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Tickets on Sale for 25th Annual Chefs' Feast

Food and Wine Tasting Event Benefits Regional Food Bank's Food for Kids Program

January 16, 2012

OKLAHOMA CITY - It's time to "Send Hunger Packing" at the 25th annual Chefs' Feast on Thursday, March 29th from 7 to 10 p.m. at the National Cowboy Heritage & Western Museum.  Enjoy culinary creations from 25 of the metro’s best restaurants, complimented by a variety of fine wines.  Proceeds from this food and wine tasting event benefit the Regional Food Bank's Food for Kids childhood hunger programs.

Chef Don Thiery from the Waterford Marriott and Chef Christine Dowd, owner of Trattoria Il Centro and Aunt Pittypat’s Catering, are co-coordinating the event.

"Nothing is more fundamental to the success of a child than the need for food and proper nutrition,” said Chef Dowd.  “It is our honor and duty as chefs to do whatever we can to ensure that the next generation of Oklahomans can focus on their dreams and not their next meal."

Tickets are $120 in advance and Patron Tables, which include reserved seating for 10 and two bottles of fine wine, are available for $1,400.  Tickets and Patron Tables are limited. Purchase tickets online today by visiting www.regionalfoodbank.org.  Please contact Angie Gaines at 405.604.7109 or againes@regionalfoodbank.org for additional information. 

The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma is a private, 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that acts as a link through which the food industry and community may donate food and other goods. The products are then distributed to nearly 825 schools and charitable feeding programs in 53 central and western Oklahoma counties. In fiscal year 2011, the Food Bank distributed 46.2 million pounds of food and product to help the charitable community effectively feed people in need. Since its inception in 1980, the Food Bank has distributed more than 425 million pounds of food to feed Oklahoma’s hungry.


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