Upcoming Events

Strikes for Scholarships
Strikes for Scholarships
Join us us for a family day of bowling fun! Sunday, August 27, 9a – 12p, at the South Point Hotel, Casino, & Spa Bowling Alley. For more information, sponsorships, tickets, and registration, please click here.

Wine of the Month: July - August 2017
Wine of the Month: July – August 2017
We invite you to enjoy South Point Hotel Casino & Spa’s “Wine of the Month” special and give back to ECF! This campaign continues after the success during May and June in which the Storypoint Wines from Johnson Brothers campaign sold an impressive 2,484 bottles. Indulge in July and Augusts’ hand-selected bottles distributed through Atlantis Beverage including Sierra Batuco’s Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, specially priced at $20 per bottle and $1 of each purchase will be donated to ECF. These bottles are available at Silverado Steak House, Don Vito’s and Primarily Prime Rib. Sip, Savor, Donate, and Repeat!.

Past Events

Splash for Scholarships
Splash for Scholarships
Join us on Thursday, August 3rd, 10a – 6p for Splash for Scholarships at the Palms Pool & Dayclub. Book your $100 Cabana today, with all proceeds benefitting Epicurean Charitable Foundation.

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Wine of the Month – November & December
We invite you to enjoy South Point Hotel Casino & Spa’s “Wine of the Month” special and give back to Epicurean Charitable Foundation! Through the months of November and December you can purchase bottles of Rodney Strong Chardonnay and Merlot for only $20 per bottle. $1 of each purchase will be donated to ECF.

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Wine of the Month – October
PROUDLY DISTRIBUTED BY JOHNSON BROTHERS/ E&J GALLO
Throughout October at South Point, Don Vito’s, Primarily Prime Rib and Silverado Steak House will proudly pour William Hill Estate wines for $20 per bottle. Guests can choose between the Central Coast Chardonnay and Central Coast Cabernet Sauvignon. For each bottle sold, $1 will benefit local students through ECF.

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Wine of the Month – July & August
We invite you to enjoy South Point Hotel Casino & Spa’s “Wine of the Month” special and give back to Epicurean Charitable Foundation! Through the months of May and June you can purchase bottles of Murphy-Goode Chardonnay and Murphy-Goode Pinot Noir for only $20 per bottle. $1 of each purchase will be donated to ECF.

Cabanas for a Cause 2016
Cabanas for a Cause – August 15th

Strikes for Scholarships 2016

Strikes for Scholarships – August 28

Join us for our annual family bowling event on Sunday, the 28th of August, at South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa from 9-12 pm.

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M.E.N.U.S. 2016
M.E.N.U.S. 2016
Please join us for an exclusive poolside dine-around on the golden sand beach of Mandalay Bay. The evening will be highlighted by an array of premium beverages and freshly-prepared dishes from many of the finest chefs and restaurants in the city.

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Wine of the Month – May & June
We invite you to enjoy South Point Hotel Casino & Spa’s “Wine of the Month” special and give back to Epicurean Charitable Foundation! Through the months of May and June you can purchase bottles of Wente Vineyards “Morning Fog” Chardonnay and “Southern Hills” Cabernet Sauvignon for only $20 per bottle. $1 of each purchase will be donated to ECF.

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Epicurean Charitable Foundation Inaugural Golf Tournament
We invite you to our inagural Golf Tournament on Monday, May 9th at the exclusive Red Rock Country Club Mountain Course.
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Wine of the Month – March & April
We invite you to enjoy South Point Hotel Casino & Spa’s “Wine of the Month” special and give back to Epicurean Charitable Foundation! Through the months of March and April you can purchase bottles of Vignamaggio and Borgo Magredo for only $20 per bottle. $1 of each purchase will be donated to ECF.
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Wine of the Month – January & February
We invite you to enjoy South Point Hotel Casino & Spa’s “Wine of the Month” special and give back to Epicurean Charitable Foundation! Through the months of March and April you can purchase bottles of Shooting Star “Scarlet Red Lake County” and “Mendocino Chardonnay” for only $20 per bottle. $1 of each purchase will be donated to ECF.

