A Culinary Celebration of Giving Hearts

Escondido Rotary Club provides humanitarian service to international and local communities. The Escondido Rotary Club members serve the at-risk in our community through programs such as:

  • Haven House
  • San Pasqual Academy
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Camp
  • ... And Many Others
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We also provide grants supporting a wide range of local organizations and activities that touch every part of our community. Some of those recipients include:

  • The Salvation Army
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego
  • Boy Scout Troop 649
  • Palomar Family YMCA
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Palomar Family Counseling
  • Escondido History Center
  • Elizabeth Hospice Neighborhood Healthcare
  • Glenner Alzheimer Center Escondido
  • Humane Society Escondido
  • San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum
  • ... And So Many More

Coeur de Cuisine™ Making a Difference Locally and Internationally

The Coeur de Cuisine™ gourmet gala is our major annual fundraiser, and has become a social highlight throughout the North San Diego County region each February. This sophisticated fête features the finest chefs, vintners and brewers, and you will sample food, beverages and desserts from more than 40 different local businesses. Every year we award scholarships to Seniors from five local high schools: Escondido Charter; San Pasqual Academy; Escondido High; Orange Glen High; and San Pasqual High. Sponsorships and donations from the 2017 Coeur de Cuisine made it possible to award $28,000 in May 2017 to more than 45 deserving students.