Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 6:57 a.m.
Zach Bell, chef at Cafe Boulud in the Brazilian Court hotel, is known for his culinary acumen. He's top dog in Daniel Boulud's kitchen and he's been picked to chair the Taste of the Nation fundraising dinner in April at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach.
Share Our Strength, an organization dedicated to ending childhood hunger in America, is bringing together dozens of Palm Beach county's big chefs and popular restaurants and lots of area vintners. After a VIP reception, a live auction where diners get to bid on snazzy vacation getaways gets under way.
"Share Our Strength is my charity of choice since they're attacking childhood hunger with vigor, having helped provide an average of more than 10,735 lunches per day to Palm Beach County's lowest income families."
Joining Bell and Café Boulud are 3800 Ocean, Chef Dean James Max's new location; Chef Darryl Moiles at the Four Seasons Resort; and Chef Holger Struett of Chops Lobster Bar.
VIP tickets (which include an exclusive seated reception area, gift bag, special demonstrations, as well as the entire evening's activities) are $125 per person, pre-sale and $150 at the door. General admission event tickets are $80 per person, pre-sale and $100 at the door. For information on donating auction lots, becoming a volunteer, establishing a sponsorship or on obtaining tickets call 561.998.2983 or visit the website at www.strengthflorida.org.
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