Welcome To The Auction!


The James Beard Foundation is the national not-for-profit organization that offers a variety of events and programs designed to educate and mentor food enthusiasts and future professional chefs. Our mission is to celebrate, nurture, and honor America's diverse culinary heritage through programs that educate and inspire.

Enjoy the sixth annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival in style with four VIP All-Access Weekend Passes, which grant you early-access to all five Marquee Events as well as access to exclusive cooking demos! The four-day event will showcase the finest in food and drink culture and culinary personalities including Tyler Florence, Elizabeth Falkner, Hugh Acheson, Fabio Viviani, and more. For more information on the festival, visit www.lafw.com.

When you’re not eating your way through LA Food & Wine and rubbing elbows with some of the country’s top talent, kick-up your feet in the Icon Suite at the Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills – enjoy sweeping views of the city from two walkout balconies or enjoy the King-sized bed with imported Italian linens. The suite is available Friday and Saturday Night (August 26th & 27th).

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Winning Bidder Payment Information

Winning bidders will be contacted at the end of the auction to make arrangements for payment and pickup/delivery of their items.

Payment Types Accepted:

  • Online payment via PayPal (a PayPal account is not required. Major credit cards are accepted)

Winning Bidder Item Pickup/Delivery:

  • Winning Bidder will receive their tickets via email.
  • Hotel reservation will be transferred to the winner's name.

Shipping may require an additional fee. Contact the Auction Administrator for details


General Auction Information

  • The time on this server will be used to determine the start and end times of the auction. This time may be off from your local time. Refer to the approximate time in the right hand side of this page.
  • When the auction closes, all bidders will receive an e-mail regarding the status of the items they have bid on.
  • The highest bid placed on an item, by auction close, is the winner. There can only be one winner per auction item. The auction administrator (group hosting the auction) agrees to sell the item to the highest bidder.
  • You must register an account in order to place bids. Click Register on the upper right hand side of this page in the login area. Once you have registered, a confirmation/activation will be emailed to you. You must click on the link in the email message to complete the registration process. If you haven't received your confirmation email, please check your "junk mail" or "spam" folder as it may have gone there. You can also re-request the confirmation email. The link for resending the activation code can be found in the login area.

NOTE: eFlea provides a service that facilitates silent auctions for charities & groups/fundraisers. The items up for bids in this auction are listed by the group raising the funds. eFlea is not responsible for the accuracy of the item listings. Please verify item details with the auction administrator(s) prior to placing any bid(s). While eFlea tries to verify the auction administrator(s) and charity/group, we cannot guarantee their validity. Please be cautious and participate only in auctions where you are familiar with the groups and/or administrators.

Information On The Bidding Process Frequently Asked Questions

Please Note that all bids are final. By placing a bid on an item you are agreeing to a contract. You will enter into a legally binding contract to purchase the item from the seller in the event that you are the highest bidder at the time the auction closes. You are responsible for reading the full item listing, and understanding the above instructions and accepted payment methods. The Seller (auction administrator) assumes all responsibility for listing these items. The bidder's source IP address is logged for all bid transactions. Persons placing fraudulent bids may be prosecuted in a court of law.