Mama’s Day, SanMama's Day 2015-91 Diego’s most popular culinary and social event benefiting Mama’s Kitchen, will take place on Friday, May 12 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla. Now in its 26th year, the Mama’s Day fundraiser is a major source of funding for Mama’s Kitchen, where San Diego’s finest chefs will serve guests delectable samples of their signature dishes. For a complete list of restaurants, see our Mama’s Day page.

Mama’s Day 2017 is presented by Nordstrom and hosted by Sycuan, two long-time supporters of Mama’s Kitchen. This year’s event is chaired by long-time volunteer Jennifer Kearns, who has served Mama’s Kitchen for over two decades as a donor and board member, as well as president of the board in 2007 and Mama’s Day co-chair in 2008. Jennifer, a partner at Duane Morris LLP, recently returned to the Mama’s Kitchen board of directors in 2014. The evening’s emcee is Vic Salazar, President and CEO of Vic Salazar Communications and former television news anchor.

Mama’s Day Mama's Day Restauranttickets are $150 in advance, $175 at the door, and $250 for VIP. VIP ticket holders will have entrance to our exclusive VIP dining area, full hosted bar for 2 hours, and a special culinary presentation featuring Chef Bernard Guillas of The Marine Room, 5:30-6:30 p.m. For more details or to purchase tickets, please visit our Mama’s Day page or call 619-233-6262 (MAMA).

Mama’s Day Sponsors
Sycuan Casino
The Bowden Family Foundation
The Liddy Group at UBS
AIDS Healthcare Foundation
Duane Morris LLP
Edward S. Hand & Stanley C. Harazim
Greater Good Realty
Schenck Building Company
Vario Productions

Special Thanks To
Concepts Event Design
Copy Cove
Flowers of Point Loma
Groundswell Brewing Company
Joey Hernandez Photography
Pep Creative
René Design Studio
San Diego Culinary Institute
Scatena Daniels Communications
Sun Photographer
Vic Salazar Communications

Media Sponsors
Gay San Diego
KyXy 96.5
San Diego Downtown News
San Diego Pix
San Diego Uptown News

Participating Restaurants
Aqui es Texcoco
Argyle Steakhouse at Park Hyatt Aviara
Bice San Diego
Breakfast Republic
Bully’s East*
Café Japengo
Café la Rue at La Valencia Hotel
Café Secret
Chinita’s Pies*
Crown Landing at Loews Coronado Bay Resort
Currant American Brasserie
Decker Brothers Gourmet
Farmer’s Bottega*
Fig Tree Café
Groundswell Brewing Co.
Harley Gray Kitchen & Bar
Hash House a Go Go
Leroy’s Kitchen and Lounge*
The Main Course Restaurant
Marina Kitchen Restaurant and Bar
Napizza Hillcrest*
Nason’s Beer Hall*
Nine-Ten Restaurant
Paipa’s Buffet at Sycuan Casino
Pardon My French Bar & Kitchen
Piatti Restaurant
Poseidon Restaurant*
The Red Door
Sally’s Fish House and Bar
Snooze, An A.M. Eatery
Stehly Farms Organics
Taj Farms
Temecula Olive Oil Co.
Top of the Market
Uptown Tavern
Wachena at Sycuan Casino
Waypoint Public
Yard House

*=New this year