Restaurant SAVOY Hosts Charity Wine and Art Event

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Restaurant SAVOY Hosts Charity Wine and Art Event Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Fundraiser Teams Up with Artist Sam Gray

Restaurant SAVOY (, North Raleigh's affordable fine dining experience, announces today that it will host its first charity Wine Tasting and Art Event. The fundraiser will be held Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at Restaurant SAVOY; a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Carolinas Chapter. The fundraiser includes wine tastings from a selection of 12 exotic blends, samplings of SAVOY's most popular cuisine and works of art by the award-winning artist Sam Gray (

"SAVOY is focused on building relationships with nonprofits within the Triangle community," says Chef and Co-Owner Pete Gibson. "We plan to make this an annual event in support of the hard work of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation."

Tickets for the Wine Tasting and Art Event are $40 in advance, $50 at the door. Registration is available at

"Fundraisers like the SAVOY Wine Tasting and Art Event play an important role in us being able to provide services and support for the many North Carolinians who suffer from cystic fibrosis," says Stephanie Davage, special events director, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Carolinas Chapter. "We are grateful for their support to the cause."

For more information visit, or call (919) 848-3535. SAVOY is located in the Greystone Village shopping center off Lead Mine Road in North Raleigh.


SAVOY, located in the Greystone Village shopping center off Lead Mine Road in North Raleigh, combines affordable fine dining with American and European cuisine. The Four-Star restaurant offers prix fixe and a la carte options and an extensive wine list. The frequently changing menu is designed as a multi-course culinary experience influenced by seasonal fare. Breads and desserts are made daily by Peter Gibson and Marshall Smith, chefs, brothers and owners of SAVOY. The restaurant is completely smoke-free, offers multiple private dining options, as well as romantic evening packages. Visit or 919.848-3535.

About Cystic Fibrosis Foundation:
The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a nonprofit donor-supported organization, is to assure the development of the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease. The foundation is the leading organization in the United States devoted to cystic fibrosis. It funds and accredits more than 115 CF care centers, 95 adult care programs and 50 affiliate programs, and has 80 chapters and branch offices nationwide. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is one of the most efficient organizations of its kind. It has received a four-star rating for sound fiscal management from The foundation's business model has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health and by publications such as The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

About Sam Gray Portraits:
Sam Gray Portraits specializes in fine art portraits and paintings. Sam has used many of North Carolina's most popular locations for his award winning portraits and art, including: Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, Wrightsville Beach and Hilton Head Island. Exhibitions of his work have been displayed in Crabtree Valley Mall, Strausburg Children's Stores, Raleigh-Durham International Airport, North Hills Mall, Cary Town Center and Cameron Village. Sam Gray Portraits can be seen in magazines such as Victoria, Southern Living, Southern Accent, Veranda, Southern Lady, North Carolina Design, Wakefield Living, North Carolina Medical Journal, Our State North Carolina and Metro Magazine; as well as the News & Observer Newspaper.

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