Thank You to the 2017 International Culinary Festival Sponsors:

Intellect IT

Dignity Health

STYLE Media Group


Elliott Homes

Folsom Lake Bank

Central Valley Community Bank

Claudia Cummings

Media Sponsors:
Style Media Group ▪ Lake Natoma Printing

Table Sponsors:

Future Nissan  ▪  Intel Millennial Board

Purdy Team, Coldwell Banker
ProEquity Insurance
Interwest Insurance
Woodbury Wealth Management
T.D. McNeil Insurance Servicess
The Playmakers

Rotary Club of Historic Folsom

Proceeds from the event benefit several local charitable programs supporting elementary school literacy, including:  improving literacy for at-risk children at Blanche Sprentz and Theodore Judah elementary schools, micro-libraries, and dictionary distribution to ALL Folsom third graders.


Rotary Club of Historic Folsom Announces
The 2017 International Culinary Festival


$25 for Adults. $10 kids under 12

At Door, ticket price is $30

Tickets are available from the members of the Rotary Club of Historic Folsom, OR

and BUY IT NOW at:

Folsom Culinary Festival

International ​Culinary Festival





  • Bacchus House Wine Bar & Bistro
  • Folsom Tap House         
  • Costa Vida Fresh Mexican Grill                   
  • Visconti's Ristorante  
  • The Riverwalk Cafe  
  • La Rosa Blanca
  • ​Le Charenton Euro-California cuisine
  • Firehouse Subs
  • The River Thai Restaurant
  • Ruchi Indian Cuisine
  • Grocery Outlet
  • Sacramento Pizza Company
  • Rita's of Folsom
  • Jimmy T's BBQ


      Miraflores Winery

      Uncle Charlie's Firehouse and Brew

Door Prize

$200 in Dining Certificates

Folsom, CA, -- The Rotary Club of Historic Folsom announces the 6th annual International Culinary Festival on Sunday, March 19, 2017. The event will be held at the Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma Street, from 3 to 6 pm. The festival will feature over a dozen local restaurants serving delicious samples of a variety of ethnic foods to take your taste buds on a world tour. The event will also feature a beer and wine garden, entertainment, live and silent auction and international costume fun!!!!
The International Culinary Event is unlike any other in the Sacramento region. You will sample world-class cuisine from Folsom’s Finest Restaurants such as Bacchus House, Le Charenton, Folsom Tap House, Visconti’s Ristorante, Ruchi Indian Restaurant, The River Thai and many more. “The International Culinary Festival offers a passport to taste international food and beverages available in our own town—and it’s very affordable for the whole family,” said Mary Asay-Skiles, Event Chair 2016.  We are keeping prices the same for 2017! Tickets are $25.00 per person for adults, children 12 and under are $10.00 each. Tickets are available through any member of the Rotary Club of Historic Folsom or online at
Rotary Club of Historic Folsom President, Steve Azevedo, on behalf of the International Culinary Festival committee is very pleased to announce one lucky attendee will be awarded the door prize of $200 in dining certificates courtesy of Style Media Group.”
The International Culinary Festival is a fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Historic Folsom. Proceeds from the event benefit several local charitable programs supporting elementary school literacy, including: improving literacy for at-risk children at Folsom elementary schools, micro-libraries, and dictionary distribution to ALL Folsom third graders. In past years, the International Culinary Festival raised over $30,000.00 to support these important community programs. Check out
For additional information, please contact Event Chair Mark Mendelsohn at 818.518.7399 or via email at​​
Rotary is an international organization comprised of business and professional leaders who are dedicated to service above self. It was started in 1905 by Paul Harris and in over 100 years has grown into over 33,000 club and 1.3 million members in over 160 countries. The men and women of Rotary volunteer their time, talent and monetary resources to make their communities better. It is this dedication and volunteerism that propelled Rotary to the world’s foremost international service organization. Rotary Club of Historic Folsom meets Thursday mornings at 7 am at the Folsom VFW. Join us for breakfast and experience “Service Above Self.” Make a difference in your community and the world. Be our Rotary member and contribute! For membership details, please contact Lola Purdy at 916.806.2828 or Gretchen Tobin at 916.425.7711.

Support your community and promote your business! 

