Thank you to our Grand Cru 2015 supporters!
The 11th annual Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival, presented by BMO Wealth Management, took place on October 29 & 30, 2015 and raised $3 million net, and still climbing, for the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University Health Network (UHN). Since its inception in 2005 Grand Cru has raised over $21.2 million.
Festival photos and videos are coming soon!
Taking place on October 29 & 30, 2015, this year marks the 11th anniversary of Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival (Grand Cru). Proceeds raised at Grand Cru directly support scientific research and fund key program areas at Toronto General Hospital and Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network (UHN).
Assembling the finest wine, gourmet cuisine and the brightest minds in medical research, Grand Cru has raised more than $18.2 million since 2005. Proceeds in 2015 will benefit the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine, UHN.
The McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine is a world-leader in regenerative medicine research, facilitating collaboration, driving forward discovery and promoting awareness of stem cell research. The McEwen Centre includes 15 senior scientists and their teams of postdoctoral fellows and students, representing UHN, Mount Sinai, Sick Kids and the University of Toronto. These scientists are accelerating research to deliver more effective treatments for heart disease, diabetes, respiratory disease, osteoarthritis, liver diseases, diseases affecting loss of vision, and spinal cord injury. The scientific expertise at the Centre enables the ability to replicate patient specific disease in a petri dish and test and identify new therapies to treat disease, delivering personalized medicine solutions for patients. McEwen Centre Investigators collaborate with research scientists and clinicians at institutions throughout North America, Europe, Israel and the Asia/Pacific region.
The Grand Cru Live Auction will boast approximately 35 unique items including exceptional wines, distinctive luxury items and priceless experiences. View details on our first auction items below! Much more to follow!
Prospective buyers are encouraged to attend the Auction. However, commission bids will be accepted and executed. All bids must be received in advance of auction by e-mail, mail, telephone or fax no later than Wednesday October 28, 2015. To request a Commission Bid Form, please contact Laura Cheng below.
Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation
R. Fraser Elliot Building
190 Elizabeth Street, 5th Floor, 5S-801
Toronto, ON M5G 2C4
Phone: (416) 340-4800 ext. 5670
Fax: (416) 340-4864
Complete credit card information will be required to process the bids.
Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation and UHN shall not be responsible for failing to execute such bids or for any errors relating to the execution of such bids or following any other instructions of any commission bidder. In the event that Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation has received commission bids on a lot for identical amounts, and at the Auction these commission bids are the highest bids for a particular lot, the lot shall be given to the person whose commission bid for the relevant amount was received first.
Telephone bids will be accepted during the auction.
Phone: (647) 217-9924
Thanks to the support of our generous sponsors, donors, participants, chefs and wine makers, Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival has raised more than $21.2 million since 2005.
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