Who: Alden & Emeril Lagasse, along with event founders and chairs Bridget & Mike Bender
When: February 9-11, 2017
Where: Hyatt Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
What: The inaugural sailfish charity fishing tournament will feature a two day fishing tournament and conclude with the Vine & Dine Seafood Cook-Off, featuring seafood prepared by celerbity chefs and paired with wine from some of Napa & Sonoma's best winemakers. Proceeds benefit Emeril Lagasse Foundation in support of local charities ARC Broward Culinary Institute and Dan Marino Foundation.
About Emeril Lagasse Foundation:
Founded in 2002 by Chef Emeril Lagasse and his wife Alden, Emeril Lagasse Foundation is a 501c(3) public charity headquartered in New Orleans. The Foundation’s mission is to create opportunities to inspire, mentor and enable youth to reach their full potential through culinary, nutrition and arts education. Since its inception, Emeril Lagasse Foundation has granted more than $7 million to children’s charities to support culinary, nutrition and arts programs. To learn more about the Foundation and its beneficiaries, visit Emeril.org.