An Evening with Rick Bayless: Building Community Through Food


Join us as Bayless - an award-winning chef and accomplished author whose legendary Mexican cuisine restaurants complement the bustling Chicago food scene - discusses the importance of food in building community. The evening is made possible through a collaboration with Beacon Hill at Eastgate and will feature the cuisine of several Grand Rapids area chefs.

Thursday, August 31, 2017
The Heritage restaurant
GRCC Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center
151 Fountain St. NE

5-6 p.m.   Private Reception (entrance with VIP Ticket only)
6 p.m.      Dinner
7:15 p.m. Conversation with Rick Bayless


VIP Ticket: $250
VIP ticket includes admission to a private reception where you will meet and greet with Rick Bayless that includes a photo opportunity, as well as, a seat for the dinner and conversation.

Dinner Only Ticket (featuring a conversation by Rick Bayless): $150

Business Casual Attire

To register, complete your RSVP and payment below.
For more information contact Mary Reed at or (616) 234-3930.

Proceeds benefit GRCC Secchia Institute for Culinary Education student scholarships.