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Local to Global: KCETLink Celebrates Annual Fundraiser Dinner at Bouchon Beverly Hills
Acclaimed Avant Garde Orchestra MUSE/IQUE to
Draw Inspiration from Award-Winning Summer Menu
Calif. - May 30,
2013 - In celebration of KCETLink, the recently formed national independent
public media organization, dedicated supporters, special guests and the
KCETLink Board of Directors will gather for an annual fundraiser dinner at
Thomas Keller's award-winning Bouchon Bistro in Beverly Hills on Monday, June
pleased to celebrate with Thomas Keller and his distinguished team for a third
consecutive year," said Al Jerome, President and CEO of KCETLink. "We are excited to bring together some of our
most loyal supporters to foster the development of independent public media on
our new journey as KCETLink."
by world-renowned chef Keller and chef de cuisine David Hands, the
award-winning menu selections reflect authentic French country fare and
unsurpassed culinary mastery. Wine pairings from the Chanin Wine Co., owned by
27 year-old Gavin Chanin, a Los Angeles native who was named one of Forbes'
"30 under 30" in food and wine, and Lutum Wines, a partnership
between successful entrepreneur and winemaker Bill Price and Chanin will
complement the summer menu. Moët & Chandon will generously provide champagne for the
addition, the avant garde orchestra, MUSE/IQUE, led by artistic director and
visionary Rachael Worby, will provide an original curated musical experience
for guests, drawing inspiration from each menu course.
Guests will also have the opportunity to participate in
an exquisite live auction, with proceeds benefitting new program development at
KCETLink. A sampling of some of the luxury auction items include:
stay at the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado in Santa Fe, N.M., including
dinner at the award-winning Geronimo Restaurant and Bouche Bistro;
stay at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea in Hawaii;
once-in-lifetime cooking lesson and dinner with Bouchon's top chefs;
A day with
winemaker Gavin Chanin at his Santa Barbara vineyard, including a private
event sponsors include: John J. Agoglia, Gordon and Lucie Bava, Richard Cook,
Roger Kozberg, Loeb & Loeb, Mary L. Naff, BNSF Railway, Wells Fargo, CARS,
Inc., Michele and Al Jerome, William H. Kobin, Ron Lushing, John and Mary
Mazur, Sid and Lorraine Sheinberg, Union Bank and David and Claudia Zuercher.
KCETLink, formed by the merger between KCET
and Link Media, is a national independent, nonprofit, digital and broadcast
network that provides high-quality, culturally diverse programming designed to
engage the public in innovative, entertaining and transformative ways. With a
commitment to independent perspectives, smart global entertainment, local
communities, and opportunities for engagement and social action, KCETLink
depicts people and the world through a lens unavailable elsewhere in U.S.
media. A viewer-supported 501(c)(3) organization, KCETLink content is
distributed via satellite on DirecTV 375 and DISH Network 9410, in Southern and
Central California via broadcast, as well as through various digital delivery
systems. KCET and Link TV are services of KCETLink. For
additional information about KCET and Link TV productions, web-exclusive
content, programming schedules and community events, please visit kcet.org or
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