TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - On Friday, November 1st the Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival, Canada's premier wine and culinary fundraiser for medical research and innovation, presented by Rogers, welcomes the stars to the Allstream Centre for its highly-anticipated Grand Cru Culinary Festival Live Auction event in support of medical research and innovation.
|WHAT|| With approximately 50 items up for auction this year, in addition to the extraordinary wine lots up for auction, bidders will be impressed by the unique experiential and luxury lots such as:
|WHEN|| Friday, November 1, 2013
5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
|WHERE|| Allstream Centre
105 Princes' Boulevard, Exhibition Grounds, Toronto
|*Note to media: upon arrival, please check in at the media desk to obtain your mandatory access passes and accreditation. For specific interview requests please RSVP in advance.|
About the 9th Annual Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival
The Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival, presented by Rogers, is Canada's premier wine and culinary fundraiser for medical research and innovation. Since 2005, Grand Cru has raised more than $11.4 million to support scientific research and fund key program areas at Toronto General Hospital and Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network.
For Festival Pass Holders, the event takes place November 1 and 2 and includes the Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival Live Auction and Halpern Portfolio Wine Tasting events1 and the Exclusive Wine & Dine Experience dinners. Proceeds from this year's Festival will benefit the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre and the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine where funds will be used collaboratively for research in heart, arthritis, vision and diabetes.
For further information about Grand Cru, including a full list of participating hosts, chefs and wine estates, UHN scientists and Live Auction items, please visit www.grandcru.ca. You can also follow the Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation on Twitter at @tgwhf or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tgwhf. For Grand Cru-related communications, use #GrandCru2013.
* Grand Cru Live Auction event takes place every other year
SOURCE: Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation
For further information:
For media inquiries or to book an interview, please contact:
Andrea Flanders, Zeno Group
(416) 849-8942, [email protected]
Erin MacFarlane, Zeno Group
(416) 849-1548, [email protected]
For sponsorship inquiries please contact:
Megan Goldwell, Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation
(416) 340-5240, [email protected]