Candace House would like to thank everyone involved in our Eat, Drink and Be Giving fundraiser.
We are delighted and grateful to be part of such an amazing and generous community.
A few specific thank yous...
Kristen Chemerika-Lew, from Chew, is the reason why the event came together. She worked unbelievably hard and we can't thank her enough.
ERA Bistro hosted us for the evening, and their staff went above and beyond to make sure things flowed smoothly.
Domer Rafael, our sommelier and "course-host" for the evening was exceptional and did such a fantastic job choosing beverages.
All the chefs, their staff, and servers, thank you for making the night what it was.
Steve Strecker, ERA Bistro
Kyle Lew from Chew
Ben Kramer, Chef Ben Kramer Custom Catering
Tyrone Welchinski, King + Bannatyne
Cloe Wiebe Welchinski, The Store Next Door
Adam Donnelly, Segovia Tapas Bar and Clementine
Norman Pastorin, The Cornerstone Bar & Restaurant
Kristel Blawat Pastorin, The Grove Pub and Restaurant
Edward Lam & Billy Lai, Yujiro Japanese Restaurant
Eric Lee, Red River College
Thank you also to Kyle Zavitz and Jared Beckstead-Craan for the beautiful live music.
Thank you also to our sponsors for the evening, including Inn at the Forks, IBEX Payroll, Lola Construction Management Inc, The Winnipeg Foundation, Campbell Gunn Inness Seib, and Assiniboine Credit Union.
We'd also like to thank the businesses that donated some of the food and wine, including Banville & Jones Wine Co., Charton Hobbs, Capital K Distillery, Trans Canada Brewing Company, Bee's Knees Bar Services, Mondo Foods, and De Luca's.
Cliff Derksen and Wilma Derksen, thank you for continuing to inspire us with your compassion and grace.
And of course, thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy the evening with us.
See you all next year!