Thank You! 4th Annual “Action Speaks Louder Than Pink – Food for Thought”

FFT2014_picstitchBy Marie Bautista, Event Coordinator

Thank you to everyone who attended and supported our 4th annual Action Speaks Louder Than Pink – Food for Thought on Tuesday, October 21st at the beautiful Terra Gallery in San Francisco. We had over 100 BCAction community members and supporters join us for an evening of culinary delight and a fantastic program. With your support, we raised nearly $40,000!

Click here to see photos from the event.

AnnWheat&CrewsmallerHuge thanks to the talented and generous participating chefs – Chef Eric Tucker from Millennium Restaurant, Chefs Susanne Stampke and Sascha Weiss from The Plant Café Organic, Chefs Jonathan Sutton and Tony Ferrari from Hillside Supper Club and Pastry Chef Katherine Toy from Flora for donating your time, culinary skills and ingredients. Your courses and canapes were delicious, nutritious and beautiful. It’s a joy to work with you all and thrilled to have you as a part of the BCAction community. And thanks to the food purveyors for your generous in-kind donations towards the meal.

Thank you so much to our generous event sponsors, in-kind silent auction donors, volunteers and event committee members – your support truly made the event a success. Many thanks to our cocktail reception entertainment, the musically talented, Diana Gameros. And last, but certainly not least, thank you to our gracious emcee, our Board Chair, Tracy Weitz and charming special guest, Vidita Chopra.

Special thank you to our event sponsors:

Richard Grosboll
Carl and Gay Grunfeld
JoAnn Loulan and Ronny Crawford
Lee Ann Slinkard and Maria Morris
Laurie Nardone
Plumbline Coaching and Consulting
Ayelet Waldman and Michael Chabon
Ann and Larry Wheat

Thank you to:

Food Purveyors (in-kind donation towards dinner)

Cooks Company Produce
Costella Seafood, Inc.
Devoto Gardens & Orchards
F.E.E.D. Sonoma distribution
Happy Boy Farms

Invitation and Graphic Design: Sheila Kitts

Event Planning Committee

Vidita Chopra
Julie Morgan
Tami Wallenstein

Event Volunteers

Maron Demissie
Frankie Hernandez
Kristen Taylor
Qing York Williams


Terra Gallery & Events
A-1 Party Rentals
Avista Rentals
Day & Night Productions

In-kind Donors

Atelier Emmanuel
Beach Blanket Babylon
Bernal Star
Chronicle Books
Cliff House
Delfina Restaurant Group
East Bay Regional Parks Foundation
Gary Danko
Leslie Sbracco
Michael Merrill Design Studio
Millennium Restaurant
Mission Pie
Oakland East Bay Symphony
Osteria Coppa
Ride Oakland
Terra Gallery & Events
San Francisco Playhouse
Simply Balanced
Slow Club

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