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Mentorship Matters – Jan. 2016
The annual VIP appreciation dinner was held at Mandalay Bay to show gratitude to ECF’s valued sponsors, donors, partners, board members, and students.
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Wine of the Month – November & December
We invite you to enjoy South Point Hotel Casino & Spa’s “Wine of the Month” special and give back to Epicurean Charitable Foundation! Through the months of November and December you can purchase bottles of Rodney Strong Wine Estates Cabernet Sauvignon and Charlotte’s Home Sauvignon Blanc for only $20 per bottle. $1 of each purchase will be donated to ECF.

M.E.N.U.S. 2015

M.E.N.U.S. 2015- Friday, Oct. 9

Please join us for an exclusive poolside dine-around on the golden sand beach of Mandalay Bay highlighted by an array of premium beverages and freshly-prepared dishes from many of the finest chefs and restaurants in the city along with live entertainment from local musicians. All proceeds will benefit ECF.

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Wine of the Month – September & October
We invite you to enjoy South Point Hotel Casino & Spa’s “Wine of the Month” special and give back to Epicurean Charitable Foundation! Through the months of September and October you can purchase bottles of Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay for only $20 per bottle. $1 of each purchase will be donated to ECF.

Southwest Beer Festival

Southwest Craft Beer Festival- Saturday, Sept. 26
An evening of unlimited tasting and two menu items at the first annual Southwest Craft Beer Festival at JW Marriott, The Resort at Summerlin, with 15% of proceeds benefitting ECF.

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Strikes For Scholarships- Saturday, Aug. 15
An afternoon of bowling at South Point Hotel & Casino featuring raffles, prizes, refreshments and more! All proceeds bennefitted ECF.
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Las Vegas Beer Barrel

Las Vegas Beer & Barrel Project- Friday, Aug. 28 through Sunday, Aug. 30
The chance to taste exceptional beers, savor barrel-aged spirits, and meet the brewers at The Beach at Mandalay Bay, with a portion of proceeds going directly to benefit ECF.

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Cabanas For A Cause- Monday, Jun. 15
$100 cabanas at Palms Pool & Dayclub. All proceeds benefitted ECF.

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Facials For The Foundation- March & April
50% of all facials and 10% of skincare treatment proceeds at Wax Hair Removal Bar were be donated to ECF between the months of March and April.

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Wine of the Month- March & April
We invite you to enjoy South Point Hotel Casino & Spa’s “Wine of the Month” special and give back to Epicurean Charitable Foundation! Beginning Friday, Feb. 27, throughout April, indulge in the hand-selected bottles of white or red wine from Edna Valley Vineyard specially priced at $20 per bottle and $1 of each purchase will be donated to ECF.

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L.O.V.E. (Leaders Of Vegas’ Education) – Thursday, Feb. 12
Guests enjoyed drinks and bites while taking in the breathtaking views of The Foundation Room atop Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino with a portion of proceeds benefiting ECF.

Jimmy Choo Luncheon

Jimmy Choo Luncheon – Thursday, Jan. 29
Jimmy Choo at The Crystals Shops hosted a luncheon and a preview of the 2015 spring collection with a portion of the proceeds benefiting ECF.

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Mentorship Matters – Tuesday, Jan. 27
The annual VIP appreciation dinner was held at The Crossroads at The House Of Blues Las Vegas to show gratitude to ECF’s valued sponsors, donors, partners, board members, and students.

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M.E.N.U.S. 2014 – Friday, Oct. 17
The 13th annual M.E.N.U.S. was held at MGM Grand featuring an exclusive poolside dine-around followed by admission to a concert by Zac Brown Band.

