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Don’t miss this one of a kind event – Atlanta’s best restaurants, The Giving Kitchen & Children of Conservation join forces with all time favorite band Yacht Rock Revue covering the Beatles for an unforgettable evening of unlimited food, open bars, live entertainment and unique silent auction items.

Opening for Yacht Rock will be Chef bands led by the likes of Chris Talley from Common Quarter and Ford Fry from the Optimist.

Atlanta’s premiere restaurants including Local Three, Cibo e Beve, Leon’s Full Service, King + Duke, Common Quarter, 4th & Swift, Barcelona Wine Bar, Smash, Muss & Turners, Kimball House, Big Ketch, Smokebelly BBQ, Dennis Dean Catering, Einstein’s, Farmburger, Cook Hall, Food 101, Epic Events, Horseradish Grill, Honeysuckle Gelato, Lobby, Jake’s Ice Cream and more serve up their favorite dishes.


Silent Auction – Culinary Experiences Include:

  • St. Cecilia/Optimist Chef Ford Fry:  Private Dinner party for 12 with Chef Ford Fry (of St. Cecilia, The Optimist, King + Duke, No. 246 & JCT Kitchen)
  • Empire State South:  Chef Hugh Acheson cooks up an 8 course luxe late lunch by the bocce court for 10 people with wine pairings
  • Ultimate  Local Three/M&T Chef Showdown for 10 people – Chefs from Local Three and Muss &Turners battle it out in the Local Three kitchens  for your accolades over 6 courses, each paired with tasty libations
  • Watershed’s Chef Joe Truex prepares a Cochon de Lait dinner for 20 people with pairings by Michael Venezia of United Distributors
  • A Legendary Event will prepare a 3 course gourmet seated dinner for 6 in your home
  • St. Cecilia: Private Dinner party for 8 people with pairings
  • Atlanta Food & Wine Festival:  Ultimate Attendee Package
  • Barcelona Wine Bar:  Wine School & Dinner for 10 at the N. Highland location
  • Dantanna’s:  Party for 10 -  Chef’s 4 course custom dinner with wine pairings for each course in Dantanna’s private dining room at the Buckhead location
  • 4th & Swift:  4-course dinner for 8 guests which will include wine pairings from Jay Swift
  • Woodfire Grill:  Chefs Table for 4 includes a 7 course tasting menu with wine pairings
  • The Butcher The Baker: 5 course dinner for 4 w/ wine parings for each course
  • Common Quarter Wine Tasting for 12 people with appetizers
  • Cook Hall Cocktail Party with Passed Bites for 15 people
  • Savi Provisions Wine Tasting for 12 – Buckhead Location
  • Seven Lamps: 5 course dinner w/ pairings
  • Chef  Daniel Pourbianski  (Formerly of Bacchanalia and currently of Century Tavern) joins Chef Matthew Basford (Exec. Chef of Canoe), Chef Drew Van Louvan of Seven Lamps  and Red Hare Brewing for a family style southern BBQ dinner for 16 people at the  Riverside Table at Canoe
  • Wrecking Bar: Beer Dinner for Six People
  • Local Three:  Chef’s Table for 4 with pairings
  • Article 14 & Glenn’s Kitchen:  A Barbecue dinner for 10 at your home designed by executive Chef Chris Blobaum
  • Murphy’s:  Chef’s Specialty Dinner for 4 with Wine Pairing
  • Southbound:  Chef’s Dinner Table for 4 with Chef Matt Marcus
  • Southbound:  Chef’s Lunch Table for 4 with Chef Mihoko Obunai
  • Muss & Turner’s:  Chef’s Table for 4
  • Melting Pot: 4 course fondue dinner with wine pairing for six
  • Recess Indy: (Indianapolis) Dinner for Two card –  5 dinners for two
  • Ruth’s Chris & Twelve – Date Night package:  1 night in a 1 BR Suite at Twelve Centennial Park plus  $150 Gift card to any Atlanta area Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
  • Ruth’s  Chris & Embassy Suites – Date Night package:  1 night in a 1 BR Suite at the Cobb Galleria Embassy Suites plus  $150 Gift card to any Atlanta area Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
  • Holeman & Finch:  Two Tickets to H&F Academy of Bartending
  • Canoe:  Dinner for 4
  • Sound Table:  Cocktail dinner for 2
  • Article 14:  $250 Gift Card
  • Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse – $150 Gift Card
  • Miller Union:  $200 Gift Card
  • Der Biergarten: $200 Gift Card
  • Leon’s Full Service:  Wine Tasting and Lite Bits for 8
  • Wine:  Stonestreet, Merlot Alexander Valley, 2002, 3 Liter
  • Wine:  Collection of  Great Wines hand selected by Michael Venezia of United Distributors- 1 bottle each Michelle Extra Dry Sparkling Wine, A New Riesling, Avant Sauvignon Blanc, Chateau St. Jean Fume Blanc, Complicated Chardonnay, Matua Pinot Noir,Terra d’Oro Zinfandel, Avant Red Blend, Mountain Door Malbec, Spellbound Petite Sirah, Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Red Hare Brewery:  Gift Basket from plus Brewery Tour and Tasting for up to 10 people
  • and more…

