Rum Fest New York 2006

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Valbella Restaraunt NYC

Monday, October 16, 2006

Manhattan ’s sleek, chic new restaurant located at 421 West 13th Street, in the heart of the Meat Packing District in Manhattan , Valbella offers contemporary Italian cuisine made from the finest ingredients and a vast array of wines & spirits to please every palate. This elegant and stylish restaurant features split level dining, a Chef’s room and a Wine Cellar.

David Ghatanfard, owner of Valbella New York , has been the proud owner of the distinguished Valbella in Greenwich CT for 14 years. Wine Spectator gave Valbella their Best of Excellence Award’; the New York Times offered their highest rating’.

"Mojito madness runs rampant", scream the headlines. If you love rum like we do, prepare to samba, salsa, sip and sway the night away.

The VIP hour starts at 5:30PM.  Guests will have an opportunity to mix and mingle, in a more intimate setting, with noted aficionados such as Master Edutainer, Ian Burrell from 'across the pond', Paul 'Rum Daddy' Artrip & authors- including the immensely popular Ian Williams, distillers and others. The Museum of the American Cocktail will host a cocktail presentation. Goody Bags will be given to VIP’s only.

General Admission begins at 6:30 . Throughout the evening, a dazzling culinary feast will satisfy even the most discriminating palate, while you sip dozens of delectable Rums and swaying to the sounds of our featured entertainment.

Silent Auction

The Polished Palate events host Silent Auctions, to benefit the Sky Ranch Foundation. Since 1960, Sky Ranch has been helping to give troubled kids a second chance. With its network of contributors, Sky Ranch today is a 3,000 acre working ranch, a licensed special education school and an inspiration to those who know and understand its special work.

Auction items are generously donated by our participating brands and sponsors, often featuring rare hard-to-find collectable items. If you wish to make a donation, please contact Duncan Cameron, Treasurer, at 540-891-7201.

VIP Ticket Price $60 in advance
$70 at the door, cash only

portions of all VIP Tickets sold will benefit the Sky Ranch Foundation

General Admission $40 in advance
$50 at the door, cash only

Event ends at 9PM

¼ oz. samples permitted only

Must be 21 or over to attend

Photo I.D. is required