Dinner Around the World Event
Thursday, June 23, 2022

The Grand Banquet and Conference Center
660 W. Hampton Rd
Essexville MI , 48732
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Authentic cuisine from ten countries, silent auction with almost 100 exciting items to bid on, raffle drawings and cultural entertainment.

The Dinner Around the World Event, presented by Dow, includes authentic cuisine from ten countries, a silent auction with almost 100 exciting items to bid on, raffle drawings and cultural entertainment. Thank you to our event Chairperson, Dr. Libby Pionk!


Egypt ~ Egyptian Koshery
Koshery - a popular Egyptian street food consisting of macaroni, rice, lentil beans, chick peas, fried onions topped with a tomato sauce

India ~ Dr. Shyam and Vani Dandamudi
Tandoori Seekh Kebab, Tandoori Chicken Tikka - seasoned chicken and lamb cooked on skewers in a clay oven
Vegetable Samosa - Crisp patties stuffed with potatoes and green peas

Italy ~ Saginaw Bay Yacht Club
Polpetta Marinara with Pasta- Authentic Italian meatballs and pasta in a traditional marinara sauce

Japan ~ Blossoms Asian Bistro
Teriyaki Chicken - juicy, tender grilled chicken breast glazed with teriyaki sauce served with fried rice

Korea ~ Old City Hall
Bulgogi Beef - Korean marinated shaved ribeye with spring onions, steamed short grain rice, gochujang sauce and toasted sesame cucumbers

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

Norway ~ Doubletree by Hilton
Lapskaus - Norwegian beef and root vegetable stew
Knekkebrod - Norwegian crisp bread

Poland ~ McLaren Bay Region Auxiliary
Homemade Polish Meatballs, Sauerkraut and Polish Sausage by Rosie's Pies

& Assorted Desserts from Around the World!

Thank you to our 2022 event sponsors

Title Sponsor

Ginger Sponsors

Game Changer Therapy Services
Remer Plumbing, Heating & A/C
F.P. Horak

Cinnamon Sponsors

Cumulus Media

Basil Sponsors

Healthway Compounding Pharmacy
United Bay Community Credit Union
Weinlander Fitzhugh

Lemongrass Sponsors

COPOCO Community Credit Union
Independent Bank
Landmark Healthcare Facilities
Saginaw Bay Dermatology - Dr. Brent Boyce
Shaw Contracting
UA Local 85 Plumbers, Steamfitters & HVACR
Wildfire Credit Union

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