Event Info

Date: Wednesday May 8th & Thursday May 9th, 2019

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

Order of Events

6:00pm - 7:00pm: Cocktail hour

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

7:00pm - 8:30pm: 6-course meal

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



May 9th, 2019

May 8th, 2019

S P O N S O R S   &  P A R T N E R S

For questions or to discuss sponsorship opportunities, please contact heather@detroitprep.org.

We are so grateful to everyone who is supporting our 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

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Emily & Henry Ford III


Chefs De Cuisine


Sous Chefs

Event Underwriters

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Christopher & Kelle Ilitch


Event Hosts

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Big Thanks To

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150 seats // Sold out in 9 days // $75,000 raised for our new building!

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7-course meal prepared by:

Nearly $10,000 raised with our auction items, which included items such as:

  • 4 tickets on the glass to the Detroit Red Wings

  • A Red Wings Jersey signed by Henrik Zetterberg

  • A suite at a Fox Theater show of the winner’s choice

  • A Detroit Bike B-Type

  • A floral arrangement workshop by Made Floral

  • A pair of Ice Skates signed by Meryl Davis

  • 1 night stay at the new Detroit Foundation Hotel

  • 4 tickets to any DCFC game