Miami Dolphins Legend Jason Taylor to be Honored at 15th Annual Cuisine for Art Fundraiser 5/17/12

Miami Dolphins Legend Jason Taylor to be Honored at 15th Annual Cuisine for Art Fundraiser
Thursday, May 17, 6 p.m.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
1 Seminole Way
Hollywood, FL 33314

Miami Dolphins legend and former National Football League All-Pro Jason Taylor will be honored for his contributions to South Florida at this year’s Cuisine for Art fund-raiser slated for Thursday, May 17 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Benefiting the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, this event features elected government officials and community leaders serving as celebrity waiters.

The party kicks off at 6 p.m. with wine and vodka cocktails courtesy of Southern Wine and Spirits and hors d’oeuvres. Following will be a sit-down dinner, the awards presentation, a silent and live auction of one-of-a-kind items and a raffle for prizes. Entertainment will be provided by Rock With U.

This year’s celebrity waiters are: Hon. Patricia Asseff, City of Hollywood commissioner; John Benz, senior vice president and chief strategic officer, Memorial Healthcare System; Hon. Richard Blattner, City of Hollywood commissioner; Hon. Peter Bober, mayor, City of Hollywood; Marc Cannon, senior vice president-corporate communications and public policy, AutoNation; Hon. Beam Furr, City of Hollywood commissioner; Hon. Joe Gibbons, Florida State Representative; Michael Goodman, partner, Bitner Goodman; Hon. Sue Gunzburger, Broward County commissioner; Hon. Evan Jenne, Florida State Representative; Jen Klassens, vice president-programs, The Wasie Foundation; Phil Madow, president, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino; Jason Martinez, WPLG Local 10 morning and noon news anchor; Vanessa Medina, WSVN 7 reporter; Hon. Heidi O’Sheehan, City of Hollywood commissioner; Diana Pittarelli, president, Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce/realtor associate, First Colonial Realty; Carole Pumpian, president, Hallandale Beach Chamber of Commerce/president, CPumpian PR; Trina Robinson, NBC6 news anchor/meteorologist; Fran Russo, City of Hollywood commissioner; Hon. Elaine Schwartz, Florida State Representative; Linda Sherwood, vice mayor, City of Hollywood; Hon. Eleanor Sobel, Florida State Senator; and Brent Spechler, chairman of the board, Broward Boys and Girls Club/president/founder, WorkNet Network, Inc.

Jules Meyer, Susan Renneisen and Anna Smith are this year’s Cuisine for Art Event co-chairs.

The 15th annual Cuisine for Art fundraiser sponsors include AutoNation, Bitner Goodman, Florida Power & Light, Hazen & Sawyer, Memorial Hospital, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Southern Wine and Spirits and The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa.

Tickets are $100 per person if purchased by May 14; $120 per person at the door. To reserve your seat, become a sponsor, or receive more information, please visit or call 954-921-3274.

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