Bring your pet and help chefs Todd and Ellen Gray honor the Washington Humane Society’s Law Enforcement Officers, Animal Control Officers and Humane Educators with the District’s best pastries and sparkling wines.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
The Washington Humane Society’s 11th annual dessert and champagne reception honors our local crusaders against animal cruelty: Washington Humane Society’s Humane Law Enforcement Officers, Animal Control Officers, and Humane Educators. This celebration of all things sugary and sweet, showcases the DC area’s most talented pastry chefs. Enjoy delectable confections complemented by some of the world’s finest sparkling wines.
The VIP reception presents an exclusive savory gathering prepared by the finest chefs of the national capital region.
At Sugar & Champagne this year, we’re excited to feature some of DC’s best restaurants in the VIP Chefs’ Tasting Room. Before you tempt your sweet tooth in the general reception, enjoy a selection of savory bites from Equinox, Watershed, Think Food Group, Restaurant Eve, The Source, Marcel’s, 1789 and Kushi.
6:00pm – 7:30pm: VIP Chefs’ Tasting Room $150
7:00pm – 9:00pm: General Reception $90
About The Washington Humane Society (WHS)
The Washington Humane Society (WHS), the only Congressionally-chartered animal welfare agency in the United States, has been the area’s leading voice for animals since 1870. As the only open-access shelter in the Nation’s Capital, the Washington Humane Society provides comfort and care to nearly 30,000 animals each year through its broad range of programs and services including sheltering for homeless animals, a comprehensive adoption program and off-site adoption events to find new families for the animals in our care, low-cost spay and neuter for pet owners and other local organizations, an aggressive TNR (trap-neuter-return) program for feral cats (CatNiPP), investigations of each allegation of animal cruelty or neglect through the Humane Law Enforcement, lost and found services to help reunite lost pets with their families, pet behavioral advice to help resolve issues that lead to animals being relinquished to shelters, working with breed rescue groups to find more homes for more animals, volunteer and foster programs to allow other members of the community to help us help more animals and an award winning Humane Education program that teaches kindness to animals to the next generation of animal lovers.
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. Northwest
Washington, DC 20004