A Chefs Event with a Twist #AppetitefortheArches

Participating Top Chefs for Appetite of the Arches #ABRecipes

Participating Top Chefs for Appetite of the Arches, A Chef’s Event with a Twist

Next Saturday, March 1, top chef’s from Orlando will showcase their creativity for a good cause at Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Central Florida’s Appetite for the Arches fundraising event. This is a chefs event with a twist as participating chefs will use McDonald’s® ingredients to create signature dishes for guests to sample. I was honored to be invited to the preview event which took place at The Ravenous Pig where I had the chance to enjoy all these gourmet bites paired with refreshing signature drinks and the company of McDonalds executives, Ronald McDonald House Charities board members, celebrity chefs, and foodies interested on making the difference in our community.

Troy and Ham Signature Cocktail #ABRecipes

Troy and Ham Signature Cocktail for Appetite for the Arches, A Chef’s Event with a Twist

The feast started with a strawberry cocktail with strawberries and strawberry drizzle from McDonalds. This cocktail was my favorite had so many layers of flavors a nice surprise, now I am fan of “moonshine”. The ingredients included Troy & Sons Platinum Moonshine, house sour, Angostura bitters and mint garnish, refreshing and flavorful.

Charmoula Chicken, Salt and Vinegar Potatoe Crisp, Pickled Red Onions by Chef Kathleen Blake - The Rusty Spoon  #ABRecipes

Charmoula Chicken, Salt and Vinegar Potatoe Crisp, Pickled Red Onions by Chef Kathleen Blake – The Rusty Spoon

Then the fist course prepared by Chef Kathleen Blake owner of The Rusty Spoon. She made for us her  Charmoula Chicken with salt and vinegar potato crisp and pickled red onions using McDonalds chicken breasts, hash browns and red onions.

Chipotle BBQ Beef Enchilada, Carmelized Onions, Southwestern Veggie Salad by Chef Kevin Fonzo from  K Restaurant  #ABRecipes

Chipotle BBQ Beef Enchilada, Caramelized Onions, Southwestern Veggie Salad by Chef Kevin Fonzo from K Restaurant

Second course was prepared by Chef Kevin Fonzo from  K Restaurant, he created a Chipotle BBQ Beef Enchilada with caramelized onions and a Southwestern veggie salad using  McDonalds steak, tortillas, iceberg lettuce, southwest veggies, cherry tomatoes, white onions, cheese and chipotle BBQ sauce.

Brandade Fritter, Smoke Tomato Bolognese by Chef James Petrakis from Cask & Larder #ABRecipes

Brandade Fritter, Smoke Tomato Bolognese by Chef James Petrakis from Cask & Larder

Third course was prepared by Chef James Petrakis from Cask & Larder he did for us a Brandade Fritter with smoked tomato bolognese using McDonalds fish fillets, hamburger, pork sausage, bacon and cherry tomatoes.

Caramel Apple Bread Pudding, Oatmeal Raisin Streusel, Vanilla Ice Cream by Chef Julie Petrakis  from The Ravenous Pig  #ABRecipes

Caramel Apple Bread Pudding, Oatmeal Raisin Streusel, Vanilla Ice Cream by Chef Julie Petrakis from The Ravenous Pig

Closing the feast Chef Julie Petrakis indulged us with a dessert named  Caramel Apple Bread Pudding topped with oatmeal raisin streusel, vanilla ice cream and a sugar tuille. McDonalds ingredients used to prepare this indulgent dessert were Cinnamelts, oatmeal raisin cookies, apple slices, lemon, milk, eggs, caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream.

Adriana Martin and Chef Julie Petrakis from The Ravenous Pig #AppetitefortheArches #ABRecipes

Adriana Martin and Chef Julie Petrakis from The Ravenous Pig #AppetitefortheArches

The bites that this talented chefs have developed for the Appetite for the Arches, a chef’s event with a twist were incredibly creative and all delicious and you have the chance to enjoy this amazing menu attending Appetite for the Arches fundraising event and at the same time helping families and children that are facing life threatening illnesses. The labor that Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Central Florida does would not be possible without the help of our Orlando community, corporate participation and events like this that make it so much fun to help others.

Appetite for the Arches, March 1, 2014 #AppetitefortheArches

Appetite for the Arches, March 1, 2014. A Chef’s Event with a Twist.

See you at Appetite of the Arches!

 

About Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida finds, creates and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and families. The cornerstone program, the Ronald McDonald House®, provides a home away from home that offers comfort and care to families with children receiving treatment at local hospitals and medical facilities in Orlando.  The two Ronald McDonald Houses in Orlando serve over 1,800 families each year.

 

 

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Author:Adriana

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  • http://www.ahorrosparatodas.com/ diana rodriguez

    Interesante evento, donde venden las entradas? Me gustaría ir!!

    • http://adrianasbestrecipes.com/ Adriana Martin

      Hola Diana el link del evento es http://bit.ly/LtUF0V saludos!