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CAAMFest 2015

CAAMFeast Awards: Stories, Food and You


CAAMFeast Awards: Stories, Food and You

One Kearny Club
March 7, 2015 6:00 pm Not Available


One Kearny Club presents the second annual CAAMFeast Awards: Stories, Food & You, an intimate cocktail gathering and culinary awards ceremony benefitting the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), March 7, 2015. CAAM is pleased to honor the Masumoto Family (Masumoto Family Farms), Danielle Chang (LUCKYRICE), and Tim Luym (Attic Restaurant) for their contributions to new Asian cuisine. This one-of-a-kind event will feature tasting from beloved local restaurants, sneak peeks of CAAM-funded productions showcasing our honorees, and an exciting live auction featuring experiential tastings and travel packages from Saison, Eight Tables by George Chen, and the Mandarin Oriental.

Join CAAM as we honor culinary personalities who are rewriting the conversation around Asian American food. The Masumoto Family members are celebrated fourth generation Japanese American farmers, who challenge and inspire our relationships to food and identity through writing, performance and philanthropy. Danielle Chang is a media-savvy entrepreneur and founder of LUCKYRICE, a series of luxe, metropolitan night markets that showcase her affinity for diverse Asian fare. Chef, restaurateur and consultant Tim Luym boasts numerous awards from the San Francisco Chronicle, 7×7 and a Michelin Bib Gourmand for his refreshing take on Filipino cuisine a la Attic Restaurant, Frozen Kuhsterd and Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

6-9 PM

One Kearny Club

23 Geary Street (near Kearny and Market Street)

San Francisco, CA 94108

Tickets: $200

Live Auction

Preview our list of one-of-a-kind auction items and get your bids ready!

Important – Parking  & Transportation

Public Transit

The Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade begins at 5:15pm and we strongly suggest the use of public transit. Streets will be closed at 5:00pm.  See the parade route information here and plan accordingly:

Via BART: From the Powell Street Station, take the Market & 4th Street exit. Walk 1 ½ blocks north towards Kearny/3rd Street. Turn left onto Geary Street. One Kearny building located on your left hand side.

Reserved Parking and Garages

Due to the parade, street parking and access will be very limited. Purchase a parking pass in advance through Parking Panda here

Refer to this list of nearby parking garages

Early Arrival

If you plan to arrive early to avoid the parade, please consider grabbing a signature cocktail at our valued sponsor Hakkasan, located next door to One Kearny Club at 1 Kearny Street.  Their hours are 5:30pm – 11:00pm.


Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association (APAPA), AT&T, Commonwealth Real Estate, Dipti Ghosh and Meggy Gotuaco, Kathy & Young Im, Philomena King,  David and Linda Lei, One Kearny Club, The Robert J Louie Memorial Fund

In-Kind Sponsors

Attic Restaurant, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Bombay Sapphire® East Gin, Chabaa Thai Cuisine, Chino, Eight Tables by George Chen, Frozen Kuhsterd, Hakkasan, Hopscotch Oakland, King & Co. Works of Art, LUCKYRICE, Magnolia Meats, Mandarin Oriental, Boston, Mandarin Oriental, Miami, Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco, Mandarin Oriental, Shanghai, Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C., Masumoto Family Farm, Michael Tate, Professional Auctioneer and Development Consultant, Saison, Socola Chocolatier, Southwest Airlines

Host Committee

Derrick Chang, One Kearny Club; George Chen and Cindy Wong-Chen, China Live; Chef Lawrence Chu; Chef Kai Duong; Dr. Joseph and Maria Fang; Buck Gee and Mary Hackenbracht; Dipti Ghosh*, Senior Vice President, at Wells Fargo Advisors, and Meggy Gotuaco; Bill Imada*, IW Group; Philomena King*, King and Co. Works of Art; David Lei* and Linda Lei; Hanson Li*, Salt Partners Group; Wendy Lieu, Socola Chocolatier, and Sameer Hassan, Williams-Sonoma; Betty Louie, The Robert J. Louie Memorial Fund; Matt Mui*, AT&T; Martin and Susan Yan, Yan Can Cook Inc. (*Denotes CAAM Board Member)

Honorary Host Committee

The Honorable Congressman Mike Honda, CA-17, The Honorable Congresswoman Judy Chu, CA-27, The Honorable Rob Bonta, California State Assembly, CA-18, The Honorable Evan Low, California State Assembly, CA-28, The Honorable Edwin Lee, Mayor, City and County of San Francisco, The Honorable Supervisor Eric Mar, City and County of San Francisco, District 1, The Honorable Supervisor Jane Kim, City and County of San Francisco, District 6


For tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Sierra Lee/ / (415) 863-0814 x123.

Dates & Times

CAAMFeast Awards: Stories, Food and You

One Kearny Club
March 7, 2015 6:00 pm Not Available