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ACF-PCNH Epicurean Evening


Apr 4, 2014
06:00 PM


The Crowne Plaza will be hosting the yearly American Culinary Federation Professional Chefs of New Hampshire Epicurean Dinner this year. This event is a fundraiser for the local chapter to raise funds for scholarships and charity funds.

Guest speaker this year will be Nicole Barrierra from Great NH Restaurants.

It will take place Friday, April 4, in the ballroom at the hotel. From 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. there will be an hors d’ oeuvres reception in the ballroom foyer with a cash bar and live piano entertainment. All hors d’ oeuvres will be prepared by culinary students of Nashua Technology Center and Concord High School.

David Soha and Dennis Hickey of Ice Breakers will be heading up a wide display of ice carvings.

Starting at 7:30 p.m. a five-course New Orleans Mardi Gras dinner will be served in the ballroom prepared by chefs of Hilton Garden Inn, Manchester NH, Crowne Plaza Nashua, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Southern NH University, Pingree School, South Hamilton, MA, Lantmännen Unibake USA, Inc. and Frederick’s Pastries. There will also be piano entertainment, a silent auction table and chapter awards.

  • Chicken, Shellfish and Andouille Sausage Gumbo with Steamed Rice
  • Barbeque Shrimp, Baby Spinach and Red Leaf Lettuces, Mandarin Oranges, Crispy Bacon Lardons, Pickled Red Onion, Mustard Vinaigrette
  • Duo of Strawberry Mint and Mango Chili Sorbet with Mardi Gras Cookie
  • Apple Moonshine Braised Boneless Short Rib, Smoked Cheddar Grits, Piquant Remoulade , Collard Greens, 6 Minute Egg, Cracklin'
  • Desserts to include King Cake, Bananas Foster, and Chocolate Pecan Tarte in a Sweet Dough Crust with Bourbon Crème Anglaise

This is a great evening of food and entertainment. Tickets are $60 each or $500 for a table of 10. Students are $25 each.

Reservations could be made by contacting:

Samantha Connors
(603) 566-0575


Checks or credit cards will be accepted the night of the event at the registration table. Checks should be made out to ACF-PCNH.


Tickets are $60 each or $500 for a table of 10. Students are $25 each.


View map Crowne Plaza
Somerset Parkway
Nashua, NH

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