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CALIFORNIA SPIRIT

Sunday, October 6th, 2024

FOX STUDIOS ・ LOS ANGELES
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
VIP Access 3 p.m.

PRESENTED BY
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CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF IMPACT

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CALIFORNIA SPIRIT

HONORING

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California Spirit brings L.A. foodies up close and personal with the city's hottest chefs for an evening of culinary arts, cocktails, and creativity, celebrating the American Cancer Society's progress in the fight against cancer.

2024 Chef Lineup

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Nancy Silverton 

Osteria Mozza

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Daniel Weinstock

Maple Block Meat Co. 

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John Karangis
Shake Shack

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Antonia Lofaso
DAMA

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Burt Bakman

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Kyle Nelson
FOX Studio Lot

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Sherry Yard
By-the-Yard

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Jorge Alvarez
a.k.a. Joy Tostada

Tacos 1986

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Avner Levi 
Cento

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Suzanne Goin 
A.O.C.

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Tyler Malek
Salt & Straw

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Jazz Sing
Jitlada

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Marc Vetri
Vetri

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Michael Schwartz

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Diana Stavaridis
Beyond Meat

Who's Pouring?

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Event Info
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CALIFORNIA SPIRIT

CELEBRATE 40 YEARS OF GIVING AT

Sunday, October 6th, 2024

FOX STUDIOS

10200 W. Galaxy Way ・ Los Angeles, CA 90067

 

GENERAL ADMISSION

4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

 

VIP EARLY ENTRY

3:00 p.m. 

21+ EVENT

Host Billy Harris honors co-founder Wolfgang Puck at this year's California Spirit. Featuring inspirational speakers plus a live auction.

Attire: PINK OUT!

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, fashion your finest pink

Billy Harris
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About

CALIFORNIA SPIRIT

THE HISTORY BEHIND

Co-Founded by Wolfgang Puck and Sherry Lansing in 1984, California Spirit is among the most acclaimed food and wine benefits in Southern California, raising more than $18 million for the American Cancer Society.

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Co-Founders 

Wolfgang Puck & Sherry Lansing

Support Our Mission

All proceeds from California Spirit benefit the American Cancer Society's mission to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

 

The American Cancer Society is the largest private funder of cancer research in the United States, with more than $5 billion invested in life-saving research for cancer prevention, detection and treatment. 

Become a Sponsor

For sponsorship opportunities, contact Kelsey Davis.
 

Buy General Admission Tickets

VIP tickets are limited.

Donate

Donations are always welcome and fully tax-deductible.

In-Kind Donations

Donate retail and/or services to our online and in-person auctions. 
 

Matching Gifts

Many employers will match contributions made by their employees. 

Leadership Council

Volunteer your time to make an impact.

Your generosity is responsible for

16.9M

Living Survivors

$42.8M

Research Investment in California in 2023

3.8M

Lives Saved

602K

Screenings in Underserved Communities

A message from Co-Chair Phil Rosenthal

2023 CalSpirit Highlights

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ACS Gala 2

2024 CalSpirit Leadership

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CHIEF STRATEGIC OFFICER

KECK MEDICINE OF USC

2024 Corporate Chair 

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CO-FOUNDER

LADY AND LARDER

2024 Event Experience Chair

Honorary Co-Chairs

EVENT COMMITTEE

Boo Simms  •  Kathleen Hirose  •  Dani Gralnik Smith  •  Sarah Auerswald  •  Yvonne Condes  •  Dawn Church  •  Anna Berlin  •  Saffronia Threatt  •  Kit Mac Nee

Sponsor

2024 SPONSORS

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