Culinary Extravaganza benefits students pursuing degrees in culinary arts
Atlanta, Georgia – Award winning celebrity chef Marvin Woods will lead a an array of “Top Chefs” as they bring exciting, upscale dining to the city of Atlanta as a scholarship fundraiser for students pursuing degrees in culinary arts and hospitality. Woods will be joined by a diverse group of chefs in the 10th Annual Chefs of the World: A Taste of Fame, devoted to displaying their culinary expertise for invited guests. Sponsored by the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation this event will be held on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, 265 Peachtree Street Atlanta, Georgia.
Each participating executive or sous chef has graciously committed his/her time and resources to prepare a five-course meal for 10 people. Each meal will be selected personally by the chef and are tastefully and exquisitely unique to their respective style. Up to 25 tables – each seating 10 individuals — provides an elegant and stylishly appointed setting for this exciting event.
Confirmed chefs include: Marvin Woods, Owner and Executive Chef, Asante Restaurant and Lounge, Atlanta; Averriel Thomas, Chef & Owner, Fat Creole Tomato Catering, New Orleans; Martin Pfefferkorn, Executive Chef, Hyatt Regency Atlanta; Natalie Michon Alexander, Owner, Michon’s BBQ Bistro, Atlanta; Tim Kotula, Executive Chef, The Commerce Club, Atlanta; Ashley Clay, Executive Chef/Owner, Scales 925, Atlanta; Ugo Okpareke, Executive Chef, Rays in the City, Atlanta; Tony Morrow, Owner, The Pecan, Atlanta; Rolando Cantrell, Owner, Cantrell Occasions, Atlanta; Matthew Ionetta, Senior Banquet Chef, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta; Marc Suennemann, Executive Chef, Fandangle’s Restaurant, Sheraton Atlanta Hotel; Mark Brown, Owner, Magnificent Meals, Atlanta; Ralph B. Paige, Executive Chef, Atlanta Area Technical College, Atlanta; Kahlicia Pettus, Regional Vice President, Sodexo: Frank Ski’s Restaurant and Lounge, Atlanta; Chef Elliott Farmer, CEO/President, Farmer’s Gourmet Catering/Chef Elliott’s Enterprise, Inc., Douglassville; Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint, Atlanta; and, Simeon Hall, Executive Chef and Owner, Simeon Hall Restaurants, Grand Bahamas.
For interviews and media credentials, or more information on this event please contact Esther Brown at 404-524-1106, or via email at Esther.Brown@twd-inc.net.