Gourmet gala benefits STAR

Aitoro’s Appliance Showroom in Norwalk will host “Galaxy of Gourmets for STAR,” a casual, family-friendly fund-raising event that includes music, mingling and tastings of gourmet food and drinks from restaurants in Fairfield County showcased in their dream kitchens. The event will be held at 401 Westport Avenue in Norwalk on Thursday, Feb. 5,  from 6 until 8 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased in advance for $40 at STARct.org or by calling Megan Johnson at 203-846-9581, ext. 339. Reservations are preferred, but tickets will be available at the door.

Participating restaurants include Dolce of Norwalk, Don Carmelo’s, Osteria Romana, Sugar & Olives, Pontos Taverna, Romanacci, SoNo Brewhouse,  A Dash of Salt Catering, KAZU Sushi, Chocolate Rain Candy Shoppe, The Little Pub, Michael Joseph’s Restaurant and Catering, Olivette, Wave Hill Breads, Down East Seafoods, Highland Imports and Greens Farms Spirit Shop.