Buy A Seat

This year we’re featuring a handful of “Buy-A-Seat” opportunities. Ranging from an exclusive dinners (12 Roses) to dinner and intimate concert with Broadway superstar Ramin Karimloo, these intimate events create amazing experiences, foster new friendships, and support the Frankie Lemmon school! Reserve your seat now!


Champagne Philipponnat Dinner

Lot 488

Champagne Philipponnat Dinner
Dinner at Todd + Lisa McGowan’s home (ITB) on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 with Charles Philipponnat from Champagne Philipponnat. We will explore the entire range of Philipponnat champagne including the iconic Clos de Goisses.  To top it off, chef Matt Kelly will be preparing amazing dishes to pair with the Champagne.

Donated By Todd + Lisa McGowan, Charles Philipponnat, Champagne Philipponnat, VinConnect
Chef: Matt Kelly
Winery: Philipponnat
Date: 11/6/19

Rice Rice Baby

Lot 494

Our very own Joe Kwon, Cheetie Kumar and Vansana Nolintha will team up for this rice centric dinner that will blow your mind! No Uncle Ben’s at this dinner. 

It is a superstar lineup: Joe Kwon is a man of many talents – the virtuoso cellist of the Avett Brothers who moonlights as a Korean Masterchef; Cheetie Kumar, Raleigh’s very own James Beard nominated and owner of Garland. She and her husband, Paul, are rock stars in their own right: when they’re not running the restaurant, they’re playing shows with their band, Birds of Avalon. To complete the trio of chefs, you have Van Nolintha of Bida Manda and Brewery Bhavana.

Donated By Joe Kwon, Cheetie Kumar and Vansana Nolintha.

Don’t Forget

Remember, part of your purchase is tax deductible. You will be sent an e-mail once your purchase is complete indicating what part of your purchase is tax deductible.  If a Buy-A-Seat event is sold out, please call our office at 919-845-8880 to get on the waiting list.