Angela Melvin, community resource director with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast-Lee County, announced the inaugural Chef’s Cooking For Kids to be held Thursday, April 18 at The Club at Grandezza from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets to the event are $60 per person or $500 for a table of eight.
The “Top Chef” culinary extravaganza will feature 20 top local chefs who will showcase their culinary specialties as well as cocktails, music, silent auction and camaraderie benefiting a great cause, one-to-one mentoring programs for the children of Lee County.
Participating restaurants include Angelina’s Ristorante, Blu Sushi, Cristof’s on McGregor, Cru, Fat Katz, The Firestone, Norman Love Confections, Rumrunners, Twisted Vine Bistro and Yabo. The Premiere Sponsor is Gulfcoast Coin & Jewelry. Additional sponsors include The Club at Grandezza, Chico’s, Preferred Community Bank, Vi at Bentley Village, AT&T, Florida Blue and Publix. Media sponsors are FOX 4 News and The News-Press Media Group.
The Club at Grandezza is located at 11841 Grande Oak Blvd. in Estero. For further information, reservations or how to be a guest chef de cuisine, contact Angela Melvin at 239-288-4224, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.bbbssun.org and click on “events.”
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast provides one-to-one mentoring relationships to children ages 6 to 18 years old throughout the Gulf Coast of Florida in Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto, Highlands, Hardee, Charlotte, Lee, Collier, Glades and Hendry counties. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast holds itself accountable for children in its program to achieve measurable outcomes, such as educational success; avoidance of risky behaviors; and higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships. The organization provides children facing adversity, often those of single or low-income households or families with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. For more information, visit www.bbbssun.org.