Chefs' Gourmet Dinner - 2019: Springtime in Paris


  • Monday, 08 April 2019 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)
  • The Ballroom at Bingemans 425 Bingemans Centre Dr., Kitchener, ON N2B3X7

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Includes champagne reception, hors-d'oeuvres and 5-course dinner.

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The 27th annual Chefs’ Gourmet Dinner - Springtime in Paris, is a signature culinary event in support of local youth in need of mentorship.  Hosted by Best Friends, the event features Waterloo Region’s finest chefs from 20 renowned restaurants who create an unforgettable dining experience with a Champagne Reception, Hors d’oeuvres, and a five-course Dinner.  The evening also includes Live and Silent Auctions, raffles, music and more.

All proceeds from Gourmet Dinner will support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region (BBBSWR), a community organization committed to helping children and youth in need live their potential.

Best Friends is a non-profit fundraising organization that supports Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region. Since inception in 1989, founded by Betty Thompson, Best Friends has raised over one million dollars to support BBBSWR and its programs. Collectively this group of dedicated volunteers contributes more than 5,000 hours each year running a series of successful fundraising events, including hosting the region’s best gala, The Chefs’ Gourmet Dinner.

* Please note that ONLY the purchaser of the tickets will receive a charitable tax receipt. Be sure that you order tickets appropriately to ensure tax receipts are given to the correct person.

* All tax receipts will be sent out by BBBSWR after the event




Monday, April 8th, 2019

Bingemans: the Ballroom

Tickets: $130 Per Person

6:00 PM Champagne Reception

7:00 PM Dinner

Live Music

Silent & Live Auction

Black Tie Optional


Bhima’s WarungChef Jon Rennie

BingemansChef Greg Skolimowski

Borealis Grille and BarChef Scott Mills

The Cake BoxChef Yvonne Zensner

Caudle’s Catch SeafoodChucker Matt Caudle

The Charcoal GroupChef Terry Salmond

Cobs BreadOwner Steff Steers

Distinctly Tea Inc.Owner Peter Barker

Ellison’s BistroChef Elvis Ellison

Fat Sparrow Group, Nick and Nat’s Uptown WaterlooChef Nick Benninger

Gilt RestaurantChef Alex Janke

Indulge Natural and Organic CateringChef Paul Cummings

Liaison College of Culinary Arts - Chef Dean Michielsen

Little Mushroom CateringChef Jason Hanoski, Rachel Medeiros

Loloan Lobby BarChef Jon Rennie

Macgregors Meat & Seafood Ltd.

Proof Kitchen and LoungeChef Jeritt Raney

Red HouseChef Dan McCowan

The Ridge Social EateryChef Matthew Foote

Solé Restaurant & Wine Bar - Chef Dan Porter

Union Market SquareChef Stephen Goyda

The University ClubChef Mark Meinzinger

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The Ballroom at Bingemans
425 Bingemans Centre Dr., Kitchener, ON N2B3X7

8 April 2019
Monday, 8 April 2019 6:00 PM (EDT)


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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region
302-30 Duke Street West
Kitchener , ON
N2H 3W5

About This Charity

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region (BBBSWR) is a community organization committed to helping children and youth live their potential. BBBSWR provides mentoring programs to children ages 6 to 16, who face cultural and socioeconomic marginalization in the areas of academics, relationship skills, social skills and life skills. All of our programs are child-centred and are offered to families and youth free of cost.