The Rett Syndrome Research Foundation hosts the fifth annual Festival of Food & Wine at The State Room, on Thursday, November 3rd. Lending their support and their culinary prowess to the cause are chefs Kevin Crawley of Coriander Bistro, Evan Deluty of Torch and Stella, Dan Morley of Le Soir, Marc Orfaly of Pigalle and Marco, Owen Tilley of Tremont 647, Anthony Susi of Sage, Gabriel Frasca of Spire, Toby T. Hill of Eldredge Room, Oren Peer of State Room, Paul Turano of Tryst, and Michelle Vernier of blu. The evening, which runs from 6:30-10:00pm, will feature wines and beer courtesy of Diageo Guinness USA, a live and silent auction and a raffle. Tickets cost $150 each with proceeds benefiting the Rett Syndrome Research Foundation’s mission is to promote and fund scientific research seeking treatments or a cure for Rett Syndrome (a neurological disorder that deprives females of communication and motor skills). For more information and to purchase tickets go to the Rett Syndrome Research Foundation’s website at www.rsrf.org.