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Live Auction

The program will be hosted by Jacqueline Towers-Perkins and Claudine Pépin and will feature an exciting live auction with one-of-a-kind items and experiences, including an original painting by Jacques Pépin and unique culinary and travel packages

If you are not able to attend the event, and would like to submit a proxy bid, please email Jennifer Quigley-Harris.


Commemorate Tonight!

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



Personalized Menu for your Event


A personalized original one-of-a-kind painting by Jacques Pépin for your special event, perhaps  a special anniversary, wedding, or other important life event.

In advance of your special occasion, you provide the written menu, as well as host names, and Jacques will paint a one-of-a-kind menu for you for your event.

This lot will also include a signed hardcover copy of Jacques Pépin's Menus: A Book for Your Meals and Memories for inspiration.

Content needed at least 6 weeks prior to event date.


Leisurely Lunch with Gail Simmons

and Claudine Pépin


Join Gail Simmons and Claudine Pépin for a fabulous lunch at Ci Siamo, the newest restaurant from Union Square Hospitality Group.  You and 3 friends will dish and dine over delicious Italian-inflected fare by Chef Hillary Sterling on either Friday, June 24, 2022 or Monday, June 27, 2022.


Ci Siamo means "We've arrived!" or "We're here!"  You will experience live-fire cooking, housemade pasta, and seasonal ingredients in the heart of Manhattan West.

Date must be confirmed at least 1 month in advance and is subject to scheduling changes of the hosts.



The Best Cuisine at Sea Aboard

Oceania Cruises

A luxury cruise for two guests on the extraordinarily lavish Oceania Cruises, featuring “The Best Cuisine at Sea” overseen by Chef 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.

Winner to select choice of (1) of the following cruises:

Aegean Wonders

Riviera / July 27 - August 6, 2022

Athens to Athens (10 days)

Ports of Call include:


July 27: Athens, Greece

July 28: Volos, Greece

July 29: Kavala/Philippi, Greece

July 30: Istanbul, Turkey

July 31: Istanbul, Turkey

August 1: Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey

August 2: Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey

August 3: Rhodes, Greece

August 4: Santorini, Greece 

August 5: Mykonos, Greece

August 6: Athens, Greece

Acropolis to Adriatic

Marina / November 1 - November 11, 2022

Athens to Rome (Civitavecchia) – 10 Days

Ports of Call include:


November 1: Athens, Greece

November 2: Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey

November 3: Chania (Crete), Greece 

November 4: Corfu, Greece

November 5: Dubrovnik, Croatia

November 6: Venice, Italy

November 7: Venice, Italy

November 8: Cruising the Adriatic Sea

November 9: Catania, Italy

November 10: Salerno, Italy

November 11: Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

Prize includes 10-day voyage based on double occupancy in a Veranda Stateroom (Category B) 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.


The Artistry of Jacques Pépin & NFT


Place an original work of art by Jacques Pépin in your home!  Donated from his personal collection, this original acrylic on paper 18”x24” “Vivid Buffet” 2021, will shine on any wall.  

This painting will be paired with a matching image that is the first NFT minted by The Artistry of Jacques Pépin.

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

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Pétanque Match and Party at Jacques Pépin’s Home on July 9, 2022


You and a guest will join Jacques, family, and friends, at his home in Madison, CT for a Pétanque Match and Party on Saturday, July 9, 2022.


The day-long fun and light-hearted event will feature a seated outdoor dinner, and plenty of wine, including Champagne Taittinger, Maison Aix Rosé, and the latest ready-to-drink cocktails, Portonic, from Taylor Fladgate and Croft.


The Madison Boules league has been playing for over a dozen years, and is dear to the hearts of all involved, especially Jacques. Join the party, see the studio kitchen, and try your hand at Pétanque in Jacques’ backyard, for a day to be long relished and remembered!

Experience is for 2 guests on Saturday, July 9, 2022. Transportation to be covered by the winner.

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