Gala Dinner 2022

The Napa Seafood Foundation cordially invites you to our 2022 Gala Dinner and the Excellence in Seafood Awards Ceremony.

SAVE THE DATE

June 8,
2022

Silverado
Resort & Spa

Napa,
California

Bringing together the world’s finest seafood and Napa Valley’s premier wines to celebrate stewardship in seafood and the environment.

Enjoy an amazing evening featuring an exceptional meal curated by:

Chef Nancy Silverton, James Beard Outstanding Chef and Co-Owner Mozza Restaurant Group

Chef Michael Cimarusti, multiple James Beard and Michelin Star award winner

Chef Michael Cimarusti, multiple James Beard and Michelin Star award winner

Chef Brooke Williamson, winner of “Top Chef” and Food Network’s “Tournament of Champions”

Chef Brooke Williamson, winner of “Top Chef” and Food Network’s “Tournament of Champions”

Chef Michael Cairns, Silverado Resort Executive Chef

Chef Michael Cairns, Silverado Resort Executive Chef

– alongside Napa Valley’s top wines while supporting the advancement of our mission to make a positive impact around the world through philanthropic and community development efforts centered on seafood.

Help us dive into our vision of improving lives and the world through seafood by participating in our auction, featuring exciting and exclusive items like a remote Alaska fly fishing trip.

Our Gala Dinner is open to not only international seafood community leaders but all of those who care deeply about the sustainability of our planet, waters, fishing, and future.

AWARDS


This year the gala dinner features the

Excellence in Seafood Awards Ceremony

These awards and nominations are the Napa Seafood Foundation’s way of celebrating the excellence of our international seafood community.

Awards Eligibility Criteria

The awards categories are aligned to the foundation’s core beliefs and mission to create a better world, one community at a time by investing in people, communities, and sustainability stewardship initiatives.

The Excellence in Seafood Awards aim to honor and recognize the exceptional individuals, associations, and companies that make a positive impact to improve our industry.

The awards leverage awareness of individuals, associations, and companies that contribute to six of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Seafood Excellence Leader Award

(UN Goals 8, 9, 12, 13, 14 & 17)

An individual or a company who has spearheaded and had an outstanding contribution to paradigm shifts in the seafood industry, under whose leadership we will see long-term, positive impact in the industry as a whole.

Sustainable Seafood Champion Award

(UN Goals 9, 12, 13, & 14)

An individual or company who has shown significant and quantifiable success in making a more sustainable seafood industry through technology and innovation focusing on environmental preservation and seafood production footprint reduction.

Corporate Social Responsibility Advocate Award

(UN Goals 8, 17)

An individual or company who has shown significant and quantifiable success in improving socioeconomic conditions and work opportunities of the communities where they operate.

Two special honors will be awarded:

Seafood For Heroes Ally Award

An association or company that has shown outstanding commitment to support and promote The Napa Seafood Foundation’s biggest initiative, Seafood For Heroes.

Exceptional Fishmonger Memorial Award

To honor an individual with a recognized career within our community and a lifelong commitment to making a better seafood industry.

KEY DATES

Applications and nominations for The Excellence in Seafood Awards 2022 open April 2022.

  • April 1st, 2022: Application submission opens
  • May 13, 2022: Application submission closes
  • Napa Seafood Foundation’s board of directors judging takes place
  • May 18, 2022: Nominees are announced on the website
  • June 8, 2022: Winners are awarded during the Napa Seafood Foundation’s Fundraising Gala Dinner 2022 

Nominate an individual or association today! 

Forms must arrive before deadline 13 May 2022, 5 PM PST

WINNERS

Award winners will receive:

  • Recognition on the Napa Seafood Foundation and Summit websites
  • Award trophy during the Napa Seafood Foundation Gala Dinner 2022
  • Award Marketing Kit and graphics for promotion
  • Napa Seafood Foundation’s PR support
  • Your company/association logo on the Fundraising Gala Dinner page
  • Marketing space during the Fundraising Gala Dinner event 

TICKETS

Extend your support by becoming a Napa Seafood Foundation Gala Sponsor today!

Sponsorship Levels

(Click on each sponsorship level to read description)

Tickets included: 16

  • Two golf foursomes (8 players) on Friday
  • Two VIP tables for 16 guests at opening dinner
  • Opportunity to incorporate your product during opening reception & dinner
  • Opportunity to include an item in the player gift bags
  • Opportunity to donate a live auction item
  • Your company logo featured on: Napa Seafood Foundation and Summit webpage
  • Electronic invitation
  • Opening dinner menu
  • Golf hole signage
  • Event signage (Wednesday & Friday)
  • Program journal
  • Pre-event recognition in the NSF’s existing communications including. 
  • Opportunity to present one of the NSF Steward awards alongside special guest

Tickets included: 8

  • Recognition at the NSF Gala reception and dinner
  • One premium table seating for 8 guests
  • One-quarter page congratulatory message in event program journal
  • Your company logo featured on electronic invitation and in event program journal
  • Your company logo featured with a link to your company’s website on the NSF Gala webpage
  • Opportunity to present one of the NSF Steward awards alongside special guest

Tickets included: 8

  • Recognition at the NSF Gala reception and dinner
  • One premium table seating for 8 guests
  • Your company listing on electronic invitation AND in the event program journal
  • Your company listed on the NSF gala webpage

Tickets included: 8

  • One table seating for 8 guests
  • Your company listing featured in the event program journal

Tickets included: 2

  • Reception and dinner for two guests
  • Your company listing featured in the event program journal

Tickets included: 1

Reception and dinner for one guest

Golf Tournament

Another opportunity to support the Foundation is through a sponsorship at the Napa Seafood Summit’s annual golf tournament, which takes place on Friday June 10th on the world renowned course at Silverado.

Please note that the golf tournament takes place on Friday, June 10, during the Napa Seafood Summit. 

Tickets included: 4

  • One golf foursome (4 players) at the Summit golf tournament on Friday 
  • One table for 6 guests at opening dinner on Wednesday 
  • Opportunity to include an item in the player gift bags
  • Opportunity to donate a live auction item
  • Your company logo featured on:
  • NSF Gala dinner and Summit event webpage with a link to your company’s website
  • Golf hole signage
  • Event signage
  • Program journal
  • Pre-event recognition on at the NSF Gala fundraiser and event website 

Tickets included: 4

  • One golf foursome (4 players)
  • Four guests at opening dinner on Wednesday

Tickets included: 1

  • One golf single (1 player)
  • Two guests at opening dinner
  • Your company logo featured on golf hole signage
  • Your company listed in the program journal

SUPPORT

Your support helps us achieve goals:

  • $1,000 feeds 100 frontline workers through our Seafood for Heroes program throughout the United States 
  • $5,000 provides 100 workers a livable wage so that that they can continue to feed the growth of sustainable nutrition at the largest integrated socioeconomic farm in Africa
  • $10,000 purchases equipment for students in the Chiloe Islands that allows them to create a product that is organic, sustainable, and with a social responsibility focus that helps their local communities
  • $20,000 furnishes 10 artisanal vessels in Peru with technology and equipment to implement biological-fishing monitoring programs to strengthen safety and fishery management 
  • $50,000 gifts 60 students scholarships to complete a three-year fishery program at the only higher education institution in the remote Banda Sea Archipelago 

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