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Burlington Firefighters hosting inaugural ‘Top Chef’ evening for Gift of Giving Back

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For more than 40 years, members of the Burlington Professional Firefighters Association have dedicated countless hours raising money for those who need it the most and strive to better this great community. To keep this going, Burlington Firefighters are hosting their first-ever “Top Chef” evening to help dish out some funds for and awareness of the Gift of Giving Back campaign.

The event will showcase the culinary talents of the men and women firefighters from the Burlington community. A portion of each ticket and fundraising activities at the event will be going to the Gift of Giving Back — the largest community food drive in Canada.

Held on Thursday, Feb. 28 (6-11 p.m.) at the Burlington Convention Centre, the dinner will feature tastings including: two appetizers, four main dishes and two desserts prepared from recipes provided by local Burlington Firefighters. The awards for best dishes will be voted on by those who attend.

The evening will be emceed by Burlington Fire Platoon Chief Dennis Hayes and feature a Live Auction after dinner. Doors open for cocktails and appetizers at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. And the dress code is smart casual/business attire.

Live Auction Prizes include:

  • Fire in the Kitchen — in house dinner party hosted by Burlington Firefighters;
  • West Jet tickets;
  • Wine tours, Raptors tickets and more.

For more details on the event or ticket sales, visit the eventbrite invite online, or if you wanted to contact the organizer, email

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