Global Green USA 9th Annual Gorgeous & Green Gala in San Francisco

Global Green USA is thrilled to host its 9th annual “Gorgeous & Green Gala” on Friday, October 11, at the LEED-certified Bently Reserve in San Francisco. The Green Gatsby will be hosted by actress Rosario Dawson, actress Maggie Grace, actor Ian Somerhalder, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Jennifer Siebel Newsom.

The glamorous event will be a Jazz Age celebration featuring a cocktail reception, an elegant gourmet organic dinner by Michelin-starred Chef Ken Frank of LaToque, a live auction, Eco-Accolades awards, live musical performance by a surprise musician, an eco-couture runway fashion show, and glitzy soiree to round out the evening.

Individual tickets range from $125 – $2,500. Only a few tickets are left and they can be purchased online at  www.GlobalGreen.org/SF

Chef Ken Frank in partnership with Taste Catering will offer the following menu with paired wines:

First Course:

Cauliflower Horseradish Velouté with Lobster and Tender Vegetables

LangeTwins 2011 Chardonnay Reserve and Wente Vineyards Morning Fog Chardonnay

Main Course:

Five Dot Ranch Short Rib Braised in Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Fiscalini Pearls and Root Vegetables

2010 Chiarello Family Vineyards Eileen Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley reserve estate wine from St. Helena AVA

Vegan/Gluten Free/Dairy Free Entrée:

Organic Lunga di Napoli Noodles with Red Curry, Coconut Milk, Piopinni Mushrooms and Candied Eggplant

Dessert:

Assorted Pastries from Miette

Photo credits: Ben Gabbe | Getty Images (Ian Somerhalder), John Mateos Ong (Chef Ken Frank), Frankeny Images (Miette macarons)