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Flavors of Connecticut 2010

Presented by Hartford Hospital. Please join us for the 9th Annual Flavors of Connecticut, the most unique culinary extravaganza in the state! Flavors is the event to attend in 2010!

April 13th, 2010 (5:30 PM)

Contact: Marla Hannah Sadler (Email)
Phone: 203-234-2022(Fax: 203-234-1386) | Register | More Information

Hosted by American Liver Foundation CT Division
Aqua Turf Club - Directions
556 Mulberry Street
Plantsville, CT

This gala showcases Connecticut's premier Chefs.

Each chef will prepare a signature five-course gourmet meal complemented with wine pairings for a table of twelve guests. The meal is prepared tableside for guests to enjoy.


Special thanks

Renuka Umashanker, MD Event Chair

Noel Jones, ON20 Honorary Chef Chairman


Our 2008 gala was a success! Here's a taste:


Join Us!

Presenting Sponsor $15,000 (2 pre-reserved tables, your choice of Chef) SOLD!

Platinum Sponsor $6,500 (1 pre-reserved table, your choice of Chef)

Gold Sponsor $4,000 (1 pre-reserved table)

Silver Sponsor $2,000 (6 pre-reserved tickets)

Gourmet Sponsor $1,000 (2 pre-reserved tickets)

Patron Ticket $250 *limited tickets*

Individual Ticket $225 *limited tickets*

A gift of any amount may be made to benefit the evenings Fund A Gift for research presentation.

This year's Fund-A-Grant presenter will be Alison Cubbellotti, a recent liver transplant recipient and ALF volunteer. Alison and her Liver Life Walk team raised over $20,000 for liver research and education in 2009 and has brought the importance of liver health and awareness to thousands of people throughout the state. We are honored to have Alison share her story with us this evening and help raise funds for a research grant.

Your Evening Awaits

~Includes cocktail reception, dinner, auctions & live entertainment~

Dress is creative black tie.

5:30PM Cocktail Reception, hor d'oeuvre, silent auction & live entertainment by a duo from Eight to the Bar

Cocktail Reception sponsored by: Northeast Wine Brokers, Acqua Panna and San Pellegrino, and all participating Chefs/Restaurants.

7PM Dinner Featuring 30 Celebrity Chefs

9PM Live auction with professional auctioneer, Paul Stansel

Fund-A-Grant Presentation; Alison Cubbellotti

Awards and Recognition to follow

Participating Restaurants

  1. Assaggio's Ristorante- Miguel D'Onofrio, Chef
  2. Barcelona Wine Bar - Mike Hazen, Chef
  3. Beach House Restaurant-Nicci Tripp, Chef
  4. Cafe Goodfellas- Gerry Iannacone, Chef/Owner
  5. Caseus- Joseph D'Alesio, Chef
  6. Central Steakhouse- Hasni Ghazali, Chef/Owner
  7. Country Club of Waterbury-Jeff Mattia, Chef
  8. Craftsteak at MGM Grand-James Lynn, Chef
  9. Firebox Restaurant -Sean Farrell, Chef
  10. Foe Bistro- Alfonso Iaderosa, Chef/Owner
  11. Foster's- David Foster, Chef/Owner
  12. Ghent Catering Group- Arlene & Robert Ghent, Chef/Owner
  13. Grant's -Billy Grant, Chef/Owner
  14. Ibiza- Manuel Romero, Chef
  15. Ibiza Tapas- Juan Garcia, Chef
  16. J's Restaurant- Jennifer Krascella, Chef
  17. Leon's Restaurant- Ed Varipapa, Chef
  18. Michael Jordan's David Maini, Chef
  19. Mickey's Restaurant & Bar- Mickey Josephs, Chef/Owner
  20. Miya's Sushi- Bun Lai, Chef/Owner
  21. Mohegan Sun- Michael Luboff, Richard Doucette, Lynn Mansel, Chefs
  22. New Mill Restaurant- Bob Martucci, Chef
  23. Nini's Bistro- Stuart London, Chef/Owner
  24. ON20- Noel Jones, Chef
  25. One Bellevue at the Hotel Viking- Kevin Thiele, Chef
  26. The Blue Pearl- Conley Taylor, Chef
  27. The Copper Beech Inn- Tyler Anderson, Chef
  28. The Stone House Restaurant- Peter Hamme, Chef/Owner
  29. Thali Regional Cuisine of India- Prasad Chirnomula, Chef/Owner
  30. Union League Cafe Jean Pierre Vuillermet, Chef


Todd Lyon, Photo Stylist and John M. Columbus, Photographer


Flavors '10 artwork provided by Art by Rein www.arterein.com


Lend Your Support: Advertise in the Event Program

$500 Full Page Ad

$250 Half Page Ad

$150 Quarter Page Ad

$100 Business Card Ad

$50 Patron Listing

*Commitment and camera-ready art work due by March 12, 2010*



Do You Have an Auction Item to Donate?

We are looking for unique and exciting items to include in our Silent Auction such as frequent flyer miles, jewelry, time shares, gift certificates and more. Donations are tax-deductible. Thank you for your generosity.


We are looking for committee members to help plan and execute this amazing event. Contact Event Manager, Marla Hannah Sadler (203) 234-2022 or msadler@liverfoundation.org for information on joining.



Flavors is proudly presented by:

Gold Sponsors:

Bristol Gastroenterology Associates, P.C.

Connecticut Gastroenterology Associates

Connecticut GI PC

Digestive Disease Consultants

Gastroenterology Center of Connecticut, P.C.

Gastroenterology Specialists, P.C.

Genentech

Naugatuck Valley Gastroenterology

Norwich GI

Pentax

Three Rivers Pharmaceuticals

Yale New Haven Hospital

Silver Sponsors:

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Bayer HealthCare

Bristol Gastroenterology

Gilead Sciences

Jefferson Radiology

Milford Anesthesiologists

UMASS Memorial Laboratories

Reception Hosts

Van Gogh Vodka

Media Partners

Monica Buchanan, Emcee, NBC Connecticut

Clear Channel Radio & The River 105.9

AV Services Provided by: Powestation Events

Page updated: April 12th, 2010