4:00 PM
Check in to The Resort at Pelican Hill
Immerse yourself in the lavish sophistication of The Resort at Pelican Hill, where your journey begins with a seamless, personalized check in. 

5:30 - 6:00 PM
Spirits Tasting 

Indulge in a curated selection of world-class distillates.

6:00 - 7:00 PM
Welcome Reception and Silent Auction

Take in the stunning views of the Pacific, enjoy canapés by our Culinary Masters and sip on a cocktail while you peruse the items up for bidding in our silent auction.


7:00 PM
Gala Dinner and V Foundation Live Auction

The evening crescendos with a grand Gala Dinner, where each course is prepared by a different Culinary Master to create a symphony of flavors and influences. After being seated, our exciting Live Auction will commence with some of our most exclusive lots up for bidding. All proceeds will go to the V Foundation.


*Schedule is subject to change



7:00 - 11:00 AM 
Breakfast at Leisure 

Enjoy the breakfast at the Coliseum Pool & Grill. 
(Breakfast at the pool is included in the Full Experience package.)


11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cooking Class & “Iron Chef” Competition Led by Chef Angie Mar

Don your apron and sharpen your culinary prowess as your team works to create a course under the personal instruction of a Robb Report Culinary Master. Last year's course was a Triple Seared NY Strip Loin with Egyptian Pepper Sauce! Which chef's team will be crowned the 2024 winner? 


2:00 - 3:30 PM
Spirits Tasting/Mixology Class

A blend of education and indulgence, elevate your apprecation of spirits in this immersive tasting and expert-led class. 


4:00 - 4:30 PM
Fireside Chat with Culinary Master and Robb Report Culinary Editor

A rare opportunity to delve into the minds of culinary masterminds! 


7:00 - 10:00 PM
Closing Night Barbecue Festival Dinner
As the sun sets on our final evening, the festivities reach a joyous zenith. Feast on a sumptuous buffet and savore the smoky allure of a gourmet barbecue dinner. 


*Schedule is subject to change



9:30 AM- 9:45 AM
Transfer to Lugano Diamonds Salon


9:45 AM- 12:00 PM
Champagne Brunch with Lugano Diamonds

Immerse yourself in diamonds & champagne for a special culinary experience in Lugano's state-of-the-art flagship Newport Beach salon. A sparkling end to a dazzling weekend!


12:00 pm
Transfer Back to Pelican Hill

Guests may also wish to schedule their transfer directly from the salon to John Wayne Airport (SNA) or stay for high end luxury shopping at Fashion Island.


1:00 pm
Late Check out Approved for All Culinary Masters Guests



*Schedule is subject to change