SOS (Scholars of Sustenance) Charity, is hosting its fundraising charity dinner on Friday, September 8th, 2023, at the W Bali Seminyak’s Starfish Bloo.
SOS, since 2017, have rescued and served surplus food collected from dozens of Bali hotel partners, to help the greater community in need. It has served more than than 29 million meals, which is the equivalent of 6,000 million kilos of surplus food!
The evening, held in conjunction with Disciples Escoffier Indonesia, will feature four of its’ hero chefs; Chef Adriel (W Bali Seminyak), Chef Agung (St Regis), Chef Bayu (Mandapa Ritz Carlton), and Chef Dayu (Aperitif), who will be whipping up a four-course gastronomic delight for the dinner guests, all in support of SOS Charity.
The Cocktails and Canapés hour will be held preceeding the dinner, beachside of Starfish Bloo at W Bali, tastes will be peppered by gasp-making magician Francky Letricheur. Cocktails and beverages are kindly sponsored by; Hatten Wines, East Indies Gin, Nusantara Cold Brew, Balian, Arak Bumbung, Terra Water and Vivere Gourmet. Canapés will be creatively crafted by Chef Adriel, using local ingredients and organic produce.
Food for the evening’s four-course dinner is kindly sponsored by Exotic Fine Foods, Bali Coop, Bali Sustainable Seafoods, Lotus Foods, Classic Fine Foods and Manjimup Artisan Truffles.
The evening will feature the music of EverySecondMusic Band, DJ Tina Colada, and a special traditional dance performance by YKPA – Yayasan Kasih Peduli Anak– www.ykpa.org, an orphanage for young and teenage street children, many who are handicapped, supporting their health and education. Opening remarks will be made by Chef Chris Salans, President of Disciples Escoffier Indonesia, and owner of star-rated restaurant Mozaic in Ubud, Bali.
The major fundraising portion of the evening will feature a live and silent auction, with over 60 attractive hotel, villa, dining, and leisure activities to bid on. 100% of all proceeds from the dinner and auction, wholly benefit the SOS Charity. All ticket purchasers will also receive a free raffle trip, for a great chance to win a luxury villa or hotel stay.
Hotel and villa vouchers are sponsored by: The Conrad Bali, The Pavilion Sanur, Hard Rock Hotel, Le Meridien Jimbaran, Renaissance Bali Uluwatu, The Laguna Resort & Spa Nusa Dua, Courtyard by Marriott Bali Nusa Dua, Dynasty Hotel, Merusaka Hotel, The Sens Ubud, Villa Alami Tabanan, The Viceroy Bali, Alila Seminyak, Intercontinental, The Trans Resort, Alam Kul Kul, Alaya Hotel Ubud, Ramada Sunset by Wyndham, Sanctoo Villas, Jambuwuluk Oceanic Seminyak, The Ayu Kintamani Villa / Toya Devasya, Villa Air, Aloft Bali Seminyak, Westin Nusa Dua, W Bali Seminyak, The Melia, Four Points by Sheraton Balikpapan, JW Marriott Medan, Marriott Jogja, Fairfield Bandung, Sheraton Lampung, Sari Pacific Jakarta, St Regis Jakarta, St Regis Kuala Lumpur, FP by Sheraton Manado, and Tugu Lombok.
Dining vouchers are donated by: Double Six Luxury Hotel (Rooftop and Plantation Grill), The Edge, The Oberoi (Kura Kura Restaurant), Grand Hyatt (Nampu Japanese Restaurant), Nagisa Izakaya Resto, La Brisa, La Plancha, La Favela, Mandapa Ritz Carlton Ubud, Sheraton Grand Gandaria Jakarta (Anigre Restaurant), and the Sheraton Bandung.
Additionally, massage vouchers were sponsored by The Westin Jakarta and The Stones Legian, with activities vouchers donated by Waterbom Bali and All 4 Diving.