Local chefs to prepare feast for Raptor Center fundraiser


Local chefs to prepare feast for Raptor Center fundraiser

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Kyle Wosner of the Glen Helen Raptor Center releases an 8-month-old juvenile American Bald Eagle at Eastwood Lake in Eastwood MetroPark. The bird was rehabilitated by the center after it was found severely malnourished in a field near the Wegerzyn Gardens. CONTRIBUTED BY ROGER GARBER

The Glen Helen Raptor Center will be hosting Whoo Cooks for You next weekend. 

Tickets are on sale now for $165 to attend the charitable dining event, which happens from 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Glen Helen Outdoor Education Center, 1075 Ohio 343, Yellow Springs. 

The event will feature chefs from area restaurants preparing a six-course meal comprising locally grown food. This is a fundraiser to support the Glen Helen Raptor Center. There will be a live and silent auction, music, Ohio wines and beer and close encounters with some of the denizens at the center. Attendees will be able to meet the new Raptor Center Director, Rebecca Jaramillo.

Cooks that will be participating are Roland Eliason of Winds Café; Carrie Walters of Dorothy Lane Market; Doug McGregor of the Seasons Bistro and Grille; Dana Downs of Roost Italian; Jenn DiSanto of Sagecraft Catering and Events; Dave Rawson of Meadowlark; and Liz Valenti of the Wheat Penny Oven & Bar. 

To purchase tickets or for more information, visit glenhelen.org or contact Ann Simonson at (937) 769-1902, asimonson@glenhelen.org.

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