Monday, January 21st, 2019

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        Taste of Chesapeake

Taste of Chesapeake



The 17th Annual Taste of Chesapeake to benefit Chesapeake Care Clinic and Hampton Roads Dental Center was recently held at the Chesapeake Conference Center in Greenbrier. Guests sampled tasty treats prepared by chefs from several local restaurants and catering companies, and they bid on beautifully decorated Christmas trees donated for the silent auction. Presenting Sponsor TowneBank gave a special first time Taste of the Towne award to Off the Hook which also won Tastiest of the Taste. Other winners included Amazing Glazed, who earned Sweetest of the Taste, Amber Lantern with Chef's Choice and Most Memborable D


Representing Traditions, from left: Chef Lee Valentine, Owner Rev Guill, and Jeff Spangle

Lovely Heart Maid Caf

Cotton Bistros Brian Waldron and Emily Payne

Thea Schwartz of Chesapeake Office Supply

Chef Steph Gellas of double-award winning Off the Hook

From left: Tom DiPrima, Chesapeake Mayor Dr. Alan Krasnoff and, The Egg Bistro Owner Mike Touhey

From left: Food Service Aid Amos Howard, Executive Chef Antwan Bryant, and Sous Chef Mario Wiggins from Chesapeake Conference Center

Former Chesapeake Mayor William Ward

Chesapeake Fire Inspector Ron Page enjoyed an Amazing Glazed doughnut (they are not just for the police!)

Mary Jane and Ron Hamblin, owners of Sweetest of the Taste winner Amazing Glazed

Phillip Smith, left, and Chesapeake First Citizen 2014 Phil Johnson

Lockside Bar & Grills Richard Minnick and Brooke Perry

The Egg Bistro Owner Mike Touhey, left, and Chef Shawn Medina

Team Freemason Abbey, from left: Executive Chef Simon Atkins, Catherine Hall, and Manager Lori Maddux

Brenda Johnson and Chesapeake School Board Member Jeff Bunn in front of Brendas beautifully decorated Frozen themed tree donated for the silent auction

Chesapeake City Council Member Roland Davis, left, and Woods Financial President Bob Woods

From left: Teresa Davis, Chesapeake City Council Member Roland Davis, Midge Woods, and Woods Financial President Bob Woods

From left: Marc Gutterman, Chesapeake Care Clinic Board of Directors Dr. Julius Miller and Norfolk City Council Member Andy Protogyrou

Larry and Adela Zoeller

TowneBank mascot Town E. Bear

Chesapeake Bay Catering Company, from left: Chef Brian Bland, Coco Limcaoco, and Gene Bland

From WCTV Rae Pearson Benn with husband Terence

From left: Montero Medical Missions Director of Veteran Services Jim Ireland, Phillip Templeton, and Montero Medical Missions President/Founder Dr. Juan Montero

From Ddebs Taste of Home Restaurant, Raven Norman, left, and Owner Debbie Toth

From left: Lynn Cox, WCTV Director of Public Communications Mark Cox, Sara Jo Rubin, and her husband Rubin Communications President Joel Rubin

From left: Doug Anderson, TowneBank Greenbrier Senior Vice President Julie Anderson, and her sister Debbie Wylie

From left: Elite Service President Jeb Britt, his wife Kristie, and Corbin & Company CPA Andrew Martin

Chesapeake Care Clinic past presidents, from left: Dr. Ralph Powers, Larry Zoeller, and Phil Johnson

From left: Jim Morton, Adela and Larry Zoeller, and Lynne Morton

March of Dimes Hampton Roads Executive Director Susan Smith, left, and Chesapeake Care Clinic Board Member Dr. Becky Adams

From left: Better Bodies by Beck Owner Ann Beck, Southside Eye Owner Dr. Michael Keverline, and FUMSnow.com Founder Kathy Young

Serving warm delicious Amazing Glazed doughnuts, from left: Maria Corcoran, owners Mary Jane and Ron Hamblin, and Maria Mattina

Buddy and Peggy Bagley