Inaugural CRAFT Michigan Names Participants for Friday’s Event

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Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and Eastern Market announce featured restaurants and distilleries

WHO:                         Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and Eastern Market

WHAT:                     CRAFT Detroit – a night of artisan cuisine and handcrafted cocktails benefiting Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan and Eastern Market Corporation equally

WHERE:                     Shed 3 at Eastern Market (2934 Russell Street Detroit, MI 48207)

WHEN:                     Friday, August 1, 2014 from 7pm – 11pm

CONTACT:                Allison Hurt - 248-593-7434

CRAFT Detroit is focused on bringing the plethora of Detroit culinary talent to all who attends. Focused on fresh, hand-crafted cocktails and artisan cuisine, CRAFT will provide all attendees with inspired flavors featuring local ingredients, many of which can be found at Eastern market, to expand and delight the palate. Participants include: Blue Nectar Tequila, Journeyman Distillery, Heaven Hill Distillery, New Holland Artisan Spirits, Two James Distillery, Papa’s Pilar, Valentine Distilling, Blackfinn Ameripub, Bacco Ristorante, Chef Tony Catering, The Mac Shack, Levy Restaurants, The Rattlesnake, Russel Street Deli, The Stand Gastro Bistro, and Sweet Artisan Marshmallows.

The event will be held in Shed 3 at Eastern Market from 7 – 11pm on Friday, August 1, 2014. Tickets are for sale for $45 at, or can be purchased at the door for $50. Tickets include:

  •     10 tokens for hand-crafted cocktail samples
  •     Unlimited tastings of innovative cuisine from local restaurants
  •     Live music and other entertainment
  •     CRAFT giveaway bags

About Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan is a statewide non-profit organization that provides information, financial assistance and emotional support to adults and children affected by leukemia, lymphoma and related blood disorders. Every two hours, someone in Michigan is diagnosed with leukemia. CLF has been there to support them since 1962. For every $1 donated to CLF, approximately 83 cents goes directly to patient and family programs and services, which is important as more than half of the patients CLF sees fall under the poverty level. CLF is headquartered in Troy, Michigan and has a regional office in Grand Rapids, Michigan. For more information, call 800.825.2536 or visit

About Eastern Market
Eastern Market Corporation (EMC) is the nonprofit that manages Eastern Market on behalf of the City of Detroit. EMC’s vision is to create the most inclusive, resilient, and robust regional food hub in the United States. The Eastern Market leverages its dynamic history, manages operations, district revitalization, develops programs, builds facilities and provides critical infrastructure to : strengthen the Eastern Market District, improve access to healthy, green, affordable, and fair food choices in Detroit and throughout Southeast Michigan and to fortify the food sector as a pillar of regional economic growth. For more information, call (313) 833-9300, visit online at or follow on Twitter: @EasternMarket and Facebook: EasternMarketDetroit

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Allison Hurt
The Berline Group, Inc.
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