United Way of Broward County will hold its 11th annual food and wine event to raise funds for its Community Impact Fund which directly supports Broward County residents in need. Guests can sample delectable foods prepared by Fort Lauderdale’s top chefs and exquisite wines from all over the world at United Way of Broward County’s Red & White – Wine and Culinary Delight, presented by Consolidated Credit Counseling Services, Inc. and Premier Beverage Company. The event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty Six on Friday, February 10, 2012, with the Pier Top VIP reception starting at 6:00 p.m. and general admission at 7:00 p.m.
Guests will have the opportunity to participate in a raffle and silent auction featuring fabulous prizes while tasting fabulous cuisines including a special dessert section. More than 500 guests are expected in attendance. Event chairs for this year’s Red & White – Wine and Culinary Delight are Drew Saito of CNL Bank and Lisa Lutoff-Perlo of Celebrity Cruises. Event committee members include: Alexandre Bort of Consolidated Credit Counseling Services, Inc., Laura Campbell of Consolidated Credit Counseling Services, Inc., Laura Jean Edwards of AT&T, Kathy Eggleston of Avenue Executive, John Eldridge of Premier Beverage Company, Sam Eppy of Eppy Financial Services, Marlene Fishbein of Grant Thornton LLP, Sean Goldstein of CompHealth, Lisa Hammer of Steven Douglas Associates, Ellice Martinez of Broward College Foundation, Pam Moskowitz of Allied Kitchen and Bath, Marla Neufeld of Greenspoon Marder, Lori Rabinowitz of Berger Singerman, Trudy Reilly of Write Ideas Communications, Inc., Christina Sacco of CompHealth, Ryan Shea of Right Management, Seth Siegel of Grant Thornton LLP, Dawn Stagliano of Comcast, Alex Torres of Premier Beverage Company.
Confirmed culinary delights include: ARC Broward Culinary Institute, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, Blue Moon Fish Company, Bravo Ristorante, Chart House, Casablanca Café, A Flair For Fudge, Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty Six, Il Mulino, Joe Knows Lunch, Market 17, Michele’s, The Melting Pot, and Seasons 52 (all confirmed as of December 12, 2011). Additional sponsors include JM Family Enterprises, Inc., Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC, Broward Health, Publix Super Market Charities, Maroone, Memorial Healthcare System, Broward College, Aetna Inc., City & Shore, Comcast, Seitlin - A March & McLennan Agency LLC Company, Mario Careaga and Ray Stapleton.
VIP tickets are $150 and general admission tickets are $85. Tickets can be purchased online at www.unitedwaybroward.org. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. For more information, please call David Esposito at 954-462-4850 ext. 125.