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LA's Premier Food & Wine Tasting

CALIFORNIA SPIRIT

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Sunday, October 2, 2022
Sony Pictures Studios, Culver City

CELEBRATING 38 YEARS!

California Spirit brings award-winning chefs and Los Angeles foodies together to celebrate the American Cancer Society's progress in the fight against cancer. Guests enjoy sampling culinary creations from renowned chefs and restaurants while sipping on premier wine and cocktails from top mixologists.

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 $17 million for the fight against cancer!

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Host Billy Harris

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MEET OUR 2022 CHEFS 

Nancy Silverton

Celebrity Chef, Owner of Osteria Mozza

Nancy Silverton is an American chef, baker, and author. The winner of the James Beard Foundation's Outstanding Chef Award in 2014, Silverton is recognized for her role in popularizing sourdough and artisan breads in the United States. 

Continuing the legacy of gourmet cuisine.

The Impact of Your Investment

16.9M

Living Survivors

$5B

Research Investment

3.2M

Patients Served Since 2012

1M+

Screenings in Underserved Communities

WAYS TO SUPPORT

We are incredibly grateful for all levels of support.

 

Join us at California Spirit 2022 for a delicious and memorable experience and support the American Cancer Society's life-saving mission.

  • LEADING THE FIGHT FOR A WORLD WITHOUT CANCER
     

  • PREVENTING 3.2 MILLION CANCER DEATHS SINCE 1991 THROUGH RESEARCH AND EDUCATION
     

  • ADVOCATING FOR HEALTH EQUITY
     

  • PROMOTING HEALTHY LIFESTYLES INCLUDING EATING WELL AND STAYING ACTIVE

 

Sponsorship

Become a event sponsor and enjoy fabulous benefits. Custom packaged are available. 
 

Tickets
Purchase tickets and attend this culinary fundraiser. 

 

Donate

Donations are always welcome and are fully tax-deductible.

Live & Silent Auction

Do you have retail or services to donate?
An easy way to support is to contact us with any items or packages you would like to include in our Online + In-Person Auctions. 

 

Leadership Council

Volunteer your time and expertise to make an impact by identifying support opportunities within your network, recruiting fellow volunteers and assisting with planning and logistics.

Thank You to Our 2022 Leadership Council

Jae Wu, Chair
Ivy & Deanna Fradin-Haines, Co-Chairs
Sherry Lansing, Honorary Chair
Phil Rosenthal, Honorary Chair
Michelle Bates *Katie Chin * Yvonne Condes * Blaine Dunsmore * Kimberly Fox * Kathleen Hirose
Joelle Li * Sue Marguleas * Sarah Simms * Ellie Thompson * JB Wilhelm

Sherry Lansing & Phil Rosenthal

Sherry Lansing & Phil Rosenthal, Honorary Chairs

Jae Wu, 2022 Chair

Ivy & Deanna Fradin-Haines, 2022 Co-Chairs

Anthony Marguleas, 2020-2021 Event Co-Chair

Actresses Caroline Rhea, Monica & Lily Rosenthal

Patrick Dempsey, 2019 Honoree with wife, Jillian and daughter, Talula

 

PAST CHEFS

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Appetizers

WHERE CULINARY ARTS, COCKTAILS,
AND CREATIVITY COLLIDE TO FIGHT CANCER.