Greenwich Chamber Serves Up a Successful Business and Culinary Showcase

Emcee Kendra Farn with Jonathan Moffly and Greenwich Commerce Marcia O'Kane

Emcee Kendra Farn with Jonathan Moffly and Greenwich Chamber executive director Marcia O’Kane. Credit: Karen Sheer

The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce annual Business & Culinary Showcase on Thursday night was their largest business event of the year.

With 75 exhibitors, Eastern Greenwich Civic Center was jam-packed as hundreds mingled, exchanged business cards, chatted with local business owners and visited friends and neighbors.

Greenwich Chamber executive director Marcia O’Kane joined emcee Kendra Farn, veteran News reporter and anchor, a Greenwich resident.

“Please take the time to visit every booth, and introduce yourself to the wonderful exhibitors here tonight,” Kendra urged the crowd of over 400.

Business displaying their wares and services

Business displaying their wares and services. Credit: Karen Sheer

Kendra Farn urged all to meet one another.

Kendra Farn urged all to meet one another. Credit: Karen Sheer

Jen Graziano with her father, Vincent Graziano of Coxe & Graziano Funeral Home

Jen Graziano with her father, Vincent Graziano of Coxe & Graziano Funeral Home. Credit: Karen Sheer

Kristen Tomasiewicz and Jennifer Behette of the Junior League Greenwich

Kristen Tomasiewicz and Jennifer Behette of the Junior League Greenwich. Credit: Karen Sheer

Sam Bridge's floral display with a beautiful tree to be raffled.

Richie from Sam Bridge Nursery and Greenhouse with a tree to be raffled and beautiful floral display. Credit: Karen Sheer

Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol. Credit: Karen Sheer

Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol. Credit: Karen Sheer

Duxiana of Greenwich with a mattress and pillow on display. Credit: Karen Sheer

Duxiana of Greenwich with a mattress and pillow on display. Credit: Karen Sheer

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Olga of O ‘LA VI jewelry (in tan dress.) Credit: Karen Sheer

A display of O'LA VI's jewelry. Credit: Karen Sheer

A display of O’La Vi Jewelry. Credit: Karen Sheer

David Goldvug of Minutemen Press. Credit: Karen Sheer

David Goldvug of Minutemen Press. Credit: Karen Sheer

Nancy Carr of J. Hilburn, a stylish men's clothier. Credit: Karen Sheer

Nancy Carr of J. Hilburn, a stylish men’s clothier. Credit: Karen Sheer

Brian Bach, Krista Larson and Jim Stevenson enjoying the event. Credit: Karen Sheer

Brian Bach, Krista Larson and Jim Stevenson enjoying the event. Credit: Karen Sheer

Maritza Pallone of South Beach Pilates with Roger Le Blanc of Sound Shore Construction. Credit: Karen Sheer

Maritza Pallone of South Beach Pilates with Roger Le Blanc of Sound Shore Construction. Credit: Karen Sheer

Many delicious and well presented food and beverage tastings were enjoyed. Attendees brought robust appetites with them and tasted their way through the aisles of savory and sweet offerings. Another highlight were many raffle prizes announced throughout the evening.

Each year this show seems to gather a large, enthusiastic crowd interested in supporting local Greenwich businesses. “ I’m proud of this impressive turnout, our businesses are strong and growing,” Marcia expressed.

La Fenice Gelateria served up this creamy treat. Credit: Karen Sheer

La Fenice Gelateria served up this creamy treat. Credit: Karen Sheer

Samantha and Hernan Hertado of Mt Kisco Smokehouse serving up their specialty smoked salmon on bagels. Credit: Karen Sheer

Samantha and Hernan Hertado of Mt Kisco Smokehouse serving up their specialty smoked salmon on bagels. Credit: Karen Sheer

Bagels and lox served up from Mt Kisco Smokehouse. Credit: Karen Sheer

Bagels and lox served up from Mt Kisco Smokehouse. Credit: Karen Sheer

Pizza Post brought many varieties of pizza to enjoy. Credit: Karen Sheer

Pizza Post brought many varieties of pizza to enjoy. Credit: Karen Sheer

Gourmet pizza from Pizza Post. Credit: Karen Sheer

Gourmet pizza from Pizza Post. Credit: Karen Sheer

Meli-Melo served a delicious orzo salad with poached salmon. Credit: Karen Sheer

Meli-Melo served a delicious orzo salad with poached salmon. Credit: Karen Sheer

Greenwich Salad Co. brought temping salads and wraps to enjoy. Credit: Karen Sheer

Greenwich Salad Co. brought temping salads and wraps to enjoy. Credit: Karen Sheer

Myra's Kitchen served healthy and fresh salads and dips - Lebanese and Greek cuisine. Credit: Karen Sheer

Myrna’s Kitchen served healthy and fresh salads and dips – Lebanese and Greek cuisine. Credit: Karen Sheer

Greenwich Hospital served a heart healthy grain salad on individual spoons. Credit: Karen Sheer

Greenwich Hospital served a heart healthy grain salad on individual spoons. Credit: Karen Sheer

The Mumbai Times was a popular stop serving Indian specialties such as Chicken Tikka Masala and Vegetable Biryani Rice. Credit: Karen Sheer

The Mumbai Times was a popular stop serving Indian specialties such as Chicken Tikka Masala and Vegetable Biryani Rice. Credit: Karen Sheer

Atria Independent Living showcased their tasty food. Credit: Karen Sheer

Atria Independent Living showcased their tasty food. Credit: Karen Sheer

Lobster cakes were well received by Atria Rye Brook. Credit: Karen Sheer

Lobster cakes were well received by Atria Rye Brook. Credit: Karen Sheer

Bobby Q's Pit Stop served pulled pork with a zesty sauce. Credit: Karen Sheer

Bobby Q’s Pit Stop served pulled pork with a zesty sauce. Credit: Karen Sheer

Whole Foods temped the crowds with Truffled Parmesan Arancini. Credit: Karen Sheer

Whole Foods temped the crowds with Truffled Parmesan Arancini. Credit: Karen Sheer


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