Festival of Meals— Celebrating 50 years of Service

Festival of Meals is one of Meals on Wheels of RI’s newest fundraising endeavors and is being held in celebration of Meals on Wheels of RI’s 50th anniversary.
facebook_event_photoFestival of Meals is a tasting gala with an exciting foodie twist—an appetizer-style culinary competition! This exciting new event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 at the Pawtucket Armory Arts Center  located at 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket, RI.
Festival of Meals boasts an evening of fabulous tastings, cocktails, an exciting culinary competition and spectacular auctions.
There will be a private swanky VIP lounge hosted by Millonzi Fine Catering featuring passed hors d’oeuvres, raw bar and a whiskey & bourbon tasting starting at 6 p.m. The Main Event begins at 7 p.m. with the “Top Dish” Culinary Competition! Guests will sample mouthwatering bites from some of Rhode Island’s leading culinary establishments who are competing for the “Top Dish” of the evening! YOU are a judge too! Our guests will be voting for their favorite dishes of the evening to award the People’s Choice category winners! This exciting evening of food, cocktails and auctions comes to a wrap at 10 p.m.
Online Ticket Sales are open now! Click here to purchase a ticket.

VIP Reception & Main Event—$125 per person
Hosted by Millonzis Fine Catering, the private VIP Reception kicks off the evening at 6 p.m. with delicious hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. Enjoy exclusive benefits such as liquor tastings, local craft beers on tap and a special dessert spread!
6-7 p.m.

  • hors d’oeuvres
  • access to the VIP Exclusive Lounge with open bar for the evening
  • exclusive liquor tasting
  • raw bar
  • exclusive desserts
  • exclusive local craft beers on tap
  • main event

Main Event—$75 per person
Festival of Meals will feature a tasting style culinary competition with amazing bites from 18 different local culinary establishments. Each culinary establishment will showcase up to two dishes for judging in two different categories, vegetarian and/or carnivore.
7-10 p.m.

  • culinary competition
  • cash bar
  • silent & live auctions

Culinary Competitors

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