Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. and James Desiderio, Inc. present:

Sweet Expectations

Wednesday, May 8

5 to 8 p.m.

The Show at Shea’s Seneca

2188 Seneca St., Buffalo

Admission includes access to chef demonstrations and food tastings, as well as live music, silent auction, and an open bar!

Chef demonstrations: Sweet Pea Bakery

Vendors: Daniela., Fat Bob’s Smokehouse, The Mad Irons, Osteria 166, Platter’s Chocolate Factory, Sweet Pea Bakery, Tacos, Community & Beer, Top Seedz, Tops Friendly Markets, and Wegmans.

Enjoy an unforgettable evening in an historic and breathtakingly beautiful venue!

For information about the venue or a parking map, click the button below!

venue and parking information

sponsorship inquiries:

For inquiries regarding sponsorships or other general event information, contact Jenna Curran at jcurran@feedmorewny.org or 716- 822-2005 ext. 3082.

media inquiries:

For media inquiries, contact Catherine Shick at cshick@feedmorewny.org or 716-822-2002 ext. 3092.

event committee:

The Sweet Expectations Committee is comprised of local WNY advocates, and members of the FeedMore WNY Board of Directors and the Community Ambassador Council.

Chairpersons: Carol DeNysschen and Mark Reimann

Committee members: Jessica Allen; Kathleen Allen; Glenn Butler; Luke Churik; Dennis Kozuch; Althea Luehrsen; Michele Mehaffy; Diana Monaco; Ed Negron; Amanda Paul; Kathy Pilarski; Colleen Reedy; Lauren Roberts; Tim Schilling; Lee Szczublewski; Tim Wangler; and Amanda Westley.

Tickets are now available!

Sweet Expectations is an event for ages 21 and older.

presenting sponsors:

diamond sponsors:

platinum sponsors:

gold sponsors:

silver sponsors:

Independent Health

PCA Technology Group, Inc.

Perry’s Ice Cream Company, Inc.

bronze sponsors:

Alliant Capital Management

Buffalo Strive Vending

Nancy Caruana-Dolce Foundation

Kreher Family Farms

media sponsors:


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The Show at Shea’s Seneca

Located at 2188 Seneca St., Buffalo, The Show at Shea’s Seneca is within a building constructed in 1929 by Michael Shea, who also built Shea’s Buffalo and North Park Theater.

A project to restore the building was completed in 2019.

The site is now on the National Register of Historic Places.

Parking is available on Seneca Street, in addition to the municipal lot across from The Show at Shea’s Seneca on Cazenovia Street, and behind The Show at Shea’s Seneca.