When warm weather returns to Michigan there’s no better place to be than outside enjoying fine wine, craft beer and global cuisine with good friends.
Celebrate the beauty of the spring season and join Van Andel Institute’s JBoard Ambassadors for Around the World on June 1. Enjoy an impressive tasting menu, featuring selections from artisan wineries and some of Michigan’s best craft beer purveyors, while sampling globally-influenced small plates and appetizers. All proceeds from Around the World support Van Andel Institute’s research and science education initiatives.
If you love Michigan’s burgeoning culinary scene, and networking with movers and shakers in Grand Rapids, you’re not going to want to miss this event.
20 Monroe Live True Concert Experience
A pair of tickets for you and a friend to a concert of your choice at 20 Monroe Live. Also included, access to our private VIP Vanguard Lounge. Value TBD
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
One night stay “Dreams” package. Value $200
The Cheese Lady
Gift basket of gourmet goods and wine, plus a $25 gift card. Value $85
D&W Fresh Market
Specialty Basket. Value $150
Frederick Meijer Gardens
Family four pack of tickets. Value $51
Gerald R. Ford Museum
4 Admission Tickets. Value $28
JW Marriott Grand Rapids
Gourmet Getaway Package-one night stay in a beautiful guest room. A Downtown Market swag bag with exclusive Downtown Market Discounts. A $50 gift card to the Downtown Market. Charcuterie Platter upon arrival and breakfast in the morning for two adults in six.one.six. Value $350
4 tickets to show of your choice. Value $40
Reserve Wine and Food
Chef’s Tasting dinner of four. Chef Luke will course out a seasonal selection of gourmet fare. Value $400
Co-chair: Rachel Mraz
Co-chair: Chad Bassett
Kyle Van Andel
Contact Sarah Rollman at 616.234.5712 or via email for more information.