The 70th anniversary Gourmet Comfort Classic will feature some of the area’s top chefs, who will donate food and time as they compete to create the finest gourmet version of a classic comfort food, from 6-9 p.m. Friday, April 26, at the Scottish Rite Ballroom, 332 Centennial Mall South.
Chefs from Billy’s, Cactus, Chez Hay, Nebraska Club, Mary Ellen’s, Stur 22 and Venue will compete. The event will include a program, silent auction and live music.
Proceeds benefit HopeSpoke, whose mission is to inspire healthy futures for children and families through behavioral and mental health services.
During the program, HopeSpoke will recognize the Junior League of Lincoln and the United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County for their help in founding the agency in 1949.
This year’s Benefactor and Visionary sponsors are Chateau Development, ABC Electric, Union Bank & Trust and Walmart.