By Gina Yarbrough
OCEANSIDE—Comedian Kim Coles joins local chefs for an evening of fun and gourmet delights at the 17th annual Gentlemen’s Gourmet Scholarship fundraiser next month.
The October 19 event, dubbed “Anchors Away,” and hosted by the North County African American Women’s Association, will feature professional and amateur chefs, organizers say.
The event will be held at Saint Margaret Parish Hall, 4300 Oceanside Blvd. in Oceanside. Captain’s Night attire is optional. The festivities begin at 6 p.m. Get there early for the tastings.
Local entertainer C.C. Sanders will serve as master of ceremonies, and perform a few songs at the event.
“This year we are especially pleased to bring two consummate professionals here to headline the event,” noted Edith Jones, President of NCAAWA.
The chef competition adds an element both fierce and fun for participating chefs, judges and guests.
Attendees will have the opportunity to sample delicacies prepared by professional and upcoming chefs.
NCAAWA’s mission is to provide a support network through education, health awareness, and life skills programs for girls, young and adult women in North San Diego County to increase their self-sufficiency.
Auction items are being requested in the form of art, artisan items, professional services, tours, gift baskets and certificates or individual gift contribution. Interested donors can arrange for their donation on http://www.ncaawa.org/gentlemensgourmet.html or contact Manie Morales at (760) 896-4711.
Tickets are $50 and $60 after Oct 5. To purchase tickets, or to participate as a chef – professional or amateur, visit website www.ncaawa.org, or call (760) 978-6534.