Count Down to “THE BIG DAY” And the Great Cook-off Begins

Randy Gunter (left) waits patiently for guests to arrive to the 2007 Cook-off.
Randy Gunter (left) waits patiently for guests to arrive to the 2007 Cook-off.

“The Big Day” is almost here, and as of press time, approximately 90 plus celebrity men are eagerly waiting to show off their culinary skills. Yes, it’s time for the ninth annual “Savannah’s 100 Celebrity Men Who Cook.” On Sunday, December 14, 2008-3:00P.M. – 5:00P.M., the Savannah Marriott Riverfront will be the “THE PLACE” where .some of these men will get a big ego boost. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Appetizers – hot and cold, Salads, Breads, Vegetables, Casseroles – seafood, meat, non-meat, Chili, Soups, Gumbos, Poultry, Beef, Pork, Barbeque – beef, pork, chicken, and Desserts.

“Savannah’s 100 Celebrity Men Who Cook” is a benefit event for the United Negro College Fund. Started in 2000, this mega tasting party showcases the culinary skills of a diverse group of dedicated men in our community. Representatives from the political, religious, corporate, medical, academic, volunteer communities and all walks of life come together annually to support higher education for our children.

This is the event of the season that you don’t want to miss. Come and enjoy the fun, meet and greet the chefs, feast upon all the goodies,

and eat all you want! All proceeds from this great event will benefit the United Negro College Fund.

You don’t want to miss this exciting pre- holiday event, sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Sigma Gamma Rho, and Zeta Phi Beta Sororities. Donation is only $25.00.

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is an American philanthropic organization that fundraises college tuition money for black students and general scholarship funds for 39 private historically black colleges and universities. The UNCF was incorporated on April 25, 1944 by Frederick D. Patterson (then president of what is now Tuskegee University), Mary McLeod Bethune, and others. UNCF helps to close the educational attainment gap between African Americans and the majority population, and helps promising students attend college

For tickets or additional information, please call (912) 232-6048.

Thanks for your continued support.

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