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Chef Announces Dishes to Support Show House: Proceeds will help Food For The Poor build homes in Haiti
Chef Announces Dishes to Support Show House
Proceeds will help Food For The Poor build homes in Haiti
Executive Chef Nestor “Alex” Amaya, owner of El Tamarindo Café, has unveiled the mouthwatering menu for the anticipated “Tour a House, Build a House” 2014 Designer Show House event, presented by Lighthouse Interiors Feb. 20-23.
“It is always an honor for me to share my favorite culinary creations,” said Executive Chef Amaya. “Being a part of the 2014 Designer Show House is a wonderful opportunity for me to do the two things I’m most passionate about: preparing delicious meals and helping others.”
The event officially opens with an exclusive VIP reception on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. VIP guests will have their taste buds tantalized with signature dishes prepared and served by Chef Amaya during live cooking demonstrations in the home’s dream kitchen. Selections include ceviche, tender rack of veal, polpettine and mozzarella wrapped with prosciutto.
“Food For The Poor is delighted to have Chef Amaya prepare his best-loved recipes for the 2014 Designer Show House charity event. We appreciate his willingness to use his talents to support families in Haiti,” said Angel Aloma, Executive Director of Food For The Poor.
Those attending the 2014 Designer Show House VIP Reception will also enjoy cocktails and specialty drinks courtesy of Bacardi, a fashion show by Styles Boutique, an assortment of silent auction items, music by Miami’s DJ UP and open tours of the palatial home. VIP tickets are $150.
In addition to tours of the stunning, newly-constructed multi-million dollar waterfront home at 2316 NE 30th Court in Lighthouse Point, the three-day event will feature the very best in home décor, interior design techniques and architectural landscaping. A group of South Florida’s top designers, including Bridget Conway of Lighthouse Interiors, decorated the home throughout. Proceeds from the unique event will be used to build Food For The Poor homes for needy families in Ganthier, Haiti.
General admission days for the 2014 Designer Show House event are Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21-22, from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 23, from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $30.
- Friday, Feb. 21, at 5:30 p.m. – wine tasting
- Saturday, Feb. 22, 2-4 p.m. – champagne and desserts served
- Sunday, Feb. 23, 2-4 p.m. – enchanting steel pan music performance, and a colorful fashion show hosted by Noelle Swimwear
Parking for the event will be at The Pink Church (First Presbyterian Church of Pompano Beach), 2331 NE 26th Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL 33062. Complimentary shuttle service to and from the event will be provided by USA Transportation.
The premier sponsor for the 2014 Designer Show House is Campbell & Rosemurgy Real Estate. Additional sponsors include Bay Branch Foundation, Bayview Animal Clinic, Heritage Investment Group, Les Bijoux, LLC, Sheehan Buick GMC, The Prenner Team — Cathy and Jack Prenner, and Wells Fargo.
The South Florida designers who joined Bridget Conway in the design of the home are Kenneth Crawford of Kenneth Crawford Interiors; Ellen de Vos of Michael Taylor Designs; Frances Herrera of Frances Herrera Interior Design; Sonia Lise Longchamp ASID, Kay Smith, and Gene Valentino of Sklar Furnishings; Kendall Marcelle of Kendall Marcelle Design Associates, Inc.; Bernard and Stephanie Molyneux, owners of ACP Home Interiors; Sabrina Wilson of Lighthouse Interiors; Century Furniture; and Spruce Home & Garden.
For additional information or to purchase tickets, visit www.FoodForThePoor.org/
Food For The Poor, named by The Chronicle of Philanthropy as the largest international relief and development organization in the nation, does much more than feed millions of the hungry poor in 17 countries of the Caribbean and Latin America. This interdenominational Christian ministry provides emergency relief assistance, clean water, medicines, educational materials, homes, support for orphans and the aged, skills training and micro-enterprise development assistance, with more than 95 percent of all donations going directly to programs that help the poor. For more information, please visit www.FoodForThePoor.org.
Enjoy this great slideshow from Tom Weber, sponsored by Pro Lab of Pompano and Greight Spaces, of East Village Uncorked on 2/7/14.
Be sure to get to East Village Uncorked in March! It truly is an amazing evening.