1 Night, 12 Kitchens

Sunday, April 26, 2020, on Cincinnati State's Clifton Campus

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

This unforgettable culinary experience helps meet our region’s culinary and hospitality employment needs by providing funds for student scholarships. Since its start in 2005, 1 Night, 12 Kitchens has raised over $1 million in support for Midwest Culinary Institute students.

1 Night, 12 Kitchens offers our guests opportunities to:

  • Mingle with the region’s top chefs
  • Taste amazing and creative gourmet fare from more than 35 participating restaurants and distributors
  • Sample craft beer and wine provided by local distributors and partners
  • Explore the educational kitchens of the Midwest Culinary Institute
  • Enjoy live entertainment, including the return of the Philip Paul Trio, featuring King Records session drummer Philip Paul, a star character in "Cincinnati King," on stage at Playhouse in the Park

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: please call Kim Taylor at (513) 569-1236

To purchase tickets: visit [Link for 2020 tickets will be available soon]

Honors Scholarship Golf Classic

September 16, 2019, at Western Hills Country Club

For information on participating or to become a sponsor
call Kim Taylor at (513) 569-1236 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, a nineteenth hole reception, buffet dinner, and special awards.

All proceeds from the Honors Scholarship Golf Classic are directed to the Foundation’s Honors Scholarship fund. Over the past 20 years, over 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 24, 2019, at Cincinnati State's Clifton Campus

For information on participating or to become a sponsor call Kim Taylor at (513) 569-1236 or email

In fall each year, 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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