WHAT: The 14th Annual Coeur de Cuisine will be an evening "Gourmet Gala'" featuring cuisine and wine, beer, and spirit pairings from leading restaurants, wineries, breweries, and distilleries throughout North San Diego and the San Diego region.

WHO: Up to 40 renowned local chefs preparing and presenting their signature dishes along with San Diego Wineries and Selected Purveyors of Spirits and Beer. Up to 500 guests who are Rotarians, business, professional and governmental leaders and friends of our community in fellowship and support of philanthropic objectives and efforts.

WHEN: Sunday, March 5th, 2017 (5 p.m. to 8 p.m.) Special Pre-Event Sponsor Reception from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

WHERE: California Center for the Arts, Escondido, Conference Center.

WHY: Proceeds from the evening will benefit charities supported by the Escondido Rotary Foundation a California 501(c)(3) Non-Profit TIN 33-0063533. The Foundation does not serve as a "pass through" for funds nor provide operational fund support for charities or its own operations. Philanthropic support is distributed based on selections from an application and grant process. Increased funding is needed to support projects in 2017 similar to those in the past:
Net proceeds of nearly $100,000 will help fund scholarships and local philanthropic programs.

DETAILS: This cocktail attire (suggested) social event of the mid-winter season in North San Diego County is limited to 500 guests. All Patrons will enjoy free Valet parking and many exciting cuisines, tasting's, music, and silent auctions. Sponsors and reserved seating guests will enjoy a pre-event reception for our honorees.