The Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala’s 29th Annual Dining Extravaganza

The Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala’s 29th annual dining extravaganza will feature original dishes from more than 50 of the region’s best restaurants. With the theme “Dine Like Royalty,” the 2012 Gala will feature upscale décor, trumpeters and delectable dishes and desserts from a variety of restaurants at the March 22 event at Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel and Casino.

The annual event celebrates food with mouth-watering hors d’oeuvres prepared by students at the Academy of Culinary Arts and the house specialties of area restaurants served at a progressive dining experience. An elegant dessert reception, headed by Master Pastry Chef Eugen Ess of Trump Taj Mahal, will complete the night’s events.

Participating restaurants include: Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, Atlantic Grill at Caesars, Buddakan Atlantic City, Carmine’s Atlantic City, Carriage House, Chart House, Chelsea Prime, The Continental, Dakota Prime, Deauville Inn, Dos Caminos at Harrah’s, The Ebbitt Room, Foundation Room at Showboat, Girasole Ristorante & Lounge, Gourmet Italian Cuisine, Harrah’s Chester, Harry’s Oyster Bar and Seafood at Bally’s, House of Blues, Il Mulino, Kwi Restaurant & Noodle Bar at Caesars, Linwood Country Club, Luke Palladino at Harrah’s, Mama Mia’s Ristorante & Catering, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants, Mia at Caesars, Morton’s The Steakhouse, Nanking Asian Fusion at Bally’s, Nero’s Tuscan Steakhouse at Caesars, The Palm Restaurant, Ram’s Head Inn and Redding’s Restaurant.

Also featured are: Renault Winery Resort, Resorts Casino Hotel, The Reserve at Bally’s, Sammy D’s at Harrah’s, Scannicchio’s, Scarduzio’s at Showboat, Sheraton Atlantic City, The Smithville Inn, Sofia, The Steakhouse at Harrah’s, Steve & Cookie’s By the Bay, The Tap Room Bar and Grill at Atlantic City Country Club, Teplitzky’s, Tropicana Casino Resort, Trump Entertainment Resorts, Waterway Inn, Washington Inn and the Yacht Club of Stone Harbor.

Gluten-free options will be offered and identified on the menu.

The Gala has raised more than $2.5 million since 1984 for scholarships at the Academy of Culinary Arts and Atlantic Cape Foundation operations. Tickets to the Gala are $200 per person. For more information about the Gala, or contact Lauren Canzanese at (609) 463-4672 or

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