Southern California Tasting & Auction

This is a special invitation with a discounted price for groups to attend the
2013 Southern California Tasting & Auction,
held in the beautiful Rose Garden at Cal Poly Pomona on May 5.

Tickets are normally $90, but if you purchase tickets from now until April 18,
you will receive a special discounted rate of $50 apiece!

More information, including photos and videos from previous years, can be found on our website at

In its 6th year, the event continues to grow in popularity,
becoming a Southern California “can’t-miss” event!

Enticing Cuisines from Executive Chefs, Fabulous Wine and Beer tasting,
an upbeat and exciting Live Auction, a Silent Auction packed with unique offerings and Live Jazz Music throughout the Event.

Proceeds will benefit Cal Poly Pomona and its 21,000 students with scholarships and academic enrichment opportunities.
The event also highlights the university's invaluable impact and contributions to the region.

NEW FOR 2013!
“Tasting Awards” for food Partners and guest's poll of “People's Choice” of all tasting partners! “Wine and Canvas” is a fun experience which encourages guests in painting their own masterpieces.

Special Guest
Award-winning Chef and Cal Poly Pomona alumnus Mark Peel will make a special appearance as a celebrity tasting judge. Peel is a leader in the California food revolution and co-founder of the La Brea Bakery. Peel is known for establishing Campanile, a Los Angeles restaurant that served market-inspired cuisine for 23 years, and for his various appearances on the Food Network.

Guests will be able to bid on items such as tickets to an exclusive movie premiere and after party, passes to baseball and hockey games, a gourmet dinner for 10 at the Restaurant at Kellogg Ranch, and a trip to Tuscany with Cal Poly Pomona’s landscape architecture students and faculty.

If you purchase your tickets from now until April 18,
you will receive a special discounted rate of $50 apiece.
Tickets are valued at $90 apiece.
After April 18, tickets will be $75 through the day of the event and $90 at the door.
To take advantage of this special offer, please look below for information on how to purchase tickets.

Tickets Include:
Entry to the event, a commemorative wine glass and plate, and tasting samples from our partners:
CPK, Joe’s Crab Shack, Lucille’s Smokehouse BBQ, Mimi’s Café, P.F. Chang’s, RA Sushi, Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, Suite 106 Cupcakery, and many more.

Guests can sample award-winning wine selections from:
Galleano Winery
Los Angeles International Wine Competition at the Fairplex
Cal Poly Pomona’s Horsehill Vineyards
Southern Wine & Spirits

Participating breweries include:
Dale Bros. Brewery
Hangar 24 Craft Brewery

Additional Information
For more information, videos and photos from previous years,
please visit our website at
Note: 21 and over event

Steps for purchasing tickets:

1. Click on “Purchase Tickets” and follow the normal registration process.
2. When you come to the payment portion of the registration process there will be a “Discount Code” box where you can input code FW1
3. Click on the “apply” button.
4. Your tickets and directions will be mailed to you 2 weeks prior to the event.


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