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2015 EVENT DETAILS


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.

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GRAND CRU CO-CHAIRS


Todd Halpern
Cheryl McEwen

 

MCEWEN CENTRE FOR REGENERATIVE MEDICINE


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.

In the news:
http://canadaam.ctvnews.ca/video?playlistId=1.2371406
http://globalnews.ca/video/2003449/toronto-scientists-using-stem-cells-to-create-cartilage

 

     

EXCLUSIVE WINE & DINE EXPERIENCE
FRIDAY OCTOBER 30


RESTAURANTS & CHEFS

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WINE ESTATES

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SCIENTISTS

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HOSTS

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LIVE AUCTION


The Grand Cru Live Auction will boast approximately 35 unique items including exceptional wines, distinctive luxury items and priceless experiences such as:

  • Large format and rare wines

  • Wine experiences in Italy and in France

  • Cooking school with Chef Benedetta Vitali and stay at Badia a Coltibuono

  • Three night stay in a family suite at Fogo Island Inn, Newfoundland

  • Three night stay at Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club, Bahamas

  • An Edward Burtynsky Print

  • Black Mink Coat by Gianfranco Ferre

  • Jewelry from Royal de Versailles

  • 2016 F-type project 7 Jaguar – only 250 produced globally with 7 allocated to Canada

Much more to follow!

 

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CLIPS & REELS

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RECENT EVENTS

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SPONSORS


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SUPPORTERS


HISTORY


Thanks to the support of our generous sponsors, donors, participants, chefs and wine makers, Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival has raised more than $18.2 million since 2005.

CONTACT


For more information about Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival, please contact:

Megan Goldwell
Senior Manager,
Corporate Partnerships and Event Public Relations

 


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