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2019 Gala “Meal to Remember”
April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The East Cooper Meals on Wheels annual gala and auction, "A Meal to Remember" will take place on Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Wild Dunes Resort. Each year guests gather for this black-tie optional affair to enjoy signature small plates from local chefs and restaurants, as well as live and silent auctions. Guests will feast on culinary delights ranging from traditional southern favorites to international dishes while they bid on items donated by businesses in our community.
Tickets are available online or by calling 843-881-9350.
Participating restaurants and chefs:
Acme Lowcountry Kitchen, Chef Charles Arena
BACCO Restaurant Charleston - Mount Pleasant, Chef Michael Scognamiglio
Grace & Grit, Chef JD Coleman
Good Food Catering, Che Tiana Hamilton
La Farfalle, Chef Michael Toscano
Lowcountry Food Bank, appetizers by Chef Emily Cookson
On Forty One , Pier 41, and Pier 22, Chef Brannon Florie
Saffron Restaurant & Bakery is providing the sweets!
The Obstinate Daughter, Chef Jacque Larson (James Beard Award Nominee for "Best Chef: Southeast")
Wild Dunes Resort, Chef Shawn Singer
We are thankful for our sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor– Motley Rice
Welcome Sponsor –Harris Teeter
Live Auction – Berkeley Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Silent Auction – Southern Lumber and Millwork
Benefactor – Ingevity, East Cooper Medical Center, Southern Eagle, and Nucor Steel Berkeley
Feeding Friends Sponsor – MUSC Health
Heads or Tails Sponsor – Hill Construction
Lucky Meal Sponsor – Pinnacle Financial Partners
Community Sponsor – Hoffman Law Firm, Kitchell Verano Group, Phipps Law Firm, Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Toni and Lori Santiago, and Physicians Realty Trust
In kind sponsors:
Abide A While Garden Boutique
Arthur Ellis Photography, LLC
Carolina Custom Security & Sound
Crushed Fine Wine
Delicato Family Wines
Mount Pleasant Seafood
The Coastal Cupboard
Tiger Lily Florist
Live Auction Items include:
Beautiful Laurel Canyon steel string guitar, full package of accessories, and 6 months of weekly guitar lessons.
Two-night stay at the charming Church Street Inn, eight-course French Historical dinner prepared in your suite, and dining gift certificates to the Oyster House and your choice of High Cotton, Slightly North of Broad, or Charleston Chop House.
"Party at the Plantation"
Barbecue and live music in a beautiful, barn-inspired event space at Pepper Plantation—you just have to invite the guests!
"Girl’s Island Getaway"
Accommodations on Isle of Palms in a one-bedroom sea cabin with beach chairs, umbrellas, and entertainment at The Windjammer. Plus dining gift certificates to the Boathouse Restaurant, Yamato’s, and Long Island Café.
A week-long stay in a two-bedroom mountain cabin in Waynesville, NC. Includes golf and carts for four at Lake Junaluska, plus a $100 gas gift card.
"Chartered Paradise on the 'High Yield'"
A three-hour Charleston Harbor cruise for six people on a 57-foot luxury yacht, including hors d’oeuvres. By Sandlapper Events.
Staycation for two—Luxury accommodations at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, sunset boat tour, golf at Patriots Point Links, spa treatment at The Estuary, guided kayak tour of Shem Creek, and dining gift certificates for RB’s Seafood, Carpentier’s, Page’s Okra Grill, and Coleman Public House.
"Kiawah Golf Doubletake"
Golf Osprey Point, then enjoy another round at your choice of Turtle Point, Cougar Point, or Oak Point. Plus two nights at the stylish Andell Inn, dinner at Hege’s French bistro, and brunch at the famous Jasmine Porch at The Sanctuary.
"Family Retreat on Lake Keowee"
Enjoy a four-night stay in a brand new, private lakefront retreat that sleeps 18. The property is five bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms—three floors and 4600 sq. feet of indoor space; plus a $100 gas gift card