Oct 17 – Table of Life Gala

School of Knowledge Table Sponsors have generously released limited tickets for purchase. Your donation sponsors 5 children enrolled in our Feed the Future programs. Each child receives delicious, fresh produce and food literacy training.

Date: October 17, 2015
Time: 4 pm – 7 pm
Host/Location: Jim & Stephanie Sokolove’s Montecito Estate
1569 East Valley Road, Montecito CA 93108

Honoring: Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree and Sherry Villanueva
Co-Chairs: Marybeth Carty and Arlene Montesano
Band & Entertainment: Doublewide Kings and La Boheme Professional Dance Group

Honorary Committee: Michael & Tracy Bollag, Citrix, Ann Daniel, Bob & Christine Emmons, Dr. Stephen Aizenstat & Dr. Maren Hansen, Carla Hahn, Perri Harcourt, Natalie Orfalea, Alison Wrigley Rusack & Geoff Rusack, Ken & Jo Saxon, Richard & Maryan Schall, Michael & Anne Towbes, Fielding Graduate Institute
Host Committee: Marybeth Carty, Ann Daniel, Arlene Montesano, Nancy Paley, Nancy Sheldon, Stephanie Sokolove, Nina Terzian, Judi Weisbart

Fruit of the Earth Champion
Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree

School of Knowledge Sponsor
The Bank of Santa Barbara
Michael & Tracy Bollag
Lillian Lovelace
Arlene Montesano
Chuck & Missy Sheldon and Mike & Nancy Sheldon
Jim & Stephanie Sokolove
Warren  & Mary Lynn Staley
Sherry Villanueva

Feed the Future Supporter
Ann Jackson Family Foundation
Blue Star Parking
Cottage Health System
Marcy Carsey
Robert & Christine Emmons
Montecito Bank & Trust
Mosher Foundation
Orfalea Foundation
Sage Publications
Ken & Jo Saxon
Richard & Maryan Schall
Venoco, Inc.

Other Contributions
Bryant & Sons, Ltd.
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Hustlers

Fourth Annual Table of Life Gala
a garden party benefitting the Foodbank

Bringing together the local food industry, chefs, restaurateurs, wine makers and foodies to celebrate Santa Barbara County’s finest. This year, the Foodbank is proud to honor, Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree and Sherry Villanueva for their leadership and steadfast commitment to improving food security. The Table of Life Gala will be held at Jim and Stephanie Sokolove’s beautiful Montecito Estate on Saturday, October 17, 2015. Proceeds will support the nutritional health of our community through building and inspiring our next generation of culinary talent. Learn more about Feed the Future programs. Event is limited to 200 guests.

Restaurants & Chefs: Michael Hutchings, Christine Dahl, Stephanie Sokolove, the Lark, Trattoria Mollie, Little DoorDriscoll’s Berries, World Cuisine Express Organic Kitchen, Edie Robertson, Lys Santa Barbara Caterer, Catering Connection, Pete Clemens, McConnell’s Ice Cream, Tri-County Produce, Shalhoob Meat Company, Nimita’s Cuisine, Bacara Resort and Spa

2015 Sponsorship Levels 
Fruit of the Earth Champion $30,000 – includes 10 person table
Garden of the Earth $20,000 – includes 10 person table
School of Knowledge $10,000 – includes 10 person table
Feed the Future Supporter $5,000 – includes 5 person table

For sponsorship, please contact: Matt Neal, Director of Strategic Gifts, 805-967-5741 x 116

Tickets are $1,000. Your donation sponsors 20 children enrolled in our Feed the Future programs. Each child receives delicious, fresh produce and food literacy training.

Artwork by Cathy Quiel