This event will melt your heart as much as the variety of pastries served at this event. We had a chance to attend last years event and it was incredible. Not only the chefs but their sous chefs for the day. Read their info to get a better look at Best Buddies and this event.
Pastry Chef Showcase is coming to Dallas after becoming one of Virginia’s most anticipated fundraisers. Best Buddies Texas has announced the chefs who will be participating in this year’s event on Wednesday, May 4th, beginning at 6:00 pm at Victoria Hall (3121 Ross Avenue Dallas, TX 75204).
Life is Sweet, the nonprofit’s Spring fundraiser, showcases spectacular desserts designed, created and presented by DFW’s top chefs and their Buddies (adults with intellectual disabilities). All proceeds from this event benefit Best Buddies Texas.
Individual tickets are $100.00 per person, and Gary Cogill, former WFAA film critic, will emcee the event. The event will consist of the presentation of these sought over desserts, an array of hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, and fabulous friends. After this event you’ll know: Life is truly sweet!
Participating Chefs for Life Is Sweet 2011 are:
Randall Copeland Restaurant Ava
Graham Dodds Bolsa
Jeffrey Hobbs Suze
Roshi Muns Society Bakery
Andrew Ormsby Andrew Ormsby Catering
Janice Provost Parigi Restaurant
Steven Smith Nib Chocolate
John Tesar Commissary / The Table
Sharon van Meter Milestone Culinary Arts Center
Andrew Wilt Steel
Best Buddies Texas is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The organization promotes social inclusion by matching high school and college students with other students or adults in the community with disabilities and helping them maintain meaningful and lasting friendships. In the 2009-2010 academic year, more than 16,575 people were impacted and enriched through Best Buddies Texas.
For further information or to purchase tickets, please visit the web site at: www.bestbuddiestexas.org/specialevents or call Annabelle Baxter at 214-500-7276