Times are tight, but in case you have extra cash, you might want to check out these auction items on CharityBuzz.com. The company auctions VIP experiences and luxury goods on its website, to raise millions for nonprofits around the globe.
Meet Paula Deen on the Set of “Paula’s Best Dishes” and enjoy dinner for two at her Savannah, Georgia restaurant, The Lady & Sons. Bidding ends Friday, April 30, 2010, and dinner will take place on May 7, 2010. Proceeds will benefit the New York Women in Communications Foundation. Get more information on this auction lot.
Lunch with Ruth Reichl: Who knows food better than the acclaimed food critic and author? She joined Gourmet Magazine as editor-in-chief in April 1999, following six years as restaurant critic of The New York Times. Lunch with Ms. Reichl at one of her favorite New York spots. Bidding ends Wednesday, May 5, 2010. Proceeds will benefit the New York Women in Communications Foundation. Get more information on this lot.
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Surf & Dine With Marc Murphy In The Hamptons. A great item for people who summer in The Hamptons: The winner and a guest will spend an afternoon surfing with Chef Murphy and a private instructor, followed by a dinner for up to 10 guests cooked by Murphy in the winner’s Hamptons home. (Hey, who’s cooking at Landmarc and Ditch Plains while he’s surfing?) Bidding ends Wednesday, April 14, 2010. Proceeds will benefit City Harvest. Get more information on this lot.
Chef’s Six-Course Tasting Menu for 6 at Tocqueville Restaurant. Co-owners Jo-Ann Makovitzky and Chef Marco Moreira will welcome you to Tocqueville’s new home, located steps from Union Square. An elegant, luxurious room with soaring ceilings sets the perfect stage for sophisticated French-American cuisine. Bidding ends Wednesday, April 21, 2010. Proceeds will benefit Figure Skating in Harlem. Get more information on this lot.