ARC Broward’s Delish 2016 Presents A South Florida Culinary Tour Featuring Honorary Chef Scott Conant
Presented by PNC Bank, the Fifth Annual Delish Event Takes Place on Thursday, April 14th, 2016 at The Gallery of Amazing Things
ARC Broward’s 5th Annual Delish will feature Food Network’s Chopped star, Chef Scott Conant as this year’s Honorary Chef Chair. The event, sponsored by PNC Bank, will be emceed by Belkys Nerey of Bite With Belkys. Delish will bring together the best and brightest South Florida based chefs, wine, and spirits in a unique tasting event for over 500 guests at the Gallery of Amazing Things in Dania Beach on April 14th from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Delish has partnered with seven South Florida restaurants and executive chefs that will create pop-up versions of their restaurants in the Gallery of Amazing things. Chef Lauren Deshields of Market 17, Chef Spike and Chef Coletti of Sunny’s at The Hall on South Beach, Chef Philip Darmon of Hardy Park Bistro, Chef Adrienne Grenier of 3030 Ocean, Chef Toby Joseph of Wild Sea Oyster Bar, Chef Venoy Rogers Essensia at The Palms Hotel & Spa, and Chef Robyn Almodovar of Palate Party are all working with ARC Broward Culinary Institute students to provide guests with a taste of South Florida. Riverside Market has also joined the event to provide a custom beer garden, in addition to William Hill and New Amsterdam providing the bar for the evening.
“ARC Broward’s Delish 2016 is bringing together some of South Florida’s top chefs to work alongside the next generation of culinary talent from the ARC Broward Culinary Institute,” explains Conant. “I’m honored to serve as this year’s Honorary Chef Chair and look forward to selecting the winning team for Best South Florida Chef 2016.”
Proceeds from Delish will benefit ARC Broward and the ARC Broward Culinary Institute, which provides culinary training and job placement assistance for people with disabilities and life challenges. The ARC Broward Culinary Institute offers a 16-week certificate program that allows students with developmental disabilities and other life challenges the ability to obtain real world, on-the-job training, with all revenues directly supporting job training and placement in the culinary field.
“I couldn’t be more impressed with the great work ARC Broward provides to our community and Breakthru is proud to continue our support of Delish, the pinnacle fundraising event of their culinary program. A special thank you to our generous partners New Amsterdam Vodka and William Hill Winery for joining us as we celebrate ARC students and their delicious accomplishments.” Bob Drinon, Breakthru Beverage President, South Region.
Delish Committee Chairs include Heather Geronemus of Ultimate Software and Steve Fuino of PNC Bank. In addition to presenting sponsor PNC Bank, sponsors include AutoNation, Publix Supermarket Charities, Ultimate Software, Greenspoon Marder, City Furniture, Tim Singer and Associates, Gold Coast Magazine, Mad Studios, WBS Technologies, Vedgee, Moss and Associates, Front of House, Roetzel, Bank of America, Tripp Scott, Marsh and McLennan, RSM US LLP, Holland and Knight, Channel 7 News, Breakthru Beverage, Berger Singerman, The Eppy Group, Adena Grill, 3030 Ocean, Market 17, Hardy Park Bistro, Sunny’s, Essensia Restaurant and Lounge, Wild Sea Oyster Bar, Riverside Market, Palate Party, Crepe Maker, Hoffman’s Chocolate, Urban Desserts, AFR Furniture Rental and Event Furniture, William Hill, New Amsterdam and La Marca Prosecco.
Student Chef Sponsors include Gary L. Arenson, Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants, Broward Health, C and F Electric, Carolyn Davis and Ned Black, Doumar Allsworth, Cheryl Duke, Eaton Financial Group, Holy Cross, Marti and Wayne Huizenga, Alice and Mike Jackson, The Massey Family, Matrix Health, Albert and Beatiz Miniaci, Maria Miniaci, Chad Moss and Cheryl Seinfeld, Cindy Reilly/Title Partners of South Florida Inc., Nova Southeastern University, Stonegate Bank, Walgreens and Zimmerman Advertising.
General Admission Tickets retail for $150 and will be available through www.arcbroward.com. VIP Tickets which include access to an exclusive pre-party featuring Adena Grill and La Marca Prosecco are available for $200.