‘Men Who Cook’ Event To Benefit Covington’s Children's Advocacy Center’s Hope House

COVINGTON, LA – The third annual “Men Who Cook” will be held on Sunday, November 1, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on the top level of the St. Tammany Parish Justice Center Parking Garage, 701 N. Columbia St., in Covington.

         Proceeds from the event will benefit the Children's Advocacy Center’s Hope House, an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to ending the cycle of child abuse by providing a path to recovery and a bridge to justice for victims of abuse.

         At the charity event,  local "celebrity" cooks will partner with local restaurants to prepare tastings of their favorite dishes in a competitive cook-off. 

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         Winners will be chosen in two of the three categories by those who purchase "tip tickets" and award them to their favorite cook/ restaurant team.

         The three winning categories include:


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• Most Money Raised for Hope House – pre-event tip tickets purchased added to event tip tickets awarded

• People's Choice – most event tip tickets awarded on Nov. 1

• Judge's Choice – judges will taste each cook/ restaurant team's items and choose a winner

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         Donors can purchase pre-event tip tickets to support their favorite team, without having to be present for the event.

         The 2015 “Men Who Cook” include:


• Timothy Lentz

Chief, Covington Police Dept. and Former President of Hope House Board of Directors

With Columbia Street Tap Room


• Christian Serpas

Musician, Ghost Town

With K-Gee's Restaurant and Oyster Bar


• Rick Fowler

Vice President, LLOG

With Pat Gallagher's 527 & Gallagher's Grill


• Rick Danielson

City Councilman, Mandeville

With Times Grill


• Paxton Fellers

Alpha Mortgage, Exchange Club, Covington Rotary

With Blue Dot Donuts


• Chav Pierce and Bryan Huval

Directors at LaPorte CPA's & Business Advisors

With Tchefuncta Country Club


• Donald Villere

Mayor of Mandeville

With The Lake House


• Rhenne Cervantes

Christwood, Director of Mission Development

With The Atrium Cafe at Christwood


• Chris McDonald

Founder, Ain't Life Grand

With Mugshots Grill & Bar


• Clay Madden

Mandeville City Council Exchange Club

With Opal Basil


• Shane Mutter

President and CEO, Doerr Furniture

With Old Rail Brewing Company


• Will Taylor

Partner, Glory Bound Gyro Co.

With Glory Bound Gyro Co.


• Bo Jakins

Managing Partner, BridgeNet Technology Consultants, LLC

With the Covington Fire Department


• Collin Sims

Chief of Criminal Division, District Attorney's Office

With Don's Seafood


• 610 Stompers Tyson & Chris

With SWEGS Kitchen


• Jack Loup

President, St. Tammany School Board

With New Orleans Food and Spirits


         Purchase event and pre-event tip tickets here




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