OCEAN CITY – The beneficiary of this year’s Mardi Gras are the PJ Aldridge Foundation and Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services. More information about the event and tickets are available at www.ocphc.com.
The black tie optional event will be at the Carousel Hotel in Ocean City, 7 p.m. March 25. Come see Ocean City’s version of Mardi Gras Carnival around the world. Dine on sumptuous food prepared by some of Delmarva’s finest chefs and indulge in an open bar of the finest wines and spirits.
Dance till midnight to the great music of Horizon, Rockin’ Jake Band, The MPSteel Drum Band and No Byscuyts. There will be a large Chinese auction to tempt you and street performers to delight you. Many other surprises are being planned.
Tickets are $100 at the door while they last. Enjoy the best cuisine such as Ruth’s Chris’ Tenderlion of Beef with Creamed Horseradish Sauce on Crustini, Roma Foods’ Creole Crab Sliders and Maple Glazed Ham, The Carousel’s 6 foot Muffelletas and Seafood Ettouffe, Mio Frattello’s Sausage and Peppers, Cajun Style Seafood Bouillabaisse with Risotto and a Tower of Cannolis.
Also the Steer Inn Tavern’s Seafood Gumbo, OC Wasabi’s assorted sushi rolls, Harrion Harborwatch’s Oysters Bienville, 32 Palms at the Hilton’s Shrimp and Crayfish Ettoufee with Dirty Rice, Fresco’s sausage, red beans and risotto en croute with a spicy remoulade, Whiskers Pub of Ocean Pines’ Bourbon Street chicken and rice, Sweet Dispositions’ pecan diamonds, key lime tartlets and other sweets.
The Princess Royale’s Cajun Porkloin, the Captain’s Table’s blackened shrimp with southwestern succotash and lemon tarragon buerre blanc, Jules’ tomato bisque and grilled cheese, Mother’s Cantina’s Fish Tacos, Mickey Fins’ New Orleans Muffuletta, Harpoon Hanna’s carved steamship of beef with coconut muffins, PFG Foods’ assorted desserts and petite fours.
Plus the Centerplate’s blackened Mahi Mahi with fresh mango salsa and Cajun rice, Wor Wic Community College’s blackened sea scallop over sauteed collard greens with bourbon sauce, Bombora Restaurant’s tamarind and soy barbecue shrimp with grilled pineapple relish, Pepper’s Tavern’s Ceviche, the Original Greene Turtle’s Buffalo Chicken Dip, the Blue Ox’s Crab Dip along with other delights from area restaurants.
Take a chance on our Mega 50/50 Raffle. In previous years the winner won over $5,000. The OCPHC announces the presence of actor, producer and writer, Chazz Palminteri at this year’s event. Palminteri has been involved with many film and Broadway shows such as “The Bronx Tale” and most recently on the hit TV show, “Modern Family.” The OCPHC is also delighted to announce the attendance of author, television and radio personality, Erich "Mancow" Muller at this year’s Mardi Gras Carnival.