Second annual “Taste the Dream Gala"

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SAGE (San Antonio for Growth on the Eastside) will host its second annual “Taste the Dream Gala,” celebrating diversity through food, on January 16, 2016.

This official DreamWeek™ event, scheduled during MLK March weekend, is not your traditional gala. Rather than sitting through the customary speeches, guests will enjoy cuisine from around the world, presented by local chefs. Beginning with an open-bar cocktail reception and moving into free-flowing tastings with food stations, including a dessert tasting station, attendees can interact with featured culinary teams and explore the Institute of Texan Cultures’ cultural exhibits, followed by live music and dancing.

Featured chefs/restaurants include:
Chef David Arciniega, Amaya’s Cocina ➤
Chef Chris Ashford, Ed’s Smok-N-Q ➤
Chef Jeff Balfour, Southerleigh ➤
Chef Elizabeth Johnson, Pharm Table ➤
Chef Errol Graham, “Tony G’s” Soul Food
Chef Brian West, Smoke the Restaurant ➤

Master Caterer for the Gala:
Chef Donald Mitchell, Chef Don’s Catering

New to this year’s gala is the addition of a pastry bar,
featuring the following bakers, pastry chefs, and caterers:

Margaret Anaglia – Al’s Gourmet Nuts
Lynn Jefferson – Dream Cakes by Lynn
Camesia Wilson – D’lightful Eats

Schedule

6pm

Open-bar Cocktail Reception

7pm

Free-flowing Tasting with Food Stations

9pm

Live Entertainment and Dancing featuring Finding Friday

Taste the Dream Raffle


Raffle prizes will be drawn at the Taste the Dream Event on January 16, 2016. Tickets are $30.
(Need not be present to win.)

RAFFLE PRIZES:
• Lili Alessandra Linens: full bedding set. – $5,000 VALUE

• 6 nights/7 days stay in a two bedroom (sleeps 6 comfortably) condo at the Charm of the Texas Coast, Rockport, TX!* *Must give three weekend options, based on availability. – $700 VALUE

• Crown Royal Cooler – $500 VALUE

• SPURS Tickets for 2 and Dinner and Wine tasting/Appetizers at Piatti’s – $350 VALUE

Sponsorship


EPICUREAN – $15,000
• 2 reserved tables of 10
• Logo on invitation, program, and signage
• Logo on favor given to each attendee
• Special gift for guests
• Complimentary Wine (table service)

GOURMET – $10,000
• 1 reserved table of 10
• Logo on invitation, program, and signage
• Logo on favor given to each attendee
• Special gift for guests
• Complimentary Wine (table service)

CULINARIAN – $5,000
• 1 reserved table of 10
• Logo on invitation, program, and signage
• Complimentary Wine (table service)

FOODIE – $3,000
• 1 reserved table of 10
• Logo on invitation, program, and signage

TASTER – $1,500 (Limited to Non-Profits and Eastside small businesses)
• 1 reserved table of 10
• Name on invitation and program

Purchase Tickets

Admission and Raffle Tickets are now sold out, if you have any questions please contact Daniel Riley, 210-248-9178 / driley@sagesanantonio.org

About DreamWeek:
DreamWeek’s mission is to advance and modernize the teachings set forth by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision; to lay the foundation of tolerance, by creating dialog across cultures and communities. DreamWeek 2016 will be held on Friday, January 8 through Tuesday, January 19. The 12 days of activities and events will be centered on the celebration of Tolerance, Equality, and Diversity with the aim to inspire and motivate.