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30th Anniversary Restaurant Gala To Showcase More Than 50 Top Restaurants

February 7, 2013

The Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala’s 30th anniversary dining extravaganza will feature original dishes from more than 50 of the region’s best restaurants. With the theme “Celebrate the 30 kNights,” the 2013 Gala will feature a Camelot-inspired theme and delectable dishes and desserts from a variety of restaurants at the March 14 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, co-headed by Master Pastry Chef Eugen Ess of Trump Taj Mahal, and Executive Pastry Chef Deb Pellegrino of Caesars Entertainment, will complete the night’s events.

Participating restaurants include: American Cut at Revel, Annata Wine Bar, Atlantic Club Casino Hotel, Atlantic Grill at Caesars, Amada at Revel, Azure by Allegretti at Revel, Buddakan Atlantic City, Cacia’s Bakery, Chart House, Distrito, Girasole Ristorante & Lounge, Golden Nugget, Grotto, Harry’s Oyster Bar and Seafood at Bally’s, House of Blues, Il Mulino, Kelsey’s, Lillie’s Asian Cuisine, Lugo Cucina e Vino at Revel, Luke Palladino at Harrah’s, Mama Mia’s Ristorante & Catering, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants, Mia at Caesars, Morton’s The Steakhouse, Mussel Bar at Revel, Nanking Asian Fusion at Bally’s, Nero’s Tuscan Steakhouse at Caesars and Ram’s Head Inn.

Also featured are: Renault Winery, Resorts Hotel & Casino, Robert’s Steakhouse, Sammy D’s at Harrah’s, Scannicchio’s, Scarduzio’s at Showboat, Sheraton, Sofia, Steve & Cookie’s by the Bay, The Continental, The Ebbitt Room, The Palm, The Reserve at Bally’s, Revel Entertainment, The Smithville Inn, The Steakhouse at Harrah’s, The Tap Room Bar and Grill at Atlantic City Country Club, Tropicana Casino Resort, Vic and Anthony’s Steakhouse, Village Whiskey at Revel, Washington Inn and Yacht Club of Stone Harbor

The Gala has raised nearly $3 million since 1984 for scholarships at the Academy of Culinary Arts and Atlantic Cape Foundation operations. Tickets to the Gala are $225 per person. For more information about the Gala, visit or contact Carrie Leahy at (609) 463-4672 or