Monday, October 22, 2012

Living Resources Culinary Cornucopia: An Update

As many of you know, November 11th marks the 22nd Annual Culinary Cornucopia event hosted by Living Resources. That night, at least thirteen restaurants will be participating in the Living Resources annual fundraising event. The chefs participate in a series of closed-door competitions during the day based on guidelines of the . Their dishes are presented that evening to more than 500 guests at the grand reception. All proceeds benefit Living Resources, which provides services to individuals with disabilities.

The participating chefs and restaurants include: Nathan Kutzscher of Albany Marriott Market; Teddy Somboon of Blue Spice Modern Gourmet Thai Restaurant; Luca Brunelle of Brown’s Brewing Company Taproom; Scott Cooper of Capital Region BOCES Culinary Program; James Frese of DZ Restaurants’ Pasta Pane; Dominique Brialy of Epicurean Bistro & Wine Bar; Jeremy Kane of The Hilton Garden Inn Troy and the Rensselaer Banquet and Conference Facility; Will Brown of Mazzone Hospitality; James Simmons of Reel Seafood Company; and Michael Spain of Sperry’s Restaurant.

The Albany Marriott on Wolf Road will play host to the event, which is the single largest fundraiser for Albany-based Living Resources, a non-profit that provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injuries.

You'll need to act fast if you'd like to enjoy the reception, dinner, and silent auction, as the event usually sells out at 500 tickets, which cost $150 each.

And let's not forget the fun part! Participating restaurants include Angelo’s 677 Prime, Blue Spice, Brown’s Brewing Company, Pasta Pane, Epicurean Bistro & Wine Bar, Glen Sanders Mansion (Angelo’s Tavolo), Prime at Saratoga National, Reel Seafood Company, Sperry’s, and others. It's sure to be a delicious evening!

To learn more and order tickets, please contact Joan Meyer at (518) 218-0000, Ext. 5330 or email

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