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Ernestine Affair

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Join us on April 12, 2017 for an awards dinner and auction benefiting Ernestine’s Women’s Shelter. Every year Ernestine’s marks the arrival of spring with a special evening dedicated to women and children fleeing violence - The Ernestine Affair! For 23 years, new friends and old have come together every April in celebration and support.

We are excited to announce that Fiona Reid will host this year’s Ernestine Affair at the Carlu! Fiona is one of Canada’s best known stage actors. She has been involved with a wealth of widely known projects. To learn more about Fiona, visit our event page on Facebook to read her biography. 



Devilled Eggs

Pickled Beets, Horseradish and Endive

Apple, Pear, nuts, wine Morter Pestle

Pickled Fingerling Potato

Including Bread




Summer Field Greens, Roasted Tomato & Balsamic Dressing

Beef Short Rib, Sunchoke Hash, Spinach, Pickled Onions, Broccoli Rabe, Biff’s Big Juicy



White Bean and Chickpea Cassoulet

Roast heirloom vegetables, sour dough crouton and creme fraiche

(This dish can be gluten free and dairy free also vegan)


Chocolate Cup

individual ganache filled cups


strawberry cheesecake with graham crust

 Lemon Curd Tart

mini lemon merengue tart


classic French cream filled macarons


Passover Kosher Meal by PRCC- PR Creative Catering


Assorted Flat breads with black olive tapenade

 1St Course:

Ontario Green Salad with Mandarins, Cucumber, Carrot Ribbons and Enoki Mushrooms

served with a honey balsamic dressing


Fillet of Beef, accompanied with seasonal vegetables and roasted potatoes


Fruit plate

To order please email Kathleen at

For more information and sponsorships please contact:  
Kathleen O’Gorman, Manager, Development & Engagement
416-743-1733 Ext. 2010 or

Crisis 416.746.3701 / TTY 416.746.3716

did you know
did you know


women and 36,840 children sought refuge in one of the 473 shelters across Canada, between April 1, 2003 and March 31, 2004.

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