Chinese American Service League Fundraiser

April 23, 2012 2:10:43 PM PDT
The Chinese American Service League is holding its 23rd Annual Dinner Gala next week. This dinner features a gourmet meal prepared by Jackie Shen, one of Chicago's most notable chefs.

This high-end event also features passed hors d'oeurves created by CASL's Chef Training Program, a silent auction, a raffle, a traditional Chinese Lion Dance, as well as performances by CASL's clients. Chef Shen is in the ABC 7 kitchen to prepare the dessert of the evening, Mango Panna Cotta in the shape of a dragon, in honor of the year of the dragon.

    Mango Panna Cotta
  • 10 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp gelatin
  • 2 cups cream
  • 1 1/2 cups mango puree

Heat the milk and put sugar and gelatin in a separate bowl. Then pour the hot milk into the sugar and gelatin. Next, whisk in the mango puree. Lastly, pour the mixture into the mold.

CASL 23rd Annual Dinner Gala
May 2, 5:30PM-9PM
Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan

Tickets: $350

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About The Chinese American Service League (release)
A grass-roots hub within the heart of Chinatown, the Chinese American Service League has nurtured families and individuals of all ages and backgrounds for more than 30 years. We provide child services, elder services, employment training services, and family counseling, and housing and financial education to all who walk through our doors, offering vital physical, economic, mental, and social support to some 17,000 clients each year. Our resources enable the Chinese American Service League clients to thrive and - in turn - make valuable contributions to the greater Chicago community. In the words of one of those clients, "We had nothing but our dreams. The Chinese American Service League helped us realize them." CASL is a multilingual, multicultural organization.