How could they possibly outdo the marvelous Taste of Lighthouse Point held last year at the Lighthouse Point Yacht & Racquet Club? Well, folks, on January 28th that’s just what the LHP Chamber of Commerce did with the leadership of President Lucille Pignataro, Past President Michele Greene, Lou and Patty Petrone, Rene Sabatini, Linda Bourguet, Millie Walsh, and a long list of volunteers.
A net profit of $33,000 was collected and a total of twenty-eight food establishments participated in this 7th Annual Taste Around Lighthouse Point, offering some of their finest, mouth-watering culinary creations.
An estimated crowd of 495 guests glided through the well attended affair with relative ease.
Representatives from the following restaurants and other food providers were: Laura Irvine, Red Fox Diner; Talle Hasis, Cap’s Place; Nicole White, J. Mark’s Restaurant; Nina Yodvilai, Sushi & Thai Delight; Mosse, Hard Rock Sushi; Denise Bauer, Edible Arrangements; Caittlin Cooper, Bone Fish Mac’s; Brian Paolini, Publix; Gena LaPorte, Naughty Dawg; Tara Skrecz, Fifth Avenue Grille; Rudy Spezzano, LHP Yacht Club; Mitchel Reiss, Sicilian Oven; Allan Brutus, Coldstone Creamery; Eric Ragland, Duffy’s; Elsa Addaro, Hot Tomatoe; Colin Cook, 4th Generation, Frank Buterbungh, French Quarter; Joe Renta, Morton’s Steak House; Troy Gantner, Seafood World; Chris McFadden, Olympia Flame; John DiSiena, Ocean’s 234; Phil Giordano, J.C. Wahoo’s.
Sponsors included: Azure Realty Services, Brian Rask, DMD, The Shoppes at Beacon light, McNamara Chiropractic Center, Broward Health, Lighthouse Point Yacht & Racquet Club, All Smiles Dental, Florida State Restoration Services, Pat Anderson, Balistreri Realty, BankUnited, Curves, Hecker Dermatology, Hydrant Pat Emporium, Knox Pools, Michele Greene State Farm Insurance, Olympia Flame Diner, Jack and Cathy Prenner, Sheehan AutoPlex, ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, Alianza Transportation, Crown Wine & Spirits, Kall Graphics, The Light Magazine, Minuteman Press, Pac N Send of Lighthouse Point, Premier Beverages, Lighthouse Point Magazine.