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Sunday, May 5, 2019, 6pm
Join us for another delicious dinner pairing the flavors of the Mountain cuisine of Central Italy and the tastes of Ashkenazi Jewish cooking. The menu will include a soup, a few noshes, something to fress on, and a nice bite of dessert. Don't worry, you won't leave hungry.
Evanston location will be provided to attendees.
Hosted by Diana Cohen*, David Spitulnik, Gene Servillo*, Rosie Rees, and Fern Bogot
Saturday, June 15, 2019, evening
The grill will be hot and the drinks cool. Come join Tim, Joi, Lisa and Steve for a fun old-fashioned barbeque. Hand-smoked and Q'd food, all made on Tim's personal smoking and BBQ equipment, with plenty to eat and glasses to fill and a variety of meat will be on the grill!
Hosted by Tim* and Joi Russell, Lisa Altenbernd*, and Mayor Steve Hagerty
Saturday, June 29, 11am
Learn about bean-to-bar chocolate from Shannon Sudduth, the owner of Evanston's Noir d'Ebene Chocolat et Patisserie.Create your own Chocolate Truffles, Chocolate Bars and Chocolate Covered Fruit. All Materials are included in the price of your ticket, and you'll take home some delicious sweets and recipes.
Sponsors: Lisa Altenbernd*, Michele Berg*, Monique Brunson Jones, Matt Feldman*, Sandeep Ghaey*, David Graham* Bart Rocca*, Larry Singer*, Gene Servillo*
Sunday, July 14, 2019, 6pm
This popular fusion dinner blends the taste of the American South and the Mountain Cuisine of Central Italy. Please join us for our 4th year, with all new tastes of peaches, greens and smoked meats. Here's your chance to pick the dessert - either Rosie's Red Velvet Tiramisu or Jessi's Lemon Chess Pie and gelato.
Hosted by Gabrielle Brooks and Judson Brooks with Kevin Mott, Romella Ferguson, Gene Servillo*, Rosie Rees and Fern Bogot
Sunday, September 15, 2019, 11am
Enjoy a rare opportunity to partake in a private tour of the Grosse Point Lighthouse, preceded by brunch at the home of Board Member Lisa Altenbernd and Mayor Steve Hagerty.
Hosted by Lisa Altenbernd* and Mayor Steve Hagerty
*denotes ECF Board Member