great food. great smokes. and you.

Join UCAC members and friends for a totally relaxing evening with amazing steaks, drinks, networking and hand-rolled cigars on the deck at Millpond Gatherings in Northford.  Millpond, owned by Buzzuto’s, is a beautiful, historic property nestled among farms with gorgeous views.  You’ll enjoy a delicious steak dinner with your choice of filet mignon or 14 oz dry aged boneless ribeye, family style accompaniments and drinks at the bar followed by dessert and hand-rolled cigars.  

Wednesday, September 11th – 5 to 9 PM

Venue:
Millpond Gatherings, 1565 Middletown Avenue, Northford, CT

Sponsorship Opportunities

Dinner Sponsor - $2995

This exclusive sponsorship will help us make this a night to remember with top-of-the-line steaks freshly prepared for our guests.  Our dinner sponsor will receive top billing on all event marketing including website, social media, email marketing, podium recognition and signage at the event.  In addition, our dinner sponsor will receive an exclusive discount code ($50 off) to invite non-member contractors to attend the dinner.  Includes two tickets to the event.

Cigar Sponsor - $1495

Our Cigar Sponsor will be recognized on all event marketing including website, social media, email marketing, from the podium and signage at the event.  Plus, while Connecticut Cigar Company rolls stogies out on the deck, they’ll finish them off with custom bands showing your company logo!  *You must have a high resolution, professional logo to participate in this sponsorship.

Raffle Sponsor - $995 (one available)

Our Raffle Sponsors will be recognized as the underwriter of our raffle during the event, where we will have a selection of amazing items available – with all proceeds from the raffle going directly to the UCAC Scholarship Fund.  Your company will also be acknowledged on all event marketing including website, social media, email marketing and signage at the event.

Cocktail Sponsor - $1995

Our cocktail sponsor is always one of the most popular companies in the room!  Your company will receive recognition on all event marketing including website, social media, email marketing, podium recognition and signage at the event.  A representative from your company will also have the opportunity to distribute drink tokens at the door to all attendees and we’ll create a signature drink in your honor.

Entertainment Sponsor - $1495

Our Entertainment Sponsor will be recognized as a key supporter of this event with recognition on all event marketing including website, social media, email marketing and signage at the event.  In addition, a representative of your company will have the opportunity to introduce our entertainment for the evening on stage.

Dessert Sponsor - $795

Our Dessert Sponsor will be recognized on all event marketing including website, social media, email marketing, from the podium and on signage at the event.  We’ll have a special dessert buffet to accompany cigars at the end of the evening and your sponsorship will help us end the night on a high note!

Attendee Tickets

UCAC MEMBER TICKET - $225

Your ticket includes dinner with your choice of ribeye or filet mignon, two drink tokens, dessert bar and hand-rolled cigars on the deck.

UCAC Non-Member ticket - $275

Your ticket includes dinner with your choice of ribeye or filet mignon, two drink tokens, dessert bar and hand-rolled cigars on the deck.

Entertainment

Nate Jones

Nate Silva will bring his talents to the Steak & Cigar Dinner. Nate is an experienced player and performer and has been piping for more than 20 years.

Millpond Gatherings

ABOUT THE VENUE

The mission of Millpond Gatherings is to create a destination location that guests near and far yearn to visit. They serve the freshest local foods, celebrate the joining of families and friends, and offer a place to stay and explore the historic property and surrounding farmland.

MEET EXECUTIVE CHEF, PEDRO AVILA

Pedro Avila began his culinary career in Chicago and quickly moved up the ladder. He has held various kitchen positions, including sous chef at Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse, Executive Chef for David Burke Prime at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and now Executive Chef of Millpond Gatherings. Avila’s cuisine respects steakhouse tradition while ushering it into the future. Avila’s love for the food arts was sparked by his mother’s culinary talents at home. Her love for and devotion to her family inspired his leadership style and his successful strong kitchen culture.

Questions?  Contact Barb Dimauro at ed@ucac.org or 860.631.7473.