Only 4 Days Left to Buy $125 Discounted General Admission Tickets to the Casa Pacifica Angels Wine, Food & Brew Festival!

Sunday, April 30th will be the last day to purchase General Admission tickets to the Casa Pacifica Angels Wine, Food & Brew Festival at the price of $125 each! Starting on May 1st prices will go up to $150 each and will remain on sale at that rate through June 2nd, unless sold out. If tickets are still available, the at-the-door General Admission ticket price will be $175 each. The Festival is scheduled for Sunday, June 4th, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at California State University Channel Islands and promises to be another great day of food, wines, brews, music and fun! VIP tickets are also on sale for $250 each and will not be available for purchase at the door the day of the Festival. To purchase tickets, visit the Festival’s website at

The Wine, Food & Brew Festival will feature more than 75 restaurants and 150 wines, brews, and beverages. Excellent live entertainment including Benise’s Band of Gypsy’s, an extensive silent auction, and the Yummie culinary competition will round out the exciting events of the day. The VIP Lounge, presented by Wells Fargo, will offer VIP guests access to special food and drink vendors including Plated Events by Chef Jason; the Anheuser Belgium Beer Garden offering Stella Artois, Hoegaarden, and Leffe; Tito’s Handmade Vodka; and Twenty88 Restaurant & Bar. And the band Sound Effect will entertain the VIP crowd throughout the day.

The fabulous Yummie Top Chef dinner will take place on Friday evening, June 2nd, before the Festival and bring together several of the region’s top chefs – all of whom are former Yummie culinary competition winners from previous Wine, Food & Brew Festivals – to present an incomparable seven-course feast to more than 200 fortunate guests. This year’s chefs include:  Chef Alex Castillo of Twenty88 Restaurant & Bar; Chef Bernardo Rodriguez of Ojai Brewing Company; Chef Ernie Borjas of Waterfront Catering Co.; Chef Jason Collis of Plated Events; Alison Davis of Sugar Lab Bake Shop; Missy Drayton, owner of Missy’s Cupcake Creations; Patty Brown, owner of Dottie’s Sweet Delights; Chef Nic Manocchio of University Auxiliary Services at CSU Channel Islands; and Chef John Paolone of Café Firenze. Each of the dinner’s courses will be specially paired with local winemakers’ best selections. One course will feature the winning handcrafted ale from the “Best in Fest” brew competition taking place on Sunday, April 30th.

Wine, Food & Brew Festival Tickets and tickets to the Yummie Top Chef Dinner ($200 each) can be purchased at All proceeds from the Wine, Food & Brew Festival and the Yummie Top Chef Dinner support the therapeutic programs and services Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families provides to abused, neglected, and at-risk children and their families in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties.

Volunteers are still needed for both events. To volunteer for either event, please contact Juliana Thiessen, Casa Pacifica’s Development & Event Coordinator, at (805) 366-4014, email [email protected], or best of all, sign up at the Festival website The Festival is also still welcoming sponsors and exhibitors! It’s not too late to sign up and connect your name or business with this “Can’t Miss” event! For more information, contact Juliana Thiessen or visit the Festival sponsor page at

Casa Pacifica encourages all Festival-goers to participate responsibly. Roundtrip reservations are available thru the Roadrunner Safe Ride Program by calling (805) 389-8196, or visiting

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About Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families is a crisis-care and residential treatment facility for abused, neglected, or at-risk children in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The agency is the largest non-profit provider of children’s mental health services in both counties and along with its campus-based programs administers a number of community-based programs which are designed with the intent to strengthen families and keep children in their homes. For more information about Casa Pacifica or to learn about its “Building New Foundations of Hope” Capital Campaign that is underway, please visit its website or call the Development Department at (805) 445-7800.

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