Orlando’s Funky Monkey Wine Company to Participate in United Way 2009 Chef’s Gala at Epcot World Showplace

The award-winning Orlando restaurant and wine bar, Funky Monkey Wine Company to participate at Central Florida's premier fine dining and wine pairing event Saturday, May 30, 2009 from 6:45 - 10:00PM.

Orlando, FL, May 28, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Join the Funky Monkey Wine Company (www.funkymonkeywine.com) at the 17th Annual Chef’s Gala – Central Florida’s premier fine dining and wine pairing charity event benefiting Heart of Florida United Way. Held at Epcot® World Showplace, this unique dining experience features mouth-watering cuisine from more than 20 of Central Florida’s top chefs and establishments, thoughtfully paired wines, live music and a dazzling silent auction.

Annually, Chef’s Gala draws nearly 1,200 food and wine aficionados. With Walt Disney World® as the event’s 17-year host and sponsor, guests are assured an unparalleled food and wine experience.

Co-chairing the event for the third year in a row are Chris Fenger, President of Bright House Networks Central Florida Division, and Roseann Harrington, Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Community Relations for OUC -The Reliable One.

There’s never been a more important time to help our neighbors in need – nor a more delicious, fun way to do it.

Be sure to purchase your tickets now, as last year’s event sold out.

Corporate packages of 10 tickets are $1,850 – just $185 per ticket. Individual tickets are $200 each.

To purchase tickets, call (407) 429-2129, e-mail chefsgala@hfuw.org, or go to links above. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Call (407) 835-0923 or e-mail Marta.Vargas@hfuw.org for more information.

The Funky Monkey Wine Company, 912 N. Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803, is known for its “stylish yet unconventional” atmosphere and fresh, seasonal menus.

Funky Monkey Wine Company is a member of Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, National Restaurant Association, Tasters Guild Orlando and Mills-50. For more information or reservations visit them online at www.funkymonkeywine.com, call (407)427-1447 or email info@funkymonkeywine.com.

Funky Monkey Wine Company
Nicholas Olivieri