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2016 Gala & Art Auction

Friday, August 26, 2016, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

2016 Gala & Art Auction

Friday August 26, 2016 CAC &CAC Collective will close to the public at 2pm. CAC Store will close at noon to preprare for the Cuisine, Art Cocktails: Celebrating Contemporary Cincinnati CAC Gala and Auction.

We hope you will join us as we feast on the artful culinary creations from some of Cincinnati's top chefs. Surround yourself in the most provocative works of art today, featuring emerging and groundbreaking artists this season. All up for auction.

For ONE night only navigate contemporary culture with us.

Under the tutelage of our Honorary Chair for the Gala, Maria Kalomenidou (and the muscle behind producing this artful Cookbook), the cookbook,that you've been hearing about, Cuisine, Art, Cocktails: Celebrating Contemporary Cincinnati will be available for our Gala and Art Auction where the chefs and mixologists will be on hand preparing dishes and drinks featured in the cookbook.

Chefs from the following restaurants will be present and preparing food: Boca, Daveed's, Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse, Kroger, Metropole, Nectar, Sleepy Bee, Sotto, Django, Japp's and Salazar.

6:30PM - Cocktails

6:30–8:30 - Art Auction

8PM - Dinner

To purchase a ticket, please contact our Chief of Development, Susan Berliant, at (513) 345-8411 or via email. Tickets start at $250 for a Single Ticket.

The following chefs and mixologists will be preparing food and drink:

Julie Francis - Nectar
Frances Kroner - Sleepy Bee
Dave Taylor - Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse
Brandon Fortener - Kroger
Jared Bennett - Metropole
Danny Combs - Sotto
David Cook & Liz Cook - Daveed's
Renee Schuler - EatWell
Lance Bowman
Jennifer Watts - Japp's
Molly Wellmann - Japp's
Steven Clement - Salazar

Gala and Cookbook Sponsors


Jennie Rosenthal Berliant
Mary Ida and Marshal Compton
Formica Corporation
Maria Kalomenidou and Yannis Skoufalos
Stewart and Elizabeth Turnbull
Voltage, Inc.
Turnbull-Wahlert Contruction
Gale and David Beckett
The Richard M. Block Family Foundation
Jim and Linda Miller
Rosemary and Mark Schlachter
Martin Wilz and Dionysia Savas
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
Ron Bates and Randy Lasley
Kate and Bill Baumann
Carol and Mark Berliant
Jay and Janet Chatterjee
Bruno De Weer
Laurence and Stefano Deprez-Zenezini
Stephen and Kathy Fish
David Herriman
Bruce and Melanie Healey
Neil Hoover and Shawn Scott
Henry and Victoria Karamanoukian
Ed Lion
Anu and Shekhar Mitra
Elizabeth and Stefan Olson
Kevin and Libby Ott
Elaine and Marvin Rosenberg
JB and Marie-Laure Salvado
James Stapleton
Sara and Michelle Vance Waddell
Maureen Vignola
Carolyn and Steven Bloomfield
Susan Cutler Harris
Ingrid Handl & Walter Geiger
Helen and Brian Heekin
Phillip J. Nuxhall
Alexandra Pantin
Mona Quintanilla & Steve Fahlbusch
Kathaleen and Stew Atkinson
Eric Avner & Adrienne Cowden
Dan and Fran Bailey
Mary & Mark Biegger
Donald Beck and Lawrence Eynon
Susan Berliant
Lourdes Blanco
Valerie Grant
Emile & Maria-Joanna
Mary Ann and Don Harden
Andrea Herzig
Ken Jones
Jeannette A. Jones
Kim Krause
Craig Lattarulo
Steven Matijcio
Olga and Alexis
Anne M. Niehaus
Marisela and Juan Pereda
Raphaela Platow
Peter Quinnan and Mark Boire
Sylvia Rombis
Sherry Stimmel
Kakia & George Tsourapas
Mary Watkins
Chip & Wendy Finke

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