1 Night, 12 Kitchens

1 Night, 12 Kitchens is one of the premier culinary events of the region.

Information for 2019 coming soon!

This unforgettable culinary experience helps meet our region’s culinary and hospitality employment needs and has raised over $700,000 in scholarships. Limited tickets are sold for this event that offers our guests the opportunity to:

  • Mingle with the region’s top chefs
  • Sample amazing and creative gourmet fare & taste select wines and beers from more than 35 participating restaurants and distributors
  • Explore 12 state-of-the-art kitchens at The Midwest Culinary Institute
  • Change lives, with the proceeds going directly to scholarship support for deserving culinary students

Community support for 1 Night, 12 Kitchens helps attract a sell-out crowd year after year, and allows people throughout the region to learn more about Cincinnati State's amazing culinary programs and our partners and supporters.

For details or sponsorship information: call (513) 569-4222 or email

Honors Scholarship Golf Classic

September 17, 2018, at Western Hills Country Club

For information on participating or to become a sponsor
call (513) 569-4222 or email

The Cincinnati State Foundation's Honors Scholarship Golf Classic is the Foundation’s largest source of unrestricted scholarship dollars, so participants have a great time, while helping a great cause.

  • Play is limited to the first 120 golfers.
  • Each participant enjoys 18 holes of golf with a cart, lunch, drinks on the course, a player's gift valued over $100, a nineteenth hole reception, buffet dinner, and special awards.

All proceeds from the Honors Scholarship Golf Classic are directed to the Foundation’s unrestricted scholarship fund. Over the past 15 years, nearly 600 students have received financial assistance from the proceeds of this event.

As an Honors Scholarship Golf Classic participant or sponsor, you immediately further the College’s efforts to assist students with financial needs.

Please remember: 100% of your sponsorship donation directly supports scholarships for our students.

Scholarship Recognition Event

October 25, 2018, at Cincinnati State's Clifton Campus

For information on participating or to become a sponsor call (513) 569-4222 or email

Each year in November, Cincinnati State offers thanks to donors who support scholarships at our Scholarship Recognition Event. Donors meet the student recipients whose lives and educational goals are assisted through the generosity of community donors. The Scholarship Recognition Event is an invitation-only event.

Contact Us

Contact Elliott V. Ruther, Chief of Institutional Advancement & Cincinnati State Foundation Executive Director at (513) 569-1451 or

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