Wharton OC Holiday Dinner Party (Corona Del Mar) at Five Crowns, Thu 12/7, 6pm PST


Date and Time
Thursday, December 7, 2023
6:00pm— 8:00pm
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Five Crowns
3801 E Coast Hwy
Corona Del Mar, CA 92625
United States
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Bill Lazor

The Wharton Club of Southern California and Wharton OC invites members and non-members who are Wharton alumni and one guest to attend a special Wharton OC holiday dinner event on Thursday, December 7, 2023, at 6pm PST, at Five Crowns restaurant on Coast Highway in Corona Del Mar in beautiful Orange County, CA.  

Five Crowns is a charming replica of one of England's oldest country inns and a Corona del Mar landmark steakhouse.  Experience warm hospitality and cozy fireplaces set among authentic antiques and period paintings. Enjoy the sunlit Greenhouse and colorful English garden as well.  Expect award-winning food and wine, exceptional service, and the distinctive style which have made it a dining destination since 1965.

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This event is limited to the first 12 people who rsvp.  All tickets are non-refundable but may be transferred to another Wharton alumni.  This event will sell out so buy your ticket(s) early.  

What is included:  One drink (extra drinks on your own tab), one appetizer/salad/soup, one California Cut or English Cut Prime Rib dinner*** (includes 6 oz Prime Rib or 6.5 oz Prime Rib (3 slices) (The roasted prime rib that first made Lawry’s famous in 1938, a preparation passed down through four generations), au jus, Yorkshire pudding, organic whipped cream horseradish and choice of two:
Lawry’s creamed corn · Lawry’s creamed spinach · mashed Idaho® potatoes), one dessert.  Valet parking available but not included (you pay your own parking on street or valet). 

*** May substitute chicken or salmon or sea bass or roasted goose or butternut squash risotto for roast beef entree.  Sides not included with non-roast beef alternate entrees salmon, sea bass or goose.  Choice of one side with chicken or butternut squash risotto.

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Who:  Members, $150 per person, Non-Members* $190 per person.  One guest permitted per alumni.  Both alumni and guest must purchase a ticket.  Limit of two tickets per purchase.

When:  Thursday, December 7, 2023, 6pm - 8pm PST

Where:  Five Crowns, 3801 East Coast Highway, Corona Del Mar, CA  92625

Why:  Celebrate the holiday season in style in Orange County with other Wharton OC current students, undergrads, or grads no matter when you graduated!  Bring your spouse, signficant other, or friend to enjoy the holiday with you.  Limit one guest per alumni.

Attire:  Holiday Festive.  This is an INDOOR event.

 

* Purchase a Recent Grad (0-5 years, WG19 or W'19 or later) or Regular Membership Bundle (6+ years, WG18 or W'18 or earlier) and you and your guest can each attend the event at the member price and receive 1 year of membership benefits** .

Recent Grad Membership Bundle:  $200 per alumni.  Contact host before purchasing a guest ticket to receive member price for your guest.

Regular Membership Bundle:  $235 per alumni.  Contact host before purchasing a guest ticket to receive member price for your guest.

 

** Wharton Club of Southern California Membership Benefits:  

Free event registration for WSC regular weekly virtual events
Access to the WSC alums online directory / membership database
Access to audio and video recordings of past virtual events
Access to premium affinity groups like C Circle, E Circle, I Circle, WDAC
Discounts for in person events
Access to members only events

Auto Renewal membership makes it easy to stay connected; no need to remember when to renew to keep current with your membership.

 

About The Host:

Bill Lazor WG87

Bill Lazor WG87 has been involved with the Wharton Club of Southern California since 1998.  He served as a member of the Wharton Orange County planning team from 2003 through 2006 where he managed the Wharton OC database and helped to plan and/or execute over 60 networking and other local alumni events in LA and OC.  He rejoined the OC planning team in 2013, and served as VP Membership/Web Administrator from May, 2013, through March, 2023.  He continues to serve as VP Membership and as a Board Member for Wharton So Cal.

Bill is a FocalPoint Certified Business and Executive Coach & Trainer and a financial & strategic planning expert whose business career spans 46 years with demonstrated expertise in administration, engineering, products research, project management, composite & industrial manufacturing, corporate finance, management accounting, continuous measurable process improvement, cost reduction, & business restructuring across a broad range of industries such as chemicals, consumer packaged goods, aerospace & defense, publishing, fluid controls, forklifts, commercial real estate, & high tech.  Prior to joining FocalPoint, Bill worked in Corporate Finance with senior executives on initiatives in finance, information technology, contract & subcontract administration, manufacturing, quality internal audit, program management, product support, configuration management, & engineering.  He offers a wide range of programs and services – from one-on-one coaching of business owners to coaching corporate executives as well as delivering workshops & training tailored to the needs of executive teams.  Bill specializes in leading entrepreneurs, business owners, & C suite executives in small to mid-size companies who are interested in implementing strategic planning, improving financial metrics, and developing their leadership team.

Bill resides in Huntington Beach where he has lived for the past 37 years since attending The Wharton School in Philadelphia for his MBA in Finance.  He maintains a daily yoga practice to increase flexibility and reduce stress.  He is active as a volunteer in the community with his church in Irvine and in Huntington Beach.


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Regular Membership Bundle - Membership plus Member Ticket - Wharton OC Holiday Dinner Party (Corona Del Mar) at Five Crowns, Thu 12/7, 6pm PST
$235.00
This ticket is for non-paid alumni (6 years plus) who want to purchase a 1 year auto renew membership and attend the event for the member price..
Recent Grad Membership Bundle - Membership plus Member Ticket - Wharton OC Holiday Dinner Party (Corona Del Mar) at Five Crowns, Thu 12/7, 6pm PST
$200.00
This ticket is for non-paid Recent Grads (0-5 years) who want to purchase a 1 year auto renew membership and attend the event for the member price.
Non-Member Ticket - Wharton OC Holiday Dinner Party (Corona Del Mar) at Five Crowns, Thu 12/7, 6pm PST
$190.00
This ticket is for non-paid Members and Non-Members of WhartonSoCal and their guest. Both non-member and guest each must have a separate ticket.
Member Ticket - Wharton OC Holiday Dinner Party (Corona Del Mar) at Five Crowns, Thu 12/7, 6pm PST
$150.00
This ticket is for paid members of WhartonSoCal ONLY and their guest. Both member and their guest each must have a separate ticket.
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Five Crowns

3801 E Coast Hwy, Corona Del Mar, CA 92625, United States,
by public transit by car by bike Walking