Thanks to the incredible generosity of our sponsors and auction donors, this year’s Food & Wine Gala raised over $300,000 for student scholarships!
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Northampton Community College Food & Wine Gala

May 31, 2024 | 6 PM

Join us for an evening featuring Master of Wine, Chris Cree!
Chris Cree in Wine Spectator

This year’s event will feature Master of Wine, Chris Cree, of Cree Wine Company!

We’re thrilled to welcome the founder and managing partner of Cree Wine Company and the region’s only Master of Wine, Chris Cree, to this year’s event for what is sure to be a memorable evening. Chris is just one of just 418 people globally who have achieved the prestigious distinction of Master of Wine, and we are excited to have him join us as he shares his selections for the delectable wine pairings guests will enjoy with each dinner course!

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NCC Food and Wine Gala 2024

Thanks to the incredible generosity of our sponsors and auction donors, this year’s Food & Wine Gala raised over $300,000 for student scholarships! 

NCC Food and Wine Gala Gallery

NCC Food & Wine Gala Sponsorship and Tickets

Tickets are now available for this year's event which will  include a cocktail hour, a three-course dinner with delectable wine pairings selected by Chris, an open bar and live music!

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Meet our Master of Ceremonies, Ashley Russo!

We’re also excited to have Ashley Russo, a seven-time Emmy award-winning executive producer and president of ASR Media Productions serve as our Master of Ceremonies for this year’s event. Join Ashley, Founding Partner Sponsor Wind Creek Bethlehem, and fellow business and community leaders from all over the region for an unforgettable night in support of NCC students. 100% of proceeds benefit students scholarships!

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Live Auction

There will also be an open bar for guests to enjoy and an auction of unique experiences and opportunities to support NCC students through scholarships.

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Food & Wine Gala Facts

$2.5 million has been raised to help Northampton Community College students since the event's inception.


of PELL eligible students live below the poverty line.


of our students say that if NCC did not exist with affordable tuition, furthering their education would not be possible.


of our students work 30+
hours beyond the classroom.

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