SPAGIOs A Celebration of Wine, Food and Dining with the Stars Slated for February 23

January 29, 2009

SPAGIO and Spagio Cellars announces its 12th Annual A Celebration of Wine, Food and Dining with the Stars to benefit the Hospice and Palliative Care Program at Nationwide Childrens Hospital through Pleasure Guild, a volunteer organization of the hospital. The event the only one of its kind in central Ohio begins at 6:30 p.m. Monday, February 23, 2009 at SPAGIO, 1295 Grandview Ave. in Grandview.

Attendees will have the opportunity to stroll through the SPAGIO kitchen, meeting with various world-renowned chefs and sampling their creations. This year, in addition to a number of national star chefs, chefs will hail from France, Mexico and Canada. Guests will also sample wines from premiere vineyards, taste award-winning cuisine and bid on unique items at an auction. The event is black-tie optional.

Dinner tickets are $225 per person or $3,500 for a corporate sponsorship sponsorship includes a table for 10 and advertisement in all event materials. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available.

To purchase tickets or for additional information, contact Nicole Dinsmoor at (614) 486-1114 or via e-mail at

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.6 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at