The Gourmet Gala - Signature Chefs Auction Is Saturday

Benefiting March Of Dimes

Friday, November 15, 2013

The Gourmet Gala - Signature Chefs Auction will be held on Saturday where more than 450 guests will have the opportunity to meet chefs and caterers from around town, as well as take a walk down memory lane, as the March of Dimes celebrates its 75th Anniversary.  

Each chefs will be asked to present their signature dish in a tasting size during a reception, as well as donate a unique package to be sold in either the live or silent auction. After the reception, guests are invited to bid on a variety of packages during a live auction. 

Chefs are from these participating establishments:  St. John's, Cafe on the Corner, Bon Appetit Bistro, Niedlov's Breadworks, Chattanooga Whiskey, Fork & Pie, El Mercado, Chat'O brasserie, Ruth's Chris, Porters, 1885 Grill, Elemental Food & Drink, Blacksmith's Gastropub, TerraMae Appalachian Bistro, Chattanooga Wing Co, Chattz Coffee, Mellow Mushroom, Pure Sodaworks and Enzo's Market.

The Gala will be held at Track 29 at 1400 Market St. Saturday at 6:30 p.m.

Visit www.marchofdimes.com/tennessee and click on the event for full details or to participate.


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