Here's your chance to live like a rock star and help CBI at the same time! This year's Golden Ticket prize will be a vacation to the Big Island of Hawaii. Buy more tickets for more chances to win. Tickets can be purchase in advance and up to the time of the drawing on March 18th. You do not need to be present to win. Only 125 tickets will be sold
The prize will include two First Class tickets on Alaska Airlines* direct from Portland to Kona and a week-long stay at the Hilton Waikaloa Village..You'll also receive $200 gift certificate toward dinner at Roy's of Waikaloa. This 62-acre resort on the Big Island features abundant wildlife on the resort including a lagoon which hosts beautiful salt water fish and sea turtles. The resort has a spa, golf, and Luau on premises. You will tour the massive resort on air conditioned trams or by boat and relax by the pool. The hotel is near attractions such as the 49 Black Sand Beach and a day trip away from the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
*Subject to availability - travel arrangements should be made 45 days in advance and may need to be longer for peak periods (e.g., Oregon spring break)
During your Exquisite Oregon Wines Tour and Tasting Experience you will travel behind the scenes at our winemaking facility and learn about Domaine Serene through a guided tour that traces the path of our award-winning wines from vine to glass. As you journey through our five-level gravity flow winery, you will learn the intricacies of our winemaking philosophy, and discover our history at the source.
After your tour, you will enjoy a seated tasting featuring rare and limited-production Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from our estates.
Date: Sunday, June 10th
Time: 11:30 AM
Price: $90 per guest
Location: Domaine Serene Winery (Dayton, OR)
Host: Domaine Serene Winery
Here's your chance to experience The Zipper - NE Portland's groundbreaking food complex! This gathering will feature an evening of food from Zipper restaurants: including superb Israeli/Mediterranean offerings of Chickpeadx, award winning fried chicken by Basilisk (named best in Portland by WWeek & The Oregonian) and some of the greatest hits of Chef Johanna Ware's menu at the re-incarnated Smallwares. And of course there will be a curated menu of beverages from Paydirt, including fun cocktails, beer & wine as well as non-alcoholic beverages.
Date: April 7th
Time: 6:00 -9:00 PM (The party goes until 9:00 but people can hang out as long as they like)
Price: $72 - per guest, includes food & drink as noted above
Location: The Zipper
Hosts: Glen and Lisa Levy
Bask in the luxuries of this Morris Whitehouse designed home complete with chandeliers and tufted red velvet sofas while you sip on wine and whiskey by the fire and revel in the comfort of a buffet-style cornucopia of sushi. Created from the finest ingredients, enjoy this house party with new congregant and self-made Sushi chef, Carly Fujita and husband Paul Fujita at their home in SW Portland along with your favorite religious school teacher and congregant, Leona Mitchell and her sushi chef husband, Doug Mitchell, while relaxing with other Congregation Beth Israel members at this Saturday evening event.
*Sushi pictured here is a sample of Chef Carly's past work*
Date: Saturday April 21st
Price: $54 per guest
Location: Home of Carly & Paul Fujita (SW Portland)
Hosts: Leona & Doug Mitchell and Carly & Paul Fujita
This tasting and dinner will include ten wines from longtime collectors Ben Chinn & Phyllis Nakayama's Private Cellar, paired with gourmet food cooked by Tony and Bianca Urdes. The four white wines and six red wines will run the gamut from a hard-to-find Austrian Riesling to a nearly 40-year-old vintage Port with many tantalizing stops in between, all beautifully aged for your enjoyment. With freshly made appetizers and surf-n-turf dinner, this will be a feast to remember! Vegetarian-friendly, too. Sweets by dessert extraordinaire Sydney Baer.
Date: Saturday, July 7th
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Home of Tony and Bianca Urdes
Hosts: Tony & Bianca Urdes and Ben Chinn & Phyllis Nakayama
What better way to watch a Thorns game than by enjoying easy parking at CBI, a tailgate party, and then watching the Thorns game with other congregants and Rabbi Joseph. The tailgate party will include wings and beer from Fire on the Mountain as well as child friendly food and drinks. We will all walk over to the Thorns game together.
Date: Saturday, date TBA - depending on Thorns schedule
Time: 5:00 pm
Price: $36 per guest includes: tailgate party parking and Thorns ticket if needed
Location: CBI Parking Lot at 19th & Flanders
Host: Rabbi Rachel Joseph and Jordan Busch (Fire on the Mountain)
Spice things up with an exotic Lebanese feast for 12 guests. This amazing dinner will be offered in the lovely home and garden of Ted Nelson and Curt Shaffstall. Enjoy a splendid summer evening with an incredible meal, including wine and drinks!
Date: Saturday, August 11th
Time: Evening - TBD
Location: Home of Ted Nelson and Curt Shaffstall
Hosts: Ted Nelson and Curt Shaffstall