- Chef Papa Joe, Papa Joe’s Italian Restaurant
- Chef John Sellers, Chef Images
- Chef Kevin Howe, Chef’s Cafe
- Chefs of the WREC (Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative) outdoor cooking team (David Lambert and Len Sossamon)
At the Kiwanis Club’s August 5 meeting the chefs drew for the ingredients that they must use. By random drawing the following ingredients were announced:
- Chef Papa Joe – chicken, pasta, peanuts, avocado, and carambola
- Chef John Sellers – beef, rice, mushrooms, cucumbers and tomato
- Check Kevin Howe – pork, potato, orange, squash and guava
- Chefs of the WREC Outdoor Cooking Team – seafood, grits, corn, grapefruit and tangerine
This year’s Taste of the Fields will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2016, from 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm at Chinsegut Hill Manor House, 22495 Chinsegut Hill Road, Brooksville, Florida 34601. Tickets are $75 per person or $130 per couple. Each ticket includes:
- Bread prepared by Hernando County’s own culinary arts students
- Four distinct chef prepared plates (each guest gets a plate from each chef)
- Delectable desserts prepared by the Rising Sun Bistro & Café
- Marker 48® Craft beer
- Strongtower Vineyard Wine
- NJoy Spirits
- Live music by the Boogie Brothers
To purchase tickets call Bill Geiger at 352-678-9195.
About Kiwanis Club of Brooksville Ridge
Kiwanis Club of Brooksville Ridge meets every Friday morning at 7:15 am at Country Kitchen, 20733 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, Florida 34601. For more information about Kiwanis Club of Brooksville Ridge call Katie Stacy, President, at 352-442-5132 or go to www.KiwanisoftheBrooksvilleRidge.com.
Kiwanis Club of Brooksville Ridge was chartered on July 14, 2008 and is one of five clubs in Hernando County (Adventure Coast, Brooksville, Brooksville Ridge, Spring Hill, and Weeki Wachee). The four comprise over 200 men and women dedicated to serving the children of our community. Kiwanis goals locally are to raise funds to help the poor, participating in fellowship, and give back to the community.
The Kiwanis Clubs of Hernando County are among 8,000 clubs and 250,000 members in 70 countries. It is a global organization of members working to change the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis International and its Service Leadership Programs – Circle K, Key Club, Key Leader, Builders Club, K-Kids, Kiwanis Junior, and Aktion Club – dedicate millions of volunteer hours and invest $100 million to strengthen communities and serve children annually.
Kiwanis engaged in its first Worldwide Service Project teaming up with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to virtually eliminate iodine deficiency disorders. These disorders cause various degrees of mental and physical impairment in the fetus and in young children. At this time, Kiwanis International and UNICEF have joined forces to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus called Project Eliminate. This deadly disease steals the lives of nearly 60,000 innocent babies and a significant number of women each year. The effects of the disease are excruciating – tiny newborns suffer repeated, painful convulsions and extreme sensitivity to light and touch.