Hoag Hospital Foundation to Host 29th Annual Hoag Summer Classic Food Festival

Celebrating its 29th year, the Hoag Summer Classic is expected to attract thousands of Hoag donors and friends and will feature live musical performances by The Chicago Experience and The Doobie Experience.

The annual event, will be held at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at the gorgeous Newport Dunes, 1131 Back Bay Drive in Newport Beach.

Hoag Hospital Foundation and the 552 Club are collaborating with more than 30 of the finest restaurants in Orange County to host an evening of live music, fantastic food, friends and fun.

“We are very grateful to the 552 Club that has brought the fun and excitement of the Hoag Summer Classic to Newport Beach since 1988,” said Flynn A. Andrizzi, PhD, president of Hoag Hospital Foundation.

“Thanks to our generous donors, restaurants, and volunteers, this gourmet food event has raised more than $2 million dollars. But even more importantly, it has been for many, the introduction to volunteering with and giving to Hoag. For nearly 30 years, many of those friends continue to work tirelessly to uphold the Hoag Promise of delivering exceptional health care to Orange County.”


Last year, guests sampled exquisite food from such restaurants as A Restaurant, Andrei’s, Back Bay Bistro, Bear Flag Fish Company, Bluewater Grill, The Bungalow, Canaletto Ristorante Veneto, Gabbi’s Mexican Kitchen, Harborside, Ho Sum Bistro, La Cuisine Culinary Arts, Newport Landing, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Rasta Rita and Rasta Taco, Red O, Royal Thai Cuisine, Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine, Sabatino’s Lido Sausage Company, Santa Monica Seafood, Straub Distributing, Turnip Rose Catering and many more.

Guests will have the opportunity to purchase raffles tickets for their chance to win a one-year Lease of a brand new car from Sterling BMW Newport Beach and other gift packages from participating restaurants.

Individual tickets are $50 and include all food and beverage. Tickets and underwriting opportunities are available here.

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