As the celebrities approached the red carpet, they were introduced to celebrity artist and Drawing Hope Int'l co-founder, David Ilan, whose powerful project, Points with Purpose, uses a Pointillism technique, each dot representing one sexual abuse survivor.
|celebrity chef Kai Chase and artist/Drawing Hope, Int'l co-founder, David Ilan|
Celebrity Chef Kai Chase created a phenomenonal food experience beginning with a creative offering of some of her seasonal signature hors d'oeuvres.
(left): Smoked Salmon Pate on Edible Lemon-Dill Chinese Spoons, (center): Vegetarian Grilled Zucchini Sushi with Sweet Chili Peppers, Mint, Arugula and Goat Cheese (right): Strawberry and Mint Bruschetta with Orange-Blossom Honey Burrata and Sweet Aged Balsamic Drizzle
An exotic three course dinner was the highlight of the evening bringing the gala's attendants to their feet with a standing ovation for Celebrity Chef Kai Chase and her evening's spectacular cuisine.
Romaine, Frisee and Red Endive Salad with Spiced Marcona Almonds, Gorgonzola, Fuji Apples and Shallot Mustard-Vinaigrette
Tandoori Grilled Chicken with Fruited-Masala Couscous and Grilled Vegetable Ratatouille
Celebrity Chef Kai Chase and Auctioneer Gavin Keilly
The atmosphere at Drawing Hope Int'l Masquerade Gala and Silent Auction 2012