Silent Auction - Sample of Vacation Rentals:

  • Barnsley Gardens: Golf & Spa Package for Two including Two nights in a one-bedroom meadow or garden suite; Two rounds of golf; Two 60-minute massages; Dinner for two one evening in The Woodlands Grill; Breakfast for two one morning
  • Orange Beach Penthouse:  1 week Stay at Escapes to the Shores Orange Beach, Alabama Luxury Condominim 3 BR/3.5 BA Penthouse on the 18th Floor.  Sleeps 12.   ($300 cleaning fee to be deducted from bid)
  • The Ritz Carlton Aruba:  3 nights stay at the newly built Ritz-Carlton in Aruba
  • Murphy, NC Mountain House:  1 week Stay in Fabulous Murphy, NC Mountain Home – Sleeps 12 

Sample of Other Items:

  • Currahee Club:  Round of golf for four on the acclaimed Jim Fazio course
  • Pla Beauty Makeup Party & Cosmetics
  • Tracy B Hair Studio: Custom Color & Cut (up to $360) & Custom phyto products (up to $70)
  • Woo Skin Care: Large Basket of skin care products from Woo Skin Care Cosmetics
  • H.Browns Photography:  Custom Pet Photo Session
  • Jon Tyson of Edwin Watts: 5 Hybrid golf club & Adidas golf shoes
  • Chocolate Ooh La Las: $100 gift basket
  • Atlanta Karate: 3 months of adult Karate Lessons & Uniform from Atlanta Karate
  • Atlanta Karate:  3 months of child’s lessons & Uniform from Atlanta Karate 
  • Excellence in Exercise:  Group of private 1-hour training sessions
  • Caja Popcorn: 2 gallon tub  good for 3 refills
  • LearningRX: Gift Basket and evaluation
  • Wildlife Art by Sharon Rule
  • Hand Carved African Masks
  • Handcrafted African copper pendant and beaded necklace
  • Hand Carved African Statue
  • Paintings by Gorillas & Chimps in Africa
  • and more…


There will be several open bars to quench your thirst with a great mixed drink, glass of wine or your favorite craft or specialty beer.


Proceeds benefit Children of Conservation and The Giving Kitchen!

When:  Monday, May 19, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Where: The Fabulous Buckhead Theatre

Ticket Information:
General Admission: $70  includes open bar, entertainment and a host of great restaurants.
VIP Ticket: $150 gets you early entry to event (6 pm) plus private access to upstairs VIP suites with exclusive entertainment provided by Chef Joe Truex of Watershed, wine tastings, premium bar, multiple additional restaurants with wine pairings for each dish and private balcony view to theatre.

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or email us at info@childrenofconservation.org