On Saturday, June 8, 2019 Meals on Wheels will host Viva Seniors Gala at the beautiful Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. The evening will be held in the Grand Ballroom from 5:30p.m.-11:00p.m., and will feature renowned chefs from San Diego competing for the “Chefy” Award in the 10th Annual Chef Appetizer Competition. Guests will have a chance to taste all appetizers and vote for their favorite chef, while also enjoying live and silent auctions, entertainment and a full seated dinner. We anticipate having over 400 guests to raise funds for San Diego seniors. For more information please contact Anna Leyrer, Development Manager of Events, at aleyrer@meals-on-wheels.org or 619-278-4041


Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 5:30 PM
Sheraton Hotel and Marina - Grand Ballroom

1380 Harbor Dr. San Diego, CA 92101

Semi-Formal Fiesta Attire
Clint Bell
Rolf and Mary Benirschke
& The Rolf Benirschke Legacy Foundation


5:30 p.m.

Chef Appetizer Challenge,
Cocktail Reception & 
Silent Auction

7:30 p.m.

Seated Three-Course Dinner,
Live Auction & Fund-A-Senior

9:00 p.m.

Entertainment & Dancing


Chef Hugo Pena - Harbor's Edge at the Sheraton San Diego 

Chef Joe Pastry - Water's Fine Catering

Chef Jeremy Loomis - Top of the Market

Owner, Judd Brawn - Blue Water Seafood Grill

Chef William Eick - Mission Ave. Bar and Grill 

Thank you to our Sponsors:


Burrito Gordo:


Tostada Grande:


Baja Fish Tacos:


Nathan Treadwell/Merrell Lynch 

Huevos Rancheros:


Gary and Ana Gramling
Charles Weise & Reagan Medeiros-Weise


Chips and Salsa:

Dane, Drake & Nan Pieper






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