August 22, 2011 - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County's Kabuki "Celebrity" Cook-off
Where: Benihana Fort Lauderdale
When: Monday, August 22, 2011
Beneficiary: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County
Mistress of Ceremonies: Ana Cedeno
Master of Ceremonies: Doug Jones
President(s): Ana Cedano
Event Coordinator: Lisa Lachs and the Big Brothers Big Sisters staff
Blacktie Photos by: Ginny Fujino, Blacktie-Southflorida.com
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF BROWARD "KABUKI CELEBRITY CHEF COOK OFF" took place @ Benihana Ft Lauderdale on Monday, August 22, 2011 raising over $20,000.00 for their mission.
Fourteen amazing "celebrity chefs" sliced and diced, tossed shrimp tails and created smoking volcanos from onions, as judges observed their skills and determined the winners of the coveted awards.
Table Sponsors Award winners were:
Margaux Parento (Wondor Women), 6 DEGREES (Table Host) KABUKI AWARD
Mitchell Pagerey (Hey mon, Mitch), MORGAN STANLEY (Table Host) GOLDEN TIP AWARD
Lenny Chesal (Rockin' Out Lenny), BOARD (Table Host) TAIKO AWARD
Spero Canton (Jungle Jim), COMCAST (Table Host) SUMO AWARD
Marc Cannon (Greasball), AUTONATION (Table Host) SAMAURI AWARD
Joshua Greenberger/Adam Covit (Dynamic Dealers), SCG & ASSOCIATES (Table Host) KABUKI ROOKIE AWARD
Other Table Sponsors and Celebrity Chefs;
Dolphins, Celebrity Chef Shawn Wooden; Sixth Star, Celebrity Chef Eric Lachs (Parrot Head); Publix, Kim Jaeger (Queen); LG Capital, David Leib (a.k.a. the Wrench); Board, Ellen Weintraub (Pirate Princess), LXR, Chris Tapper (Billy Bob') & Marketing Matters, Scott Leith (Thurston Howell III).
Celebrity Chefs were assisted by the amazing chefs from Benihanas, helping them to develop their skills. Rock Saki was the special drink at the tables, and Celebrity Chefs worked hard for tips, all for a good cause.