Community Culinary School gala in New Milford, CTOur gala, “Recipe for Success!” is our largest culinary event of the year and it will be held on March 24th, 2018 from 5:30pm-8:00pm.  The event will be held at the beautiful event space, 19 Main, located in downtown New Milford, CT.

The night will include a live and silent auction, hors d’oeuvres prepared by graduates, and wine & beer.

At the gala, you will see:

-Where our graduates have gone since graduation

-Where you can go if you win one of our fabulous auction prizes – like an international experience or a meal at a top-notch Connecticut restaurant.

– Bountiful hors d’oeuvres, wine & beer!

Purchase Tickets

Can’t make it to the gala? Consider a donation to support our culinary students:






New 2018 Auction Items:

Ireland Trip

This is just one of our Live Auction items of travel. This trip is a week of fun and memories in Ireland. The trip will feature visits to well-known places as well as others less known to tourists, including the walled town of Fethard, Dun Aengus, the Gallarus Oratory, Blarney, Waterford and Cashel as well as the best hotels and dining.

Peacock Ball Clasp Necklace

This stunning Baroque Pearl necklace with 14K yellow gold fluted ball clasp can be yours on March 24th!

Generously donated by Robertson’s Jewelers of New Milford, CT.



Always Her Best

 Dinner for 6 in your home, stuffed mushrooms, salad, stuffed chicken breasts and Lava cakes

Want an auction sneak peek? Click here to preview similar auction items from previous years!

Auction items in the past have included: once-in-a-lifetime experiences, hand-made goods, and gourmet gift baskets.

Purchase Auction Booklet Ads and/or Gala Sponsorships:

Sponsorships and Ads:

(Everything must be received by March 10, 2018. )


Premier Cuisine Sponsor: $5,000
(Full page center spread ad or back page of the booklet, signage at welcome area, listed in the booklet on the Sponsorship page and eight tickets to event.)

Top Chefs Sponsors: $2,500
(Full page ad with a thank you ad from the Culinary School on the facing page, signage in the main area, listed in the booklet on the Sponsorship page and eight tickets to the event.)

Incredible Edible Sponsors: $1,000
(Full page ad in the Gold Banner section of the booklet, event signage, listed in the booklet on the Sponsorship page and four tickets to event.)

Sponsorship Options


The booklet is printed in black and white.  See ad dimensions here. Please email all ad copy.
$500 – Full page ad
$250 – Half page ad
$100 – Quarter page ad

Ad Options