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2019 Taste of Hope Live Auction

Taste of Hope is back on January 27th and is celebrating 25 years with one of its best live auction lineups ever. Get those bid cards ready!

MOUNTAIN GETAWAY

Enjoy a two-night mountain getaway for four people in a private residence outside of Newland, NC. Experience fly-fishing with a professional guide on a private stretch of the Toe River, renown for its trout fishing. All meals are provided by your in-home private chef, Chef Sean Fowler of Mandolin. Menu is chef’s choice. Dates TBD.

Value: $3,000

NC VS TX BARBECUE THROWDOWN

Treat 50 of your friends and family to a Barbecue Throwdown pitting North Carolina vs. Texas. Wyatt Dickson of Picnic Durham will prepare his best Carolina-style whole hog while NC native and Austin transplant, Alex Livingston, will slow smoke Texas’ Holy Trinity –brisket, ribs, and sausage. Big Boss brewery will provide two kegs – a lager and an IPA – to help wash it all down. Must schedule on a Sunday in 2019, based on chefs’ availability.

Value: $2,200

EXCLUSIVE CHOCOLATE MAKING AND WINE TASTING CLASS AT VIDERI, PLUS WINE FOR A YEAR

Learn the secrets from Videri Chocolate’s Sam Ratto in a private chocolate making class at their new Transfer Co. Food Hall location. Your chocolate will be paired with an onsite wine tasting from Sarah Newman, Certified Sommelier and SE Regional Sales Manager for Votto Vines Importing. If that’s not enough, take home a year’s worth of wine (2 bottles per month), chosen as favorites and provided by the Food Shuttle’s Board of Directors and local vendors. Date in late Spring/Summer 2019. 

Value: $2,500

NORTH CAROLINA COURAGE GAMEDAY EXPERIENCE

Watch 2018 National Women’s Soccer League Champs, the North Carolina Courage in a private suite with up to 34 guests. Considered the best women’s professional club soccer team in the world., the Courage invite you to an exclusive on-the-field look at warmups and a place in their starting lineup photo. Post game, enjoy a meet and greet with Courage players, including five US Olympic Team members. You’ll also take home a NC Courage jersey signed by the 2018 championship team. This package includes light bites and beverages provided in-suite by Food Shuttle’s Horizon Catering. Must be a regular season game.

Value: $2,300