Cooking up Change Raffle: Support HSC and Win a Wine Country Getaway, mk Culinary Experience or XBox

October 26, 2011 | Written By:

Take a chance! You can test your luck and support HSC in this year's fabulous Cooking up Change raffle!

Winners will be announced at HSC's flagship Chicago healthy cooking contest and benefit on November 3 . . .  but you can win from anywhere in the world! We invite you to be part of the excitement — and support a good cause — with this extraordinary raffle.

California Wine Country Getaway


Relax with a three night stay at Oak Hill, a four bedroom house on the vineyard of the Cima Collina organic winery in Carmel Valley. Enjoy a winery tour and tasting, then relax in your private pool and hot tub with views of the vineyard. Includes four round trip tickets to San Jose (a 1.5 hour drive to Oak Hill) or any Southwest Airlines Destination in the continental US. Donated by Richard Lumpkin, Bess Celio and Southwest Airlines. Value: $5,000 (


mk Culinary Experience


Fabulous Chef's Table dinner for twelve at the acclaimed mk Restaurant located in River North. USA Today has called mk “a smart, contemporary space that beautifully showcases. . . playful and confident New American cooking” and Conde Nast Traveler raved that “despite the cool décor, the food at mk is the main attraction.”. This unique dining experience will include a seasonal tasting menu chosen by chef Erik Williams, with wines paired by sommelier Robby Nagelberg. • Donated by Lisa and Michael Kornick from mk The Restaurant • Value $1,300 (


XBox 360 with Kinect
Have fun, play games and get exercise with the Xbox Kinect gaming system. This incredible new technology is completely motion-controlled, with games that make you jump, run, box, kick, and move! The Kinect was recently voted the winner of the 2011 Parent's Choice Awards as a top quality product for children that entertains and educates. Parents have fun too with interactive personal training programs including yoga, pilates and calisthenics. Package includes one Xbox 360, Kinect Controller and one ACTIVE game. The system has built DVD player and Wi-Fi connection that allows you to sync with services like Netflix.


Dates for wine country getaway and culinary experience prizes to be mutually agreed upon. Some restrictions and/or expiration dates may apply.


You can get your raffle tickets online here, or at Cooking up Change next week!

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