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CALIFORNIA SPIRIT

Sunday, October 6th, 2024
FOX STUDIOS
10200 W. Galaxy Way
Los Angeles, CA 90067
PRESENTED BY
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CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF IMPACT

Wolfgang Puck
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CALIFORNIA SPIRIT

HONORING

 Wolfgang Puck
Event Info

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.

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Billy Harris hosts this evening of food and drink set on the backlot of a Hollywood studio.

 

The event includes inspirational speakers and a chance to bid in our auction.

CALSPIRIT 2023 HIGHLIGHTS

ACS Gala 9
ACS Gala 12
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ACS Gala 5
ACS Gala 8
ACS Gala 2

CALSPIRIT 2024 CHEF LINEUP

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Nancy Silverton 

Osteria Mozza

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Suzanne Goin 
A.O.C.

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John Karangis
Shake Shack

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Burt Bakman
Slab 

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Jorge Alvarez
Tacos 1986

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Tyler Malek
Salt & Straw

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Kyle Nelson
FOX Studio Lot

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Daniel Weinstock

Maple Block Meat Co. 

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Jazz Sing
Jitlada

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Sherry Yard
By-the-Yard

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Antonia Lofaso
DAMA

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Marc Vetri
Vetri

Who's Pouring?

ABOUT
CALIFORNIA SPIRIT

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

About

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

$400M

Research Investment

3.8M

Lives Saved

602K

Screenings in Underserved Communities

A message from Co-Chair Phil Rosenthal

Leadership

2024 CALSPIRIT CHAIRS

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Shawn Sheffield

Chief Strategic Officer

Keck Medicine of USC

2024 Corporate Chair 

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Sarah Simms 

Co-Founder

Lady and Larder

2024 Event Experience Chair

Sherry Lansing & Phil Rosenthal

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

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CONTACT

ADDRESS

American Cancer Society

PO Box 34309

Los Angeles, CA 90034

American Cancer Society is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. 

Tax ID 13-1788491

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