Thursday, February 21, 2013

Culinary Craft Beer Dinner to Raise Money for a Good Cause

According to a recent press release: "On Thursday, March 14th , 2013 Michelle Hines Abram will kick off a series of extraordinary culinary dinners to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man & Woman of the Year Campaign. This dinner will be a beer-centric event with craft beer by Brewery Ommegang and food pairings by a team of renowned chefs. The event will be hosted at Angelo’s Prime Bar + Grill in Clifton Park at 6pm in the evening and will include a 5 course dinner with beer pairings. Tickets for the dinner will be $75 per person and will be available for purchase [online] beginning on March 1st."

Participating Chef's will include Teddy Folkman of Brewery Ommegang and Ric Orlando of New World Bistro Bar, among others. Abrams will also put on a chef's apron for the event.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's "Man & Woman of the Year" titles are given to people who work raise funds for blood cancer research. Candidates compete in honor of the Boy & Girl of the Year, whom are local children that are blood cancer survivors.

Voting for Man and Woman of the year runs for ten weeks and each dollar is counted as a single vote, the top fundraisers in the country win the national titles. Michelle is among the many competing nationally for a good cause.

According to the Michelle Hines Abram 2013 Candidate for LLS Woman of the Year Facebook Page several other events are in the works including a Scotch Dinner and Gala.

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