Ready Set Cook Tickets Now Available

Released on: May 23, 2008, 10:01 am

Press Release Author: Gifts of Love - Avon, Connecticut

Industry: Non Profit

Press Release Summary: Ready Set Cook scheduled for Sunday, June 1st in Avon,

Press Release Body: Gifts of Love will host Ready, Set, Cook! on Sunday, June 1,
2008 to benefit the families and individuals they serve. The fundraiser event will
be held at the Avon Old Farms Inn with new Chef Nick Muce, beginning at 11:30AM.

Ready, Set, Cook! will feature a culinary cook off consisting of three teams made up
of a Chef, Celebrity and Sponsor. Each team will receive a basket of mystery
ingredients, some of which will be from the shelves of the Gifts of Love food
pantry. Teams will need to prepare two plates in a 45 minute time period. Three
special judges will taste, critique, and ultimately award one team the title of
Gifts of Love Top Chef! The guests attending the event will also have the
opportunity to cast their vote. The event will also include an amazing champagne
brunch (Chef Nick Muce), wine tasting provided by Rosedale Vineyards, entertainment
provided by the KennMorr Band and a teacup raffle. The emcee for this event will be
Clear Channel's Country 92.5 Cory and her partner in crime; Jim Bosh will be cooking
in the culinary cook off along with Brent Hardin from Fox 61 evening news. The
restaurants involved in the competition are the Dressing Room (Chef Ethan Kostbar),
Max's Oyster Bar (Chef Scott Miller) and The Country Club of Farmington (Chef Kevin
Cottle). Tickets for this event are $75. Tickets are on sale now by calling
676.2323. Reserve yours today!

About Gifts of Love
Gifts of Love is a charitable organization that helps meet the basic needs of
individuals and families experiencing temporary financial crisis, so they can
achieve and maintain self-sufficiency. It serves thousands of people in over 30
Connecticut towns, supplying its clients with food, clothing, furniture and
household items. Some Gifts of Love clients are transitioning out of shelters,
recovering from a fire, or simply unable to meet expenses due to illness or other
personal crisis.

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Contact Details: Jennifer Abbott
Gifts of Love
Old Avon Village
35 East Main Street
Avon, CT 06001

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