Local nonprofit Casa Pacifica is gearing up for its biggest fundraiser of the year, the 26th annual Angels Wine, Food and Brew Festival from 1 to 5 p.m. Sun., June 2 at Cal State Channel Islands, Camarillo.
The festival has grown into one of the largest food and drink events in California and has been voted Best Charity Event and Best Food and Drink Festival by VC Reporter seven years running.
The event will offer an array of exhibitors presenting food samples from restaurants, caterers, bakeries and specialty shops, including fine wines, brews and specialty beverages from throughout California.
VIP guests will receive champagne and small bites from Mastro’s Steakhouse.
A large online silent auction will have vacations, dining experiences, wine tastings and jewelry.
The event will have live entertainment from the main stage throughout the day and a dance floor.
Guests will have an opportunity to sample the winning Best in Fest brew. The competition winner will be crowned on the main stage during the festival.
The Yummie Culinary Competition will crown winners for the best savory and the best sweet chef’s masterpiece among the participating exhibitors.
Returning savory champion Chef Alex Castillo of Twenty88 defending his title for the fourth year in a row. Actor Oded Fehr will return to emcee the culinary competition.
All proceeds from the festival will benefit Casa Pacifica and their programs and services for children and families.
Attendees must be age 21 or older.
Tickets are $150 general admission and $275 VIP. Admission includes all food and drink. Online tickets are charged an additional service fee.
Go to cpwinefoodbrewfest.com to order tickets,
For more information, call Anna Coulson, special events manager for Casa Pacifica, at (805) 366-4023 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.