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Oscar® Awards Viewing Party

Walk the red carpet and watch the Academy Awards® in style! Enjoy signature dishes from San Diego’s premier chefs as you sip elegantly crafted cocktails. Cast your vote for the Oscar winners to win the 50/50 drawing. Delicious desserts and champagne toasts will cap off the party which will benefit the San Diego Film Foundation.

Giving has never been so Glamorous!

The biggest night of our industry is also our biggest night to raise awareness for the incredible work of independent filmmakers, global initiatives and our local educational outreach program all funded through the San Diego Film Foundation. Help us make a difference through film!

Best Supporting Cast goes to ….YOU!

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4:30 Red Carpet | Cast your Oscar Ballot
5:30 Academy Awards Show Telecast

Signature Dishes | Craft Cocktails | Delicious Desserts
Cocktail Attire | Black Tie Optional

$125.00 Per Person
Includes: Open Bar | Food | Valet Parking 


San Diego Int’l Film Festival Presents
And The Award Goes To…
Oscar® Awards Viewing Party
Sunday, February 26th
To Benefit the San Diego Film Foundation

Didn’t make the party? Make a donation today in support of the San Diego Film Foundation!
If you would like to partner with us to reach our fundraising goal by offering up a matching donation please contact: Merridee Book –

Honorary Chair – Kristi Pieper | Get to know Kristi!

A Stunning Private Estate

Watch the Academy Awards in style as you take in the ocean views at a private La Jolla estate.

Award Winning San Diego Chefs

Michelle Angelica Velez, Pillbox

Shelly’s professional journey began in 1995 and she thrived in the fast paced environment starting with corporate cooking, working up to management. Miss Shelly (as she’s known by her friends) has found her niche at Pillbox and looks forward to continuing the creative adventure that she has successfully pursued for more than 20 years. 

Chef Trey Foshee,
Galaxy Taco

Comer Awesome is Galaxy Taco’s mantra and it means the freshest ingredients, boldly delicious flavors and the craft of Mexican cuisine. Chef Trey Foshee and Galaxy Taco are obsessed with the details and making every bite the best bite!

Chef Drew McPartlin,
Panache Productions

Chef Drew is currently a personal chef/caterer in San Diego, CA. He has studied food and wine at the The Culinary Institute in Hyde Park and its sister school The Culinary Institute at Greystone in Napa Valley.

Chef Damasco Lee,
Private Chef

Chef Damaso has traveled to Italy, France, and Spain where he mastered his cooking techniques. He took cooking classes at the “Cook and Taste” in Barcelona and participated in the celebrity chefs dinner in Baja, Mexico.

Chef Bernard Guillas,
Marine Room

Award-winning chef Bernard Guillas directs and is responsible for the landmark AAA 4-diamond Marine Room restaurant. His renowned cuisine brings global influences, seasonal offerings and menus as dramatic and memorable as the restaurant’s oceanfront setting.

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