Wildcoast Conservation Group To Host 11th Annual Baja Bash Tasting Event & Fundraiser In San Diego On Saturday, June 17

May 14, 2023

International conservation group WILDCOAST, based in San Diego, will host its 11th annual Baja Bash tasting event to raise awareness and funds for its ocean conservation and climate action programs on Saturday, June 17 at a private estate in Solana Beach overlooking the beautiful San Elijo Lagoon and stunning Cardiff coast.

San Diego's Wildcoast is hosting an evening of celebration of the shared coastal conservation successes of Southern California and Baja at the annual Baja Bash food festival and fundraiser. This event brings together the best chefs and beverages from both sides of our border where guests will enjoy a Baja-inspired tasting menu designed by world renowned area chefs, complimented by regional wines, beer and live music.

At this year's Baja Bash, guests can enjoy bites from featured chefs, including JoJo Ruiz (Lionfish, Temaki and Serea), Greg Frey Jr. (Golden Door Spa + Golden Door Country Store), Aly Land (George’s at the Cove), Kelli Crosson (The Lodge at Torrey Pines), Brad Wise (Trust, Fort Oak, Cardellino, The Wise Ox, and Rare Society), Marissa Williams and Carlo Guardado (Herb & Sea). All proceeds from the event will benefit Wildcoast’s continued efforts to conserve the most threatened coastal and ocean habitats and wildlife in Southern California and Mexico. Tickets to Baja Bash are available online for $200 per person.

Founded in 2000 and with offices in California and Mexico, Wildcoast an international team that conserves coastal and marine ecosystems and addresses climate change through natural solutions.  The non-profit carries out its mission through three strategies. Firstly, it establishes and manages protected areas, then protects and restores blue carbon ecosystems such as seagrass meadows, salt marsh wetlands, mangroves, and coral reefs. It also engages local communities as conservation stewards. In total, Wildcoast has helped conserve 38 million acres of coastal and marine ecosystems. 
Wildcoast's Baja takes place on Saturday, June 17, from 6-9pm at Montbleu Estates in San Diego's North County city of Solana Beach. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit wildcoast.org.