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Trails Forever Dinner 2010 Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

T h e E v e n i n g P r o g r am


to Baker Beach, The Presidio, Golden Gate National Parks

Thank You!

Catherine Bradford and Jessica Parish Galloway Co-chairs Greg Moore Executive Director Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Michael Boland Chief of Planning, Projects, and Park Programs The Presidio Trust Frank Dean Acting General Superintendent Golden Gate National Parks

supper McCalls Catering & Events

The Live Auction

Mark Buell Auctioneer Chair, Board of Trustees, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Music, Desserts, Campfire Poor Man’s Whiskey Tequila



by McCalls Catering & Events Portafino Salumi Platter Wild boar charcuterie, boccalone, pepato salame, coppa Grilled late summer vegetables with olive oil, bread, and herbs Assorted olives, artisan bread, and olive oil Gazpacho Andalusia with Belize Shrimp, Piquillo Pepper, and Avocado Grilled Vandenberg Ranch Filet Mignon with Onion Fig Jam Brentwood fresh corn polenta with cumin roasted vegetables and Moorish spiced sauce Spanish Flan Served with salt, chocolates, almond cookies, and fresh fig C. Donatiello Russian River Chardonnay 2007 Dickerson Vineyard Limited Reserve Zinfandel 2002 Peerless Coffee and Stash Tea El Mayor AĂąejo Tequila

Campfire Treats

S’mores Gelato Bon Bons Hot Chocolate, Irish and Kahlua Coffee

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Lands End for the First Time Again Hike the new trail from Lands End (above the Cliff House) along the Pacific to Eagle’s Point Overlook—where you’ll find world-famous views of the Golden Gate and Marin Headlands and an enthralling sunset feast by the hottest new chefs at Café des Amis, paired with wines from critically acclaimed Anthill Farms Winery.

10 Guests Use by September 2011 Ranger-led hike and Eagle’s Point Overlook courtesy of the National Park Service Dinner courtesy of Café des Amis Wine courtesy of Anthill Farms Winery

Sail a Scow to Chow


Sail the Bay on the 1891 scow schooner Alma of the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park fleet while being serenaded by sea shanty singers, then drop anchor at the Ferry Building for a galley feast at Boulettes Larder with Stony Hill Vinyard wine.

14 Guests Use by September 2011 Alma Schooner courtesy of San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Feast courtesy of Boulettes Larder Wine courtesy of Stony Hill Vineyard and Willinda McCrea



The Point of Fort Point Mix Civil War-era architecture, the arches of a world-famous bridge, a superbly constructed dinner by culinary superstars Traci Des Jardins and Loretta Keller, and wines by three stellar wineries, and you have the makings for a “well-structured” evening.

40 Guests Use by September 2011 Fort Point courtesy of the National Park Service Dinner courtesy of Traci Des Jardins (of Jardinière, Mijita, Public House, Manzanita) and Loretta Keller (of COCO500, The Moss Room, Academy Café) Wines courtesy of Freeman Winery, Bradford Mountain Zinfandel, C. Donatiello Winery Special thanks to Ken Freeman, Chris and Patty Donatiello, Elissa Hambrecht

Hootenanny Hoofin’ in Marin Enjoy spectacular sunset views on a hike along the new Dias Ridge Trail to Muir Beach. Then mosey into the Golden Gate Dairy barn for a dinner featuring live music by the Doug Adamz Fiddle Band and wines by WesMar Winery and the private cellar of Martha Conte. Keep the country feeling alive with horse-riding lessons for eight at the Miwok Stables in Tennessee Valley (scheduled on separate date).

16 Guests for hike and dinner 8 Guests for horse-riding lessons Use by September 2011 Golden Gate Dairy barn courtesy of Ocean Riders Wine courtesy of WesMar Winery and Martha Conte Toe-tappin’ tunes by Doug Adamz Special thanks to Maureen Pinto and Ocean Riders

Living La Vida Laguna


Armed with top-secret directions, find your way to the hidden Bolinas Lagoon retreat of Susie and Mark Buell. Discover the rich bird life with an expert birder, followed by an exquisite lunch with an expert foodie—the incomparable, the captivating, the sublime Alice Waters.

10 Guests Use by September 2011 Lagoon retreat and wine courtesy of Susie and Mark Buell Luncheon courtesy of Alice Waters, Chez Panisse


Sunsets and Smugglers: A Mori Story Be inspired by true tales of bootlegging and bawdiness on a rangerled tour of Mori Point, then create your own mischief with cocktails by Martin Cate of Smuggler’s Cove. Soak up a stunning Pacific(a) sunset, serenaded by the crash of the ocean waves, while dining on a feast prepared by the acclaimed Baker (Lori) and Banker (Jeff).

