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Live Auction

The program will be hosted by CK Swett 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, ple
ase email Jennifer Quigley-Harris.

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LOT 1

The Menu

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

LOT 2

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 Executive Culinary Director 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.

Legendary Pathways

Marina / October 21 - November 1, 2023

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy to Istanbul, Turkey – 11 Days

Ports of Call include:

Oct. 21: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Oct. 22: Naples/Pompeii, Italy

Oct. 23: Catania, Italy

Oct. 24: Cruising the Mediterranean Sea

Oct. 25: Bodrum, Turkey

Oct. 26: Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey

Oct. 27: Athens (Piraeus), Greece

Oct. 28: Mykonos, Greece

Oct. 29: Thessaloniki, Greece

Oct. 30: Kavala/Philippi, Greece 

Oct. 31: Istanbul, Turkey

Nov. 1:   Istanbul, Turkey

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Prize includes 11-day voyage based on double occupancy in a Concierge Veranda 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.

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LOT 3

The Artistry of Jacques Pépin

This original acrylic on paper, "Singing Wood," 30"x22" will brighten any wall.  Inspired by nature, this recent painting (2023) is donated from his personal collection.

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

LOT 4

Pétanque Match and Party at Jacques Pépin’s Home on Friday, June 23, 2023

You and a guest will join Jacques, family, and friends, at his home in Madison, CT for a Pétanque Match and Party on Friday, June 23, 2023.

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.

Join the party, see the studio kitchen, and enjoy a seated dinner with wines curated by Bottles Fine Wine, Providence, RI and some special bottles from Jacques' personal cellar.  It promises to be a day to be long relished and remembered!

Experience is for 2 guests on Friday, June 23, 2023. Transportation to be covered by the winner.

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LOT 5

Dinner with Jacques and Claudine

Friday, September 22, 2023

Join Jacques Pépin, Claudine Pépin, and family for a night to remember! You and three guests will start the evening with Champagne, California Caviar, and canapés at Jacques’ private residence in Madison, CT.  

 

Enjoy a tour of the house, meet his dog, Gaston, and then the group will dine at the Madison Beach Hotel for a quintessential Connecticut experience with seasonal ingredients and plenty of wine.  

Experience is for 4 guests on Friday, September 22, 2023. Transportation to be covered by the winner.

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