Broward County Charity & Causes

ARC Broward’s Delish 2014

Delish 2014: Fire & Ice Presented by The Wasie FoundationFriday, March 7, 7pm-10pm -  Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, 505 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

ARC Broward, a not-for-profit human services organization dedicated to providing services to children and adults with developmental disabilities, hosts its third annual superb fundraising event, Delish 2014, presented by The Wasie Foundation. Nationally renowned celebrity chef, Michelle Bernstein, returns as honorary chair of this year’s event which celebrates the success of the ARC Broward Culinary Institute. This is the second year that Chef Bernstein will be judging the event’s cooking stations which showcase the culinary creations of ARC Broward’s graduates. This year’s Delish theme, “Fire & Ice,” will feature a faceoff between two of nature’s strongest elements and allow battling chefs to experiment with different techniques to make the perfect hot and cold culinary experiences. All proceeds from the event will support critically-needed services for children and adults with developmental disabilities and those with various other life challenges.

Guests will enjoy an evening of gourmet treats, refreshing cocktails, dancing, live entertainment, a silent auction, amazing Fort Lauderdale Beach views and much more. Attendees will also have the chance to judge competing food stations comprised of culinary delicacies created by ARC Broward Culinary Institute student chefs paired with chefs of Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. Jen Klaassens, vice president of programs for The Wasie Foundation, and Heather Geronemus, public relations specialist for Ultimate Software are the event co-chairs. In addition to judging the culinary stations and selecting an official winning chef team, Chef Bernstein will also present the ARC Broward Culinary Institute Student Chef of the Year Award to Ashley Guzman.Tickets are $125 per person. For more info, contact Jessica Kersey at or 954-746-9400