Chowdown for Charity a tasty affair

October 18, 2013 

Students from Manatee Technical Institute won best booth presentation by a culinary school program and first place for desserts Oct. 11 at the fifth annual Chowdown for Charity at the Riverhouse, 995 Riverside Drive in Palmetto. The culinary event featured nine restaurants competing for the coveted "Best of" Chowdown Trophy. Dishes were judged by a celebrity panel, including Manatee County Supervisor of Elections Mike Bennett, Maverick Johnson, Summer Smith and Vin Mannix, Bradenton Herald columnist. The event supports culinary education in Manatee County schools.

-- Herald staff report

Bradenton Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service