Event Info

Date: April 30th, 2018

When: 6:00pm-9:00pm

Where: Great Lakes Culinary Center

What: 6-course meal, signature drinks, and an exclusive silent auction

Dress Code: Casual

Parking: Please park in the GLCC parking lot, on the west side of the building, and enter through the main door, also located on the west side of the building


Detroit Bike Raffle

We will be raffling off 1 White B-Type Detroit Bike. Each ticket is $20, so make sure to bring cash with you if you'd like to ride this
bike around town.

Order of Events

6:00pm - 7:00pm: Cocktail hour & canapes (Grey Ghost Detroit & Second Best)

7:00pm: Welcome (Kyle Smitley & John Vermiglio)

7:00pm - 8:30pm: 6-course meal

8:30pm: Coffee service & silent auction close out






Silent Auction

Our silent auction will include exciting prizes such as:

  • 4 Red Wings tickets to seats on the glass
  • A 1-night stay at the Inn on Ferry Street
  • A suite at The Fox Theatre for an event of your choice
  • A signed Henrik Zetterberg Red Wings Jersey
  • A pair of ice skates signed by Olympic gold medalist Meryl Davis
  • A 1-night stay at the Detroit Foundation Hotel
  • A gift basket from Avalon International Breads
  • A gift certificate for a custom needlepoint family portrait by Detroit Stitchers
  • Giftcards to dine at some of the best restaurants in Detroit

... with even more announced at the event!

S P O N S O R S   &  P A R T N E R S

We are so grateful to have so many incredible people supporting this event. You are helping us unlock a state of the art facility for our students, families, staff, and neighborhood. Thank you a million times over!

Executive Chefs


Grey Ghost Detroit

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Emily & Henry Ford III


Chef De Cuisine

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Great Lakes Culinary Center

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Peter Alle

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Level One Bank

Big Thanks To

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Social Gathering Co.

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Axle Brewing Company


Mayesh Floral

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Great Lakes beverage

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WE Weddings & Events


Event Source

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Fairway Packing Co.

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Second Best

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Henry Ford College


C O U R S E   S P O N S O R S


Grey Ghost Detroit

Canapes // Chef John Vermiglio + Chef Joe Giacomino

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Selden Standard

Salad // Chef Andy Hollyday

Course Sponsored by Integrated Design Solutions

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Lady of the House

Soup // Chef Kate Williams

Course Sponsored by Kelle Ilitch

Mabel Gray

Intermezzo // Chef James Rigato

Course Sponsored by IFF


Seafood // Chef Anthony Lombardo

Course Sponsored by PCI One Source


Meat // Chef Brad Greenhill

Course Sponsored by Gensler

Bon Bon Bon

Dessert // Chef Alexandra Clark

Course Sponsored by Born and Raised Detroit Foundation


 John Vermiglio //  Grey Ghost Detroit

John Vermiglio // Grey Ghost Detroit

 Joe Giacomino //  Grey Ghost  Detroit

Joe Giacomino // Grey Ghost Detroit

 James Rigato //  Mabel Grey

James Rigato // Mabel Grey

 Andy Hollyday //  Selden Standard

Andy Hollyday // Selden Standard

 Anthony Lombardo //  SheWolf

Anthony Lombardo // SheWolf

 Kate Williams //  Lady of the House

Kate Williams // Lady of the House

 Brad Greenhill //  Takoi

Brad Greenhill // Takoi

 Alex Clark //  Bon Bon Bon

Alex Clark // Bon Bon Bon

we've found our dream
school building


We're working tirelessly to bring an abandoned school building back to life. The best chefs in town will serving up their best dishes. We want you to come celebrate wth us!




For questions or to discuss sponsorship opportunities, please contact