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Twenty Five Years, $27 Million, and Lots of Wine Later

Cotes du Coeur Celebrates a Quarter Century of Giving Back

BY Alexis Bierman // 03.29.16

Join Chairs Melissa and Steve Grimshaw on Saturday, May 14, as the duo hosts the 25th annual Cotes du Coeur, the number one fund-raising gala in the nation for the American Heart Association.

Led by renowned Dallas chef Richard Chamberlain, a team of 18 acclaimed chefs invite guests to enjoy selections from a boldly unique tasting menu accompanied by wine pairings created from the cellars of 32 elite wineries. The annual gala, which has racked up 21,000 attendees and raised $27 million, will also host a silent and live auction of more than 2,000 wines — the largest fine wine auction in the Southwest.

What: Cotes du Coeur
When: Saturday, May 14, 7 to 11:30 p.m.
Where: Omni Dallas Hotel
Tariff: From $1,500

A bit more about this fabulous fête:
The Côtes du Coeur event series is a premiere fund-raising campaign hosted annually in Dallas to benefit the American Heart Association. Sponsored by the Dallas Division of the AHA, the event series leads up to an annual fine wine auction and celebrity chef dinner. During its 25 year history, this culminating black-tie gala event is the largest of its kind, making it the number-one fund-raising gala in the nation for the American Heart Association. Proceeds from Côtes du Coeur go directly to the AHA for cardiovascular research and heart health educational programs both locally and nationwide.

Côtes du Coeur hosts approximately 1,200 business and wine industry leaders, community philanthropists, wine collectors and physicians. Attendees experience multi-course fine dining designed to showcase specific wine varietals dish-by-dish. The quality of the food and wine is a key differentiator for Côtes du Coeur.

For sponsorship opportunities, call Taylor Moody at 214.441.4220, email taylor.moody@heart.org or click here.

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