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Washington Humane Society Announces 11th Annual Sugar & Champagne Affair


From Jacquie Toppings:

The 11th Annual Sugar & Champagne Affair benefiting the Washington Humane Society (WHS) will be held February 1, 2012 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. The Washington Humane Society will honor its Law Enforcement Officers, Animal Control Officers, Humane Educators and a select few community Humane Heroes at this annual dessert and champagne reception. For the 11thyear, hosts Chef Todd and Ellen Gray of Equinox & Watershed Restaurants and Muse at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, with Trade Center Management Associates, will welcome gourmands and animal lovers as well as their four-legged friends for an evening of fine wines, savory treats and gourmet desserts from some of the metropolitan area’s most talented chefs and pastry chefs.

The benefit will be emceed by 94. 7 Fresh FM Radio Host Tommy McFLY. New this year, guests will have the opportunity to meet contestants from TLC's hit show Next Great Baker, and four-legged guests will enjoy fresh fare at the 'Doggie Bar.' In addition, an assortment of free-flowing champagne and sparkling wines will be available in both the VIP and General Receptions. The VIP Chefs’ Tasting Room will feature a selection of savory bites from restaurants including Equinox, Watershed, Think Food Group, Restaurant Eve, The Source, Brasserie Beck and Kushi. The VIPevent will also offer an exclusive, ultra-premium Scotch Whiskey tasting presented by DIAGEO, the world's leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of alcoholic beverage brands across spirits, beer and wine.


Tickets to the general reception are $90. VIP tickets to the Chefs’ Tasting Room are $150; these include a special 90-minute savory reception prior to the unveiling of the desserts. All proceeds from the Sugar & Champagne Affair benefit the animals and the critical programs and services of the Washington Humane Society. For more information, visit www.sugarandchampagne.org.