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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Sharpen Your (Benevolent) Sweet Tooth at Spark's Sugar Rush Benefit

Posted By on Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 1:20 PM

click to enlarge Spark partners with companies such as Recchiuti to mentor youth. - T. PALMER
  • T. Palmer
  • Spark partners with companies such as Recchiuti to mentor youth.
Spark is an exciting nonprofit that arranges apprenticeships between local businesses and youth. It includes a fair amount of food-oriented mentoring, setting up what might be considered dream jobs, such as learning the confectionery arts from Recchiuti.

You can support Spark's endeavors and enjoy a dizzying, legal high at the same time via its Sugar Rush benefit tomorrow night (Thursday, Nov. 12), 7-9 p.m. at 111 Minna Gallery (111 Minna at Second St.), where a star-studded list of high-end eateries including Chez Panisse, Boulevard, Michael Mina, Humphry Slocombe, Recchiuti, Spruce, and Millennium will tempt with sweets. There will also be cocktails and a silent auction. Admission is $50 online and $60 at the door.

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