/R E P E A T -- Media Invitation - 12th annual De la rue aux étoiles event: Montreal's favourite food trucks come together to help homeless youth!/

MONTREAL, Sept. 12, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Dans la rue is pleased to announce that the De la rue aux étoiles fundraiser is back again this year, with an unbeatable lineup of the city's most popular food trucks.

Das Food Truck, Grumman '78, Traiteur Guru, Phoenix 1, Le Petit Trianon and Crémy Pâtisserie will all be competing for top honours in this much-anticipated haute street cuisine contest. A full lineup of music and other entertainment will add even more flavour to the gourmet extravaganza. A silent auction will be ongoing throughout the evening, with several fabulous prizes up for grabs. Also in attendance will be the culinary whizzes behind such high-profile dining establishments as Buonanotte, Impasto, Le Pois Penché and Le St-Urbain.

The honorary co-chairs for the event are actor and author Christian Bégin and Montreal Gazette food critic Lesley Chesterman. The festivities will be emceed by none other than Bob le Chef.

Proceeds from the event will go to support Dans la rue, an organization that helps homeless youth get back on their feet.

DATE: Thursday, September 24, 2015
TIME: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
PLACE: Montreal Science Centre - Perspective 235°
SPOKESPERSONS: Interviews may be arranged before or after the event with honorary co-chairs Christian Bégin and Lesley Chesterman, as well as members of Dans la rue's management team and Gaëlle Cerf, vice-president of Quebec's Food Truck Association (ARRQ).

About Dans la rue
Founded by Father Emmett Johns ("Pops") in 1988, Le Bon Dieu dans la rue helps young homeless or at-risk youth. With dedication, empathy and respect, and with the support of the community, we care for their immediate needs and help them acquire the skills and resources needed to lead more autonomous and rewarding lives.


SOURCE Dans la rue

For further information: Lise Raymond, LR Relations Publiques, C.: 514-949-4294, lise.raymond@qc.aira.com; Nadjib Salah, Communications Consultant, 514-526-5222 / 514-792-8205, nadjibs@danslarue.org


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