This Sunday, Feb. 26, is the once-a-year Orlando Shakes Gala, benefitting Central Florida’s premier expert theater organization. Of course, a gala ordinarily options an auction and Shakes’ will have a person, much too. In reality, the silent auction items are by now online and taking bids. You can see them right here.
And among the the goods up for bid are some of the area’s very best dining establishments. For the reason that I have a near link with Orlando Shakes in Partnership with UCF, I have been encouraging the gala committee place collectively the Scott Joseph Selection of dining places for the auction, and all this 7 days I’ll be highlighting some of the picks.
Currently we start out with: Me.
Properly, me and Enzo’s on the Lake. As you’ve browse listed here, the iconic Longwood cafe was lately marketed. Any time a well-known restaurant undergoes a big alter like that, I have to have to go back and do an up-to-date evaluate. I’m inviting two diners – the profitable bidder and his or her visitor – to be part of me for a multi-system meal with wine and enable me create the evaluate. We’ll talk about the surroundings – the dining area atmosphere, sound amount, lights – the support (Enzo’s team has usually been the epitome of professionalism has just about anything modified?) and of course the food. I’ll file your feelings and use your quotes when I sit down to generate the review.
Of system, the winner and I will coordinate to occur up with a mutually agreed on day and time. I think it will be pleasurable, and I’m hoping the item will aid elevate a large amount of dollars for the theater. Spot your bid listed here.
By the way, the funds elevated from the gala and auction not only goes to generating the shows but also to supporting the organization’s impressive educational courses. As somebody who was greatly influenced by reside theater as a child, I support these initiatives.
You can look at the auction things and signal in to spot a bid at this link. And you really do not have to just bid on-line. You can get a gala ticket and be a part of us on Sunday at 5 p.m. at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Heart in Loch Haven Park. The function will include things like meals stations from:
Bucca di Beppo
Capa at 4 Seasons Orlando
Rooster Man (Earl Enterprise)
The Tap Space at Dubsdread
Russell’s on Lake Ivanhoe
UCF Catering with Aramark
Kelly’s Ice Product
There will also be live enjoyment and a effectiveness of songs from Orlando Shakes shows of the past 34 a long time. And there have been some excellent ones.
I hope to see you at the gala – and for evening meal at Enzo’s on the Lake.