All posts by John Rorapaugh

Chef David Stein

Mar 25, 2015 |

Buy Tickets Here Chef David Stein holds the Executive Chef title at Tony and Joe’s Seafood Place at the Georgetown Harbour.  Chef Stein has been responsible for the culinary growth of Tony and Joe’s since 2012. While enjoying tempting dishes such as Maryland Crab Cakes, Chesapeake Steampot or even a great Filet Mignon you have … read more

Chef Scott Drewno

Mar 25, 2015 |

Buy Tickets Here Scott Drewno was raised in the heart of New York’s Finger Lakes wine region, a rural area known for its vineyards and its family owned farms. Watching his mother turn fresh, seasonal produce from local farm stands into bubbling pies and cobblers first piqued his interest in cooking and planted the seed … read more

Chef George Rodriguez

Mar 25, 2015 |

Buy Tickets Here Chef George Rodrigues started his culinary journey in Brazil, learning to love food while cooking with his family. He began college with the intention to become an engineer but one year before graduating he gave it up to pursue his culinary passion. After attending culinary school and cooking for a premier hotel … read more

Chef Haidar Karoum

Mar 25, 2015 |

Buy Tickets Here Haidar Karoum is a noted Chef in DC specializing in modern American cuisine. A Washington, DC native, Chef Karoum traveled extensively throughout Europe with his family, becoming familiar with different foods and cultures at a young age. He was captivated by the culinary world, finding inspiration not only in noteworthy gastronomy havens, such as … read more

Chef Matt Hill

Mar 18, 2015 |

 Buy Tickets Here Chef Matt Hill most recently served as Chef de Cuisine at Range in Washington, DC, where he worked with his longtime friend and colleague Chef Bryan Voltaggio. Matt was an instrumental part of the opening team at Range, and directed seven distinct kitchens at this innovative modern American restaurant. Matt considers Range’s … read more

2016 Charity Off The Hook Fund Raiser

Mar 2, 2015 |

 Charity Off The Hook heads to Ivy City Smokehouse for their annual  ‘Off The Hook’ Seafood Fundraiser Buy Tickets Here Free front door Valet Service  Charity Off The Hook (COTH) is pleased to announce its sixth annual fundraiser will be held at the new ‘The Tavern at Ivy City Smokehouse’ on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 … read more

Educated Eats

Mar 2, 2015 |

Founded in 2004, Educated Eats (501(c)3) advocates for the value of employment through the restaurant and foodservice industry and is committed to creating the next generation of culinary professionals. Frans Hagen scholarships are designed to assist individuals who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to the restaurant industry. Scholarships are provided to both high school … read more

Seafood Nutrition Partnership

Feb 2, 2015 |

Seafood Nutrition Partnership is a 501(c)3 whose mission is to inspire a healthier America through partnerships that raise awareness about the essential nutritional benefits of eating seafood.  We address the health risks associated with low seafood consumption through partners that provide health and nutrition guidance. Through our education efforts, we aim to: Build awareness about the … read more

Wish-A-Fish Foundation

Dec 10, 2014 |

About Us: The Wish-A-Fish Foundation hosts fishing events in Maryland and Virginia for special needs children and their families. Our first event was held in 2000 and included 23 families and 38 children (special needs children with serious or life-threatening illnesses, physical or developmental disabilities plus their brothers and sisters). We have grown over the … read more

National Kidney Foundation of Maryland

Dec 10, 2014 |

The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.     NKF-MD was established in 1955 by Harriet G. Guild, M.D., a well-known Baltimore physician.  Originally known … read more