
Please reach out to our Special Events Manager, Vivian McDonald.