PepsiCo Tour – June 17, 2014
ECF students and mentors were treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of Pepsi’s factory and distribution center.

UNLVino Grand Tasting – April 14, 2014
Numerous ECF board members led their restaurants to participate in the 40th Annual UNLVino fundraiser.

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Strikes for Scholarships – Jan. 11, 2014
The inaugural Strikes for Scholarships fundraiser was held at South Point Hotel Casino & Spa and featured a bowling tournament, refreshments and fun appearances by local celebrities

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Mentorship Matters – Dec. 3, 2013
ECF hosted a VIP Appreciation Dinner for valued M.E.N.U.S. 2013 sponsors and donors at Bellagio. The night included an elegant dinner, presentations and the chance for sponsors to meet and interact with ECF students.

Las Vegas Foodie Fest

Las Vegas Foodie Fest – Oct. 10-13, 2013
The Las Vegas Foodie Fest brought more than 30 of the top food trucks and vendors from across the country to a weekend festival with a portion of proceeds benefiting ECF.

James Beard Foundation’s ‘Taste of America’

James Beard Foundation’s ‘Taste of America’ – Sept. 27-28, 2013
Exclusive dine-around featuring Celebrity Chef Masaharu Morimoto and other at The Mirage Hotel & Casino with a portion of proceeds benefiting ECF.

Meaningful Mondays – April 1, 2013

Meaningful Mondays – April 1, 2013
Poppy Den Asian Bistro by Chef Angelo Sosa hosted a “Meaningful Mondays” event to benefit ECF. Chef Sosa served the full menu for guests to enjoy and ECF received 20 percent of the proceeds made from the evening’s total sales.

ECF Laptop Drive – July 2011

ECF Laptop Drive – July 2011
ECF collected laptops and new professional business attire donations for the 2011 scholarship class

2011 Cascata Golf Classic

2011 Cascata Golf Classic – June 13, 2011
The fundraiser featured an 18-hole tournament played on the spectacular, private course. The invitational was followed by a luncheon in the ballroom within Cascata’s Tuscan-style clubhouse.

10-Year Anniversary Party

10-Year Anniversary Party – May 4, 2011
ECF honored Bill McBeath, president and COO of Aria Resort Hotel and Casino, and Sandy Peltyn, a leader in philanthropic initiatives throughout the Las Vegas community at an anniversary dinner in the Juniper Ballroom at Aria Las Vegas.

Past Honorees

2002

Imperium Award

J. Terrence Lanni Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, The Mirage Hotel & Casino

Humanitas Award

Larry Ruvo Senior Managing Director, Southern Wine and Spirits of Nevada

2003

Imperium Award

Kenny C. Guinn Governor, State of Nevada

2004

Humanitas Award

Wallace R. Barr Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Caesars Entertainment

2005

Humanitas Award

Jim & Heather Murren Co-Founders, Nevada Cancer Institute

2006

Humanitas Award

Gary Loveman Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, Harrah’s Entertainment

2007

Humanitas Award

Andre Agassi Founder, Andre Agassi Charitable Foundation

2008

Imperium Award

Lon Kruger Head Coach, UNLV Men’s Basketball

2009

Imperium Award

Vegas PBS

2010

Imperium Award

Anthony A. Marnell II Founder/CEO/Chairman of the Board of Marnell Corrao Associates, Inc.

2011

10-Year Anniversary

Celebrated the Students of the Epicurean Charitable Foundation: Past, Present and Future

2012

Imperium Award

James E. Rogers Founder/Owner of Intermountain West Communications Company

2013

Mentorship Matters

Renee West Chief Operating Officer, Luxor and Excalibur Hotel & Casinos

2015

Mentorship Matters

David Hoenemeyer Regional President of Caesars Entertainment: Bally’s, Paris and Planet Hollywood Hotel & Casino

2016

Mentorship Matters

Chuck Bowling is President and Chief Operating Officer of Mandalay Bay and Delano Las Vegas