Held on Friday November 1, 2019 at the CLB Armoury
Our annual Pink Tie Galas have sold out each year to a room full of passionate, powerful feminists who have enjoyed an incredible time.
The evening brings together an exciting mix of women and men supporting both the arts and our feminist philosophy.
Hosted by Toni-Marie Wiseman
Entertainment by Julia Halfyard & Shelley Neville
as Two Divas, One Spotlight
accompanied by Bill Brennan
Also featured performances by Halifax poet laureate
and fierce feminist icon El Jones
A four-course gourmet meal,
paired with Argentinian-grown,
Newfoundland-owned Chayee Bourras wines,
was prepared by four of St. John’s finest chefs:
Andie Bulman (Artist Cafe & Catering)
Ashley Kelly (Vu)
Brittany Oram (Blue on Water)
Carolyn Power (Hungry Heart)
Live Auction hosted by Wayne Bartlett
Plus silent auction, raffles and more!
A sweet potato and tahani custard, surrounded by shaved turnip, micro greens, edible flowers, bacon and hazelnut crumble, charred onions, in an apple lemony dressing
Created by Andie Bulman
Spicy Thai chicken coconut soup
Created by Ashley Kelly
Smoked beef brisket with bbq sauce, served with a ragout of black eyed peas, squash, mushrooms and greens
Created by Carolyn Power
Created by Brittany Oram
Mini toasted quinoa tacos with grilled corn salsa,
red cabbage slaw, spicy sour cream
Roasted cauliflower with smoked date puree,
garam masala, pistachios, cilantro, lime
Sweet potato gnocchi with wild mushrooms,
roasted cashew cream, sage, pumpkin seeds
and vegan parmesan
The dessert course was by table auction with dozens of gourmet goodies to choose from St. John's finest bakers.
d"Pink Tie" is our cheeky take on the masculine "Black Tie" - most folks are take that to dress for formal, but some definitely take it literally to honour the spirit of the event. We encouraged everyone to use their own creative expression as they may have desired for their own level of comfort.
The 3rd annual Pink Tie Gala was proudly sponsored by