The Christopher Ranch Garlic Party was held on Friday, July 25 at Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Gilroy, CA. The event brought together members of the garlic industry, as well as chefs and a former NFL football player.
Art and Noreen Christopher with Karen and Don Christopher, Ken Christopher and
Rhett Hall, former NFL player for the San francisco 49ers, with Don Christopher at the Christopher Ranch Garlic Party.
Mike Mantelli, Gloria Melone, whose deceased husband, Rudy Melone, was a founder of the Gilroy Garlic Festival, and and Don Christopher, another founder of the festival.
Don Christopher flanked by the princesses and newly crowned queen of garlic: Teresa Bjornson, Vanessa Martinez, Garlic Queen Brittney Souza, Ashley Fellows and Vanesa Fernandez.
Kelly Pantane and Aric Christopher at the Christopher Ranch Garlic Party.
Bill Christopher and Ken Christopher.
Steve and Patsy Ross with Don Christopher.
Janette Codiga, Roggie Trujillo, Patty Gravell, Pat DeStasio and Natalie Sanchez at the Christopher Ranch Garlic Party.
Rich Pirozzoli, Kevin Reed, Anthony DeAngelis, Justin Guibert and Jeff Stokes at the Christopher Ranch Garlic Party.
Robert and Ginny Christopher at the Christopher Ranch Garlic Party.
Anthony and Carolyn Sharrino of Eaton & Eustis with Elaine Postigo of Christopher Ranch.
Chef Wendy Brodie from Art of Food with Beat and Kathy Giger of Pebble Beach Resorts.
David Isenberg, chef instructor at California Culinary Academy, with Patrick Flaharty and Michael Edwards at the Christopher Ranch Garlic Party.