Past Events 2009
The 27th Annual American Wine & Food Festival, benefiting Meals On Wheels
(founded by the Puck-Lazaroff Charitable Foundation)
October 2-4, 2009
Attendees were treated to the some of the most exciting, unique and distinctive culinary creations complemented by the best wines and spirits over three events October 2-4, 2009. FIrst, Red Hot Friday, then Saturday Evening Event at Universal Studios Back Lot followed by the limited attendance Chefs Grand Tasting at Spago Beverly Hills.
Rededication of Aviva’s Wallis Annenberg Center
September 9, 2009
When a teenage girl arrives at Aviva’s Wallis Annenberg Center, it is often her last chance to heal and turn her life around.
After Barbara Lazaroff spear-headed a greatly needed rennovation, over 75 friends, supporters and guests joined Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky to celebrate the reopening of the center.
Frette Showroom benefitting Aviva Family and Children’s Services
September 7 – October 20, 2009
Barbara was one of five selected designers to design a bedroom vignette for the exclusive and elegant Frette linen company on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills.
20% of the proceeds from the purchase of linens and other Frette items in Barbara’s Showcase were donated to Barbara’s selected cause, Aviva Family and Children’s Services. Additionally, Barbara donated 20% of the proceeds from selected objects of art to Aviva.
The 25th Annual Cal Spirit Event benefiting the American Cancer Society
California Spirit is a much-anticipated event with a well-established reputation as one of the most prestigious charity galas in California. Master Chef Wolfgang Puck gathers renowned chefs from the best L.A. restaurants to create their finest culinary creations. California Spirit features gourmet food, premium California wines, live entertainment, plus a spectacular live and silent auction. This Sunday, August 9, 2009 event was hosted by Wolfgang Puck, Sherry Lansing and Barbara Lazaroff.