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This year's live auction was hosted by Lydia Fenet and Claudine Pépin, featuring one-of-a-kind items and experiences, including an original painting by Jacques Pépin and unique culinary and travel packages.

Live Auction



The Menu

The original one-of-a-kind menu by Jacques Pépin of the evening’s dinner, with matting signed by the participating chefs and special guests.


The Finest Cuisine at Sea Aboard

Oceania Cruises

A luxury cruise for two guests on the extraordinarily lavish Oceania Cruises, featuring “The Finest Cuisine at Sea” overseen by Executive Culinary Advisor Jacques Pépin.  Filled with a spectacular array of diverse and exotic destinations, your world awaits your discovery. There is simply no better way to explore it than aboard the elegant ships of Oceania Cruises.

This special voyage is on Sirena next summer. Claudine Pépin is the godmother of Sirena, and will treat the lucky winners to a private reception on board, as well as front row seats at her culinary demonstration with Rollie Wesen.  


North Atlantic Frontiers

Sirena / July 20 - July 31, 2025

Copenhagen to Reykjavik – 11 Day Voyage

Ports of Call include:

July 20: Copenhagen, Denmark

July 21: Gothenburg, Sweden

July 22: Oslo, Norway

July 23: Oslo, Norway

July 24: At Sea

July 25: Invergordon, UK

July 26: Kirkwall (Orkney Islands), UK

July 27: Tóshavn (Faroe Islands), Denmark

July 28: At Sea

July 29: Akurevri, Iceland

July 30: Isafiordur, Iceland

July 31: Reykjavik, Iceland

Prize includes 11-day voyage on July 20-31, 2025 based on double occupancy in a Concierge Stateroom and excludes air fare, hotels, transfers, ground transportation, gratuities, shore excursions, travel visas, passenger protection insurance and any incidental purchases. Bookings are subject to availability 60 days prior to sailing and is non-transferrable to a different voyage.



The Artistry of Jacques Pépin

This original acrylic on canvas, "Mountains, Fields, and Flowers," 20"x24" will brighten any wall.  

The painting has been donated courtesy of The Artistry of Jacques Pépin, LLC.


Dinner with Jacques and Claudine


Join Jacques Pépin, Claudine Pépin, and Rollie Wesen for a night to remember!  You and a guest will enjoy a multi-course Chef's Tasting Menu with Wine Pairings at The Kitchen Table of acclaimed restaurant, Gabriel Kreuther, in New York City.

A member of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux Association, Gabriel Kreuther has Two Michelin Stars, The AAA 5 Diamond Award, and 3 Stars from The New York Times.

Experience is for 2 guests on Saturday, October 5, 2024. Transportation to be covered by the winner. Date is non-transferrable.



Pétanque Match and Party in Madison, CT


You and a guest will join Jacques, family, and friends, in Madison, CT for a Pétanque Match and Party on Saturday, June 15, 2024.

The day-long fun and light-hearted event will feature an afternoon outdoors, where you'll learn how to play Pétanque and try your hand at winning a match.  The Madison Boules League has been playing for over a dozen years, and is dear to the hearts of all involved, especially Jacques.

Kick off the festivities with a tasting of Champagne Lallier R.019 and Blanc de Blanc hosted by Marlon Tulasweski, Private Client Manager, Campari Group, and hors d'oeuvres al fresco. Later, Jacques, Rollie Wesen, and Michel Nischan will create a decadent menu of French classics paired with Champagne Lallier’s Millesime and Ouvrage, and some special bottles from Jacques’ personal wine cellar. You never know who else might show up to help cook... It promises to be a day to be long relished and remembered!

Experience is for 2 guests on Saturday, June 15, 2024. Transportation and lodging to be covered by the winner. Date is non-transferrable.

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