WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The Smithsonian National Zoo's biggest fundraiser, ZooFari!, is coming up next month.
A hundred of the area's finest restaurants will be featured at the event on Thursday, May 15 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Celebrity chefs will compete in a grill-off using a secret ingredient from the zoo's kitchen. There will also be wine from local and international vineyards, animal demos and viewings and a silent auction.
All proceeds from the event support the zoo's conservation and education programs.
For more on the event, please visit: http://nationalzoo.si.edu/activitiesandevents/celebrations/zoofari/