Sewickley eatery part of Glass Slipper Ball charity tasting event

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 | 6:03 AM


Fulfill your fix for fine food at the North Hills’ yearly top shelf tasting event, the Glass Slipper Ball.

The 16th annual event March 2 will showcase dozens of chefs from some of the area’s finest restaurants — including Sewickley’s 424 Walnut and Diamond Run Golf Club and Emsworth’s Cafe Notte — creating signature dishes and desserts as wine and beer purveyors pour premier samplings.

The event at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Cranberry will feature live music from one of Pittsburgh’s hottest dance bands, No Bad Ju Ju.

There also will be live and silent auctions and a chance to win exotic trips.

Guests also will be able to vote for the a winning chef in the “People’s Choice Awards” for best hors d’oeuvre, dessert and overall favorite.

Celebrity foodie judges will also be selecting the Best of the Best with $1,000 going to the winning chef’s favorite charity benefiting women.

TV news personality Kym Gable will be the emcee for this year’s event, which runs from 6 to 11 p.m.

Some of the organizations benefiting from the money raised by the event include: Treasure House Fashions, which supplies clothing for women in need; Living in Liberty, a provider of safe homes for the healing and restoration of trafficked victims; and Zephaniah Education, a free school and skill center for girls in Pakistan.

Tickets cost $110 per person. Sponsorships and full-table tickets also are available.

Tickets can be purchased online at: https://bit.ly/2BldIqD.

Tony LaRussa is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tony at 724-772-6368 or [email protected] or via Twitter @TonyLaRussaTrib.