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Seven locals set to compete in top chief fundraiser

Seven gourmets will vie for the title of Top Chef of the Year for Tampa Bay on Monday, and they will be limited only by their imaginations.

The fundraiser, scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. at TPepin's Hospitality Centre, will benefit the Senior Care Group Foundation and will call on the chefs to prepare a five-course meal tableside with accompanying wines for a table of 12.

Organizers will encourage the chefs to channel their inner creativity and design everything from menu to decor.

Chefs also provide their own linens, china, centerpieces and more to enhance their unique visions.

The competing chefs are Tamara Arrington of Vincent House; Vivian Dodson of On the Go Gourmet; Chris Lyons of Cypress Palms; Juan Orlandi of Seasons of Largo; Bobby Osso of Timpano Chophouse; Adam Polisei of Ocean Prime; and Kasim Siftar of Holiday Inn Tampa Westshore.

Seven awards will be up for grabs, including best appetizer, entree and dessert, and the People's Choice Award based on the scores for guests.

The "Top Philanthropic Chef of the Year" is awarded to the chef who raises the most money through sponsorships and live auction items. "Best Table Décor" goes to the chef with the most creative and visually appealing table at the event.

The top prize, of course, will go to the chef who receives the highest overall score from the judges.

Individual seats are $125 and corporate sponsorships are available. For more information, go to TopChefTampaBay.com.

The Senior Care Group Foundation provides philanthropic support for senior living programs and promotes community awareness of the services of Senior Care Group.

The Senior Care Group offers comprehensive nursing and rehabilitation services.

For more information on the SCG Foundation, please visit its website at SCGFoundation.com.

Seven locals set to compete in top chief fundraiser 04/19/16 [Last modified: Thursday, April 21, 2016 9:04am]
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