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31st Annual Excellence Awards and Winter Gala

November 11, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm CST

CAI Winter Gala

An Elegant Evening for all to Enjoy

4:30PM – Annual Partner Reception
5:00PM – Cocktails & Hors D ’Oeuvres
7:00PM – Gourmet Dinner
8:00PM – Excellence Awards Program
9:00PM – Afterglow Networking & Dance Party w/ DJ

Food Drive

CAI will continue to support the Schaumburg Township Food Pantry. We will collect nonperishable items October 21st through November 4th. Please consider bringing in a donation to the Chapter Office!
Toys for Tots

CAI continues to support the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation and seek your generous contribution of a new, unwrapped toy for a child of any age. Please consider bringing in a donation to this years Winter Gala!
Pricing Structure

$140-member $240 non-member if registered by 09/30/22
$145-member $245 non-member if registered by 10/15/22
$150-member $250 non-member if registered by 11/03/22
$200-member $300 non-member After 11/03/22
$1400-member for a Reserved Table of Ten w/ Company Logo
$1450-member for a Reserved Table of Ten w/ Company Logo
$1500-member for a Reserved Table of Ten w/ Company Logo

Dinner Menu

Passed Hors D ’Oeuvres
Smoked chicken, apple & brie quesadilla
Vine ripe tomato bruschetta, fresh basil & EVOO
Petite Italian meatball in marinara sauce

First Course
Roasted butternut squash drizzled with nutmeg, sour cream & green onions

Second Course
Fresh mozzarella, roma tomato, pickled Bermuda onions,
roasted red peppers, hearts of palm over sprigs of baby lettuces
served with pesto vinaigrette or ranch dressings

Chicken Rosemary Veloute
Breast of chicken topped with our fresh rosemary pan sauce, baby glazed
carrots and Asiago potato tart
Farfalle in a creamy tomato vodka sauce topped with parmesan & fresh basil

Vegetarian Option
Eggplant Parmesan
Tender seasonal eggplant baked in layers of mozzarella,
parmesan, basil and tomato sauce



November 11, 2022
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm CST
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CAI – Illinois
(847) 301-7505
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Belvedere Events & Banquets
1170 West Devon
Elk Grove Village,IL60007United States
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