Thank you 2019 Culinary Caper Supporters!



Accolade Wines

Don Sebastiani & Sons Winery

Premium Wines

R&B Cellars @ the Riggers Loft Wine Company

Rodney Strong Wine Estates

Simi Winery

Talisman Wines


Beer and Beverage Participants



Constellation Brands, Beer Division

East Brother Beer Company

Firestone Walker Brewing Company

Lagunitas Brewing Company

Bay Area Distributing Co., Inc.

"Craft Beers"

Anderson Valley Brewing Company

Drakes Brewing Company

Dust Bowl Brewing Company

Lost Coast Brewery

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

Arizona Teas

Eternal Waters

Essentia Waters

New York Seltzer

Yerbae Enhanced Sparking Water

Chef Participants


The Bear Claw Bakery & Cafe


Celebrity Chefs for the West Contra Costa Salesian Boys & Girls Club

El Sol Restaurant

Hotel Mac Restuarant

Kinder's Meats Deli BBQ Catering

La Strada Restaurant

Maria's Gourmet Pastries

Miller's Quality Hot Dogs

Part Time Catering-Rockefeller Lodge

Portumex Restaurant

Powder Keg Pub & Seafood Cafe


Uncle Chung's Szechuan

Up & Under Pub and Grill



 Rockefeller Lodge-Party Time Catering-Deborah, Marshall and Johnathan Marshall, Republic Services,  Bill and Wendy Boyer, Jack Burns-Security Pacific Real Estate, Karen Christensen, Carla Della Zoppa-Compass, Margaret Sallomi-In Memory of Gloria McGill, Margaret Sallomi-In Memory of Irene Hagen,  Lara Choe-Hotel Mac,

Norman & Christy Lundberg Charitable Foundation, Mechanics Bank, Thompson's Corner Saloon, Carl and Judy Christiansen, Fisk Termite Control,  Martin and Janis McNair, Planchon Roofing, Randy and Georgena Rickey-SP Automotive, Dwayne and Diane Williams, Denise Grimshaw- Arrow Glass, Bill and Donna Schupp-Bill's Underground, John Ziesenhenne-M.A. Hays Company Insurance, Mila Coffey and Carl Urstsu-Petsas & Hill, CPAS, INC, Eric Zell-Zell & Associates, Crockett Premier Auto Body, Geri Stern-Compass, Olivero Plumbing,

Donation Acknowledgements


Angel AhSam, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Skip and Betty Bowser, Bill and Wendy Boyer, Lara Choe, Judy Christiansen, Carla Contestable, Lois Contestable, Debbie Davis, Carla Della Zoppa, Nancy Dotson, Denise Grimshaw, Bessie Margherio, Deborah Marshall,  Sharon McKethen, Janis McNair, Charlotte Moitoza, Nation's Foodservice, Inc., Nancy Nielson, Audrey Nieman,  Oakland Zoo, Oliver's ACE Hardware/Richard Oliver, Park Florist, Pastime Ace Hardware/David Pryde, Allen Perlof, Pier 39-San Francisco, Bobbie Squelatti, Tracey Thebodeau, Susan Torres, Nadine Trujillo, Diane Williams

Live Auction Donors


Inn on the Alameda, Nancy Dotson, Walt Disney Company, Audrey Nieman, WOW Factor, Marty & Pam Fisk, WOW Factor, Hotel Mac Restaurant-Lara Choe, Trevor Shaw, Owner of Zulu Nyala, Ka'anapali Beach Hotel, Carl & Judy Christiansen, Richmond Republic Services, Bill & Wendy Boyer, Carla Contestable,  Joe Della Zoppa, Richmond Country Club, Berkeley Country Club, Bourbon Orleans Hotel, Laster Landscape Construction, Richmond Firefighters Local 188,  Elegance Travel - Margaret Sallomi

Special Acknowledgments to:

Party Time Catering,

Deborah Marshall and Jonathan Marshall, for hosting the event.

Cerrito Printing, Inc.

Laster Landscaping Construction Inc.

Music by Pistello "Sounds Unlimited"

Photography by Sue Kahn

Republic Services

John Ziesenhenne

Frank Jakubka, Aucitoneer

Thank you also to all Soroptimist, their family members, and friends who are committed to making this culinary event a success.