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Signature Chefs Auction Jacksonville

DATE: Thursday, November 9, 2017  |  Time: 6:30 PM
LOCATION: Omni Jacksonville Hotel
ADDRESS: 245 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202

For more information, please contact Adrienne Veatch at (904) 239-5825.


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Join us for Jacksonville's premier culinary event, featuring a mix of the area's top culinary talent in support of the mission of the March of Dimes.

This year's 27th Annual Signature Chefs Auction event promises to be full of fantastic food and even more great times!

Following a lively cocktail reception and silent auction, this year's featured Signature Chefs will open their tasting stations to compete for your "Top Chef" vote. Competing this year are:

Chef Tom Gray, Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails
Chef Alexander Yim, Matthew’s Restaurant

Chef Daniel Groshell, Ocean 60 •Winner, 2016 Top Chef Award

Chef Eric Encinosa, Mezza Restaurant & Bar

Chef Jay Mendoza, Azurea at One Ocean Resort & Spa

Chef Michael McKinney, Restaurant Orsay

Chef David Pickett, Sliders Seafood Grille

Chef Logan McCurry, NINETEEN at TPC Sawgrass

Host Chef Omar Collazo, Omni Jacksonville Hotel

Chef Tony Charbonnet, Publix Aprons Cooking School & Event Planning

After the tasting, guests will enjoy dessert and wine in the grand ballroom, while bidding on an array of exciting live auction packages featuring exclusive chef experiences, getaways, and much more. Attendees will also have a very special opportunity to help "Fund the Mission" of the March of Dimes.

Join the fun with Jacksonville's finest, and remember to raise your paddle high and often to support healthy babies!


Thanks to the leadership of our volunteer chairs and committee, we are honored to present this very special 27th Annual Signature Chefs event.

Through months of support these volunteers have taken this event to new heights. The March of Dimes and the families we support are grateful for the generous team who has made this evening possible. 

2017 Executive Chair
Amy Turci, Attorney at Law
  FordHarrison LLP
2017 Ambassador
Dr. Dawn Duss, Pediatric Ophthalmologist
  Pediatric Eye Consultants of North Florida
2017 Executive Leadership Team:
Frieda Jones, Fund the Mission Chair,
  Ocean State Air Conditioning & Heating
Dr. Edward Dramberger, Auction Chair,
  Keiser University
Marlo Nettles, Logistics Chair,
  Wells Fargo
Ron Whittington, Media Chair,
  Whittington & Associates


Every year, 15 million babies are born prematurely worldwide: a million will die before their first birthday as a result.

By participating in Jacksonville's Signature Chefs event, you can help to fund the research, education, and support to ensure that more babies are able to celebrate birthdays.

We would like to thank you, in advance, for choosing to make a difference!

Through partnerships with companies, organizations and individuals, the March of Dimes is able to create unique moments for your clients, vendors and leadership teams. Guests participate in an exclusive dining experience, while supporting a critical cause


Sponsorship opportunities are available at a variety of levels for our Signature Chefs event, providing you with brand recognition, civic engagement and an exclusive client entertainment opportunity.

We look forward to working with you to discuss your partnership with the March of Dimes.

Please contact Adrienne Veatch, Development Manager, at or (904) 239-5825 for more information.