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Final Chefs’ Gala & Auction set for Thursday, March 8

FARGO, N.D. – Called The Final Seating, the 20th and final edition of the Chefs’ Gala & Auction will take place on Thursday, March 8, at the Delta by Marriott in Fargo. A signature event for the Great Plains Food Bank for the past two decades, the event raises more than $75,000 annually to benefit the hunger-relief organization’s Perishable Food Recovery Program in Cass County and Clay County.

The event annually features area chefs serving signature dishes and experiences, a wine pull and for the first time this year a live auction. All proceeds will benefit the more than 97,000 hungry individuals the Great Plains Food Bank serves each year.

Tickets for the event are $75 apiece at or can be reserved by calling Cari Drees at 701.476.9125. Group reservations are also available.

A complete list of participating chefs can also be found at

Media are welcome to reach out to any of the participating chefs or contact Jared Slinde at 701.721.1768 for media assistance.

WHAT: 20th Annual Chefs’ Gala & Auction
WHEN: Thursday, March 8, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Delta by Marriott (1635 42nd Street South, Fargo, ND 58103)

About the Great Plains Food Bank
The Great Plains Food Bank serves as North Dakota’s only food bank. Its partner network includes 215 food pantries, shelters, soup kitchens, and other charitable feeding programs operating in 99 communities across N.D. and Clay County, Minn. Since 1983, the Great Plains Food Bank and its partners have distributed food for more than 133 million meals to children, seniors, and families in need. The Great Plains Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the nation’s food bank network.

Twitter: @NDFoodBank


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