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$850 a Plate Charity Dinner for Future Master Sommeliers?

Posted: Jan. 18th, 2013  |  By DailyLuxe News

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Good taste, bad taste, tastelss, or whatever?  

One of the world’s most renowned culinary artists, Chef Alain Ducasse, will host a black-tie dinner for 240 guests to raise money for scholarships for master sommelier and master of wine programs, reports CNBC.

Chef Ducasse also is requesting that guests bring their own wine to the dinner. Additionally, there will be a dance held at a 200-year-old church, which will be the first time ever that the pews will be removed from the house of holy so that the guests can dance. 

The event starts with a $250 wine-tasting [event], featuring Bordeaux from Chateaux Clos Fourtet, Cos D'Estournel, d'Issan, Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande, d'Yquem and others.

 Later, guests who pay $850 get to go to a black-tie gala inside the historic St. Bartholomew's Church in Midtown Manhattan. The nearly 200-year-old church will remove its benches for the first time ever to make room for 250 guests.

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