Events

Events, Projects, Family, Social Networking – Every now and again I like to write about some event I was able to participated in or I was able to attend. It can range from helping my neighbors son with a high school senior project to figuring out what to eat after having a tooth pulled. There are charity events mentioned along with holidays and birthdays for me and my family.
 

The Great Chefs Event 2009 – A Huge Success

June 19, 2009 2 Comments
The Great Chefs Event 2009 – A Huge Success

  This years Great Chefs Event to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation was a huge success. They doubled the number of participants and I’m sure not one patron walked away hungry. Everyone seemed to have had a great time. I know I did. As a Silver Sponsor this year, I was able to […]

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The Great Chefs Event

June 16, 2009 4 Comments
The Great Chefs Event

The Great Chefs Event – SOLD OUT This Saturday was the 10th annual event for Alex’s Original Lemonade Stand in Wynnewood, PA. This year they raised over $100,000 to help find a cure for childhood cancer. I was thrilled to see my girls participate by volunteering at one of the stands and being involved with […]

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Interview with White House Chef Walter Scheib

April 22, 2009 1 Comment
Interview with White House Chef Walter Scheib

Chef Walter Scheib Cooks With The Celebrity Chef Tour Once again I have the opportunity to share with you a very informative interview with a top American chef. This time with Chef Walter Scheib, an extraordinary person who was the previous executive White House chef for President Bill Clinton and President George W Bush. Not […]

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The Celebrity Chef Tour

April 20, 2009 1 Comment
The Celebrity Chef Tour

Once again I had the privilege to interview one of America’s Top Chefs and ask questions you don’t normally see in everyday interviews like “What advice you would give home cooks to take our cooking to the next level?” My most recent Novice2Pro chef interview was with Chef Marc Vetri, a local Philly guy who […]

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Romantic Valentine’s Day Meal Suggestions

January 28, 2009 0 Comments
Romantic Valentine’s Day Meal Suggestions

A Valentine’s Day Meal Fit For Your Special Lady Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so I thought it would be fun to give the guys out there who read my blog (ladies, don’t hesitate to send this blog to your loved one) some ideas on how to prepare a romantic meal at home […]

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Jersey Shore Steamers

August 5, 2008 2 Comments
Jersey Shore Steamers

We have made our annual trek to Avalon, New Jersey for our family summer vacation and enjoyed a typical first of many meals consisting of fresh Jersey corn, ripe beef steak Jersey tomatoes and steamed clams. We will be eating a lot of these three ingredients while we are here so let me get this […]

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Birthday Tribute to Barbecue Bob

July 13, 2008 3 Comments
Birthday Tribute to Barbecue Bob

I wanted to wish my buddy Barbecue Bob a big Happy 46th Birthday and thank him for a wonderful party and his incredible barbecue. Although there are no recipes in this blog posting, I’m hoping you will indulge me this opportunity to wish my friend Robert (Barbecue Bob) a happy birthday. I’m also hoping to […]

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Dinner with Governor Rendell

May 31, 2008
Dinner with Governor Rendell

Well not really but it sounds interesting. Last night I took my daughter to a Philadelphia Phillies baseball game at Citizens Bank Park with my friend Barbecue Bob and his daughter and who shows up and is sitting a few rows ahead of us but none other than the Honorable Governor of Pennsylvania Ed Rendell […]

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Daddy Daughter Night Out at Carmines Creole

May 14, 2008 1 Comment
Daddy Daughter Night Out at Carmines Creole

Last week my wife was at a work dinner so I decided to take my daughters out to a nice restaurant where I knew the chef and they could get a peak at a working kitchen. The girls are 8 and 10 years old, typically good eaters and were thrilled to meet Chef Chris Van […]

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New Kitchen Academy in Seattle Washington

April 8, 2008 2 Comments
New Kitchen Academy in Seattle Washington

Kitchen Academy is now the Le Cordon Bleu in Tukwila, WA just outside Seattle, Washington   Kitchen Academy is already a well-established cooking school in Hollywood and Sacramento California and now has a school in the largest city in the Pacific Northwest. The campus is in Tukwila, just 6 short miles south of Seattle where […]

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