Written by Jill Nossa: firstname.lastname@example.org Friday, 11 May 2012 00:00
The elegant affair gave attendees the opportunity to try the menus of new restaurants and indulge in everything from the steak tips prepared by The Meat House in Roslyn, to the vegan salads and burgers offered by Sweet Tomato of Glen Cove. Baked goods, bananas foster crepes, and a selection of wine and beer were among some of the more decadent offerings.
Danny Gagnon, executive chef of DoraNonnie in Glen Head, and a contestant on season five of Top Chef, made a guest appearance to discuss his experiences as a chef. He had meatball lollipops as well as cream of carrot and sambuca soup shots available for tasting.
The event was very well-attended, and attracted more guests than in years past, according to Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Phyllis Gorham. Along with the guest appearance and some words from Mayor Suozzi, the event featured a 50/50 raffle and vendors exhibiting their wares. Many of the donations from local businesses helped to make the event such a success.