55th Annual Gourmet Dinner

The 2016 Gourmet Dinner, sponsored by Alexandria Real Estate Equities & PIRCH, hosted San Diego’s finest, starting with a lavish seafood cocktail party before entering into the ballroom for an unforgettable night and fabulous meal. Following the dinner and program, guests were invited to enjoy an after-party, complete with live music, cigars and after-dinner drinks.

This event is one of the most well-known and beloved fundraising galas in San Diego, drawing 650 business and community leaders and yielding more than $650,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring programs. The purpose of the event is to fund 500+ children for a full year.



54th Annual Gourmet Dinner signature video, “The Future is Still Under Construction”
2016 Gourmet Dinner Photos by Will Leu (download code: 9896)
2016 Gourmet Dinner Photos by Douglas Gates

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2016 Gourmet Dinner Highlights:web

  • 5:30 PM Hosted Seafood Cocktail Party & Silent Auction sponsored by
  • 7:00 PM Fabulous Gourmet Dinner & Live Auction
  • Honoring Person of The Year: John Frager, Executive Managing Director, CBRE
  • Celebrity Host: Ryan Potter – Former Little Brother and Disney Star
  • 9:00 PM Cigar & Brandy After-Party, featuring guitarist/vocalist Arunarun-music


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2017 Event Sponsorships are available. For more information contact Talia Hazard at (858) 536-4900 x 205 or TaliaH@SDBigs.org

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