Philadelphia

Beats ‘n Eats ‘s Inaugural event at the Fillmore Philadelphia

Last week I covered a fun new event called Beats ‘n Eats hosted by Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine (Food Network’s Restaurant Impossible),

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the event combined celebrity chefs and music together to raise funds for Philabundance and the Philadelphia Music Alliance.

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Featured celebrity chefs: SHANE CASH (Cake Boss)BRIAN DUFFY (Bar Rescue), MORIMOTO (Iron Chef America),  DANIEL STERN (R2L), ROBERT IRVINE (Restaurant: Impossible),  BUDDY VALASTRO (Cake Boss), MARC VETRI (Vetri), and KEVIN SBRAGA (Top Chef),

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The evening started out with a cocktail party

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As the chefs prepared a delicious dinner to be served that evening.

The first course by Morimoto was a Tuna Tartare, charred scallion creme fraiche, avocado puree

as well as

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Daniel Stern’s Guinea Hen Nachos

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Kevin Sbraga “The Italian Hoagie”, except it wasn’t really, and it was delicious as people raved, as well as for
Marc Vetri’s Lasagna with Zucchini and stracciatella cheese

The Third Course was Robert Irvine’s Espresso Dry Rubbed Wagyu NY Strip, Sweet Potatoe & Brussel Sprout Hash
Brian Duffy’s Pork Belly with Carrot Parsnip Puree, Smoked Fennel Slaw and Charred Tomato Demi Glaze

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and Buddy Valastro (The Cake Boss)

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Tiramisu Twist

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The chefs even served their dishes, and posed for photos for diners.

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Bosley Brown -Vocals & Whatever Chris “Black Gravy” Taylor- Bass; Will “Led Willy” Lederer- Guitar; Ben “Big Smoov,” “Smoov Justice” Bor- Saxophone; Erik “Prime Time” Pearson- Trumpet; Jimmy “Spaceman” Baseman- Trumpet; Serena “Sesha” Shapero- Vocals; Caye “Moneymaker” Slaymaker- Vocals/Keys

and D Sharp entertained the crowd between meals

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Young Chef Jason Cork talks about his favorite dish

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Erin O’Hearn, 6ABC chats about the fundraiser part of the event

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One of the items up for sale was this ping pong table, which was won by Danielle Cohn. She played with a few of the chefs
who all graciously signed the table afterwards.

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Katie Everett Johnson, Founder of My City Gives
who co-created this idea, thanks the chefs and the guests for coming.

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After dinner

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There was an after party, D Sharp played there as well and

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got the people grooving

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