The Dining Playbook Gala, hosted by Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson, is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 15, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Park Plaza Castle in Boston. Tickets can be purchased at nesn.com/gala.
Sponsored by Herb Chambers, the high-end tasting event will feature 30 premier New England restaurants. Guests will have the opportunity to taste a variety of dishes, drink wine, beer and cocktails, and dance to the music of award-winning band Eye 2 Eye. In addition, there will be a live charity auction to benefit Rosie’s Place, which provides housing, meals and education services for poor and homeless women.
“We are so lucky to have a city filled with amazing restaurants,” said Costa, co-host on “Dining Playbook” on NESN. “We’ve created a night to taste from 30 of them. It’s the ultimate foodie event of the year.”
Featured restaurants include Legal Seafoods, Stephanie’s on Newbury, Davio’s, Modern Pastry, Smith & Wollensky, Salvatore’s, Tuscan Kitchen, Cask ‘n Flagon, Top of the Hub, Tasty Burger, City Table, Union Oyster House, Papagayo, Earls, Boloco, Cheesecake Factory, Piantedosi, Ducali, The Palm, Johnnies on the Side, Blue Ox, Heirloom Kitchen, Backyard Farms, Lucia, Big Night Entertainment, Champions, Cedar Foods and Taranta.
“Billy and I love having the opportunity to connect with our viewers, and there’s no better way than a night surrounded by New England’s best restaurants at one of Boston’s classiest event spaces,” said Johnson, the co-host and producer of “Dining Playbook” on NESN. “Everyone wants a night to dress up, eat well, have great drinks and dance. The Dining Playbook Gala is that chance!”
Here’s the full list of restaurants that will be at the Dining Playbook Gala:
Big Night Entertainment
Cask n Flagon
Citizen Public House
Smith & Wollensky
Top of the Hub
Union Oyster House
West End Johnnies