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Fine-dining, celebrity chefs and social welfare on the menu
Melbourne's love affair with food, fascination with celebrity chefs, and social conscience will all be on the menu at the annual fundraising feast, Dinner with the Angels. Now in its tenth year Anglicare claims there is no other event that brings so many chefs under a single roof, making the fundraising dinner a notable inclusion on Melbourne's food and wine calendar.
Matt Preston, award-winning food journalist, restaurant critic and television personality will be the MC for an evening where 600 guests will revel in fine dining, courtesy of more than 25 of Victoria's finest culinary masters.
Funds raised at what is Anglicare's major fundraising event of the year, are put to good use, enabling support to be offered to a greater number of children, young people and families throughout Victoria.
[ADVERT]In 2013 chefs donating their time and expertise at Dinner with the Angels will include Gabriele Olivieri (Bottega), Josh Murphy (Builders Arms), Adam D'Sylva (Coda and Tonka), Scott Pickett (Estelle and St Crispin), Shane Delia (Maha), Geoff Lindsay (Dandelion), Mathew Macartney (Eleonore's at Chateau Yering), Barry Davis (Montalto), Frank Camorra (Movida), Ludo Baulacky (Oscar W's), Matt Germanchis (Pei Modern), Paolo Masciapinto (Sarti), Oliver Gould (Stokehouse), Daniel Wilson (Huxtable), Trent Kerr (The European), Stephen Mercer (Mercer's), Perry Schagen (The Graham), Justin Wise (The Point),Tony Twitchett (Taxi), Simon Arkless (Terrace at All Saints Estate), Brad Simpson and Zac Cribbes (The Smith), Harry Lilia (Town Hall Hotel), Nicky Riemer (Union Dining) and Riccardo Momesso (Valentino).
Dinner with the Angels proves that whatever your job, you can make a positive impact of the lives of others. Now in his eighth year at the dinner, Perry Schagen, Executive Chef at The Graham, said the event is "a fun night out with great food" that "helps towards putting young people back on the right track".
Coda and Tonka's owner and Executive Chef Adam D'Sylva, has been with Dinner with the Angels from the beginning, and regard the fundraiser as "a satisfying way to help donate to a worthy cause. Knowing my food and time helps other people is very rewarding."
About Anglicare Victoria Anglicare Victoria is a leading provider of foster care, providing placements and support services to 375 children each day. Anglicare Victoria also assists parents in developing positive relationships with their children, and learning new skills. More than 100 programs are delivered to the community in forty locations.