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Forum staff reports, Published October 10 2012

Annual Chefs’ Gala & Auction tonight in Fargo

FARGO – The 15th annual Chefs’ Gala & Auction to benefit the Great Plains Food Bank’s Daily Bread program will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 tonight in the Ramada Plaza and Suites Crystal Ballroom.

Chefs from 28 participating restaurants and beverage purveyors will provide food and drink. Guests will also enjoy live music and a silent auction.

The Daily Bread program collects surplus meals and perishable food items from more than 50 local restaurants, hotels, schools, colleges, hospitals, grocery stores and food service providers and distributes them to more than 40 food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens and other charitable food programs in the Fargo-Moorhead area.

Tickets are still available for $65 at the door.

At a cost of just 10 cents per meal, Daily Bread can recover and distribute 10 meals to hungry seniors, children and families for each dollar raised.