The 2017 Champagne & Chocolat Scholarship Gala
is scheduled for Valentine’s Day
, Tuesday February 14, at the River Oaks Country Club. Honorary Chairs: Anne and John Mendelsohn
. Chairs: Kelli Cohen Fein and Mary Ann McKeithan
. Gaston LeNotre Scholarship Ambassador Award: Margaret Alkek Williams
Tickets from $375, tables from $3,000.
The Champagne & Chocolat Scholarship Gala is a cocktail red-tie, Parisian-themed affair filled with elegance, romance and philanthropy; featuring champagne reception, epicurean dinner, silent & live auctions, CanCan entertainment, live music, dancing and a dessert buffet of endless petit fours, cakes and chocolates!
Proceeds benefit the Gaston LeNôtre Scholarship Foundation
, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that supports high quality education in the hospitality industry. Our mission is to provide tuition scholarships to deserving students, who aspire to a rewarding career in culinary arts.
Since 2001, the Gaston LeNôtre Scholarship Foundation has distributed over $700,000 in tuition scholarships to culinary arts students through the annual fundraising, Champagne & Chocolat Scholarship Gala. Many scholarship recipients have procured employment at upscale restaurants, hotels, and country clubs in Houston and throughout the United States. Gaston LeNôtre Scholarship Foundation is currently accepting applications from qualified culinary arts students. For details, please visit www.gastonlenotrescholarship.org