Coral Gables Community Foundation hosts Sixth Annual Tour of Kitchens fundraiser
(Coral Gables, FL | February 9, 2015) On Saturday, February 7, 2015, the Coral Gables Community Foundation hosted its Sixth Annual Tour of Kitchens. Six of Coral Gables’ finest private home kitchens opened their doors to the public and offered food tastings, table setting displays and exclusive merchandise for sale by local boutiques. In addition to the homes, this year’s Tour of Kitchens also featured stops at Scavolini Italian Design and the Doctors Hospital kitchen. As always, proceeds from the Tour of Kitchens benefitted the Coral Gables Community Foundation and its Culinary Arts Fund, which provides support and scholarships for the Culinary Arts Program at Coral Gables Senior High School.
The Tour began at 9:00 AM with breakfast bites, coffee, and mimosas at Snaidero Kitchens + Design showroom (4110 Ponce de Leon Boulevard). At check in, Tour guests received a program booklet containing the Tour map. Stops on this self-guided Tour were open from 10:00 AM until 2:00 P.M., and guests visited the homes in any order.
The stop at Scavolini featured cooking demonstrations and a wine tasting by Spuntino Catering. Doctors Hospital offered a peek into its state of the art kitchen and featured bites prepared by the Culinary Arts Program students from Coral Gables Senior High School.
The Tour finished with a Closing Event at Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery (4119 Ponce de Leon Blvd) from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, featuring Martini Prosecco provided by Bacardi, a wide array of desserts, kitchen talks by noted kitchen designer Julia Johnston and for the first time ever, a silent auction including home, kitchen and foodie-related items.
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