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Dinner to benefit Museum of Durham History

Durham chef Matt Kelly of Mateo de Tapas and Vin Rouge and pastry chef Phoebe Lawless of Scratch Bakery are cooking a special dinner Friday, May 1 to benefit The Museum of Durham History.
Durham chef Matt Kelly of Mateo de Tapas and Vin Rouge and pastry chef Phoebe Lawless of Scratch Bakery are cooking a special dinner Friday, May 1 to benefit The Museum of Durham History. jleonard@newsobserver.com

Durham chef Matt Kelly of Mateo de Tapas and pastry chef Phoebe Lawless of Scratch Bakery are cooking a special dinner Friday, May 1 to benefit the Museum of Durham History.

The dinner is from 5:30-8 p.m. at Mateo de Tapas, 109 W. Chapel Hill St. After dinner, the party moves to the nearby History Hub for a champagne toast and desserts by Lawless. (Both Kelly and Lawless were semifinalists for James Beard Foundation chef awards.) Attendees will get to see a preview of the museum’s newest exhibit: F is for Food.

The event will raised money that will directly support the ongoing Durham A to Z exhibitions.

The dinner costs $350, of which $300 is tax deductible, helps keep the museum free to the public.

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