Thank you so much for joining us at the 36th Annual Star Chefs & Vintners Gala on May 19! The outpouring of support for our mission was incredible. Because of your extraordinary generosity, we raised $3.75 million! Whether it was your first time joining us or your thirty-sixth time, your presence made a difference in the lives of older adults in the Bay Area and provided for more than 750,000 meals to be delivered with love and connection to so many.

Special thanks to the renowned Chefs, Celebrated Vintners, and Highly Acclaimed Sommeliers from over 70 restaurants and 60 wineries for an inspiring evening!

Please save the date for the 37th Annual Star Chefs & Vintners Gala on Sunday, May 18, 2025! For more information, contact David Miranda at  415-343-1280 or email

We thank all of the restaurants and wineries participating this year!  See below for listings and please make every effort to visit them throughout the year!

2024 Star Sommeliers
Lars Ryssdal of Art Culinaire Magazine Mike Lee of La Toque
Cara Patricia of DECANTsf Brooke Lieberwitz of Golden State Warriors
Debbie Zachareas of Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant Robert Lozelle of Angler
Kevin Born of Rich Table Dana Manison of Hundred Acre
Lorraine Castillo of Kitchen Istanbul Keith Mattrick of FLX Table
Caroline Costarella of Lazy Bear Mark Mendoza of J. J. Buckley
Ruth Frey of Dalida Chris Miller of San Francisco Wine School
Fausto Galicia of Estiatorio Omos Simone Mims of Simone Mims Hospitality & Consulting
David Glancy MS of San Francisco Wine School Valentina Moya of Waterbar
Simi Grewal of DECANTsf James Province of Ascend Prime Steaks and Sushi, Bellevue, WA
Jared Hooper of Farmhouse Inn and Restaurant Carolos Rones
Jade Hufford of Maison Healdsburg Iris Rowlee of Octavia and Frances
Maria Hunt of The Bubbly Girl Raphael Santos of Acquerello
Steve Izzo of The Vault Steakhouse and Garden Stephanie Schrankel Seastar Restaurant and Raw Bar, Bellevue, WA
Dennis Kelly, MS of Protégé Melissa Smith of Oenotrias
Lauren Kemp of Bacchus Samantha Steinwand of Company Fine Wines
Luke Kenning of Littorai Paul Swanson of Bourbon Steak, Seattle, WA
Scott Klein of Broma Andre Sydnor of Copra
Francis Kulaga of Anomaly SF Tiffany Tobey of Ritz-Carlton Las Collinas, TX
Erik Latishaw of Sierra Mar Lindsey Young of Selby’s


2024 Corporate Sponsors