April 13, 2021 Six top chefs come together to host live virtual cooking class fundraiser

Tickets are now available for the Live Virtual Cooking Class Fundraiser benefiting Taste the Impact. 100% of the proceeds will support the nonprofit’s youth entrepreneurship program that uniquely combines classroom learning and hands-on business experience to equip high school students with the skills they need to succeed in college and careers.

The Virtual Cooking Classes will be held once per month from May through October, 2021, and will feature a variety of top chefs, from local favorites to national celebrities. Chefs donating their time and talents for this fundraiser include (in order of appearance):

  • Chef Norman Constant – Chef Manager, Lowes Portofino Bay Resort at Universal Studios.
  • Chef Richard Crisanti – Executive Chef, Shadow Wood Country Club; Executive Chef of the Year, SWFL American Culinary Federation.
  • Chefs Sofia Sada and Lilla Bernal – Chefs and Instructors at The Culinary Institute of America.
  • Chef Ashten Garrett – Winner of Food Network Guy’s Grocery Games; Marriott International Sr. Culinary Art Manager. (pictured in the photo above)
  • Chef Joshua Zeman – Sea Salt Restaurant on 5th, Naples. Venetian-inspired, ocean-centric cuisine.
  • Chef Michael JaenVega – Martin Fierro Restaurant, Naples. Argentinean & Uruguayan Steakhouse.