12 Guests Use by September 2011 Mori Point courtesy of the National Park Service Dinner courtesy of Baker and Banker, Lori Baker and Jeff Banker Cocktails courtesy of Smuggler’s Cove, Martin Cate


Muir Woods Symphonic: For All Senses Soothe the soul and delight the palate with an evening tour in the quiet of Muir Woods National Monument, culminating in a luscious feast by McCalls Catering and wines from the private cellars of Jennifer Caldwell and John Fisher, set to the soft rushing sounds of Redwood Creek.

12 Guests Use by September 2011 Muir Woods courtesy of the National Park Service Dinner courtesy of McCalls Catering & Events Wines courtesy of Jennifer Caldwell and John Fisher Special thanks to Mia Monroe and the staff at Muir Woods


The Barbees at Your Barbie The Phat Barbees are back by popular demand and ready to rock! Boogie at this rad concert and bodacious barbecue—a rare opportunity to rock out at the new Crissy Field Center, complete with a stunning Golden Gate Bridge view. It’s the party of the year! Available in June 2011.

100 Guests Date in June 2011 Concert courtesy of the Phat Barbees and Janice Barger Barbecue courtesy of the Beach Hut and chef Mat Schuster


Crustacean Sensation at Kirby Cove Don’t miss this extraordinary chance to host an authentic East Coast lobster boil at one of the West Coast’s most exceptional jewels— a beautiful beach tucked in the Marin Headlands. With a decadent dinner, a crackling campfire, and the magnificent backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge, you’ll experience jaw-dropping, mouthwatering fun!

12 Guests Use by September 2011 Kirby Cove courtesy of the National Park Service Lobsters and dinner courtesy of Kim Klopstock and The Lily and the Rose Gourmet Catering (Saratoga Springs, New York) Wines courtesy of Cartlidge & Browne Winery and Dancing Crow Vineyard Special thanks to Linda and Larry Howell


Backstage at the “Rock” Show When the sun goes down, what mysteries emerge from the shadows of the Rock? A park ranger will lead you on a tour of the Alcatraz Gardens, the infamous cell block, and some secret island spots that few have seen. Then escape to the off-limits prison hospital for an unforgettable supper by Melons Catering. This evening gives “prison break” a whole new meaning.

20 Guests Use by September 2011 Alcatraz and ranger-led tour courtesy of the National Park Service Dinner by Melons Catering & Event Planning Wine courtesy of Wine Impression and Rusty Albert

Sponsors Trail Leaders Martha Ehmann Conte Linda & Jon Gruber Jane & Wyatt Gruber Robert & Cristina Morris Pisces Foundation

Trail Builders Janice & Matt Barger Nancy & Joachim Bechtle Mark Buell & Susie Tompkins Buell Lew & Sheana Butler Penny & James Coulter Wally & Julie Haas Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund Carole & Jeff Hays Colin & Anne Lind Evan Marwell & Tracy Leeds Meridee Moore & Kevin King Bill & Stephanie Mellin Julie & Will Parish Prime Group Andy & Leslie Schilling Minott & Ashley Wessinger William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation

Trail Trekkers Richard Blum & Dianne Feinstein Brendan & Katelyn Dyson Roger Evans & Atinuck Worraruji Donald & Janie Friend Gloria Getty Mimi and Peter Haas Fund

Charlene Harvey Vince & Amanda Hoenigman Deborah Seymour Roselyne Swig Charlotte & Scott Tracy Lynn & Pete Wendell

Trail Stewards AAA Charles & Margaret Charnas Jessica & Stephen Galloway John & Marcia Goldman David & Pat Grubb Judith Hellman Staci & Jamie Slaughter Andrew & Elizabeth Spokes Susan & David Tunnell Wells Fargo

Trail Tenders G. Steven & Kelli Burrill Winn Ellis & David Mahoney Leslie & George Hume Randall E. Laroche Marie & Barry Lipman Pat & Susie McBaine John Murray & Gail Covington Sandy & Paul Otellini Diane Parish & Paul Gelburd Anne & Michael Parish Charles & Helen Schwab Catherine Schwab George & Charlotte Shultz David Singer & Diana Kapp Susan Swig Jerry Tone & Martha Wyckoff Sharon & Russell Woo

Trail Scouts Katie Albright & Jake Schatz Ann & Chris Barber Cindy Black Karen & Jeff Block Catherine & Bill Bradford Carolyn & Preston Butcher Scott & Scott Case Ed & Nancy Conner Phoebe Cowles Christine & Brooks Crawford Matt & Evie Davis Robin & Chris Donohoe Carrie & Stouffer Egan Jacqueline & Christian Erdman Will Evers & Melinda Ellis Evers Holly & Jim Farrell Jason Fish & Courtney Benoist John H.N. Fisher & Jennifer Caldwell Jennifer & Randy Gridley Sallie Griffith Tom Hale Sam & Jennifer Hocking Richard Holden & Grace Won Linda & Larry Howell Bill Hudson & Nora Gibson Henry W. Jones III & Margaret T. Simon

