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Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala
March 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm$225.00
The annual event celebrates food by highlighting hors d’oeuvres prepared by students in the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape and showcasing the specialties of 40 of the region’s best restaurants during a progressive dining experience.
Kevin Ortzman, regional president for Caesars Entertainment (Bally’s, Caesars and Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City) will be honored at the Restaurant Gala as the Community Honoree. The 2018 Culinary Honoree is Georgeann Leaming of Brigantine, executive chef of Gordon Ramsay Pub & Kitchen located in Caesars Atlantic City Hotel and Casino and 1999 Academy of Culinary Arts graduate. Leaming was the Season 19 champion on the Food Network’s Chopped! series.
This year’s theme is “Culinary Magic,” showcasing the extraordinary talent and cooking expertise of the students and alumni of the Academy of Culinary Arts.
Each year, nearly 1,000 food enthusiasts attend the Gala, and have the opportunity to dance the night away with live music from Central Park The Band.
Tito’s Handmade Vodka will return to this year’s event as the official vodka sponsor. Also returning are Tomfoolery Brewing Company of Hammonton and Little Water Distillery of Atlantic City to provide exciting libations for attendees to sample. They will be joined by Cape May Distillery, 7 Mile Brewery of Rio Grande and Dream Well Wines, Inc. of Nyack, New York, new additions to the annual event.