WHEN: Thursday March 24th – 6:30pm
MAYS LANDING – The Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala’s 33rd annual dining extravaganza will feature original dishes from some of the region’s best restaurants at the March 24 event in the Avalon Ballroom of Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City.
The annual event celebrates food with tantalizing hors d’oeuvres prepared by students at the Academy of Culinary Arts and the house specialties of 42 of the area’s best restaurants at a sumptuous dining experience. A dessert extravaganza, organized by Chef Deborah Pellegrino of Caesars Entertainment and Chef Michael D’Angelo of the Academy of Culinary Arts, will complete the evening’s festivities, including tiered cakes, chocolate stations and delectable petit fours, and so much more. Cigars and cordials are also back by popular demand.
Participating restaurants include: Annata Wine Bar, Assaggio!, Bonefish Grill, Buca di Beppo, Buddakan Atlantic City, Capriccio, Chart House, The Continental, The Deauville Inn, Dock’s Oyster House, The Ebbitt Room, Fin, Girasole Ristorante and Lounge, Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill, Grotto at the Golden Nugget, Guy Fieri’s Chophouse, Grotto, Icon Hospitality, Il Mulino New York, Il Verdi, Johnny’s Café, Kelsey’s, Knife and Fork Inn, Lillie’s Asian Cuisine, Linwood Country Club, Mama Mia’s Ristorante & Catering, Martorano’s, McCormick & Schmick’s, Morton’s The Steakhouse, Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant, Phillips Seafood, The Princeton Bar & Grill and Renault Winery.
Also featured are: Roberta’s, Sammy D’s Restaurant and Bar, Sheraton Atlantic City, Sofia, The Smithville Inn, Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club Coastal Grille, The Twenties Restaurant, The Washington Inn, Vic and Anthony’s Steakhouse, and Yacht Club of Stone Harbor.
The Gala has raised $3 million since 1984 for scholarships at the Academy of Culinary Arts and Atlantic Cape Foundation operations. The Gala begins at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 24. Tickets to the Gala are $225 a person and can be ordered by contacting Lori McIntyre at firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-343-5691 or by visiting www.atlantic.edu/gala.