Foodies Battle It Out For Charity

(WINDSOR, ON) – The 31st Annual Battle of the Hors D’oeuvres will take place tonight in the Augustus Ballroom at Caesars Windsor. The Battle is a major fundraising event for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Windsor Essex Foundation and will feature 22 of Windsor’s food and beverage establishments.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Windsor Essex has been providing youth mentoring programs for 50 years and all funds raised from tonight’s event stay right here in Windsor and Essex County. They will be used to support nine programs helping over 800 children.

Enjoy a casual atmosphere and mix and mingle while enjoying the finest creative cuisine Windsor has to offer. Food participants will battle it out for prizes as guests act as food critics while choosing the winner of the People Choice Award. A panel of judges will also select the Critic’s Choice Award winners.

In addition, there will be a silent auction, a raffle, and live music by Jake Van Dongen. As well, students from the Assumption College Catholic High School culinary arts program will receive direct guidance from the food participants.

Doors open at 7:00pm with wine/beverage tasting until 8:30 pm at the cash bar. Hors D’oeuvre tasting and voting will culminate in the awards ceremony at 9:30pm.

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