ShowCAIS Live Auction Items 2020

 

If you wish to absentee bid for any of our Live Auction items, contact Director of Advancement Pamela Winthrop at p_winthrop@cais.org.

 Homemade Dessert by Yang Laoshi

Homemade Dessert by Yanmei Yang 

Beloved Kindergarten teacher Yanmei Yang has graciously agreed to prepare a traditional dessert of Beijing, Sticky Chinese Rice Roll. What better way to celebrate the CAIS community sticking together! The lucky winner will be able to enjoy a recipe passed down from Yang Laoshi’s own grandmother and made with all the love this veteran teacher puts into her classes!

Generously baked by Yanmei Yang

 Coach Eddy for the Day

Coach Eddy for the Day 

 

Your middle schooler can BE Coach Eddy for a day and wield the power of the Athletic Director Hat and Beard! Your child will be able to make the all-important music selection for and lead PE classes. Your child will get to choose the game to be played at Sacred Heart fields, manage Sacred Heart keys, and use the bullhorn (can be revoked). Your child will have the honor of bestowing gummy bears to the day’s outstanding players/citizens. In addition to leading advisory, your child and their classmates will be treated to extended PE and a catered lunch at the field. Lastly, you will receive a photo chronicle of your child’s big day as the Big E.

Generously donated by Coach Eddy

 Coach Douglass for the Day

Coach Douglass for the Day 

 

Your Lower School little one can get a taste of athletic authority as they put on Coach Douglass’ whistle for the day. Your child will delight in the great power and great responsibility as Overlord of the Oak Gymnasium (superhero cape optional)! In addition to having a fun-filled day leading PE classes alongside Coach Douglass, your lower schooler will get to enjoy either a “Jamba Juice Party” for their class or lunch off campus with three friends and Coach Douglass. You will receive a photo chronicle of your child’s big day as “Coach.” 

Generously donated by Coach Douglass

 Family Getaway to Carneros Resort for 6-8 People

Family Getaway to Carneros Resort for 6-8 People

Just one hour away from CAIS, you and your family can look forward to a 4 day/3 night stay (in winter) or a 3 day/2 night stay (in spring/summer/fall) at the Orchard at Carneros Resort—a perfect blend of old world ambiance, country charm, modern design, and luxury resort. Your 2 bedroom/2 bath cottage features a full kitchen & outdoor spa and can accomodate 6 adults or 2 families.

Resort amenities include 3 restaurants, room service, daily cleaning, free bike rentals, lawn games, bocce ball court, 2 pools (adult-only and heated family pool), gym & spa. 20% discount at spa and onsite restaurants (with advance booking).

  • Requests for Winter Season (November 1, 2020 - February 28, 2021) accepted August 1-7, 2020 and confirmed August 15, 2020. Blackout dates: November 27-29, 2020; February 12-15, 2021.
  • Requests for Spring Season (March 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021) accepted December 1 - 7, 2020 and confirmed December 15, 2020. Blackout dates: March 19-21, 2021.
  • Requests for Summer/Fall Season (June - October 2021) accepted April 1-7, 2021 and confirmed April 15, 2021. Blackout dates: July 2-4, 2021. 

 Generously donated by Pauline Ang and Dominic Ang

 The Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club

Attend the Masters—the most prestigious golf tournament—at the Augusta National Golf Club in 2021 or 2022

A golfing fan’s dream getaway! You and a guest will enjoy two final round passes for Saturday, April 10 - Sunday, April 11, 2021 OR Saturday, April 9 - Sunday, April 10, 2022 plus two day passes to an all-inclusive hospitality house both days. Your every comfort will be cared for, from all-inclusive made to order food, a premium bar, large screen TV’s, entertainment and air conditioner! Take advantage of the valet parking and shuttle service, which provides pick up and drop off service within a minute walking distance from the main gate. Open 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. You’ll need your rest after two full days of golf, so enjoy three nights accommodations at the historic Partridge Inn, and be front and center as a champion is crowned and wins the ultimate prize—the Green Jacket!

