The Dearborn Animal Shelter will host its fourth annual "No Beast Feast" fundraiser dinner featuring harvest-themed cuisine on Sept. 20.
The dinner celebrates the art of vegetarian cooking with gourmet prepared appetizers, entrees and dessert. Guests will enjoy dishes such as pumpkin and white bean soup, and portobello pilaf with kale and butternut squash stuffed ravioli, all while benefitting adoptable animals in the care of the Dearborn Animal Shelter.
Special guest Dr. Kerrie Saunders returns this year to share a new twist on learning how plant-based foods can be nutritional heroes. The popular trend toward vegetarian and vegan foods is illuminated by Saunders, who is a nationally-known author, including her popular “Ask Dr. Kerrie” advice column in VegNews.
“This evening is a great opportunity to experience vegetarian fare for those who are curious about new food choices or want to enjoy a culinary adventure in a casual setting. We look forward to breaking bread with friends old and new," said Elaine Greene, executive director of the Friends For the Dearborn Animal Shelter.
Activities also include door prizes, a tin can raffle and a peek at some adoptable animals. Attendees can also take home new recipes or pick up a Vegetarian Starter Kit from VegMichigan.
No Beast Feast takes place from 6 to 10 p.m. at Park Place, 23400 Park St., in Dearborn. Tickets are $45 in advance or $50 and include a full dinner, soft drinks, beer, wine and beverages. Signature cocktails and a full cash bar is available.
To view the full menu and purchase tickets, visit the shelter website or call 313-943-2697.