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CRUSH Birmingham 2012

CRUSH 2012

The Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan is having their annual gala event, the 5th CRUSH Birmingham 2012 Wine and Food Classic. This gorgeous gala will be located at the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham on Saturday, September 22, 2012. All proceeds benefit Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan which is celebrating its 60th anniversary in October 2012. Its mission is to provide and promote compassionate, personalized support to people in Michigan affected by leukemia and other related disorders.

CRUSH Michigan is a world-class wine and food gala.  Michigan Chefs and Master Sommeliers will offer some of the year’s most exquisite wine choices and food pairings.

Tickets are available for purchase here.
Patron $350 (6:00 pm)
Includes a private patron reception, admission to the CRUSH Birmingham Wine and Food Classic and CRUSH After-Hours.
General $250 (6:30 pm)
Includes admission to the CRUSH Birmingham Wine and Food Classic and CRUSH After-Hours.
Young Adult $125 (6:30 pm – 21 to 30-year-old)
Includes admission to the CRUSH Birmingham Wine and Food Classic and CRUSH After-Hours.

Guest Chefs include:

Brian Polcyn, Chef and Proprietor, Cinco Lagos, Milford, and Forest Grill, Birmingham

Michael Laiskonis, Chef, The Institute of Culinary Education, New York

Myles Anton, Executive Chef, Trattoria Stella, Traverse City

Jim Barnett, Executive Chef, Westin Book Cadillac, Detroit

Jim Bologna, Executive Chef, The Rugby Grill, The Townsend Hotel, Birmingham

Daniel Campbell, Executive Chef, Tallulah, Birmingham

Michael Connery, Executive Chef, Capital Grille, Troy

Luciano del Signore, Executive Chef, Bacco Ristorante, Southfield

Steven Grostick, Executive Chef, Toasted Oak Grill, Novi

Paul Grosz, Executive Chef, Cuisine, Detroit

Guillame Hazael-Massieux, Executive Chef, La Becasse, Maple City

John Korycki, Executive Chef, Zazios, A Modern Italian Experience, Kalamazoo and Birmingham

Matt Millar, Executive Chef, Reserve, Grand Rapids

James Rigato, Executive Chef, The Root Restaurant and Bar, White Lake

Master Sommeliers include:
Ron Edwards, Master Sommelier, Wine Consultant and Educator, Wine Talk Radio Host

Madeline Triffon, Master Sommelier

Claudia Tyagi, Master Sommelier

Julie Dalton, Advanced Sommelier

Jamie Jamison, Advanced Sommelier


Wine Celebrity
Bartholomew Broadbent, Broadbent Selections, San Francisco, California

These world-renowned wine experts and culinary masters will create an extraordinary experience for all who attend. This is a great event for a very good cause. Get your tickets  now.

One response to "CRUSH Birmingham 2012"

  1. Nikki Little Sep 19, 2012 at 21:12

    Thanks for supporting CRUSH Birmingham and CLF!