 Whistler Family Getaway

Create Year-Round Family Memories in British Columbia, Canada for 7 Days & 6 Nights at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler


Take the whole family to gorgeous Whistler! Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, with true ski-in and ski-out convenience and on-site golf course, the classic elegance of this landmark Whistler hotel offers a modern ski and summer setting for unsurpassed guest service, exceptional dining and full resort amenities. You can relax in the splendor of your beautifully appointed suite, which features a cozy parlour and a comfortable king bedroom. A scenic 90-minute drive from Vancouver along the Sea To Sky Highway brings you into the heart of this alpine valley. Renowned as the top-ranked ski area in North America and home of the 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games, Whistler easily rivals the major ski regions of Europe. Beyond the slopes, Whistler offers an extensive list of other indoor and outdoor pursuits. Your one bedroom suite consists of two full rooms, a spacious bedroom and a beautifully appointed living room. Your family trip for four includes:

• 7 days/6 nights accommodations at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler in a One Bedroom Suite • Daily complimentary breakfast for two

• All room-related taxes

• (1) $1,000 Fairmont Gift Card for supplement for children, including breakfast and lift tickets.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Travel package is non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Passport required for travel outside the U.S. A minimum 30 day advance reservation is required. Travel is valid for 12 months from date of issue. Blackout dates: January 1-4, December 21-31. Travel is valid through March 31, 2022.

Private Home for 6 in Sonoma County Plus Winery Tour and Private Chef Dinner

Private Home for 6 in Sonoma County Plus Winery Tour and Private Chef Dinner

Three day, two night stay at a private home in Healdsburg with stunning vineyard views. Home has 3 king bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, hot tub and overlooks Dry Creek Valley Vineyards. Private day long tour of Wilson Wineries. Tour will include wine educator, private tastings and a boxed lunch. One private chef dinner for 6 including wine pairings. Guests will be able to choose and customize the type of cuisine they would like. Four bottles of wines from Matrix Winery will also be provided. Must be booked within 12 months and used within 24 months.

 Dim Sum Dumpling Workshop plus Dinner for 10 at China Live

Dim Sum Dumpling Workshop plus Dinner for 10 at China Live

Learning has never tasted so delicious before! Enjoy a multi-sensory experience as a professional dim sum chef teaches you the art of making dumplings. This intimate class will be held in the bustling first-floor food hall and market at China Live, the sprawling Chinese food emporium created by lauded San Francisco chef George Chen. You’ll perfect centuries-old techniques and experiment with savory flavor combinations to create tender, plump and simply irresistible dumplings. With your head full of dim sum wisdom, it’s time to enjoy a multi-course family style dinner in the Marketplace Restaurant highlighting Chef Chen’s signature and bestselling dishes, including a special Cognac-infused dish for your party.

Generously donated by Paul and Helene Kocher

 

Home Omakase Experience, Dinner for 10 in Your Home with the Chef of Ju-Ni

Home Omakase Experience, Dinner for 10 in Your Home with the Chef of Ju-Ni

Bring three time Michelin Star Chef Geoffrey Lee and the Ju-Ni experience to your home for a champagne and caviar hour, 18-course Omakase dinner, and sake service. Every ingredient at Ju-Ni is meticulously sourced from the best purveyors in the world, with nearly all the fish coming from the world famous Toyosu Market in Japan. Each course is a complete composition woven into a menu that tells a unique story through technique, tradition and evolution.

 Dinner IS the Show at Hotspot Hina Yakitori - Exclusive Dining for 13

Dinner IS the Show at Hotspot Hina Yakitori - Exclusive Dining for 13

The thought of eating out again has never tasted so sweet! San Francisco’s first omakase yakitori restaurant, Hina Yakitori, presents exceptional dining in 16 courses. The popular new restaurant, which no doubt will once again boast a waiting list of 100 every night, will be all yours for 13 guests. Whether marveling at the chef in action or savoring each perfect morsel, this experience will make for a spectacular food memory. Food critic Soleil Ho declared, “It’s an indulgence for sure, but one that feels less like ostentatious posturing and more like expertise on a stick.”

 
Annual Fund 2019-2020