A Special Thanks to our Sponsors!
Jazz Festival 2018 Partners


Premier Catering Sponsor

Monarch Beach Resort has generously partnered with us for Jazz 2018 to create a very special Festival of fabulous food and five star service!  We are very grateful to Monarch Beach Resort’s commitment to the Ocean Institute, and to our community, and we encourage our guests to visit this local treasure. Executive Chef Collin Thorton’s talent will lend itself in creating two amazing courses at Saturday’s Night’s gala dinner!

Saturday Night Gala Sponsors

Montage Laguna Beach Resort

Perched on a coastal bluff high above the Pacific, Montage Laguna Beach resort offers 30 acres of seaside luxury at the heart of Southern California’s preeminent artist colony. Each of the 250 guestrooms feature sprawling views of the ocean, as well as craftsman-style architecture and a museum-quality collection of art. 

Park Hyatt Aviara

Located along Southern California’s sun-drenched Pacific Coast, Park Hyatt Aviara is a Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond resort where you can indulge in casual elegance, enjoy delicious food and wine, and experience truly personalized service. Secluded amid 200 acres of lush hillsides and rolling valleys, the resort provides a spectacular setting for your next vacation, weekend escape, or business retreat.

The Ranch at Laguna Beach

Nestled in the majestic Aliso and Wood Canyons, right in the heart of Orange County, resides The Ranch at Laguna Beach resort. This Orange County hotel and spa is situated on an iconic piece of land where canyon and sea meet. Their executive chef of Harvest will create a course to remember at our 2018 Jazz festival dinner.

Jazz Festival Sponsors

A special thank you goes out to all of our wine sponsors: Rancho Capistrano Winery, Frog’s Leap, ONEHOPE Wine, Korbel Champagne, and White Oak Vineyards & Winery.

Also thanks to our local restaurant supporters: Nirvana Grille , Sun Dried Tomato Bistro , Jay’s Catering & Ellie’s Table , California Fresh Catering & Events , The Wine Bistro & Whiskey Bar , Canyon Catering , Country Garden Catering , Waterman’s Harbor, Rubio’s Coastal Grill and  Four Sons Brewing

Also a special thanks to StuNews Laguna, Smooth Jazz News, Bonnie Toth Advertising and Design, and KX 93.5 for helping us spread the word about this event!

Union Bank

Union Bank believes that by living their values, they’ll achieve a balance of size, success, and stability to positively impact every individual, organization, and community they touch. With every action, they foster long-term relationships built on honesty, mutual understanding, and a passion for doing right.

The Capital Group

Since 1931, Capital Group has been singularly focused on delivering superior, consistent results for long-term investors using high-conviction portfolios, rigorous research and individual accountability.

Doubletree Suites by Hilton Doheny Beach

Located on Pacific Coast Highway, directly across from world-famous Doheny Beach, their newly renovated Dana Point Hotel offers a perfect oceanfront beach getaway while on vacation, traveling on business or planning a meeting or event in in South Orange County.

First American Trust

First American Trust is a disciplined, client focused investment management firm with a history of fiduciary excellence. They believe personal service is the hallmark of investment advisory and fiduciary service as we transition our clients through each life stage.

Pacific Western Bank

Pacific Western Bank strives to deliver solutions to the communities they serve that are as unique as their vast variety of clients, with a commitment to being creative, flexible and service centered.

San Diego Gas and Electric 

SDG&E is a committed community partner and provides energy service to 3.6 million people through 1.4 million electric meters and 873,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. 

Sierra Nevada

Inspired by the nearby Sierra Nevada Mountains, their beers are designed to be as bold, wild and unwavering as those storied granite peaks. With respect to tradition and an unbridled passion for innovation, Sierra Nevada beers are inspired by the philosophy that anything is possible.

Titos Vodka

Tito’s Handmade Vodka is produced in Austin at Texas’ oldest legal distillery. It’s made it in batches using old-fashioned pot stills, and every batch is taste-tested. The process is similar to those used to make fine single malt scotches and high-end French cognacs, requiring more skill and effort than others, but it’s well worth it.