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Tickets on Sale for April 3 Restaurant Gala

The 25th Anniversary Press of Atlantic City Restaurant Gala, Reflections: The Gala Turns 25, is scheduled for Thursday, April 3, at the Atlantic City Convention Center.

The annual black-tie event celebrates food by featuring hors d’oeuvres prepared by students at the Academy of Culinary Arts and showcasing the specialties of 40 of the area’s best restaurants at a progressive dining experience. More than 1,000 community leaders, business people, casino executives and food lovers attended the 2007 event. Live music by the Melanie Rice Orchestra and an elegant dessert reception will complete the night’s events. Attendees will also have the opportunity to win Tiffany jewelry through the Tiffany & Co.’s Keys for a Cause promotion.

Restaurant Gala

The event, which is presented by Commerce Bank, has raised more than $1.6 million for student scholarships at the Academy since 1984.

Tickets to the Gala cost $200 per person and can be ordered by calling (609) 343-5674 or online at

In addition to food and entertainment, the winning tickets of the Restaurant Gala 50/50 Raffle will be drawn at the event. Prizes include up to $15,000 first prize, $7,500 second prize and $2,500 third prize. Proceeds benefit student scholarships at ACCC.

Only 500 raffle tickets will be sold at $100 each. Winning dollar amounts are based on all 500 tickets being sold. Winners need not be present to win. For 50/50 Gala Raffle tickets, call (609) 343-5674 or online at