Dinner Around the World Event
Thursday, March 14, 2024

Doubletree by Hilton Bay City- Riverfront
One Wenonah Park Place
Bay City, MI 48708
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The 2023 Dinner Around the World Event, presented by Dow, was a smashing success! The event, attended by over 320 guests, included authentic cuisine from ten countries, a dessert table, silent auction with nearly 100 exciting items to bid on, a live auction, fun raffle drawings and cultural entertainment provided by Finnigan's Cross.

2023 Event Menu

America ~ Bay City Bills
Great American Barbeque
Homemade slow-cooked, shredded pork with barbecue sauce, served on slider buns

France ~ Blooming Chefs Restaurant
Beef Bourguignon
Traditional French beef stew braised in a rich red wine gravy served over whipped potatoes

India ~ Dr. Shyam and Vani Dandamudi
Gobi Manchurian (V) (GF)
Crispy cauliflower sauteed with bell peppers and onions cooked with a tangy sauce

Chicken Makhani (GF)
Boneless chicken cooked in mildly spiced butter sauce
Served with Jeera rice (V) (GF)

Ireland ~ Coonan’s Irish Hub
Guinness Irish Stew
Homemade beef stew made with Guinness beer- an Irish dry stout

Italy ~ Saginaw Bay Yacht Club
Meatballs and Penne Alla Vodka
Authentic Italian meatballs and penne pasta tossed with a creamy tomato based and vodka infused sauce

Jamaica ~ Doubletree by Hilton
Jamaican Jerk chicken (GF)
Chicken seasoned with a special blend of island spices over Caribbean beans and rice

Mexico ~ Taste of Bay City
Street Tacos
Shredded pork served in a flour tortilla with onion and cilantro

Ceviche tostadas w/sriracha sauce
Shrimp served on a tostada with tomato, onion, cilantro, jalapeño and lemon

New Orleans ~ Coven
Bananas Foster (V)
A decadent dessert born in New Orleans, bananas are sautéed in butter and sugar and cinnamon and then bathed in rum, which is set aflame in a fiery burst. Served over ice cream!

Poland ~ McLaren Bay Region Auxiliary
Kluski Noodles
Krzysiak’s homemade buttered pasta

Polish Sausage and Saurkraut – donated by Rosies Pies

Spain ~ Old City Hall
Chicken and chorizo Paella
Classic Spanish dish containing rice and a variety of savory meats and vegetables & Assorted Desserts from Around the World!

(V) Vegetarian
(GF) Gluten Free

Thank you to our 2023 event sponsors

Title Sponsor

Ginger Sponsors

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI
FP Horak
Remer Plumbing and Heating
Tondue Medical Spa

Cinnamon Sponsors

Cumulus Media
Labadie Buick GMC Cadillac
PNC Bank - Corporate Banking
Serenus Johnson & Son Construction Co.

Basil Sponsors

Advanced Radiology Services
Delta College
Dr. Libby Pionk
Real Seafood Company
Schultz Plumbing and Heating
UA Local 85 Plumbers, Steamfitters & HVACR
United Bay Community Credit Union
Weinlander Fitzhugh

Lemongrass Sponsors

Dr. Jonathon Abramson & Laetitia Stock
COPOCO Community Credit Union
Financial Edge Credit Union
Gephart Funeral Home
Greater Michigan Oral Surgeons
Ken Shelton Promotions
MCI Insurance
Michigan Sugar
Saginaw Bay Dermatology - Dr. Brent Boyce
Shaw Contracting
Tri-Star Trust Bank
Wildfire Credit Union