Recipes inspired by 'Garden Party' fundraiser

Fantastic food, fabulous cars and fine wine will be served up at the sixth annual Garden Party, presented by Advance Engineering, a fundraiser to help fight leukemia and neurofibromatosis and assist budding chefs.

The event will be held on Sunday, June 8, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the beautiful grounds of Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester, Mich.

The Garden Party will feature fare from 30 of Michigan's best restaurants, including: Andiamo Restaurant Group, Beverly Hills Grill, The Epicurean Group, Kruse and Muer and Roberts Restaurant Group, among others. The exquisite cuisine offered during the affair will be paired with 100 of the finest wines, classic car displays and live entertainment.

As a special addition to The Garden Party in 2014, guests will be greeted by Larry Mawby, founder of L. Mawby in Suttons Bay, Mich., serving his nationally acclaimed sparkling wine.

The event will raise money for three organizations, Children's Leukemia Foundation of Michigan, Children's Tumor Foundation and Oakland Community College's Culinary Studies Institute.

Tickets for The Garden Party are $150 per person. Attire is traditional Garden Party chic. The hosts request ladies wear hats. Guests must be 18 to attend. Tickets can be purchased by visiting or calling 248-953-8123.

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