NAPA (KPIX 5) — More than a month after the magnitude 6.0 earthquake, the Napa Valley is rocking again in a more positive way as a four-day fundraiser for quake relief begins.
Parts of Napa are still damaged, but organizers of the “Napa Valley Rocks” fundraiser want to send the message: Napa is open for business.READ MORE: Most Popular Dog And Cat Names Of 2021: Is Your Pet's Name On The List?
The food on Thursday came courtesy of eight of Napa’s top chefs, together in a culinary Olympics of sorts.
“There’s just a feeling of brotherhood and sisterhood in here right now that we’re gonna do the very, very best we can because we care so much,” said Brian Whitmer, executive chef of the Napa Valley Marriott.READ MORE: COVID Omicron Variant: CDC Expands Surveillance To San Francisco International Airport
The event is a weekend of sipping, savoring and celebrating to raise money for the Napa Quake Relief Fund.
In Downtown Napa, there is still work to be done. About 300 hotel rooms and a couple of restaurants are still closed, but Napa is 90 percent back.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Bay Area Bridge Tolls To Jump By $1 On Jan. 1
More information about the fundraiser can be found at http://www.napavalleyrocksweekend.com/