Enjoy lunch for you and a guest with award-winning actor, activist and Oceana Board Chair, Sam Waterston at an exclusive restaurant. And luxuriate for three nights in a newly imagined ocean view room with breakfast for two daily at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach in Miami. Includes a dining experience for two people at Fuego y Mar and round-trip airfare for two from anywhere in the US to the Miami area.

Lunch with Sam Waterston

Actor, producer, and director Sam Waterston is known for his work in theater, television, and film. He has been nominated for multiple Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, British Academy Film Awards, and Emmy Awards, having starred in over 80 film and television productions during his decades-long career. Waterston started his career in theater on the New York stage, appearing in multiple revivals of Shakespeare. He has starred alongside Katharine Hepburn, Walter Matthau, Robert Redford and Meryl Streep.

He is perhaps best known for his iconic starring role as Jack McCoy on the NBC television series Law & Order (1994–2010), for which he received a Screen Actors Guild Award along with Golden Globe Award and Emmy Award nominations. He also portrayed Abraham Lincoln in the miniseries Lincoln (1988).

He has since acted in the western limited series Godless (2017), the comedy series Grace and Frankie (2015–2022), and the limited series The Dropout (2022). In 2022, he returned as Jack McCoy in a revival of Law and Order (2022).

  • Valid for 2 people.
  • Participant must be at least 18.
  • This is a private meet and greet.
  • The winner may take a photo.
  • To be scheduled at a mutually agreed upon date.
  • Will take place at a mutually agreed upon location.
  • Subject to the show’s schedule.
  • Cannot be resold or re-auctioned.
  • Cannot be transferred.
  • Travel and accommodations are not included.

Generously donated by Sam Waterston.

A Miami Landmark Reimagined

Inspired by its 1950s Art Deco building, The Ritz-Carlton South Beach is a member of the Florida green lodging program.  After a complete transformation, the oceanfront resort pays tribute to Miami’s glamour, culture, and history.

  • Valid for 2 people.
  • Three nights stay in ocean view room.
  • Breakfast daily.
  • One dinner for two at Fuego y Mar restaurant featuring flavors from Mexico, Cuba, Venezuela, and Colombia cooked over an open flame.
  • Airfare for two provided.
  • There are no blackout dates with this offer.

With a palette of ocean blue, warm gold, and rich coffee, hotel rooms and suites at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach draw inspiration from Miami Beach. Enjoy spacious layouts, luxe bathrooms with standalone tubs and city and ocean views. The Club Level offers lounge access and exclusive services.

It is agreed that all donated items are the property of Oceana. Should a travel or experience donation be canceled, postponed, delayed, or rescheduled due to force majeure (i.e., weather, act of God, state of war, terrorism, strike, pandemic, etc.) or any other condition beyond reasonable control, the purchase will be honored, per the experience provider, at the experience provider’s discretion, and the winner will be expected to either attend or transfer the purchase accordingly. No cash refunds.

Generously donated by Maritz Global Events and The Ritz Carlton South Beach