Third annual ‘Chefs United' benefit dinner

| 29 Sep 2011 | 09:57

MILFORD - Chefs from some of the finest Pike County restaurants will be “uniting” to use their culinary talents to support the United Way of Pike County. Tickets are now available for Pike United Way’s third Annual Chefs United Benefit Dinner to be held Thursday, Nov. 16. The dinner will once again be hosted by The Waterfront at Ehrhardt’s on beautiful Lake Wallenpaupack, state Route 507, Tafton. The evening’s festivities include appetizers and cash bar from 6 to 7 p.m. and dinner beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets for the event are $50.00 per person. “Already fourteen of the area’s finest restaurants are onboard to showcase their culinary specialties,” stated Bob Kiesendahl, United Way Chefs United Event coordinator. “They include AJ’s Sportside, Cora’s 1850 Bistro, Crazy Fingers, Cuckoo’s Nest, Ehrhardt’s Waterfront, Gresham’s Chop House, Laurel Ridge, Mugg’s Country Kitchen, Overboard’s, The Boathouse, The Fallsport, The Summit, Wallenpaupack Area School District, and Woodloch Resort.” According to United Way Chefs United Event coordinator Craig Ehrhardt, “Participants will enjoy appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts along with musical entertainment by Ray Weeks, courtesy of the Dimmick Inn, all while supporting the United Way of Pike County.” This annual benefit dinner coincides with the Pike United Way’s fundraising campaign. This year’s goal is $150,000 and the United Way hopes that this event will help them exceed this mark. Thanks to community minded businesses like our participating restaurants and the generosity of people like you, Pike United Way helps support twenty-three local non-profit agency programs and other community initiatives. For tickets or if your restaurant would like to participate please call the Pike United Way office at 570-296-9980 or contact any United Way of Pike County Board Member.