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Category: Food

Mayor Jane Castor to host 2nd annual Armature Works tree lighting ceremony

Armature Works’ 2nd annual Holiday Tree Lighting is set for November 30th from 6pm-8pm in the South Lawn. Over 5,000 people attended last year’s lighting event. Mayor Jane Castor helps start the season off by welcoming everyone and lighting the tree. Holiday Tree Lighting starts with a few family-friendly activities like photos with Santa and […]

Chef Demetrio Zavala gives Shula’s Steak House locations a new look

Shula’s Steak House is getting a facelift thanks to Chef Demetrio Zavala. Before, the steakhouse was kinda like something your older relatives went to but Zavala is turning everything around. He’s been the Corporate Executive Chef for the Shula’s Restaurant Group for less than a year overseeing the Shula’s Steak House rebrand and there’s plenty […]

4 Rivers Smokehouse and The COOP donate $75k to Hurricane Dorian relief efforts

The 4R Restaurant Group continues its mission to support and serve those in need after Hurricane Dorian with their $75k donation to the World Central Kitchen, an organization dedicated to providing meals after natural disasters , during yesterday’s check presentation ceremony at their Winter Park location. “The entire 4R family is honored to align with […]

Datz’s Jaimes Fredlund spends his off-days feeding Ybor’s homeless community

Do you ever really know what your co-workers are doing when they leave work? Me either. Yes, we get a preview via social media, but does that tell the whole story? During the day, Jaimes Fredlund is assistant kitchen manager at Datz in South Tampa but he feeds the homeless in Ybor City with his […]

Armature Works “Dinner on the Lawn” series launches next month

The Dinner on the Lawn series launches next month featuring an Autumn Harvest dinner curated by James Beard Award-winning Chef Anne Kearney of Oak & Ola and Chef Nathan Hardin of Steelbach. The two popular chefs are collaborating on a unique dinner menu to partake in. Guests can enjoy their lawn experience underneath the stars […]