Share Our Strength benefit to fight childhood hunger

Share Our Strength will hold the fifth annual Give Me Five: Five Chefs & Five Sommeliers, an evening of gourmet food and wine on Sunday, Aug. 28, at Cherokee Town Club in the Buckhead to fight against childhood hunger. Beginning with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m., guests will enjoy a five-course dinner prepared by Georgia’s best chefs with wine pairings selected by the chefs and sommeliers.

Led by chef Kevin Walker of Cherokee Town & Country Club, the evening’s epicureans include Mike Deihl from East Lake Golf Club, Gary Donlick from Bistro Niko, Chris Hall from Local Three, Heather Hurlbert from Cherokee Town & Country Club, Todd Mussman from Muss & Turner’s and Local Three, Abby Ryland from Atlanta Athletic Club, Hector Santiago from Pura Vida, Vince Scafiti from Persimmon Creek Winery, Jay Swift from 4th & Swift and Hilary White from The Hil.

Adding to the evening, guests will enjoy a detailed and educational commentary for each wine and food pairing by five of Georgia’s best sommeliers, including Bill Bolin of Bistro Niko, Stephen Clark of The Mansion on Forsyth Park, Silvio Garcia of Cherokee Town & Country Club, April McCollum of Big Boat and Seth Roskind of 4th and Swift.

In addition to gourmet food and wine, attendees will enjoy live and silent auctions that will feature a variety of unique items, including some from each participating chef. Tickets can be purchased online at