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Signature Chefs Auction, Western New York's Best

DATE: Tuesday, October 24, 2017  |  Time: 5:30 PM
LOCATION: Salvatore’s Italian Gardens
ADDRESS: 6461 Transit Road, Depew, NY 14043

For additional details please contact Rita Greis or call (716) 583-9530.


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Through partnerships with companies, organizations and individuals, the March of Dimes is able to create unique moments for your clients, vendors and leadership teams. They participate in an exclusive dining event while supporting a critical cause. Sponsorship opportunites are available at a variety of levels for our Signature Chefs Auction, providing you with brand recognition, civic engagement and an exclusive client entertainment opportunity within the event. We look forward to working with you to discuss your partnership with the March of Dimes.

Sponsorship Packages Available
Signature Sponsor - $12,500
Platinum Sponsor -    $7,500
Gold Sponsor -         $5,000
Silver Sponsor -        $3,500
Bronze Sponsor -      $2,500

Program Advertisement
Full Page, Color Ad (4 ¾ by 7 ¾) -              $750
Full Page, Black & White Ad (4 ¾ by 7 ¾) -  $500
Half Page, Color Ad (4 ¾ by 3 ¾) -              $350
Half Page, Black & White Ad  (4 ¾ by 3 ¾) - $250


Join us for Western New York's BEST dining event, a unique and exciting pairing of the BEST local chefs and wines. Guests will have the chance to watch and enjoy the food created by three local chefs in the BEST WNY Chef Competition. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on priceless silent and live auction packages, followed by March of Dimes WNY Market honoring local NICU nurses during our evening program.

BEST General Admission - $175
Corporate Table (ten tickets at a reserved table) - $1,750

5:15 p.m.                      Registration Open

5:30 p.m. to 7:20 p.m.   Signature Tasting Stations Open
                                    Basket Raffle Open
                                    High Roller Auction Open
7 p.m. to 7:20 p.m.        BEST WNY Chef Competition
                                    Guests are Seated
7:15 p.m.                      Basket Raffle Closes
                                    High Roller Auction Closes
7:20 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.   Evening Program
                                    Signature Dessert
                                    Fund the Mission
                                    Live Auction
8:30 p.m.                      Event Ends

Cocktail/Business Attire



Every year, 15 million babies are born prematurely worldwide, and 1 million will die before their first birthday. Your gift helps the March of Dimes fund research, education, advocacy and programs that help more moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies.

Fund the Mission is a great way to support the cause. It is 100% tax deductible and can be pledged before, night of, or after the event.

Photo: 2017 March of Dimes Ambassador Family, The Ferraro’s.


Signature Chefs events feature local culinary talent who create a selection of fine cuisine for an exclusive audience. Our chefs are artists, innovators and philanthropists, and we look forward to sharing their talents at the event.

Chef Peter Emborsky

Thin Man Brewery

Chef Richie Brothers

Osteria 166


Chef Jim Guarino


Chef JJ Richert

Smoke on the Water

Chef Oliver Wolf

La Cascata

Chef Tom Diana

Salvatore's Italian Gardens

Chef Jeff Cooke

This Little Pig

Serving: Variety of Hand Rolled Sushi.

Chef Donald Breitkrus

Chef Paul Jenkins


Thanks to the leadership of our volunteer chairs and committee members, we are honored to present this Signature Chefs event. After months of hard work, these volunteers have taken the event to new heights. The March of Dimes and the families we support are grateful for the generosity and effort of the team that made this evening possible.


Dr. Thomas Schenk, BlueCross BlueShield of WNY
Susanna Schenk, Epic
Stephen Constantine, Alliance Advisory Group
Amanda Butler
Scott Corcoran, ComDoc
Anthony DeYoung, Deep Eddy Vodka
Cindy Fohrd, Seneca Foods
Kelly Grieco
Steven Grieco, Supplimental Health
Marty Hurley, Rich Products
Maureen Kenney, Independent Consultant
Nicole Meisenburg, Manzella Marketing