GALA DINNER EVENT
Mingle at this spectacular preview cocktail reception and partake of an elegant seated dinner. Guests will enjoy a reception followed by three-course gourmet dinner at one of the breathtaking table environments.
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DINING BY DESIGN San Francisco 2013 features awe-inspiring dinner table installations created by leading and emerging designers and underwritten by corporate and private table hosts. Past participants have included architects, interior/floral/furniture/ landscape/product designers, graphic artists, catering and event companies, retailers and art/design schools.
2013 TABLE HOSTS AND DESIGNERS
|Academy of Art University||John K. Anderson Design|
|ASID California North – Emerging Professionals||Kravet, Inc.|
|AIDS Healthcare Foundation||Martha Ehrenfeld and Carla McKay|
|Barbara Waldman and Dennis Winger||One Workplace|
|California Home + Design||Pottery Barn|
|CLIMB Real Estate||Randall A. Shields, John Vaughn and friends|
|Cluster by Tyler Bradford||San Francisco State University Interiors Program|
|Design Plus Consignment Gallery||SHELTER CO|
|Design Within Reach||Skout It|
|Donald Dewsnup Design||Susan Zaring Design|
|Eric Murphy and Tim Wu||The McLoughlin Gallery|
|FIDM: Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising||Westfield|
|Friends of UCSF AIDS Research Institute|
National tour sponsors are La Crema Wines and Patrón Tequila.
Also new this year is a Student Design Initiative, funded by the Angelo Donghia Foundation, which offers stipends to three design school programs to create innovative table installations guided by a veteran designer. Schools selected this year are Academy of Art University’s School of Interior Architecture and Design, FIDM, the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, and the interior design program at San Francisco State University.
Since 1984, DIFFA events like DINING BY DESIGN have raised more than $40 million for HIV/AIDS care nationwide. Local event proceeds support low-income patients at the city’s largest HIV/AIDS clinic, the UCSF Positive Health Program – also known as “Ward 86” – at San Francisco General Hospital.
NEW FOR 2013
A tantalizing Silent Auction will be featured throughout the two-day event. Luxury items available for the top bidder include fine furnishings and art, travel packages, beauty and spa treatments, extraordinary wines and vineyard tours, dining experiences and more.