The New South Cafe's 2007 Cooking for Charity Featuring Chef Matt Cohen to Host June Fundraiser for Old Savannah City Mission

June 18, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
(SAVANNAH, GA) The New South Café's (TNSC) 2007 Cooking for Charity featuring Chef Matt Cohen is hosting a June fundraiser for Old Savannah City Mission (OSCM). Come learn the secrets of award-winning culinary expert Chef Matt Cohen and enjoy a delicious, gourmet meal while raising money to help feed the hungry, shelter the homeless and restore the ex-offender in Savannah. The fundraiser will be held at TNSC on Monday, June 25th from 11 AM to 1 PM Tax-deductible tickets for the event cost $100, with 75% of all proceeds being donated to OSCM, Savannah's Gospel Rescue Mission. To RSVP for this event, please contact Connell Stiles at 912-232-1979. For more information on OSCM visit or drop by the rescue center located on 2414 Bull Street. MEDIA ARE INVITED to be our guest for this event: For VIP Media Passes contact Scott West at 912-443-0977.

Come into the classroom as Chefs Matt Cohen and Scott Gordon share their experience and talent while cooking for a good cause. Guests at the event for charity will receive private cooking instruction from top ranking Chefs Matt and Scott of The New South Cafe. A gourmet lunch, including Chef Matt's delicious crab cake entree, seasonal salad and signature dessert will be served. Unique recipes will be taken straight from the chef's kitchen while proper cooking techniques, how-to's, and cooking basics are taught.

A fifth generation Savannah native, Chef Matt Cohen, owner of TNSC, is a culinary expert who has worked in big name restaurants throughout New York and Atlanta. Chef Scott Gordon worked in Florida for the world famous Chef Norman Van Aken, founder of a visionary way of cooking known as "New World Cuisine," for many years. Both are graduates of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, one of the top rated culinary schools in the world.

Old Savannah City Mission is Savannah's Gospel Rescue Mission. The Mission provides nourishing meals, emergency shelter, and rehabilitation programs for recovering addicts and ex-offenders. All services are provided free of charge. OSCM depends on generous donations from people and businesses within the community who wish to lift the load of the person in need.

TNSC is located at 2601 Skidaway Road in Savannah, just minutes away from downtown. Chefs Matt and Scott offer upscale catering services for corporate events, conventions, executive lunches, private parties, weddings, receptions and bar mitzvahs. For more information visit or call 912-233-7558.