Foodie fund-raiser benefits STAR

David and Sarah Taylor and George Santangelo of Wilton are among the honorary chairpersons for the Galaxy of Gourmets for STAR, a fund-raising event on Thursday, March 6, from 6 to 8. The casual, family-friendly evening will be hosted by Aitoro’s Appliance Showroom at 401 Westport Avenue in Norwalk.

It will feature music and tastings of gourmet food and drinks from restaurants in Fairfield County showcased in their dream kitchens. Participating restaurants include SoNo Brewhouse, KAZU Sono, Osteria Romana, Michael Joseph’s Restaurant and Catering of Darien, Olivette, Anna’s Cakery, Dolce of Norwalk, Saffron, Dash of Salt Catering, Pontos Taverna and Romanacci.

All proceeds benefit STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way’s programs and services for  infants, children, adults and seniors who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Tickets can be purchased for $40 at or by calling Megan Johnson at 203-846-9581, ext. 339. Advanced reservations are preferred, but tickets will be available at the door.