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PALM DESERT FOOD & WINE EXPERIENCE - PACKAGE 1 OF 3

  • Closing Bid: 43,000 miles
  • Quantity: 1
Auction Start: Feb 05, 06:00 PM EST
Auction End: Feb 20, 03:00 PM EST ...OR LATER
Listing Type: Auction
Listing Number 3021948
Location Palm Desert, CA
Unique Bidders: 4
Number of Bids: 9 (Bid history)
Bid Increment: 1,000 miles
Opening Bid: 30,000 miles
Category: Food & Wine
PALM DESERT FOOD & WINE EXPERIENCE - PACKAGE 1 OF 3
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The Palm Desert Food & Wine Experience package includes:

  • Two (2) tickets to "Under the Tuscan Moon Celebrity Chef Dinner" on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 7:00pm PST at Toscana Country Club in Indian Wells, CA
    • This event features Fabio Viviani, chef, restaurateur, and cookbook author and Alain Redelsperger, executive chef, Toscana Country Club. Start your evening with a cocktail reception and passed hors d'oeuvres, followed by a remarkable four-course dinner paired with exceptional wines. Each guest will receive a signed cookbook by Fabio Viviani.
  • Two (2) tickets to "James Beard Gourmet Four-Course Luncheon" on Friday, March 27, 2020 from 11:30am-2:00pm PST at The Gardens in Palm Desert, CA
    • The James Beard Gourmet Four-Course Luncheon features emcees Carla Hall, former cohost of ABC's Emmy Award-winning series The Chew who now appears in ABC's Strahan, Sara, and Keke, and Zac Young, creator of viral dessert sensation The PieCaken, finalist on Bravo's Top Chef: Just Desserts, and Pastry Director of Craveable Hospitality Group.
  • Two (2) tickets to "Celebrity Chef Reception" on Friday, March 27, 2020 from 6:00pm-9:00pm PST at The Santorini House in Palm Springs, CA
    • Palm Desert Food & Wine invites you to The Santorini House for a cocktail reception where you can meet and mingle with Palm Desert Food & Wine celebrity chefs and enjoy culinary tastes and specialty cocktails. Chefs include Lisa Bailey, Elizabeth Falkner, Chris Ford, Gale Gand, Keegan Gerhard, Paulette Goto, Jamie Gwen, Carla Hall, Afrim Pristine, and Curtis Stone.
  • Two (2) Carte Blanche tickets with early access to "Saturday Grand Tastings" on Saturday, March 28, 2020 from 10:00am-3:00pm PST at The Gardens in Palm Desert, CA
    • Grand Tastings feature delectable bites from more than 40 restaurants, created by renowned chefs from across the Coachella Valley and all of California, as well as more than 60 premium and sparkling wines, beers, and spirits. Participants can interact with the vintners and chefs to discuss their offerings.
  • Two (2) tickets to "Sunday Grand Tastings" on Sunday, March 29, 2020 from 12:00pm-3:00pm PST
    • Grand Tastings feature delectable bites from more than 40 restaurants, created by renowned chefs from across the Coachella Valley and all of California, as well as more than 60 premium and sparkling wines, beers, and spirits. Participants can interact with the vintners and chefs to discuss their offerings.
  • Access for two (2) guests to the Agua Caliente Casinos VIP lounge with complimentary wine, champagne on Saturday and Sunday, March 28-29, 2020 in the Food & Wine Tents at The Gardens in Palm Desert, CA
    • Enjoy this exquisite Agua Caliente Casinos VIP lounge starting at 11am PT on Saturday and 12pm PT on Sunday! This luxurious lounge will be located on the El Paseo West side upper level parking deck, at 73-545 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA 92260.
  • Two (2) reserved seats to select celebrity chef demonstrations on Saturday, March 28, 2020*
  • One (1) 12-month subscription to Palm Springs Life
  • One (1) Palm Springs Life September Annual hardbound edition
  • One (1) Swag Bag

Calling all food and wine lovers: The 10th annual Palm Desert Food & Wine presented by Agua Caliente Casinos will feature a diverse selection of mouth-watering eats, premium wines, hands-on cooking demonstrations, and much more. Enjoy some of the most delicious offerings in the Coachella Valley, a destination where talent, sophistication, and unbelievable views blend to create the ultimate culinary event.

Produced by Palm Springs Life magazine and located in the breathtaking tree-lined El Paseo shopping district in Palm Desert, California, this annual gastronomic event is the most celebrated cuisine and beverage festival in Greater Palm Springs and will feature a roster of the nation's top chefs, vintners, and brewmasters, including Carla Hall, Elizabeth Falkner, and Curtis Stone. 

Palm Desert Food & Wine is a proud supporter of the Coachella Valley's FIND Food Bank, which provides food assistance to those in need throughout the community.

For more information on additional tickets for purchase to The Palm Desert Food and Wine Festival, click here.

All attending guests must be at least 21 years old to utilize the tickets and events as listed above. Valid, government-issued photo ID will be required at entrance for everyone at all events. The winning bidder will receive their digital tickets within one (1) week prior to The Palm Desert Food & Wine Experience. Any additional purchases separate to this SkyMiles Experiences package is at the sole cost and responsibility of the winning bidder.

It is the responsibility of the attending guests to actively fulfill their magazine subscription. The Palm Springs Life September Annual hardbound edition will be mailed 2-3 months after the conclusion of the festival. The gift bag will be available to be picked up during the James Beard Luncheon on Friday, March 27, 2020. Please note that some of the events occur fifteen (15) minutes apart from one another. It is the sole responsibility of the guests to honor the start times of the events they will to attend and account for any transportation in between events. Guests that arrive late may not be permitted to attend and no mileage refunds will be made. 

*The Palm Desert Food and Wine Experience reserved demo seats provide access for two (2) guests on Saturday, March 28, 2020 to the following chef demonstrations only: Carte Blanche, Curtis Stone, Elizabeth Falkner, Jamie Gwen, Keegan Gerhard, Lisa Bailey, Andie Hubka, Paulette Goto, Peter Smith, Afrim Pristine, Gabriel Woo, and Chris Ford. These chefs and demonstrations are subject to change at the discretion of Palm Desert Food and Wine. The events will be hosted in either Tent 1 or Tent 2. Guests must arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled start time in order to secure their place. 

Other than those specifically listed above, no additional items or services are included in this package. Ground transportation, flight, hotel, airfare, food and other ancillary costs not expressly described in the package description are the responsibility of the winning bidder. Subject to all rules, policies, terms and conditions found in the SkyMiles Experiences User Agreement. All bids for SkyMiles Experiences packages are final and no mileage refunds will be made.