The Community Culinary School of Northwestern Connecticut celebrated its successes March 15 while building for the future.

The school, based in New Milford, hosted its eighth annual fundraiser, "Bon Appetit: A Culinary Showcase & Auction," at Canterbury School.

The event offered its patrons a selection of hors d'oeuvres and desserts prepared and served by students and graduates.

The event featured a silent and live auction.

Among the items up for bid were an African safari, a Thai cooking class with CCSNC graduate Suchada Palmer, a Skip Barber High Performance Driving School experience, a package at Winged Foot Golf Club, site of theb 2020 United States Open, and a Mayflower Inn dinner and limo package,

For more information about the school, visit www.communityculinaryschool.org or call 203-512-5791.

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Photography by Trish Haldin