Piccolo Ristorante is on Sunrise Highway in Bellmore. (April 16,...

Piccolo Ristorante is on Sunrise Highway in Bellmore. (April 16, 2011) Credit: Yana Paskova

For the third year in a row, Stuart Thomas Manor in Farmingdale will be hosting a benefit for the Long Island chapters of Support For People With Oral And Head And Neck Cancer (SPOHNC).

The event , which takes place on April 30 at 7 p.m., will honor cancer survivors, and proceeds will benefit the organization.

The tasting has grown exponentially since 2010. This year almost 40 culinary establishments will provide sustenance, including Piccolo Ristorante of Bellmore, Novita of Garden City, Ayhan’s of Baldwin, Sole of Oceanside, Mim’s of Roslyn Heights, Croxley’s Ale House of Rockville Centre and Sweet Butter Cupcakes of Malverne.

There will also be a number of raffles and auctions. Diane O’Doherty of LI Radio Group will be on hand to be master of ceremonies. A suggested donation of $25 or more per person is requested.

Stuart Thomas Manor is at 2143 Boundary Ave., Farmingdale. For more information or to make a reservation, call 516-753-0923 or email lyn@SPOHNC@yahoo.com.

For more information about SPOHNC, go to www.SPOHNC.org or call 800-377-0928.

Piccolo in Bellmore is one of the restaurants participating in SPOHNC's 2012 tasting benefit.