Gourmet fundraiser for neighbors with disabilities

NORWALK — On March 8, an evening of food and music will raise money for STAR, Inc., a Norwalk-based nonprofit supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Mecha Noodle Bar, A Dash of Salt, SONO Baking Company and Cafe, Saffron Indian Cuisine and Chocolate Works will be among the roughly two dozen restaurants serving up treats throughout the evening. Wine and craft beer will be supplied by Iron Brewing Company, Parolvini wines and the Liquor Locker, while STAR clients and Coastal Groove provide the soundtrack for the night.

The event, Galaxy of Gourmets for STAR, will be hosted by Aitoro’s Appliance Showroom at 401 Westport Ave from 6-8 p.m.

“As a neighbor for over six decades, I am happy to welcome our friends of all abilities to share this magical evening that is simply a feel-good night for all,” said Tony Aitoro, Aitoro’s chief operating officer.

Tickets, which may be purchased in advance at www.starct.org or 203-846-9581, ext. 302, are $40 each, $125 for a group of four and $200 for a group of six.