“Complex, layered, flavorful, and colorful too. Sweet, salty, spicy, tangy…it depends on the day. Comforting, surprising, thrilling, and the subject of many cravings; just like the food we cook, we are a million things”. We. Are. Chefs. And we are much more than our gender.Join us at this collaborative dinner benefiting Women a Chefs and Restaurateurs featuring ten up-and-coming voices in the Fresno food community, all of whom just happen to be female. We will sit down to a many-coursed meal prepared by Meriah Calderon (Gastro Grill by Chacon Catering, Table Mountain Casino), Ivy Cookson (Libelula’s), Denise Gabriel, Skippy Garcia (Semper Meals), Crystal Kahler (Wolfpack Catering), Bianca “Binxy” Lopez (Calaveras Street Kitchen), Antoinette Perez (The Painted Table), Chef Erin Sweet, See “Pumpkin” Thao (Mao’s Farm-to-Fork), and Barbara Turner (The Painted Table, Modern Thyme Chef Services). Wine, beer and specialty cocktails are included. Be ready for a delicious time!Women Chefs and Restaurateurs mission is to advance the voices of women in food and beverage through Education, Promotion, Connection, and Inspiration. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales as well as from a silent auction will be donated to this nonprofit.