'100 Dinner' boosts Crabtree Farms
What: One hundred people paid $100 each for dinner of meats and produce raised within 100 miles of Chattanooga at the annual “100 Dinner” held at Crabtree Farms. The fundraiser for the urban farm included a silent auction, music by Lou Wamp and Swingshift, and local chefs preparing dishes on-site for guests’ enjoyment.
Participating local chefs: Susan Moses of 212 Market, Daniel Lindley of Alleia, Eric Taslimi of Chattanooga Food Ventures and Slick’s Burgers, Erik Niel of Easy Bistro, Phillipe Van Grit of Flying Squirrel, Rebecca Barron of St. John’s and Jill Allen of Jill Allen Catering.
Ice Cream Social benefits Children’s Center
What: Visitors to Chattanooga Market on July 13 had the chance to sample 10 different ice cream flavors and vote for their People’s Choice winners. Cold Stone Creamery, Clumpie’s Ice Cream Co., Milk & Honey, Mayfield and Ice Cream Show each brought two flavors to the fundraiser: one pure flavor and one flavor with inclusions. Winners were Cold Stone Creamery for best flavor with inclusions, and Milk & Honey for best pure flavor.
Benefits: All of the available 1,000 tickets sold for $5 each, raising $5,000 for the Chambliss Center for Children.
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