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Region's Top Restaurants to Participate in March 11 Restaurant Gala

March 3, 2010

The Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala's 27th annual dining extravaganza will feature original dishes from more than 30 of the area's best restaurants. With the theme "A Mo'Rockin Night," the 2010 Gala will feature a lively, Moroccan atmosphere and delectable dishes from a variety of restaurants putting their spin on Moroccan fare and other favorites at the March 11 event at Bally's Atlantic City Hotel and Casino.

The annual event celebrates food with 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, headed by Master Pastry Chef Eugen Ess of Trump Taj Mahal, will complete the night's events.

Participating restaurants include: Andrea Trattoria, Atlantic City Country Club, Atlantic City Hilton Casino Resort-Patsy's Italian Restaurant, Bally's Atlantic City, Bobby Dee's Rock'n Chair, Buddakan, Caesars Atlantic City, Carmine's, Chelsea Prime, The Continental, Girasole, Harrah's Atlantic City, Il Mulino, Johnny's Café, Linwood Country Club, Mama Mia's Ristorante & Catering, Manna, McCormick & Schmick's, Megan's Good Grub & Pub and Morton's-The Steakhouse.

Also featured are: The Palm Restaurant, Ram's Head Inn, Renault Resorts, Resorts Atlantic City-Capriccio Restaurant, Scannicchio's and Scannicchio's II, Showboat Atlantic City, The Smithville Inn, Sonsie, Sofia, Showboat, Steve and Cookie's By the Bay, Teplitzky's, Tropicana Casino Resort and Trump Entertainment Resorts.

The Gala has raised more than $2 million since 1984 for scholarships at the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape. Tickets to the Gala are $200 per person. For more information about the Gala, visit or call (609) 463-4672.