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ASOLO REPERTORY THEATRE

Box Office: 941.351.8000 / 800.361.8388

SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2016 – 6PM
MATTISON’S BAYSIDE AT THE VAN WEZEL

Men Who Cook & Brew is back with craft beer and brews from local vendors, along with Sarasota and Bradenton’s finest guest chefs who will share their culinary talents and prepare a dinner filled with their favorite recipes.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS 

Chef appetizer and entrée stations
Craft beer tasting garden
Raffle for gourmet cooking classes
Awards for best table décor and “People’s Choice” best chef
Live music
Parade of chefs
Merchandise for sale including: t-shirts, aprons, cookbooks


TICKETS, SPONSORSHIPS & INFORMATION
Contact the Special Events Department at SpecialEvents@asolo.org or 941.351.9010 ext. 4702




LEAD EVENT SPONSORS

MASTER CHEF SPONSORS

Mollie Nelson 

Canon Solutions America

SOUS CHEF SPONSORS

Terry Mckee

Doug Salthouse

Sarasota Orthopedic Associates 

 

CRAFT BEER 


SIGN UP TO BE A CHEF!

We are currently accepting new chefs for 2016.

CHEF RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Choose one recipe (appetizer or entrée)
  • Meet deadlines (submit form, headshot, bio recipe)
  • Cover the expense for all of the ingredients used in the preparation
  • Prepare 30 portions to be served at the event
  • Purchase tickets to the event (or organize a table by selling tickets to friends)
  • Decorate your table and compete in the table décor competition 

CHEF DEADLINES

  • 11/01/15 – Submit registration form and recipe name
  • 11/15/15 – Submit headshot and bio (for the website, program and cookbook)
  • 1/15/16 – Submit the full recipe


For more information on becoming a chef, contact Laura Stuart Wood, Special Events Manager, at 941-351-9010 ext. 4712 or Laura_Wood@asolo.org


2016 CHEF PROFILES
As of March 29, 2016

SCOTT ATKINS
Managing Director/Market Investment Director of Southwest Florida, U.S. Trust

DEREK BLACKBURN
Food Lovers Catering

TREVOR BORN
Sports Medicine Physician, Sarasota Orthopedic Associates

ROBERT GAGLIO
Chef and Owner, Italian Culinary Tours

CHRISTIAN HERSHMAN
Catering and Chef Consultant

PAUL MATTISON
Executive Chef & Proprietor, Mattison’s Restaurants & Catering


TERRENCE "TERRY" MCKEE
President & CEO, NUOVO Salon Group

MICHAEL PLEAS
Bartender, Jack Dusty at The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

STEVE SABATO
Director of Community Engagement, ABC 7

DOUG SALTHOUSE

STEVE SEIDENSTICKER
Owner, Tableseide Restaurant Group

GARY W. SWEETMAN
President, Gary W. Sweetman Photography & Digital Imaging, Inc.

JON THAXTON
Director of Community Investment, Gulf Coast Community Foundation

LEE WILLIAMS
Investigative Reporter, Gun Columnist and “The Rum Writer”, Herald-Tribune Media Group