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
Silent & Live Auction
Black Tie Optional
RESTAURANTS & CHEFS
Bhima’s Warung - Chef Jon Rennie
Bingemans - Chef Greg Skolimowski
Borealis Grille and Bar - Chef Scott Mills
The Cake Box - Chef Yvonne Zensner
Caudle’s Catch Seafood - Chucker Matt Caudle
The Charcoal Group - Chef Terry Salmond
Cobs Bread - Owner Steff Steers
Distinctly Tea Inc. - Owner Peter Barker
Ellison’s Bistro - Chef Elvis Ellison
Gilt Restaurant - Chef Alex Janke
Indulge Natural and Organic Catering - Chef Paul Cummings
Liaison College of Culinary Arts - Chef Dean Michielsen
Little Mushroom Catering - Chef Jason Hanoski, Rachel Medeiros
Loloan Lobby Bar - Chef Jon Rennie
Proof Kitchen and Lounge - Chef Jeritt Raney
Red House - Chef Dan McCowan
The Ridge Social Eatery - Chef Matthew Foote
Solé Restaurant & Wine Bar - Chef Dan Porter
Union Market Square - Chef Stephen Goyda
The University Club - Chef Mark Meinzinger