Taste of Fame

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EVENT: Taste of Fame Culinary Fundraising Experience with Chef Tiffany Derry
DATE: Friday, Sept. 20, 2024
TIME: 6-7 p.m. Cocktail Hour & Silent Auction, 7 p.m. Dinner | ET
LOCATION: Drumlins Country Club

WCNY’s Taste of Fame Culinary Experience returns for its 10th year with Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur, Chef Tiffany Derry, most recently recognized as a judge on PBS’ “The Great American Recipe,” co-host of Food Network’s “Worst Cooks in America,” and acclaimed chef on “Bobby’s Triple Threat,” among other notable achievements! Enjoy a three-course culinary dinner journey with recipes crafted by Tiffany, along with stories to accompany each course. Guests will also enjoy cocktail hour with a one-hour open bar, hors d’Oeuvres, and a silent auction at 6 p.m., with dinner following at 7 p.m.

VIP ticket holders are invited to attend a meet-and-greet/screening event in the University Room at Drumlins Country Club at 4 p.m., prior to the three-course dinner. The VIP event features a meet-and-greet and photo op with Tiffany, hors d’Oeurves and cocktails on the deck, an exclusive screening and Q&A session, and an autographed copy of “The Great American Recipe Cookbook.” Charlie Miller, a local food enthusiast and journalist for syracuse.com, will serve as the emcee for the VIP event and three-course dinner.

WCNY’s 10th Annual Taste of Fame Culinary Experience Sept. 20 at Drumlins Country Club

 

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Taste of Fame FAQ
September 20

General

Q: Who will be hosting this year’s Taste of Fame?

A: Chef Tiffany Derry of PBS’ “The Great American Recipe” will be hosting our 10th annual Taste of Fame culinary experience! Charlie Miller, a local food enthusiast and journalist for syracuse.com, will serve as the emcee for the VIP event and three-course dinner.

 

Q: What time does the Taste of Fame event begin?

A: The event begins at 6 p.m. with cocktail hour and a silent auction, and the three-course dinner experience begins at 7 p.m.

 

Q: When and where will Taste of Fame take place?

A: This year’s event will take place on Friday, Spt. 20 at Drumlins Country Club.

 

Q: Where is Drumlins Country Club located?

A: 800 Nottingham Road Syracuse, NY 13224.

 

Q: How can I share photos from the event?

A: Use #Tasteoffame24 to share your photos with Taste of Fame!

 

Tickets

Q: When do ticket sales close?

A: Ticket sales close Sept. 9 at midnight.

 

Q: Where do I go to purchase tickets?

A: Please visit our page on OneCause to purchase tickets to Taste of Fame: http://bidpal.net/tof24

 

Q: What does the Dinner ticket include?

A: The Dinner Ticket includes a three-course culinary dinner journey with recipes crafted by Tiffany, along with stories to accompany each course. Guests will also enjoy cocktail hour with a one-hour open bar, hors d’Oeuvres, the best in Finger Lakes wines, and a silent auction at 6 p.m., followed by the dinner at 7 p.m.

 

Q: What does the VIP ticket include?

A: VIP ticket holders are invited to attend a meet-and-greet/screening event in the University Room at Drumlins Country Club at 4 p.m., prior to the three-course dinner. The VIP event features a meet-and-greet and photo op with Tiffany, hors d’Oeurves and cocktails on the deck, an exclusive screening and Q&A session, and an autographed copy of “The Great American Recipe Cookbook.”

 

Q: I prefer to buy tickets over the phone. What number should I call?

A: Please call (315) 385-7401.

 

Q: Do I need to bring my tickets with me to the Taste of Fame event?

A: No. Paper/e-tickets will not be issued. Please sign in at registration when you arrive (no ticket is needed, just your first and last name!)

 

Q: Are refunds available?

A: Ticket refunds are not offered for the Taste of Fame event.

 

Food

Q: What does the three-course dinner menu consist of?

A: The three-course dinner options will be announced soon!

 

Q: Is there a vegetarian option available?

A: Yes. Please select the vegetarian option during checkout.

 

Q: Is there a vegan option available?

A: Yes, please email us at tasteoffame@wcny.org.

 

Q: Can I change my entrée choice after completing my ticket purchase?

A: If you’ve made a mistake to your order or want to change your entrée choice, please email tasteoffame@wcny.org by Sept. 9.

 

Q: Can I request to be seated at the same table as my family/friends who are also attending the event?

A: Yes, please add the attendees you wish to be seated with in the special request field during checkout.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available!
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Behind the Scenes

Presenting Sponsor:

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Wegmans

Sponsors:

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William G. Pomeroy Foundation

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Vince’s Gourmet Imports

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Central Association for the Blimd and Visually Impaired

 

For General Questions about Taste of Fame, please email tasteoffame@wcny.org or call (315) 385-7401.