This past Thursday was the 15th anniversary of Second Harvest Heartland’s signature fundraising gala; Dish: Cuisine for Change.
Held at the Saint Paul RiverCentre in downtown St. Paul, the event included gourmet cuisine from 20+ local chefs, wine and cocktail tastings including shrimp and grits from the Oceanaire Seafood Room; farro and arugula salad from Coalition; mushroom, arancini, truffle aioli, radish and seasonal Lettuce from Borough; chicken tinga from Red River Kitchen; beef tartar “Cannible Sandwich” from The Lexington; beef tenderloin bruschette from Vivo; broccoli and feta salad from Bar Brigade; lobster mac and cheese from the Bloomington Chophouse; Rival House bison burger from Rival House; and many others from Al Vento, The Beacon Public House, Borough, Citizen, FIKA, Kincaid’s, Lavoya, Lemongrass Thai, Montague’s Kitchen & Bar, MOTO-I, Public Kitchen + Bar, Schwan’s, annd Treasure Island Resort and Casino.
The gala also included hundreds of items for the Silent Auction from getaways, arts, entertainment, sports, food, and so much more.
Last year, Dish raised nearly $680,000.
If you love events like these, be sure to add Dish to your bucket list!