Duration: 5 hrs. - 6:00 - 11:00 pm
Date: 28 Sep 2019
Location: Culinary Institute at Virginia Western
21 & Over Only
Advance ticket is required, capacity is limited. Tickets are non-refundable. Gala held rain or shine - with both inside & outside venue.
The 14th annual Gala. Amazing food, craft cocktails, live music, & chef competition. One of a kind fun! Limited capacity.
Suggested dress is cocktail attire.
Delicious Indian-themed menu of hors-d’oeuvres, action stations, and desserts!
Live band! Lots of dancing.
Amazing craft cocktails. Two drinks included with admission.
Gala – Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019
Golf Tournament – Friday, Sept. 20, 2019
(Times may vary – updates are expected)
6:00 pm Gala begins
6:00 pm Food & Cocktail service begins
6:00-7:00 pm Live music
7:00 pm Al Pollard Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Chef Competition – Contestant Introductions – main stage
7:20 pm Al Pollard Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Chef Competition begins – kitchens
7:45-8:45 pm Live music
8:45 pm Non-Profit Presentations (outside tent)
9:30-10:00 pm Live music
11:00 pm Gala ends
Friday, Sept. 20, 2019
Roanoke Country Club
Limited teams available
Have questions? For instance, where do we park for the Gala? What’s the menu look like? What are this year’s auction items?
Call or email Jaden Hagmaier
Gala is held at the new Al Pollard Culinary Arts Program kitchen complex & outside on Henry Street - 109 Henry St NW Roanoke, Virginia 24016.
FREE Parking at Roanoke Higher Education Center (rear). Enter the lot at
23 Centre Ave, NW, Roanoke VA 24016,
or, Wells Avenue, NW Roanoke VA 24016.
FREE Parking at Gainsboro Garage. Enter garage at either, easy very short walk.
25 Shenandoah Ave, NW, Roanoke VA 24016,
or 51 Centre Ave, NW, Roanoke VA 24016.
J. Wilkes - Facebook Review
An amazing night for an amazing purpose! A blessing to the culinary community!