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Join us to honor our friends, Renee and Ziggy Allespach

The Legacy Dinner

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Columbus State College Conference Center, Center for Workforce Development
315 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215

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Join us to celebrate Chef Ziggy Allespach's culinary legacy and support Columbus State Hospitality Programs.

The evening with commence with a champagne and hors d'oeuvres, followed by a spectacular five-course dinner with wine pairings.

Tickets for this unforgettable evening are $125 per person.


Tickets may also be purchased by calling (614) 287-2436.

Legacy Dinner proceeds support the Renee and Ziggy Allespach Fund, created to honor their many contributions to Columbus State Community College and the Columbus culinary arts community.

Ziggy Allespach’s passion, generosity, and talent lifted up those who knew him and enriched the lives of countless restaurant patrons, peers, students, and educators. Read more about Ziggy's extraordinary life (.pdf).


If you are unable to attend, but would like to contribute to the fund:

donate button to the Ziggy Allespach fund

Click here to see photos from last year's event.


Legacy Dinner Leadership Committee

  • Renee Allespach
  • Pam Bishop
  • Ann Boucher
  • Kamal Boulos
  • Annie Clausen
  • David Cotter
  • Chef James Decker
  • Scott Heimlich
  • Carol Kizer
  • Sandra Losco
  • Chef Enzo Sclama
  • Kevin and Edie Sullivan
  • Chef James Taylor
  • Chef David Wolf
  • Chef Barry Young
Not only did Ziggy help to reshape the culinary landscape of Central Ohio, but his legacy as an educator and work to establish the Columbus State Culinary Apprentice Program continues to touch lives and impact the industry he loved.