Big Brothers Big Sisters Big Chef gala is tonight

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Support local at-risk children living in poverty by supporting Big Chefs Big Gala April 21, 2018, benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada (BBBSNN).

This one-of-a-kind foodie event starts with a black-tie reception that includes small bites from several of our area’s finest restaurants and culminates in a unique four-course culinary experience.

Four culinary teams led by Chef Captains Thierry Bregeon (Grand Sierra Resort), Ivano Centemeri (Eldorado Resorts Reno), Mark Estee (Liberty Food & Wine Exchange), and David Holman (Campo), will be creating menus for the gala from pre-selected primary ingredients.

The evening begins at 5:00 p.m. with a cocktail reception hosted by Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits and Breakthru Beverage Group. Mobile bidding on silent auction items and appetizers created by local restaurants and catering companies will also be featured. The evening continues at 6:30 p.m. with the four-course dinner, live auction, and an auction of desserts created by local pastry chefs and caterers.

“Big Chefs Big Gala gives attendees an opportunity to taste all that our area has to offer while supporting our community’s youth,” said Liza Maupin, CEO of BBBSNN. “We are incredibly fortunate to have such a vibrant food movement going on, led by chefs who care so much about our community.”

Big Chefs Big Gala is presented by the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, Renown Health, ABC Fire Extinguisher Co. and Dr. Christopher and Linda Demers of Sierra Neurosurgery Group. This foodie event draws 700 people annually and is recognized as one of the culinary events of the season.

Tickets and more information are available here.