By Teresa Tobat
Carbonara Trattoria’s August Events
Dunwoody’s Italian haunt, Carbonara Trattoria, has plenty going on this month to keep foodies busy. For starters, the restaurant will open for lunch beginning August 6. During the week, guests can enjoy Girls Night Out on Tuesdays which includes one appetizer, two entrées and one dessert for $50. On Wednesdays, the restaurant offers 50 percent off select wines for Wine Appreciation Night. If a cocktail is more your speed, plan to sip $5 Martinis every Thursday.
Call 678/587-9100 or visit carbonaradunwoody.com for more information.
5499 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338
Share Our Strength, a national nonprofit dedicated to ending childhood hunger in the United States, is hosting its sixth annual “Give Me Five” event at Atlanta’s Cherokee Town & Country Club on August 19. Five of Georgia's top chefs, plus one chef chairperson and five of the state’s best sommeliers will be coming to the table to create a five-course meal complete with wine pairings and commentary from the attending culinary professionals. Flavors magazine is one of the night’s sponsors.
The event starts at 5 p.m. Tickets are $275 per person and $2,500 per table of 10. To purchase tickets, please click here.
For further event details, call 404/627-4630. For more information about Share Our Strength, please visit strength.org.
SafePath’s Culinary Tour and Competition
More than 20 of Georgia’s top chefs will gather at the Cobb Galleria Exhibit Hall, from 6 to 10 p.m. on August 23 to serve up their signature dishes and to mentor cooking competitions to benefit SafePath—an organization that advocates for child-abuse victims.
General admission tickets are $75 and can be purchased here. Flavors magazine is a media sponsors for the event. For more information, visit safepath.org.