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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

An ultimate food extravaganza featuring 30 of Sarasota and Bradenton’s most well-respected men who share the love of cooking. Join these guest chefs as they step out of their daily roles and come together to prepare a dinner filled with their favorite recipes.

NEW THIS YEAR: a craft beer tasting garden where guests can sample new craft brews from local vendors.

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

 

SOUS CHEF SPONSORS

 

CRAFT BEER VENDORS


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 October 21, 2015

Scott Atkins
Managing Director/Market Investment Director, U.S. Trust 

Scott George
Director of Advancement, Community AIDS Network

Christian Hershman
Catering and Chef Consultant

Greg Leaming
Director, FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training

Paul Mattison 
Executive Chef + Proprietor, Mattison's 


Terrence "Terry" McKee
President & CEO, NUOVO Salon Group

Michael Pleas 
Bartender, Jack Dusty


Steve Sabato
Director of News & Digital Content, ABC 7 (WWSB-TV)

Doug Salthouse

Steve Seidensticker
Owner, Tableseide Resturant Group

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

Jon Thaxton
Senior Vice President for Community Investment, Gulf Coast Community Foundation

Robert Vukovich
President & CEO, Wellspring Stables LLC

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


Bios coming soon!