THE WINE & FOOD FOUNDATION OF TEXAS ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER “NOURISH THE SOUL” VIRTUAL FUNDRAISING EVENT TO AID STRUGGLING HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY
Appoints New Executive Director – Denise Silverman – to Lead Organization Forward
Austin, TX – September 9, 2020 – The Wine & Food Foundation of Texas, a non-profit organization dedicated to the enrichment of Texas’ wine and food community, is hosting a new virtual fundraising event to support the struggling hospitality industry.
The virtual event, called “Nourish The Soul: A Hospitality Industry Benefit” will take place on October 22 and 23 and all proceeds will go to support hospitality professionals in need. Registration opens on Thursday, September 10.
The event is open to all, and free to attend (with options to upgrade), and will include an interactive chef demo, a virtual wine tasting, a silent auction and a live auction of many fine wine auction lots.
The Foundation has also appointed Denise Silverman, a veteran hospitality and event production...more
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