Kathy & Rick Kimball Maggie & Carter Mack Jill & Rich Maisto Lisa & Jason McDonell Herb & Susan McLaughlin Jane & Roger Mortimer Nina & Geoff Motlow Judy Nadai Bill & Vanita Phillips Lisa & John Pritzker George & Karen Rathman Toby & Sally Rosenblatt Barbara & Robert Scavullo Jim Sergi & Allison Huegel SolarCity Maureen & Craig Sullivan Mary & Steven Swig Barbara Talbott & John Riley Paul & Jennifer Vandermarck Kathleen & Billy Volkmann Jack & Susy Wadsworth Mary & Mike Wolfe Melvin Douglas Wong Annie & Montgomery Woods Jacqueline & Robert Young

Event and Auction Sponsors Doug Adamz Anthill Farms Winery Baker and Banker and Lori Baker and Jeff Banker Janice Barger and the Phat Barbees Boulettes Larder Bradford Mountain Zinfandel Mark Buell and Susie Tompkins Buell C. Donatiello Winery and Chris and Patty Donatiello Café des Amis Jennifer Caldwell and John Fisher Cartlidge & Browne Winery Classic Party Rentals Martha Conte Dancing Crow Vineyard El Mayor Tequila Freeman Winery and Ken Freeman Got Light? Sally and Bill Hambrecht Elissa Hambrecht Hatfield and Walker Linda and Larry Howell Traci Des Jardins Loretta Keller

Kim Klopstock and The Lily and the Rose Gourmet Catering Anne and Colin Lind LeftCoast GrassFed/TomKat Ranch Marin Beverage Outlet McCalls Catering & Events Melons Catering & Event Planning Miwok Stables National Park Service/ Golden Gate National Recreation Area Hulda Nelson Design Services Ocean Riders and Maureen Pinto Poor Man’s Whiskey Tequila Radeff Design Studios San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Smuggler’s Cove and Martin Cate Mat Schuster and the Beach Hut Soiree Valet Parking Spruce and Mark Sullivan Stony Hill Vineyard and Willinda McCrea The Presidio Trust Alice Waters WesMar Winery Wine Impression and Rusty Albert Zephyr Tents

Trails Forever Dinner Committee Catherine Bradford Jessica Galloway Co-chairs Janice Barger Nancy Bechtle Nancy Benjamin Karen Block Mark Buell Jennifer Caldwell Martha Conte

Chrissie Crawford Jan D’Alessandro Lisi Dean Katelyn Dyson Randi & Bob Fisher Kelly Halper Charlene Harvey Linda Howell Kathy Kimball Anne Lind

Evan Marwell & Tracy Leeds Stephanie Mellin Sandy Otellini Anne Parish Julie & Will Parish Colleen Prince Andy & Leslie Schilling Charlotte Tracy Kathleen Volkmann Lynn Wendell

Trails Forever is an initiative of the Parks Conservancy, National Park Service, and Presidio Trust that creates a world-class trail system north and south of the Golden Gate. Your support benefits these magnificent trails and other key projects and programs of the Parks Conservancy.

Board of Trustees Greg Moore, Executive Director Officers Mark Buell, Chair Alexander H. Schilling, Vice Chair Lynn Mellen Wendell, Vice Chair David Courtney, Treasurer Michael Barr, Secretary

Trustees Randi Fisher Jessica Galloway John C. Gamble Walter J. Haas Sally Hambrecht Charlene Harvey Patsy Ishiyama Colin Lind Phil Marineau Amy S. McCombs John E. McCosker Regina Liang Muehlhauser

John Murray Jacob E. Perea Rob Price Staci Slaughter Michael Willis

Frank Dean Acting General Superintendent Aaron Roth Acting Deputy Superintendent Howard Levitt, Director of Communications and Partnerships; Liaison to the Parks Conservancy

Craig Middleton, Executive Director Nancy Bechtle, Chair Bill Wilson, Vice Chair Dave Grubb Bill Hambrecht Charlene Harvey John Reynolds Michael Shepherd

Liaisons Nancy Bechtle, Liaison to the Presidio Trust Board of Directors Julie Parish, Liaison to the William Kent Society

Trails Forever Dinner Program 2010  
Trails Forever Dinner Program 2010  

Example of Trails Forever Dinner Program, with auction package descriptions written by the author