Tuesday, May 15, 2012 | 11:30am

Art Of Dining Patron Party 2012

The Patron Party is an annual event to honor the top supporters of Art of Dining, the Orange County Museum of Art’s gala fundraiser celebrating art and creativity. This year the event was generously hosted by Laurén and Trace Chalmers and held in their lovely Shady Canyon home. 

The evening was sponsored by Matt Construction, which also provided guests with logo-detailed gift bags for of Caymus Special Reserve wine. There was informal modeling throughout the evening, showcasing fine jewelry from Cartier, Lead Sponsor of the 50th Anniversary, which provided a special edition stationary gift for guests. A menu of Halibut en Papillote, Ratatoulle Stuffed Petite Airline Breast, and Vol Au Vent of Beef Wellington was prepared by 24 carrots – catering and events. The artful flowers were arranged by Larissa of Inviting Occasions.


OCMA Director Dennis Szakacs (center) with Patron Party Hosts Laurén and Trace Chalmers

50th Anniversary Host Committee members Carmela Phillips, Alison Cottrell, Lizette Du Pribus, and Kay Bright

Laurie Rodnick, 50th Anniversary Host Committee member JoAnn Fanticola, Leslie Cancellieri, and 50th Anniversary Executive Committee member Twyla Reed Martin

Art of Dining 2012; Photography by ColinYoung-Wolff.com