Harvest Dinner

2015 HD Logo

The 13th Annual Harvest Dinner and Auction
Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The Harvest Dinner & Auction offers a wide variety of sponsor opportunities.

For sponsorships please contact:
Phillip Hudspeth, Annual Gifts & Corporate Relations Officer
(541) 463-5898 or hudspethp@lanecc.edu

For limited individual ticket information or In-Kind donations please contact:
Heather Lee, Event and Stewardship Coordinator
(541) 463-5777 or leeh@lanecc.edu

Gift-In-Kind Auction Donations

Do you have something interesting, fun, or unique you would like to donate for the 2014 Harvest Auction? Please use our Harvest Dinner Auction Donation Form and return it to us. We put together beautiful baskets with all kinds of great donations. With over 400 guests attending you can be assured that your business or organization will be recognized and highly visible!

Pick up is available for non-mailable or physical item donations. 

Gift-in-Kind Donation Form - Thank you in advance for your generous donation!

Please join us in thanking our 2014 Gift-in-Kind donors

2015 Harvest Dinner and Auction Co-Chairs

Steve and Annie Sakaguchi

The 2014 Harvest Dinner was an incredible success with nearly $360,000 dollars raised to support scholarships and programs at Lane Community College! We say Thank you to all of sponsors, guests, and donors for making this past Harvest Dinner an incredible evening and for investmenting in our students! We look forward to seeing you on October 28 for another fantastic and fun-filled evening!

The Harvest Dinner is presented annually by the Lane Community College Foundation and Lane's Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Program (CAHM) and serves as a working classroom for CAHM students. Students work under the guidance of a guest chef and instructors to prepare a multi course meal for 400 guests at the Center for Meeting and Learning.

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2015 Harvest Dinner Guest Chef Pino Posteraro 
Book cover: CIOPPINO'S Mediterranean Grill - A Lifetime of Excellence in the Kitchen"

Chef Giuseppe "Pino" Posteraro

Originally, from Lago, Italy, Chef Pino began his culinary training in his brother's restaurant in Canada. He continued his culinary training in Europe with famed Italian Chef Armando Zanetti, before working in several well-known restaurants in Europe and Asia.

He returned to Canada in 1999 and opened Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill in the Yaletown area of Vancouver, British Columbia. Chef Pino has been Vancouver Magazine's Chef of the Year twice (2008 and 2014). Cioppino's has earned Vancouver Magazine's Restaurant of the Year (2009) and Best Upscale Italian Restaurant eleven-years in row (2004 – 2014). Wine Spectator has presented Cioppino's the "Best of Award of Excellence" ten-years in a row (2004 – 2014) In addition it has twice received Zagat World's Top Restaurant rating of "extraordinary to perfection" with a score of 28 out of 30.

Chef Pino's restaurant is widely acknowledged as an exceptional expression of Mediterranean cooking. His classical style of cooking emphasizes use of the freshest ingredients.

For more information about this culinary gem please visit:

Vancouver Magazine's Chef of the Year article highlighting Chef Pino.  

Cioppino's Mediterranean Grill & Enoteca Restaurant Blog and Information

Chef Pino's Publishing Information

View pictures from the 2013 Harvest Dinner 

View pictures from the 2012 Harvest Dinner

View pictures from the 2011 Harvest Dinner

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2014 Harvest Dinner Sponsors

Title Sponsor

Lease Crutcher Lewis Logo

Chef Sponsor

Oregon Lottery

Platinum Sponsors

Pape Logo


McKay Commercial Properties

Burley Logo

SELCO Community Credit Union logo

Print Sponsor

QSL logo

Gold Sponsors

Bi-Mart Logo 

Murphy Logo

PacificSource Logo

Rosaria Haugland logo

US Bank Logo

Ward Insurance logo

Women's Care Physicians & Surgeons Logo

NWCU logo

The Nice Card, brought to you by Oregon Community Credit Union

Carter & Carter Financial 


Silver Sponsors

Metro logo

Metrocom Development, LLC

Rosboro Logo

The Register-Guard Logo


Wildish logo

Umpqua Bank logo

Isler CPA logo

Kathie Tippens Wiper

John Wolf, Attorney

Ferguson Wellman Logo

Bank of America, Merrill Lynch Logo

Faye & Lucille Stewart Foundation

Slocum Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Logo

Curtis Restaurant Equipment

Pacific Benefit Consultants

Larry Tardie Investments

B & A International & Mary Jane Mori and Jerold Hawn


Trillium Community Health Plan Logo



Bigfoot Logo


Brewery Sponsor


Wine Wall Sponsor

Tykeson Family Charitable Trust


Wine Sponsors

Benton Lane Winery

J. Scott Cellars

Noble Estate

Pinnacle Health Care


Cocktail Bar Sponsor

 Stonewood Construction

Dinner Sponsor

McDonald Wholesale Co.


Jewelry Sponsor

Harry Ritchies Jewelry Logo


Auction Room Sponsor

Farwest Steel

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