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Join us for a rich culinary experience honoring our past, present, and future.

The Legacy Dinner

Saturday, March 16, 2019 | 6:00 PM

Columbus State Community College Conference Center, Center for Workforce Development
315 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Click HERE for a map of event location and parking.

Join us for a rich culinary experience honoring our past, present, and future.

The evening will commence with champagne and hors d'oeuvres, followed by a spectacular five-course dinner with wine pairings.

The Legacy Dinner 2019 will include a silent auction - to see a preview of items available, click HERE.

Tickets for this unforgettable evening are $125 per person, or $1,250 for a table of 8 (includes preferred seating and service). For more information call (614) 287-2436.

Click HERE to purchase tickets.
If you are unable to attend, but would like to contribute to the fund:

donate button to the Ziggy Allespach fund
Legacy Dinner proceeds support the Renee and Ziggy Allespach Fund, created to honor their many contributions to Columbus State Community College and the Columbus culinary arts community.

Ziggy Allespach's passion, generosity, and talent lifted up those who knew him and enriched the lives of countless restaurant patrons, peers, students, and educators.



Legacy Dinner Leadership Committee

  • Renee Allespach
  • Pam Bishop
  • Ann Boucher
  • Kamal Boulos
  • Annie Clausen
  • David Cotter
  • Chef James Decker 
  • Tyneisha Harden
  • Scott Heimlich
  • Carol Kizer
  • Sandra Losco
  • Chef Enzo Sclama
  • Kevin and Edie Sullivan
  • Chef James Taylor
  • Chef David Wolf
  • Chef Barry Young
Not only did Ziggy help to reshape the culinary landscape of Central Ohio, but his legacy as an educator and work to establish the Columbus State Culinary Apprentice Program continues to touch lives and impact the industry he loved.