The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood celebrated its 25th Annual Cuisine for Art fundraiser presented by the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and supported by the Windhover Foundation. The annual event took place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood on Thursday, May 25. The event netted over $106,000 for the Center’s arts programs.
This year’s honoree was Board of Trustees Secretary Misty Weinger of Kofsky Weinger, PA. Over 400 guests attended this year’s soiree and enjoyed a cocktail reception, followed by a three-course dinner and live entertainment.
Cuisine for Art featured 23 elected officials and community leaders serving as Celebrity Waiters during an exciting and entertaining evening. Guests enjoyed complimentary wine, beer, vodka and rum cocktails, a three-course dinner, and live entertainment by Ilan Tarrab and Divas Through the Decades. This year’s fundraiser also included a guest appearance by best-selling author and 2019 Cuisine for Art Honoree Dave Barry.
“We’re exceptionally proud that our 25th Annual Cuisine for Art Fundraiser was the largest and most successful fundraiser to date. We are thankful of all our generous sponsors, donors, Celebrity Waiters, and guests,” said Joy Satterlee, Executive Director of the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood. “This engaging night happened due to so many organizations and individuals support as well as the dedication to the Center from our staff, volunteers, and our amazing chairs, Susan Renneisen, Jules Meyer and Anna Smith.”
Sponsors for this year’s event are as follows: Presenting Sponsor: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino; Supporting Sponsor: The Windhover Foundation – Quadracci Family; Champagne Sponsors: BBX Capital; Florida Power & Light; Kofsky Weinger, PA; Bordeaux Sponsor: Memorial Healthcare System; Burgundy Sponsors: Ronald L. Book, P.A.; BTI Partners; Boucher Brothers; Bush, Cerny & Crissy, PA; CHOICE Permitting & Development Services, LLC; Daoud’s Fine Jewelry, Debra Lynn Vinitsky - Coral Shores Realty; The Diplomat Beach Resort; Federation of Public Employees – AFL/CIO; Galleria Fort Lauderdale; Goodman Public Relations; Hazen; Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort; David Maurer & Sharon Hutchinson; Publix Super Markets Charities; Superior Towing; Tripp Scott; UBS; Rhone Sponsors: Billy’s Stone Crab; Brooks + Scarpa; Dr. Rick Bruns; The Keyes Company; Ginsberg Shulman Attorneys at Law; Juliette Lippman; Wilma Bulkin Siegel, MD; Transworld Business Advisors; In-Kind Sponsors: Guinness; Southern Glazers Wine and Spirits.
Founded in 1975, the Center is the third oldest arts non-profit in Broward County. On average about 40,000 people attend exhibitions, performances and community events at a Center venue each year. Through programs that reflect the highest standards of artistry and diversity, the Center cultivates creativity and the support of the arts in our community through education, innovation, and collaboration.