at Syd Entel and Susan Benjamin Galleries
247 Main Street, Safety Harbor
Thursday, October 24
Sample gourmet tapas amid a collection of art and glass.
Culinary Arts Chefs Eileen and Tim will demonstrate and artfully present a Spanish themed menu from gazpacho to sangria. Take home their exotic recipes so you can dazzles your guests.
This Sterling Society sponsored event benefits the Dunedin Fine Art Center capital fund. Cost $35. Limited seating, so reserve early. Contact DFAC at 298-3322 or online at www.dfac.org/tickets
Chef Tim Houlihan
Chef Tim graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, where he received classical training in the art of cuisine. He went on to apprentice in Miami and Switzerland, where he lived for six years.
After chef positions in Philadelphia and Texas, Chef Tim worked as Corporate Chef for Leverocks Restaurants in and around Florida.
He then went on to open his restaurant in Pinellas County, where he conducted business for sixteen years.
Chef Tim is presently the personal chef for the Pittsburgh Pirates in Bradenton, and also does catering with his partner, Chef Eileen Quinn.
His background is classic and he will bring technical elements to your evening.
Chef Eileen Quinn
Chef Eileen received her culinary training at the College of the Virgin Islands in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, where she later opened the Cabana Bar and Grille at Blackbeard’s Castle.
She did her apprenticeship in Puerto Rico and in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. Chef Quinn owned and operated a personal chef/fine catering, Dinner at 8, near Chicago. She has taught culinary classes for 20 years and had a weekly cooking segment on Chicago TV.
Chef Eileen is now a Florida resident and does catering work with her partner, Chef Tim Houlihan, under the name of Houlihan-Quinn.
Her style is spirited and lively and your evening will be fun and instructional!