UPDATED 12:58pm Monday, Sept. 21
All you gotta do is eat: Here are restaurants helping Valley Fire Victims.

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Food is love. And food is help. 

Local restaurateurs are offering proceeds to victims of the tragic Valley Fire ravaging Lake County, and threatening both Sonoma and Napa County. Here is a list, as I get them, of how you can help simply by eating.

 

THURSDAY, SEPT 24
Rosso Pizzeria and Mozzarella Bar: 4:30 to 9p.m. great auction items including gift certificates, magnums, cooking classes. 151 Petaluma Blvd., Petaluma.

Spinster Sisters: Fundraiser for Valley Fire Pets and Pet Owners, 8am – 10pm Spinster Sisters will be donating part of our proceeds to a non-profit animal rescue group – Wine Country Animal Lovers – that has been coordinating the donation of pet supplies, bringing back trailers of healthy displaced pets and paying veterinary bills of pets injured by the fire.  If you want to make a donation directly, visit www.winecountryanimallovers.org

TEQUILA DINNER La Rosa Tequilieria: Fire Victim Fundraiser with chorizo lumpia, smoked ono, braised mole shortrib and Mexican Wedding Cake ice cream sandwiches. Oh, and did we mention it’s a tequila dinner? Included are 3 tastes of Cruz Tequila and 2 speciality margaritas for $65. 6pm. Reservations needed, 500 4th Street, Santa Rosa. 707.523.3663

GREAT JOB!
Farmer’s Guild Event raised $18K

CHEFS (and others) DONATING TIME & FOOD: Please support them!!!!
Andy Wild: Coordinator for the Calistoga Kitchen emergency kitchen! SEE FULL STORY

SRJC: SRJC Culinary Program just sent off 35 gallons of soup along with breads and other tasty treats from our baking students. We have a number of former Culinary students helping out in the kitchen at the fairgrounds

Italian chefs at V. Sattui are preparing a spaghetti and meatball meal for 1,000 at Calistoga Fairgrounds Sunday night. CIA baking & pastry students will also be there making strawberry shortcake.

Oliver’s Markets started collecting funds from customers for Valley Fire victims in store locations in Cotati, Montecito (Santa Rosa), and Stony Point (Santa Rosa) today, and plans are underway to do this through end of month. Customers may designate the amount of their choice to go to the fund.

Oliver’s plans to match a portion of the donations and make a donation on behalf of our company and our customers to the Redwood Credit Union/Press Democrat Valley Fire Relief Fund at the end of the campaign.

Sift Dessert Bar. Andrea’s personally driving stuff over the hill daily.

PRESS has donated food and Chef Trevor Kunk is in Calistoga assisting the American Red Cross with relief efforts.

Ca’Momi had their pizza trucks out to provide food for evacuees, we hear. Right on!