Items for our live and silent auctions are welcomed and all proceeds benefit local charitable programs. In turn, we gratefully recognize your business! Contact us NOW! Reach Gretchen Tobin at 916.425.7711 or Magdalena Hamilton at 210.850.5252.

                                             ***************Keep a look out for preview of our AUCTION ITEMS coming up soon!!!******************


  Live Music! Auction! Balloons! Magic!

  Put on your costumes! Go International!

Courtesy of

Style Media Group

Sunday, March 19th, 2017 3 to 6 pm

Folsom Community Center 

52 Natoma St.  Folsom, CA

Master of Ceremonies: Sheriff Scott Jones

For more information contact:
Mark Mendelsohn, Event Chair

​Magdalena Hamilton, (210) 850-5252


Kevin Gleave, (916) 837-9562



4 Tickets to World Series Champions SF Giants Game at AT&T Park                                                                     $300.00+ 
Will this be the year they do it again? Be a part of the Giants excitement and enjoy a game of your choice at AT&T Park with 4 tickets for great lower box seats along the 3rd base line. Game date to be selected and subject to availability.
• Generously donated by InterWest Insurance

Sacramento River Cats Entertainment Suite                                                                                                          $1,000.00
Host a business event or just have fun with friends at the River Cats vs Nashville Sounds in a Private Entertainment Suite along the 3rd base line.  The suite has a private entrance and includes personal wait staff and professional catering; climate controlled interior seating area, leather couches, bar stools, hardwood floors, wet bar, flat screen TVs plus outdoor seats.  Includes 20 tickets, 4 VIP parking passes and access to private Solon Club.  The game is at Raley Field on Friday May 19, 2017 which is also Superhero Night so come dressed as your favorite character and enjoy Superhero-themed fireworks post game.
• Generously donated by InterWest Insurance

1 Year of Unlimited Car Washes at Quick Quack                                                                                                         $360.00
Quick Quack is fun, fast and clean!  With high-tech equipment, a 3-minute wash and a clean car guarantee, you always look good and leave happy.  As they say at Quick Quack, “don’t drive dirty”!
• Generously donated by Quick Quack Car Wash

A 1-Week Stay in Beautiful North Idaho                                                                                               Approximately $2,000.00
Everything you could want in a vacation house and more, RiverPoint House in Sandpoint, Idaho offers scenic views of the Pend Oreille River, a semi-private beach and over 85 acres of pristine woods and meadows to explore.  The 2,500 SF open concept home comfortably sleeps 9 and offers many amenities including a hot tub, wood burning fireplace, spa linens and beach fire pit.  The numerous area activities & attractions include canoeing, fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, snowshoeing, restaurants, art galleries, music & art festivals, golf, Schweitzer Ski Mountain and so much more.  A 1-week stay is valued at $1,750 to $2,450 depending on the season.
•Generously donated by Gretchen & Pat Tobin 

8-Person Wine Dinner at Le Charenton Restaurant & Wine Bar in Folsom                                                                $800.00          
Chef/Owner, Steven Long, is pleased to offer this exclusive 8-person dinner which includes wine pairing to the lucky winner. Voted by OpenTable Sacramento Valley as the #1 Most Romantic Restaurant, and #3 Notable Wine List. Le Charenton is a Winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence in 2016.
• Generously donated by Steven Long, owner of La Charenton Restaurant & Wine Bar

A Day of Sailing on San Francisco Bay                                                                                                                  $1,500.00
Join owner/skipper Kirk Denebeim for a delightful sail on the San Francisco Bay aboard Mirthmaker, a gorgeous, modern 35’ racer-cruiser sloop.  Mirthmaker is well equipped and designed for an unforgettable day of fast sailing, fun and relaxation.  Agile, easy to drive, comfortable and luxurious, this sleek and sexy yacht is the perfect platform for discovering why the San Francisco Bay is one of the world’s favorite sailing playgrounds.  You’ll meet the boat at the guest docks of St. Francis Yacht Club or at its berth in Sausalito.  You and your 3 guests will be treated to a day of relaxed, enjoyable and informative cruising all around the Bay.  Kirk, who has sailed the Bay since early childhood and is a local history buff, will assure that your day on the Bay will be remarkable, enjoyable and unusual.  The Mirthmaker is currently in Hawaii so this sailing adventure is available in San Francisco beginning September 2017.
• Generously donated by Kirk Denebeim – Socius Insurance Services Inc