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Category: Food

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 […]

Luv Child centers Cuban cuisine in SOHO

If you’re from the Tampa Bay area, the name “Ciccio” is very familiar. Everyone in the 813rd knows the Ciccio Restaurant Group runs all of SOHO. Their newest concept “Luv Child” opens in a couple weeks. This is the first restaurant in the group fully-centered around CRG Executive Chef/Partner Luis Flores and his favorite cuisine, […]

Evan Leutwiler to helm Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Pool Bar & Grill

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino announces Evan Luetwiler as chef de cuisine at it’s new Pool Bar & Grill, one of the newest additions unveiled at the resort’s expansion. Leutwiler was born in Hilton Head, South Carolina and began cooking in fine dining restaurants as a teenager while growing up in Chattanooga. His love […]