Don't miss the third annual Lewiston Region Tour of Kitchens and Homes, taking place the weekend of June 11 and 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at six selected residences in the Lewiston and Youngstown areas.
Event organizers report the Tour of Kitchens is a self-guided tour through six homes. The event is about outstanding kitchens, which are sure to inspire those looking to renovate, rejuvenate or simply dream about fabulous entertaining spaces.
The tour is also about delicious food. Each home will feature a chef from a local restaurant who will offer samples of their signature dish(es).
Guests will be able partake in culinary delights from the following WNY restaurants:
•The Bistro at the Old Fort Inn; Carmelo's Restaurant; The Delaware; DiCamillo Bakery; Macri's Italian Grille; The Nines Catering Company; The Red Coach Inn; Village Bake Shoppe; Wegmans, Niagara Falls; Wine on Third and the Youngstown Village Diner.
The homes will also be paired with a retailer or tablescape artist who will prepare multiple tablescapes - an "artful way to set a table for guests," say organizers. Those on the tour will be sure to get dozens of creative ideas for their next dinner party.
Featured tablescape artists include:
•AJC Interiors; All Season Rental; Canterbury Place; The Country Doctor; Homeward Bound; Summertime Blooms; Tasia Fitzpatrick and vanderpool: design.
The exact locations of the homes and all the details for a fabulous day can only be found in the souvenir program books, which guests will receive with the purchase of tickets, organizers note.
Also included in the tour will be a dessert tasting and wine sampling reception at Water Street Landing, 115 S. Water St., Lewiston.
This will feature desserts from The Village Bake Shoppe and DiCamillo Bakery, as well as a variety of local wines.
Tickets to the tour are priced at $25 per person and are now on sale at the following locations:
•DiCamillo Bakery - Lewiston - 535 Center St.; The Village Bake Shoppe - Lewiston - 417 Center St.; Mode Image - Lewiston - 469 Center St.; DiCamillo Bakery - Williamsville - 5329 Main St.; Homeward Bound - Buffalo - 927 Elmwood Ave.; DiCamillo Bakery - Niagara Falls - 7927 Niagara Falls Blvd.; Kinetic Kitchens - Niagara Falls - 1655 Fashion Outlet Blvd.
A limited number of tickets discounted at $5 off are available at Supermarket Liquors and Wines - Niagara Falls - 8438 Niagara Falls Blvd. (Only 500 tickets available at this price.)
Tickets are also available online at www.TourOfKitchens.net or by phone at 745-7220
A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to benefit the Historical Association of Lewiston and the Porter Historical Society.
For more information, visit www.TourofKitchens.net or call 745-7220.