56th Annual Gourmet Dinner

The 2018 Gourmet Dinner, themed “Field of Dreams”, will host 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 are 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 700 business and community leaders and yielding more than $700,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring programs. The purpose of the event is to fund 500+ children for a full year.

To purchase your table or tickets today for our 2018 event, contact Rachel at RachelG@SDBigs.org or (858) 746-9153.


  • 5:30 PM Hosted Seafood Cocktail Party & Silent Auction
    • ALL NEW mobile bidding available! Check back for auction items!
  • 7:00 PM Fabulous Gourmet Dinner & Live Auction
    • Emcee: Padres broadcaster and former professional player, Mark Grant
    • Diamond Raffle: Win a 1 Carat Round Brilliant Cut Diamond
      Donated By: Stuart Benjamin
      Stuart Benjamin
    • Honoring Person of The Year: Tom Seidler, Senior Vice President ofCommunity & Military Affairs, The San Diego Padres
  • 9:00 PM Cigar & Brandy After-Party, featuring live music!





Corporate Table ($6,000):

  • Table for 10
  • On-screen presence during the production
  • Half-page ad in Gourmet Dinner program
  • Table signage acknowledging sponsorship with you/your family’s name or business name

Premium Table ($10,000):

All Corporate Table benefits, plus:

  • Seating for 10 in the first row of the ballroom featuring amenities such as top quality wine and $250/person in live auction cash
  • 4 valet parking passes
  • Group photos distributed to each guest
  • Premium Sponsor recognition in the San Diego Business Journal Thank You Sponsors Ad
  • Inclusion on “Premium Table Sponsor” sign to be displayed at entrance of ballroom

Individual Tickets ($450)

For a full list of sponsorship details, click here.
For additional Sponsorship information, contact Talia at TaliaH@SDBigs.org or (858) 536-4900 x205

54th Annual Gourmet Dinner signature video, “The Future is Still Under Construction”
2016 Gourmet Dinner Photos by Douglas Gates


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