Good Friends, Dinner & a Glass of Wine

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Thank you to everyone for making

“Good Friends, Dinner and a Glass of Wine”  a success!

It was another fabulous night with good friends old and new at our second wine dinner “Good Friends, Dinner & a Glass of Wine” at the stylish Stage Restaurant in the Honolulu Design Center on October 16, 2014. Presented by St. Francis Healthcare Foundation of Hawaii, the delectable four-course dinner showcasing fresh, locally grown ingredients was expertly prepared under the direction of Chef Ron De Guzman. The first three courses were complemented with wines from California.

First Course
Ho Farms Tomato Salad
with Smoked Goat Cheese, Japanese Cucumber, Beets, Croutons,
Lilikoi Vinaigrette
Wine: Kenwood Yulupa Sparkling Wine
Second Course
Grilled Kauai Shrimp
with Asiago Polenta, Baby Arugala, Applewood Smoked Bacon,
Hon Shimeji Mushrooms
Wine: Callaway Hybrid White North Coast Blend
Third Course
Red Wine Braised Short Rib
Potatoes au Gratin, Sauteed Asparagus, Hamakua Alii Mushroom,
Hirabara Swiss Chard
Wine: Callaway Hybrid Red Mendocino County Blend
Dessert
Frozen Raspberry Greek Yogurt
Black Sesame Sponge, Organic Cocoa Nibs,
Matcha Green Tea Streusel, Mixed Berry Coulis

Live musical entertainment was provided by Aaron Domingo. The event also featured an Enter-to-Win drawing for a $500 Ala Moana Center gift card and a basket of handmade lap quilts and pillow.  “Wine Glass Wishes” allowed guests to support our many service lines and receive a one-of-a-kind, souvenir wine glass. In total, the event raised more than $42,000 that will support the St. Francis Liliha campus.

Mahalo

Special Mahalo to Thomas Sorensen & Stage Restaurant

Table Sponsors
Air Central Inc.
Allied Builders System
Ohana Pacific Management Company
Pacxa
Electricians Inc.
Envision Networked Solutions
Gregg Maedo + Associates
Hawaii Diagnostic Radiology Services
Ironworkers Union Local 625 Stabilization Fund
Linda Lee
Strategic Communication Solutions

Cash & In-Kind Donors
Thomas Cabrinha
Chaminade University
Myrna Chun-Hoon
Creative Fund Raising Associates, Inc.
Daniel Gardner
HMSA
Indigo Real Estate Services
Mike Kujubu
Monarch Insurance Services Inc.
Glenn Pang, MD
R.M. Towill Corporation
Shaw Ross Importers
Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities
STAT Medical
The Queen’s Medical Center