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Co-Chairs Hugh Shields and Melissa Howard

Dishes for Wishes grants wishes at the strike of a gong

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Co-Chairs Hugh Shields and Melissa Howard

Regional Director Rebecca Blitz, Ellie Blitz and Jenna Rose

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Regional Director Rebecca Blitz, Ellie Blitz and Jenna Rose

The theme for the third annual Dishes for Wishes was Asian-inspired.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

The theme for the third annual Dishes for Wishes was Asian-inspired.

Make-A-Wish Southern Florida grants one wish every 14 hours.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Make-A-Wish Southern Florida grants one wish every 14 hours.

An Asian meal wouldn't be complete without a set of chopsticks.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

An Asian meal wouldn't be complete without a set of chopsticks.

Sushi was served before dinner.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Sushi was served before dinner.

Rich and Katey Abernathy with Libby Soderberg

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Rich and Katey Abernathy with Libby Soderberg

Rob and Erin Wagner

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Rob and Erin Wagner

John LaCivita and Ian Howard

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

John LaCivita and Ian Howard

Sonja Veal-Volino and Meghan Serrano

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Sonja Veal-Volino and Meghan Serrano

Derek Lee and Kathleen Mcaninch

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Derek Lee and Kathleen Mcaninch

Josie and David Nichols

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Josie and David Nichols

Raffle necklaces were being sold during cocktail hour for a night stay and breakfast at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Raffle necklaces were being sold during cocktail hour for a night stay and breakfast at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.

Sara Malone with Saralyn and Alan Dorrill

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Sara Malone with Saralyn and Alan Dorrill

Cliff Roles and Rebecca Blitz

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Cliff Roles and Rebecca Blitz

The photo booth props fit the event theme.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

The photo booth props fit the event theme.

Paper origami decorated the tables.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Paper origami decorated the tables.

Ashley and Ward Dement

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Ashley and Ward Dement

Sherra and Chad Fritz

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Sherra and Chad Fritz

The gong was struck to signify it was time for dinner.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

The gong was struck to signify it was time for dinner.

Orchids decorated the tables.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Orchids decorated the tables.

The decor was red with white.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

The decor was red with white.

Karen Mullins and Kristen Fixione

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Karen Mullins and Kristen Fixione

Fran and John LaCivita

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Fran and John LaCivita

Marta and David Neff

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Marta and David Neff

Rebecca Blitz talks about Make-A-Wish Southern Florida.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Rebecca Blitz talks about Make-A-Wish Southern Florida.

Silke Weiss raises her pan to celebrate the start of dinner.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Silke Weiss raises her pan to celebrate the start of dinner.

Scott Allen and Kristen Fixione

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Scott Allen and Kristen Fixione

Matias Castro cooks the first course.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Matias Castro cooks the first course.

David Neff takes a video of the chefs at his table.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

David Neff takes a video of the chefs at his table.

Jan Meissner helps Kelly Taylor tie her hair back.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Jan Meissner helps Kelly Taylor tie her hair back.

Ellie Blitz put her chopsticks in her hair.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Ellie Blitz put her chopsticks in her hair.

Ryan Blitz and Rebecca Blitz pose in the photo booth.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Ryan Blitz and Rebecca Blitz pose in the photo booth.

The second course, yaki udon Japanese shrimp noodle stir-fry, had many ingredients.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

The second course, yaki udon Japanese shrimp noodle stir-fry, had many ingredients.

Lisa Andrews, Joshua James and Lena Sciturro cook up the second course.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Lisa Andrews, Joshua James and Lena Sciturro cook up the second course.

The dishes were Asian inspired.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

The dishes were Asian inspired.

Chef Tommy Klauber pours chicken stock into his pan.

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Chef Tommy Klauber pours chicken stock into his pan.

Rick and Wendy Rossiter

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 |

Rick and Wendy Rossiter

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