Brandon Foundation and Rolling Pin partnered to bring seven Celebrity and Top Chefs this Spring to join the quest of making Tampa Bay area a Culinary Destination. Rolling Pin and their guests raised $2,519 for Brandon Foundation and its charities. Chefs on the schedule were: Chopped Grillmaster Contestant Chad Ward, Chef and Cookbook Author Helen Chen, Top Chef Contestants Tiffany Derry, Tre Wilcox, Richie Farina, Lindsay Autry, and Chopped Contestant, Cookbook Author and Southern Chef Virginia Willis. All of these great chefs prepared signature dishes in a full meal and beverage demonstration format. They shared their experiences of the culinary world and tips for producing amazing food.
“Partnering with the Brandon Foundation was a natural choice for us. We’ve seen what this foundation has done for the community and we wanted to help in their continued support of local charities. Bringing Celebrity and Top Chefs to the Tampa Bay area helped raised funds and awareness for the Brandon Foundation. The Chefs were entertaining, the food was amazing and customers are clamoring for them to come back. ” – Owner Chef Dave West
About Brandon Foundation: The Brandon Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization. Founded in 2003, our mission is to improve the quality of life and shape the future of our community by creating public awareness, developing resources and supporting initiatives to address local needs. Since its inception, Brandon Foundation has brought together corporate and small business leaders, along with individual leaders within the community to develop successful solutions and programs to meet local needs. More Information
About Rolling Pin Kitchen Emporium: Since 1995, Rolling Pin has been the “Culinary Resource” for the Tampa Bay Area. This locally owned and operated Brandon, FL based gourmet kitchen store and culinary education center regularly stocks 15,000 kitchen tool items and boasts the largest avocational Culinary Center in Florida where 8 – 10 cooking classes are conducted weekly. Whether presented by Celebrity Chefs, local instructors or In-house Chefs, these classes are fun, informative and always a great value. The food is great too!