Join Skyler’s Gift founder’s Stephen and Tiffany Bowen at this years March of Dimes Signature Chefs event on Wednesday, November 12th, 2013. This years event will be held at the Ritz Carlton DC and feature Honorary Chef Jamie Leeds of Hank’s Oyster Bar.

Signature Chefs Auction – D.C. 2013 Presented by Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Time: 6:30 PM
Registration Time: 6:00 PM
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. Hotel
1150 22nd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037

The March of Dimes annual Signature Chefs Gala is one of Washington, D.C.’s premier social events highlighting the city’s culinary masters brought together for an elegant evening of wine, cocktails and dining. You or your company can join approximately 500 affluent society members and business professionals as they support our mission while enjoying over 30 of the area’s celebrated chefs, bartenders and vintners (see list below). What could be sweeter? The evening will also include auctions with unique dining, entertainment, travel and leisure packages.

Join our 2013 Honorary Chef Jamie Leeds of Hank’s Oyster Bar. Iron Gate’s AGM/Head Mixologist Jo-Jo Valenzuela will serve as the 2013 Cocktail Chair, and ABC7/WJLA Anchor Leon Harris will emcee the event.

Participating Chefs: Chef Jamie Leeds, 2013 Honorary Chef, Chef/Owner Hank’s Oyster Bar; Chef Bertrand Chemel 2941 Restaurant; Chef Dennis Marron Poste Brasserie; Chef Michelle Garbee, Bastille Restaurant; Chef John Mathieson BLT Steak; Chef John Critchley, Bourbon Steak; Chef Robert Wiedmaier, BRABO, Brasserie Beck, Marcel’s, Mussel Bar; Chef Michel Richard & Chef Arthur Cavaliere Central Michel Richard; Chef Amy Brandwein chefamyb llc; Chef Geoff Tracy Chef Geoff’s, Chef Geoff’s Downtown, Chef Geoff’s Tysons Corner, LIA’S, and Chef Geoff’s Rockville; Chef Jeff Tunks DC Coast; Ceiba; Acadiana; PassionFish; District Commons; Burger, Tap & Shake; Fuego Cocina Y Tequileria; Chef Dean Gold DINO; Katherine Kallinis & Sophie Lamontagne Georgetown Cupcake; Chef Tony Chittum Iron Gate; Chef Howard Foer Manor House at Poplar Springs; Chef Ruth Gresser Pizzeria Paradiso; Chef Todd Woods Restaurant Nora; Chef Jordan Lichman Stratford University; Sugar & Ice ~ And everything nice!; Chef Lonnie Zoeller Vinoteca; Chef Javier Romero, Taberna del Alabardero; Chef Devin Bozkaya Westend Bistro; Chef Tracy O’Grady Willow.

Joining us from the DC Craft Bartenders Guild are our 2013 Participating Bartenders & Mixologists: Jo-Jo Valenzuela, 2013 Cocktail Chair, AGM/Head Mixologist Iron Gate; Jamie MacBain Bourbon Steak; Chris Martino Boveda; Glendon Hartley Cava Mezze Restaurant Group; Rico Wisner Graffiato; John Carrabus Hank’s Oyster Bar; Brian Bachley Occidental Grill & Seafood; Joey Ambrose P.O.V.; Donato Alvarez Sixth Engine; Frank Jones The Gibson; Alex Bookless The Passenger.

Participating Wineries and Beverages: Bacchus Importers Ltd.; Benziger Family Winery; GH Mumm Champagne; Paul’s Wine & Spirits; The Hess Collection; Royal Cup Coffee; Trefethen Family Vineyards; Ste. Michelle Wine Estates; Todd Ruby Wine.

Honorary Committee: Elizabeth Banker, ZwillGen PLLC; Brian Carlton, Dixon Hughes Goodman; Joe Moore, Bergmann & Moore, LLC; Dominic Orfitelli, CBRE; Marc Zwillinger, ZwillGen, PLLC

Winery Chair: Jimmy Ross, The Prime Rib

Chef Committee Co-Chairs: Annie Boutin-King, The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. Hotel; Alan J. Savada, Frosch Travel Washington

Auction Committee Co-Chairs: Kathryn Floyd, Venable, LLP; Sheri O’Connell

Signature Chefs “DigiDimes” Social Media Committee: Kate Michael, Social Media Committee Chair, K Street Magazine; Johnna Rowe, Johnna Knows Good Food; Allison Brooks, Queen Bee Designs; Jummy Olabanji, Reporter at WJLA-ABC7; Nevin Martell,; Katherine Kennedy; Vanessa Camozzi, DC On Heels; Cori Sue Morris & Rebecca Loveridge, Bitches Who Brunch

Sponsorship opportunities range from $5,000 to $25,000. Contact Nicole Vagnerini Dolan at or (571) 257-2307 for more details.