CATALINA OFFSHORE PRODUCTS HOSTS THE FRONT BURNER FUND TACO FIESTA
Local Chefs Build Their Finest Tacos to Support San Diego Culinary Community Hook, Line and Sinker
Sunday, SEPTEMBER 9th
WHO:The Front Burner Fund founders Maria Sparks of Cork & Platter & GRO Café, Julie Darling of Just Call Us Catering & Kitchen Rental, Flor Franco Urban Chicken and Ron Troyano of Alchemy Cultural Fare and several other premier chefs and restaurateurs will join together to cook and raise funds to assist back of the house restaurant staff with emergency medical bills.
WHAT:TACO PARTY – seventeen of San Diego’s culinary talents will converge at Catalina Offshore Products for a tasting of So Cal’s finest tacos. Premier chefs will bring their best interpretation, ranging from yellowtail to lamb belly, to raise money for the Front Burner Fund. Along with tasty tacos, side dishes and desserts are included in the cost of the event. Participants are invited to BYOB & BYOC (bring your own chair). Guests will cast their vote in a friendly taco competition as well!
Event sponsors include Specialty Produce, Newport Meats, Catalina Offshore Products and Bay Bird Inc PR.
WHY:The Front Burner Fund serves as a monetary benefactor to help cover emergency medical needs and healthcare costs of the independent “back of the house” culinary community.
Ricardo Heredia, Alchemy
Maria Sparks, Cork & Platter & GRO Cafe
Kim Moreira, Just Call Us Catering & Kitchen Rental
Flor Franco, Urban Chicken
Tommy Frailoi, Sea Rocket Bistro
Leah Di Bernardo, EAT Market Cafe
Ian Espanol, Sbicca’s Del Mar
Eric Manuel, Firefly Restaurant & Bar at Dana Inn
Mike Arquines, The LAB Dining Experience
Olivier Bioteau, Farmhouse Cafe
Kate Murray, Miss Sushi San Diego
Hanis Cavin, Carnitas Snack Shack
Tommy Gomes, Catalina Offshore Products
Mitch Conniff, Mitch’s Seafood
Hector Casanova, Casanova Fish Tacos
Ben Rollins, What’s Ben Baking
Jenny Wenny, Jenny Wenny Cakes
buy your tickets here!