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1•28•2012 TOUR OF KITCHENS
We’re excited about our 3rd Annual TOUR OF KITCHENS Fund Raiser on Saturday, January 28th, 2012! This self-guided tour will showcase some of Coral Gables’ most spectacular designer kitchens, favorite local area restaurants, and sought-after chefs. Each kitchen will offer a cooking demonstration or tasting (or both!), plus each home feature unique and stunning designer table settings. Other special features along the way include: napkin-folding origami, foodie merchandise, home goods from local purveyors, as well as an optional presentation on Kitchen Design by nationally recognized Kitchen Designer, Julia Johnston, plus a wrap-up-event!
Begin your tour as early as 9AM at the SNAIDERO Showroom where you will receive a program booklet with a map of tour stops, enjoy complimentary breakfast treats, and receive a goodie bag containing sponsor gifts. Once you leave SNAIDERO, you may visit the tour stops in any order between 9AM and 2PM. (Last admittance is at 1:45 PM.)
The Tour will be followed by a Champagne & Dessert Soirée at the Coral Gables Museum from 1 to 4PM featuring regional celebrity chefs, food consultants, and cookbook authors providing demonstrations, signing books, and offering tips for success in the kitchen. Your Tour of Kitchens ticket includes all of the above (excluding any purchases made from on-site vendors).
Complimentary Goodie Bags will be given to each Tour Participant at the start of the Tour. If you would like to be included by contributing a food-related or self-promotional item, we would greatly appreciate your participation! We will be making up 500 bags. Donated items from previous years include: magazines, discount coupons, promotional items such as chip clips, shirts, free tickets, pens, cups, utensils, pot holders, cookbooks, and recipes . . . For pick up, please contact us at 305.446.9670 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PROGRAM BOOKLET ADS
Every Tour participant receives a PROGRAM BOOKLET at the starting location, SNAIDERO Showroom, and uses it as their map to visit each stop on the tour. Homes will be showcased with architectural history, kitchen design highlights, and the featured restaurant and chef’s menu and contact details. The booklet is an 8” x 8” full-color piece that will reach approximately 500+ guests. All ads are full-color, full-page and priced at $250.
If you would like to place an ad in our 8" x 8" full-color program booklet, please contact us at 305.446.9670, or at email@example.com, by Monday, January 3rd. Should you need help with artwork for your ad, we would be happy to design something for you. Please let us know as soon as you can, and thank you for your support!
The Tour of Kitchens features a Raffle of gift certificates and food-related goods & services. Participants may purchase tickets for $20 each or 6 for $100. All Raffle items are drawn for in order of value, lowest to highest. You need not be present to win.
If you would like to donate a Raffle item, please contact us at 305.446.9670, or firstname.lastname@example.org. All contributions are tax deductible to the maximum allowed by law. Your company name and logo will be featured as a Raffle item donor in our full-color program booklet.
RESTAURANT and CHEF PARTICIPATION
The Tour of Kitchens is an opportunity to showcase your menu and talents to an audience of 500+ guests with culinary interests. Your chef and restaurant name and logo will be featured on our invitation, and in our full-color program booklet. The Tour booklet is given to each participant and describes the kitchen features at each of the 10 private homes on the Tour, as well as the restaurant participating at each location (including: photo of exterior and/or chef, restaurant address, phone, website, hours, and reservation requirements).
Restaurants may participate by offering a cooking demonstration, tasting made on site or off, or both. You may also display a poster, sign, menu, and literature to attendees. We are requesting each participating restaurant share a non-proprietary recipe to be included in the free goodie bags that will be given to each guest at the start of the Tour. If you would like to participate, please contact us at 305.446.9670, or email@example.com.
Volunteers welcome guests at the various stops on the Tour. They serve to help them enjoy the presentations and guide them to the special featured presentations. Some volunteers may sell Raffle tickets or check in participants. Early morning or afternoon shifts are available. The Tour begins at 9:00 a.m. at the SNAIDERO Showroom where participants will receive a map of tour stops to visit in any order. Tour stops will be open from 9 AM to 2 PM (last admittance at 1:45). The Tour ends with Champagne & Dessert at the Coral Gables Museum from 1 to 4 PM.
If you would like to volunteer, please contact us at 305.446.9670, or firstname.lastname@example.org. All Volunteers wear event aprons and nametags.
The Coral Gables Community Foundation is a non-partisan, non-sectarian, nonprofit §501(c)3 organization.
This self-guided tour showcases some of Coral Gables’ most spectacular designer kitchens, local area restaurants, and sought-after chefs. Each kitchen will offer a cooking demonstration or tasting (or both) by a favorite local restaurant chef, and each of the homes will feature unique and stunning designer table settings that are sure to inspire! Also included are special features such as napkin folding, origami, foodie merchandise, home goods from local purveyors, and an optional presentation by nationally recognized Kitchen Designer, Julia Johnston.
Saturday 1/28/12 9AM - 1PM | Soirée 2-4PM
The Tour begins at SNAIDERO 4110 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables 33146 | The Soirée will be held at the CORAL GABLES MUSEUM 285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables 33134
The Foundation has served our community for 20 years and has awarded over $3Million to a variety of charitable causes.
With your help! You do not need to be a member to attend this (or any) Foundation event. Tour Tickets are $50 per person. The ticket price is all inclusive of the day’s events, and excludes only purchases made from on-site vendors.
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