Gourmet Dinner Benefits Anita Salas Memorial Fund

Pig +Fig in White Rock Cafe hosted a five course wine dinner Thursday to benefit the Anita Salas Memorial Fund, which provides financial assistance to New Mexican women and men diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer. The event was part of the 8th annual K2 Women’s Weekend. Learn more at www.pajaritowomen.org. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Amy Bauer, event coordinator and Southwest Region K2 Women’s Alliance member thanks diners for attending the fundraiser. This annual nonprofit event has raised more than $70,000 over the past eight years in financial assistance to New Mexican women and men battling cancer, Baur said. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Chef Laura Hamilton and wine specialist Phiip de Give talk about the evening’s wine pairings. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Course number two, pho of wild snapper, lemongrass broth, bean sprouts, thai basil and bahn hoi noodles. The course is paired with 2012 North Valley Soter Vineyards Chardonnay. The dinner featured Soter Vineyards wines. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Diners chat between courses. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Dana Dattlebaum, left, and Andrea Pistone serve 2010 Soter Vineyards Mineral Springs Brut Rose, which was paired with the final course, candied wild cherries, vanilla pot de creme and lemon biscotti. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
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