Join us for our biggest fundraiser of the year, all supporting the DE ProStart Program!  

4-Course Wine Dinner and Live Action Appetizer Stations
The dinner and appetizer stations will all feature DE ProStart students, working side by side with DE’s best chefs!  Experience the high level cuisine created by our next generation of hospitality leaders!

Live Auction Items, Raffles & more
All items benefit the DE ProStart Program, and help support our students and educators in the classroom, plus provide travel for our DE Invitational winners to travel to the National ProStart Student Invitational this May – where Delaware’s culinary team reign as 2022 1st Place Champions!

Join us in awarding our scholarship recipients for the 2022-23 school year, presented by the DRAEF, Harry’s Hospitality Group, SoDel Concepts/Scott Kammerer and the new PDG Apprenticeship Award from Platinum Dining Group.

Wednesday, April 19th 2023

Riverfront Events, Wilmington

6pm – 9pm

$199 per person includes appetizer stations, 4-course wine dinner, all beverages & service/gratuity included.

Auction items can be purchased separately and will receive itemized tax donation letters. 

Click to REGISTER Today – Space is Limited!!

 Want to get involved in supporting this unique event and our overall DRAEF educational initiatives? This guide: 2023 DRAEF Dinner Sponsorship Levels (3) contains more info about event sponsorship opportunities, full table purchases & more!

Join us for our annual fundraising event, celebrating and supporting our DRA Educational Foundation and Delaware ProStart Program students!

Wednesday, April 6th, 2022

Riverfront Events (Wilmington)


Live Action Appetizer Stations featuring ProStart students & ‘Best of DE’ celebrity chefs!

4-Course Wine Dinner featuring award-winning ProStart student-inspired dishes

Fantastic Games, Silent & Live Auction Items * Supporting 3,000+ Delaware ProStart Students!

$189 per person, all inclusive

Interested in partnering with the DRAEF and supporting the Delaware ProStart Program?

Click to view event sponsorship opportunities!

Sponsors receive event tickets, plus logo inclusion on all event materials AND on the official 2020 Delaware ProStart Chef Jackets – worn to the National ProStart Student Invitational in Washington D.C.!

Questions? Please reach out to or call 302.738.2545