April 29, 2018 Passport to Wine
~May 6
Passport to Chefs

Passport to Wine ~ Sunday, April 29, 2018


  • Sunday, April 29, 2018
  • 1pm  VIP early entry
  • 2pm-5pm  General Admission
  • Old Ranch Country Club
    3901 Lampson Ave.,
    Seal Beach
  • Ticket prices: 
  • $125 VIP 1 hour Early Entry  
    1pm-5pm entry
    includes VIP parking before 1pm, all wine and food  samples and 12 oz keepsake wine glass.
  • $100 General Admission   
    2pm-5pm entry includes all wine and food  samples and 12 oz keepsake wine glass. 
  • $25 Designated Driver  
    (no Alcohol)
  • PARKING: NO onsite parking, (handicap ok) shuttle service will be provided. 
  • Please drive directly to shuttle.
  • Shuttle Parking lot is located at West Ed Offices 4665 Lampson Ave, Los Alamitos. 

Purchase Tickets at:   https://roosters.auctionreg.org/registration

The premier wine tasting celebration in Orange County, in a truly a beautiful Country Club setting. Wineries, Spirits, Wine Worthy Food, Desserts, Lifestyle Vendors, Music and a Fun Vibe!

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Sip, Swirl, Buy wine

Sample premium wines from over 50 wineries, and meet passionate winemakers and winery representatives, offering practical knowledge and sharing their delicious wine.

Taste a wide variety of delectable wine-worthy hot & cold hors d’oeuvres and delicious desserts. Musical entertainment by Quattrosound. 

Sip, swirl, order wine, and bid on auction items.

  Special Thanks to Alaska Airlines (Our Sponsor)

2017 Vendors

 7 Barrels - Olive Oils & Balsamics
Chudabeef - Beef Jerky
Gourmet Blends - Olive Oils & Balsamics
Vino Buddy - Handless Wine Drinking necklace
Wine Tasting Club Card.com


With appreciation and thanks to our  2017 Participating Wineries, Spirits and Restaurants:

 Delicious hot & cold hors d’oeuvres provided by:
Marrakesh Restaurant
Old Vine Cafe
Centro Collective

Wines featured from:  

A Stone's Throw
Cowboy Canyon Winery
Finley Family Wines
Frisby Cellars
Giracci Vineyards & Farms
Orange Coast Winery
Trabuco Creek Winery

Aliénor Cellars
Aether Wines
Ampelos Cellars
Arndt Cellars
Ascension Cellars  
Boisset Collection
Cardwell Hill Cellars
Chalk Hill Estate  
Cholame Vineyard
Colony Wine Bar
Cougar's Leap Winery
Cutruzzola Vineyards
Direct Cellars
Double Bond Wines
Foley Johnson Winery
Formaglini Vineyards
Justin Vineyards and Winery
Kessler-Haak Wines
Landmark Vineyards  
Leverage Wines
McPrice Myers Wine Company
Metrick Wines
Midnight Cellars Winery & Vineyard

Miner Family Vineyards
Navarro Vineyards
New Zealand Wine Navigator  
Notre Vin
Opolo Vineyards
Pedroncelli Winery
Powell Mountain Cellars
Quigley Fine Wines
Ranchita Canyon Vineyard
Random Path / Rozak  
St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery  
Saddleback Cellars  
San Antonio Winery
Sea Shell Cellars
Sodaro Estate Winery
SoMa Cellars  
Sweetzer Cellars
Takler Wine Estate
The Original Wine Club
Turiya Wines
Twickel Wine Estate
Vina Sympatica Sparkling Wines
Zotovich Vineyards      

Spirits • Beer • Other   
Karma Tequila
Pisco Viejo Tonel
Yacht Club Vodka
Wild Goose Tavern beer

Passport to Chefs ~May 6, 2018


  • Sunday, May 6, 2018
  • 4:30 pm
  • Old Ranch Country Club
    3901 Lampson Ave.,
    Seal Beach
  • Ticket: $395 pp
  • Table for 12:  $4,740

Purchase at:    

 We invite you to participate in an evening that will both delight your palate with great food and wine, while providing an uplifting experience focused on creating a community of care for children in need. In addition to supporting many worthwhile children’s charities, this 2-day celebration highlights the best in food and wine.     

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Delight your palate with delicious food & wine

This extraordinary experience offers guests a sumptuous five-course meal paired with fine wines in an unforgettable setting. Sunday evening’s focal point is our 15 premier Orange County chefs & restaurants preparing their signature dishes tableside for their exclusive table. 

The evening also includes musical entertainment, an extensive upscale live and silent auction and an after party with the chefs, cocktails crafted by our chef honoree, music and dancing. 

  • Attire: black tie optional. 
  • This event will sell out! 
  •  Don’t miss out on a delicious evening! 

With appreciation and thanks to our 2016 Chefs & Restaurants:

 Michael Rossi/The Ranch Restaurant & Saloon;
Ross Pangilinan/Leatherbys Café Rouge,
Nick Weber/The Cannery;
Leo Razo/Villa Roma;
Ron Lee/ AnQi; Jonathan Blackford/A Restaurant;
Ryan Adams/Three Seventy Common,
Umberto Rubelli/Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria;
Franco Barone/IL Barone Ristorante;
Michael Nirtaut/Old Ranch Country Club,
David B. Martin/The Pacific Club,
Mark McDonald/Old Vine Café, Lewis Butler/Center Club,
Sean Reynolds /Hanna's Restaurant & Bar 

Participating Chefs & Restaurants

  2017 Passport to Chefs Featured Chefs & Restaurants

Roosters Foundation Helping Children in Need


In addition to celebrating the best in food and wine,  proceeds from the 2018 Food & Wine Celebration allow the Roosters to award grants to various children’s charities and fund the Roosters Foundation Annual Food Drive, which will feed up to 3000 families with needy and at-risk children living below the poverty line in Orange County. 

For sponsorship information contact:
Randy Fine, Chairman 949-230-5009 randy@finetele.com 

Contact Us

Orange County Food & Wine Celebration

For inquiries including Winery Participation, Individual Ticket Sales and Table Reservations, please contact  

Penny Strenger, Events Director
Roosters Foundation of Orange County
Cell: 949.677.3404  ocroosters@cox.net


For inquiries about Chef & Restaurant Participation and Sponsorships, please  contact

Randy Fine, Chairman 949-230-5009

 John Trapani, Vice Chairman  714-815-5385 trapsmix@gmail.com

Rich Morin, Deputy Vice Chairman 949-981-0800 richmorin11@gmail.com

Orange County Food & Wine Celebration

(949) 677-3404

The Roosters Foundation of Orange County

a 501(c)(3) charitable organization www.roostersfoundation.org

Benefiting Children’s Charities in Orange County