Tonight at the Newport Beach Marriott more than a dozen of Orange County’s finest chefs will prepare their signature dishes paired with the perfect wine to raise money for the vital mission of the March of Dimes. The Signature Chef Series, led by Chef Pascal Olhats (pictured), is a festive culinary evening in support of giving every baby a healthy start in life. Cocktails, tastings and silent auction from 6 to 8 p.m.; seated dessert and once in a lifetime auction packages from 8 to 9:30 p.m. For more on participating chefs and to purchase tickets, please contact Shauna Bradley at 949.263.1100 or email@example.com. Tickets cost $250. 900 Newport Center Drive in Newport Beach.
Xpect to Make Up in Haven!
Xpecting Maternity is having a fabulous shopping event tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. The boutique celebrates pregnancy and fashion so that moms-to-be can always look chic. One of our favorite photographers, Sandy Heit will be there with samples of her work and products on display. Enjoy sweet treats, 15% off all merchandise and if you spend $200 you will receive a $100 gift card for Sandy Heit Photography. Also, for every purchase made that evening, you will be entered into a raffle for a portrait session with Sandy Heit Photography, a training session with Knocked-Up Fitness, or an Xpecting Maternity gift bag. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. 949.574.2184. 369 E. 17th Street #20, Costa Mesa.
The beauty brand from Paris with a cult following, Make Up Forever is celebrating the opening of its new boutique and studio inside Sephora at South Coast Plaza tonight. Join the exclusive party and see the latest shades and incredible formulations favored by the fashion world. Doors open at 7 p.m. for cocktails and a backstage preview; at 8 p.m. there’s a Prince Peter Collection fashion presentation. RSVP required at email@example.com. Level 2, at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. 714.429.9130.
Five courses, rare brews, at just 50 bucks. Tonight at 7 p.m. Chef Greg Daniels is preparing a five-course dinner at Haven Gastropub in Orange to complement a tremendous selection of Schneider beers, plus a three-year-old Vintage Aventinus. Special guest Susanne Hecht from the Schneider Brewery in Bavaria will be on hand to present each course and discuss the featured beers. Seating is limited. Costs $50 per person. Haven Gastropub is at 190 South Glassell Street in Old Towne Orange. 714.221.0680.
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