CHEFS BY THE BAY, SUNDAY MARCH 21, 2010 (2/10/10)

10 February 2010

Media Contact:  Stacie Oliver
Public Relations Chair
(410) 224-8984


Tickets for the Gourmet Tasting Gala Available Online

Annapolis, MD [February 2, 2010] – Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. is hosting the Chefs by the Bay 2010 gourmet tasting gala featuring local chefs, live and silent auctions and live entertainment from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Sunday, March  21, 2010 at Loews Annapolis Hotel on West Street in Annapolis.

JLA is pleased to announce that gourmet tasting stations will be hosted by Allison’s Restaurant, Azure, Breeze, Caroline’s Cakes, Harbor House Restaurant, Lemongrass, Luna Blu, Main Ingredient, Reynold’s Tavern, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, Severn Inn, Sofi’s Crepes, The Bartlett Pear Inn, The Rockfish, Tsunami and Wild Orchid.  Major event sponsors include Barefoot Wine, Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. Sustainers, M&T Bank, Porsche of Annapolis, What’s Up? Annapolis, Women’s OB/GYN and Zachary’s Jewelers.  Honored guest Jim Toomey, creator of Sherman’s Lagoon a nationally syndicated comic strip that appears in over 150 newspapers in the U.S. and around the world, will be in attendance.

Auction items include two roundtrip airline tickets on Southwest airlines, fine jewelry, photography packages, local and destination getaway packages, sports paraphernalia, health and beauty packages, kids and family packages, dining experience packages as well as many more available items.

Proceeds from Chefs by the Bay ticket sales benefit the ongoing community outreach programs of Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. which include It’s Educational!, Homeless Outreach, Children’s Literacy and Community Assistance Donations.

Purchase tickets at or by calling 410-224-8984. Attendees have the option of three ticket levels: first class ($125), business class ($85), or coach $65). First class guests will enjoy the perks of access to a private lounge and complimentary valet parking.

About Junior League of Annapolis, Inc.

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. It reaches out to all women of any race, religion or national origin who express an interest in and a commitment to voluntarism. Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. is part of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. For more information about JLA, please visit