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You are invited to a private Italian wine and tapas event for the benefit of the Glen Helen Raptor Center.
Sunday, April 16, 2023
Wheat Penny Oven and Bar
515 Wayne Ave, Dayton Ohio
$120 per person
Only 100 tickets will be sold!

During this plated event, enjoy tasty tapas, carefully paired with Italian wines. This extraordinary evening will be designed and prepared by executive chefs from Wheat Penny Oven and Bar, Meadowlark Restaurant, Grist, and Dorothy Lane Market.

Participating Restaurants:

Wheat Penny Oven and Bar: Executive Chef Elizabeth Valenti, Sous Chef Hannah Cramer, Chef Nicholas Cheng

The Meadowlark with Executive Chef Dave Rawson

Grist with Master Chefs Casey and Patrick VanVoorhis

Dorothy Lane Market’s Executive Chef Carrie Walters


Wine paring:

The event will play host to these Chefs and their Italian Tapa menu creations as well as a wine paring with DE Wine group,  presented by Fine Wine Specialist: Donna McGovern. 


Battle of The Bartenders:

Batched Drinks are created by utilizing liquor from our Sponsor for this event. Guests to vote on one they like the most and the winner will become our Signature drink for WHOO 23, September 10. 

Please note: this event will have many dishes to include, gluten, nuts, cheeses, and meats. Substitutions may not be crafted on the same level as the tapas intentionally created for this menu and certain food allergies may not be able to be accommodated.  If we are unable to provide top quality tapas to meet your disclosed food needs, we will contact you and refund your full ticket price prior to the event.  For questions regarding the menu please contact Rebecca Jaramillo or call 937-767-6656.

Drawing tickets will be available for purchase for a chance to win wine featured from the dinner and delicious Italian imports of meats, cheeses and olives as well as a chance to win (2) tickets to Whoo Cooks for You 2023 to be held Sunday, September 10 at the Glen Helen Raptor Center. Drawing tickets are 1 for $25 or 5 for $100 and can be purchased with your event ticket or at the event until 7:30pm.

Event tickets no longer available.  Check for Whoo Cooks for you tickets to go on sale soon!

Click here to purchase a single raffle ticket for $25
Click here to purchase five raffle tickets for $100
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