Lupus Food and Wine Classic

Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: The Great Room at the Mall of America, Bloomington

Join LFM for the annual Lupus Food and Wine Classic fundraiser, an evening to enjoy some of the Twin Cities’ best culinary delights, each paired with a wine sampling. Sip and nibble while taking in live entertainment and perusing the silent auction.

 Sip Wine  Enjoy Food from Some of the Twin Cities Top Chefs and Restaurants  Food- and Wine-Themed Silent Auction  

As the Twin Cities dining scene is exploding with talent and gaining national recognition for innovation and quality, the Lupus Food and Wine Classic will enable you to sample the best culinary delights from local top chefs and restaurants.  Wander and nibble on bites as you find your own unique combination of the perfect “sample and sip.” The Classic will provide you numerous chances for mingling and digesting. 


  • Culinary Delights from Twin Cities’ Top Chefs and Restaurants
  • Wine Tasting by Minnesota Wineries
  • Live Entertainment by Jimmi and the Band of Souls
  • Food, and Wine-themed Silent Auction


$75 per individual OR $125 per couple

Tickets only available in advance of the event. Get your tickets today:

  • Buy now. (online purchase via TicketBud)
  • Call LFM at 952-746-5151/800-645-1131.
A portion of the proceeds from every ticket provides a charitable contribution to LFM, supporting the mission of LFM.   LFM is a 501(c)(3) charity organization and has determined the value the donor receives from each ticket purchase is $50; the remainder is tax deductible.


Bloomington ChopHouse

Buca di Beppo

Kincaid’s, An American Classic

RedRossa Italian Grille

The Oceanaire Seafood Room

Tony Roma’s

Woolley’s Steakhouse


Carlos Creek Winery, Alexandria

Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery, Kasota

Crow River Winery, Hutchinson

Parley Lake Winery, Waconia 




2 Gingers ® Whiskey; Abdallah Candies and Gift Shoppe; Al Vento Restaurant; Melanie and Mark Applequist; Dawn Balke; Bed Bath & Beyond; Cami Bergson; Michael Krech; Billy’s Bar & Grill; Julie Boehm and Nate Scharff; Christina and Cory Brantner; Breezy Point Resort; Maggie and Brian Bushey; Cannon River Winery; Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery; Mary and Hershel Clouse; Cooks of Crocus Hill; CRAVE Catering; Crow River Winery; Cyndee Cummins; Drew Schmidt; David Langemo; Edible Arrangements; Elsie’s Bar Restaurant & Bowling Center; Gold Nugget Tavern & Grille; Haskell’s Inc.; Kevin and Diane Healy; KFAN 100.3 FM; Inver Wood Golf Course; Izzy’s Ice Cream Café; Lisa Johnson; Karmelkorn; Kowalski’s Markets; Brandon and Katie Krech; Sheila and Tom Krech; Lehmann Farms; Mall of America; Marriott Minneapolis City Center; Midwest Supplies – Homebrewing and Winemaking; Jennifer Monroe; Muller Family Theatres; Nordic Ware; Sara Otto; Parley Lake Winery; Pinstripes, Inc.; Kirsten and Scott Ramsay; Rinata Restaurant; Laura and Martin Roller; Alicia Schaal; School of Rock; Scusi; Segway Evolve; Melissa Larson Showers; Sparks Restaurant; Stinson Wine, Beer & Spirits; Summit Brewing Company; Sunsets Woodbury/Wayzata; The Capital Grille; The Marsh; The Queen of Clean; Trader Joe’s Bloomington; Tria Restaurant and Bar; Dr. Al Virgen; Way-Cool Cooking School; Stephanie Weiss; Wine and Canvas Minneapolis; World Class Wines; Diane Zimmerman



The Hampton Inn & Suites, near the Mall of America, has reserved a block of rooms for attendees of the Lupus Food and Wine Classic. Reservations must be made by calling the hotel directly at 952-854-7600 and you must identify as a part of the “Lupus Foundation of Minnesota” group in order to receive the group rate of $129 per night. A credit card is needed to guarantee your reservation. Group rates are only available on reservations made before April 10. The Hampton Inn & Suites offers complimentary shuttle service to/from the Mall, hot breakfast buffet, indoor pool and spa, business and fitness centers, microwave and refrigerator in every room, and more.


Call LFM, 952-746-5151 or 800-645-1131.

Thank you for your interest and support of the Lupus Foundation of Minnesota.  We look forward to having you involved.



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