Posts Tagged ‘BGCBC’
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County Host The 3rd Annual “Future Tastes Great” Iron Chef Competition
Teens have the opportunity to team up and compete with Broward’s best chefs in this culinary fundraiser
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (October 26, 2011) – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (BGCBC) will host the third annual “Future Tastes Great” Iron Chef Competition 6:30 p.m. Saturday, November 19, 2011 at Hugh’s Culinary in Oakland Park. This unique and entertaining fundraiser will raise the necessary funds to operate the BGCBG Culinary Arts program which is located at the North Lauderdale Levine/Slaughter Boys & Girls Club. The Culinary Arts program is just is one of the many specialized Career Exploration Programs that are available for BGCBC’s teen members to help introduce them to alternative career opportunities.
Participating chef’s and culinary experts from Michelle’s Dining & Lounge, Café Maxx, Blue Moon, D’Angelo’s, and Hugh’s just to name a few will treat guests to culinary delights. Chef Teresa Ruiz of the Boys & Girls Club’s Culinary Arts Program will also participate with assistance from her students. Sponsored teams consisting of one chef and BGCBC youth assistants will partner to create magic in the kitchen. Each team will be given the same ingredients and will then be judged in a cook-off. Guests will enjoy an exclusive dinner prepared by some of Broward’s best chefs in addition to wine tastings, libations, live entertainment and a silent auction.
“It is very humbling to have the opportunity to work with the staff and volunteers of the Boys & Girls Clubs,” said Kim Hackett, Levine/Slaughter Advisory Board Member and Future Tastes Great Chairwoman. “This event is all about the kids and the Culinary Arts Program that helps develop new skills and open doors to the world of culinary opportunities for our teen members.”
Tickets are $100 per person and include fine cuisine, wine tastings and other specials. To purchase tickets and for sponsorship information, visit www.northlauderdalebgc.com or call Marika Guyton, Events Coordinator, 954-537-1010 ext. 226.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County joined the national organization in 1965 and have grown along with the movement. We now have 12 facilities with a membership of over 12,000 youth, making us one of the largest Boys & Girls Club organizations in the nation. We are a nonprofit 501(C) (3) private agency. We rely on funding raised by our Board of Directors, special events, general donations, corporate sponsors, foundation support, endowments, and the Broward County government.
The Experience Auto Group Hosts 2nd Annual “Taste Of Broward” Benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs Of Broward County
South Florida’s hottest restaurants joined forces to assist in collecting school supplies and other donations for more than 12,000 youth of Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (September 26, 2011) – Ferrari-Maserati of Fort Lauderdale, hosted the 2nd Annual “Taste of Broward”™ joined by more than 15 Broward restaurants and wine/spirits brands benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (BGCBC) on Thursday, September 15, 2011. The event collected school supplies for more than 12,000 children along with $1,000 in monetary donations.
More than 300 of South Florida’s hottest VIP movers and shakers joined Garrett Hayim, President of Ferrari-Maserati of Fort Lauderdale – Home of the Experience, for decadent tastings, and an up-close view of the nation’s most hi-profile luxury sports cars. Guests toured the stunning showroom, an eye-catching combination of style and speed spread out over 30,000 sq. ft., featuring a variety of new and classic Ferrari and Maserati models. Those who attended also were able to preview a collection of exotics from Ferrari-Maserati of Fort Lauderdale along with an exciting display of the fuel efficient Fiat, courtesy of Rick Case Fiat in Davie, FL.
Food and fun were not the only items on the menu; “Taste of Broward”™ supported a great cause – BGCBC. Guests indulged in a variety of lavish cuisine and spirits provided by Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, East City Grill, GG’s Waterfront Bar and Grill, Solita Las Olas, Rocco’s Tacos, Tokyo Blue, Lola’s on Harrison, SAGE French Café, Las Olas Wine Café, Big City Tavern, STOP BURGERS, Panera Bread, Uddersweets, Smart Water, Zu Vodka, Mount Gay Rum, Cointreau, Remy Martin Cognac and more.
About Ferrari-Maserati of Fort Lauderdale – The Home of the Experience
Established in 1983, Ferrari-Maserati of Fort Lauderdale – The Home of the Experience is South Florida’s oldest and most respected dealer of luxury performance Italian automobiles. The recently renovated, brand-new, state-of-the-art showroom and facility showcases the world’s most coveted autos. Ferrari-Maserati of Fort Lauderdale – The Home of the Experience is the only factory-authorized Ferrari and Maserati body shop that also features an award-winning restoration team. The dealership carries a wide array of Ferrari and Maserati parts, accessories, and apparel. Clients have the ability to make service appointments online at its website at www.FerrariFL.com, where interested buyers may also find a full list of the current inventory, news and upcoming events. Ferrari-Maserati of Fort Lauderdale – The Home of the Experience is located at 5750 North Federal Hwy. in Fort Lauderdale, FL. For more information please call 954.607.7928.