6th Annual Wine and Dine Benefiting Special Olympics September 25

August 01, 2016


CONTACT:        Lisa Taylor


                        (901) 485-3555


6th Annual Wine and Dine Benefiting Special Olympics September 25


An evening of wine and culinary delights prepared by 13 local chefs presented by Kirby Wines and Liquors and Chef Chairman Ryan Trimm of Sweet Grass


MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 1, 2016 – Special Olympics of Greater Memphis recently announced their 6th annual Wine and Dine fundraising event featuring 13 Memphis chefs presenting tastings of their choice paired with fine wines on Sunday, September 25 at 6:30 p.m. on the 33rd floor of the Tower Center at 5100 Poplar Avenue.


Tickets are $100 per person and are available by calling the Special Olympics office at 901-683-1271 or on the Special Olympics web site at the following link http://specialolympicsmem.org/WineAndDine2016.htm.

“This is a wonderful event for our supporters to experience fantastic food offerings from talented Memphis chefs all in one evening while supporting Special Olympics,” Lisa Taylor, Director Special Olympics of Greater Memphis. We would like to thank the participating chefs, Kirby Wines and Liquors, and Ryan Trimm from Sweet Grass for their support in making this event a reality as we work to positively impact those living with intellectual disabilities and their families in the Mid-South by providing sports training and competition programs all year.


Guests will enjoy a selection of fine wines to compliment the cuisine of the Memphis chefs below as they mingle between tasting tables.


Andrew Adams – Acre

Ben Smith – Tsunami

Erling Jensen – Erling Jensen The Restaurant

Felicia Willet – Felicia Suzanne’s

Jeremy Martin – Tuscany Italian Eatery

Jonathan Magallanes – Las Tortugas Deli Mexicana

Keith Bambrick – McEwen’s

Keith Clinton – Tower Center / Wade & Company

Kelly English – Restaurant Iris / Second Line

Michael Hanna – Hanna Farms

Nick Rice – Restaurant South

Ryan Trimm – Sweet Grass / Next Door

Tim Bednarski – Elwood’s Shack

Frost Bake Shop


About Special Olympics of Greater Memphis

Special Olympics Greater Memphis’ mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community. For more information visit: http://specialolympicsmem.org/.




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