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Chef's Night with Grande Lakes Chefs
Chef's Night at Second Harvest Food Bank
Join us for a unique dining experience and help feed Central Floridians in need

Catering for Good of Second Harvest Food Bank invites you to attend a Great Culinary Experience featuring local guest chefs. Guest will enjoy a gourmet dinner from unique menus of some of Central Florida’s most talented chefs.

All proceeds from Catering for Good support a Culinary Training Program that puts Central Floridians back into the workforce as food service professionals. We hope you take advantage of this delicious opportunity to fight hunger in our community.

Chef's Night featuring chefs of Grande Lakes

The month of September features the chefs of Grande Lakes: Highball & Harvest and Whisper Creek Farms.

Chef David Serus is the Executive Chef of Highball & Harvest at the Ritz Carlton and the restaurant offers southern inspired cuisine and hand-crafted cocktails. The restaurant pays homage to Central Florida’s abundant harvests moved from field to table with menus laden with ingredients from local farms, as well as their own green-growing efforts. Handcrafted cocktails are infused with seasonal fruits and herbs, and create a culinary adventure that is as inspiring as it is memorable.

Chef Jaden Sheive is the Executive Chef for the Whisper Creek Farm: The Kitchen at the Marriott Grande Lakes. The restaurant offers farm inspired comfort food and craft beers. A desire to bring Grande Lakes’ onsite farm experience to guests brought Whisper Creek Farm: The Kitchen to life.

Together Chef David and Chef Jaden have created a fusion menu from both restaurants for guests of Chef Night to enjoy one night only. The menu will feature a 4-course dinner as well as a specialty cocktail, wine and hand crafted beer.

Chef’s Night is on Thursday September 24, 2015 at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida at 411 Mercy Drive, Orlando, FL 32805. Passed hors-d’oeuvre at 6:00pm. Dinner seating at 6:30pm.

Participation is limited so please reserve your spot in advance. Click here to register for the event.

Includes a 4-course dinner, wine, and fun for a great cause.

Menu for the evening:

Sweet Pea Ravioli / Pea Greens / Pecorino / Chanterelles / Fresh Mint

South Carolina Rainbow Trout / Sweet Potato / Turnips / Kale

Braised Beef Cheek / Farro Risotto / Mustard Frills / Farm Carrots

Red Velvet Cake / Red Berries / Roasted Figs

Check out our upcoming Chef’s Night lineup:

September 24, 2015 Chef David Serus (Executive Chef/MCF) of The Ritz Carlton Orlando with Chef Jadan Sheive (Executive Chef) of the JW Marriott.

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