CLEARWATER, FL, April 2, 2006 – Residential homeowners in Safety Harbor, Crystal Beach and Dunedin areas are opening their extraordinary kitchens for this second annual event. Eight of the most diverse, exquisitely decorated and appointed kitchens will be open for ticket holders to attend the tour from 2 – 6 p.m. Each home will host one of the area’s premier chefs such as Tom Pritchard of Salt Rock Grill, Chris Ponte of Café Ponte, Jason Orchard of Redwoods, Steve Farquhar of Bon Appetit, John Lewis of La Maison Gourmet, Bil Mitchell of Aprons Cooking School and John Ratz of Thirsty Marlin. In addition, visiting Food TV chefs and national authors, ‘Three Guys from Miami’ will prepare Cuban cuisine from their new cookbook, Cook Cuban. This “journey of good taste” is a self guided tour.
For tickets, call 544-4433, register on line: www.lighthouseofpinellas.org or purchase them at the following locations: Cobblestone Court 23197 US Hwy 19 Clearwater 727-799-8608; RE/MAX ACR Elite Realty 2501 West Bay Dr. Largo 727-584-8480; The Wine Shop 251 Clearwater-Largo Rd. Largo 727-588-9463. Tickets are $75 and up. All proceeds benefit Lighthouse of Pinellas, serving the blind & visually impaired.
About Lighthouse of Pinellas - Formerly Watson Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired, Lighthouse of Pinellas is a 501(c) 3 non-profit agency licensed in Florida. Located in mid-Pinellas County, their mission is “to advance the independence, opportunities and quality of life for the more than 40,000 people in Pinellas County who are blind or visually impaired.”
Established in 1956, this non-profit organization provides a broad array of service to individuals with severe vision loss. Programs assist clients in maintaining their independence, traveling safely through the community and vocational training. There is a Low Vision Clinic and Sight Shoppe on the premises along with Children’s Education and Therapeutic services. Lighthouse of Pinellas is the county’s only private not-for-profit agency serving infants, children, young adults and seniors.
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