The public is invited to sample the tastiest food and drink Maryland has to offer, prepared by some of the best men who cook, 2 to 4 p.m., May 18 at Martin’s West in Woodlawn.

The event is sponsored by the Baltimore Metropolitan Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.

Over 100 friendly chefs are looking forward to sharing samples of their favorite creations including meat and seafood dishes; a wide variety of pastas, home baked desserts and exotic drinks. Local celebrities will also be serving their specialities. Some may even share their secret recipes.

In addition, there will be vendors selling unique fashion items, lots of free door prizes and a 50/50 raffle drawing. For tickets, contact a member of the Coalition or call 443-668-6168.