WCNY, Central New York’s public broadcaster, announced its 5th annual Taste of Fame culinary-focused fundraiser will feature Chef, Television Host, and Cookbook Author Julia Collin Davison. Davison is co-host of the PBS TV show “America's Test Kitchen”, which won Daytime Emmy Award Nominations for Outstanding Culinary Program, Outstanding Lifestyle/Culinary Host, and Outstanding Directing in a Lifestyle/Culinary Program. Chef Richard Blais returns to Taste of Fame as emcee as Julia delights guests with stories and sensational cuisine. The award-winning 5th annual Taste of Fame event takes place at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 at the Oncenter, 800 S. State St. Syracuse, NY 13202. Prior to the dinner, a meet and greet, in-studio recording, and live demo takes place with Chefs Julia Collin Davison and Richard Blais at the WCNY TV Studios, 415 W. Fayette St. in Syracuse at 4 p.m. Proceeds from the Taste of Fame fundraiser WCNY’s programs and services. For more information, visit wcny.org/tasteoffame.