Returning to Greenwich and Better Than Ever: Firenze Hosts Kickoff for Greenwich Hospital’s Taste the Towns

Norman Roth, the President of Greenwich Hospital and Gerri Corrigan, the Event Chair join together with their committee. Credit: Karen Sheer

Norman Roth, the President of Greenwich Hospital and Geri Corrigan, “Taste the Towns” Event Chair, join together with their committee. Credit: Karen Sheer

Firenze Restaurant was the place to be on Monday afternoon as participating chefs, the planning committee and supporters gathered to discuss their upcoming benefit.

The tantalizing event, “Taste the Towns” (formerly known as Great Chefs) will be Friday, March 4 at the Stanwich Club in Greenwich. They invite all to come “Sip, Savor and Support” during the event, which benefits Community Health at Greenwich Hospital.

Norman and Gerri pose with some participating chefs, who discussed their visionary specialties to be served at the benefit. Credit: Karen Sheer

Norman and Geri pose with some participating chefs, who discussed their visionary specialties to be served at the benefit. Credit: Karen Sheer

The President of Greenwich Hospital, Norman Roth warmly welcomed the crowd and mentioned ”the event is to honor the well-being of our community.” The chair of the event, Geri Corrigan, was beaming with anticipation and excitement as she thanked all for their dedication and time.

On behalf of Greenwich Hospital, Kathy Carley-Spanier explained, “So many essential programs, including CPR training, free prostate and mammogram screenings will gain much needed assistance.”

Norman Roth with Geri Corrigan. Credit: Karen Sheer

Norman Roth with Geri Corrigan. Credit: Karen Sheer

Chefs: Nadia Ramsey / Méli-Mélo, Jonathan Mathias / A Dash of Salt, Francesco Casu / Firenze, Cedric Lamouille / Bistro V and Allesandro Sardone / Firenze

Chefs: Nadia Ramsey / Méli-Mélo, Jonathan Mathias / A Dash of Salt, Francesco Casu / Firenze, Cedric Lamouille / Bistro V and Allesandro Sardone / Firenze. Credit: Karen Sheer

A special thanks to Port Chester Rye - Rye Brook EMS. Credit: Karen Sheer

A special thanks to Port Chester Rye – Rye Brook EMS. Credit: Karen Sheer

Allyson Spellman Becker, Gerri Corrigan, Colleen Delaney and Katie Fong Biglin. Credit: Karen Sheer

Allyson Spellman Becker, Geri Corrigan, Colleen Delaney and Katie Fong Biglin. Credit: Karen Sheer

Chef Debra Ponzek of Aux Delices Foods with her husband, Greg Addonizio. Credit: Karen Sheer

Chef Debra Ponzek of Aux Delices Foods with her husband, Greg Addonizio. Credit: Karen Sheer

Jeff Wayne, Chef Lucio Cruz and James Farrell of Boxcar Cantina. Credit: Karen Sheer

Jeff Wayne, Chef Lucio Cruz and James Farrell of Boxcar Cantina. Credit: Karen Sheer

Jieun Wax of Firenze. Credit: Karen Sheer

Jieun Wax of Firenze. Credit: Karen Sheer

Geri Corrigan chats with Stephanie Dunn Ashley. Credit: Karen Sheer

Geri Corrigan and Stephanie Dunn Ashley. Credit: Karen Sheer

Chef Francesco Casu whipped up some tempting platters of Firenze specialties. Credit: Karen Sheer

Chef Francesco Casu whipped up some tempting platters of Firenze specialties. Credit: Karen Sheer

“Taste The Towns” promises an abundance of flavors and gourmet specialties sure to please every palate. The fabulous food will be paired with creative drinks and fine wines from local distributors. DJ Flip will be on site to encourage all to dance the night away, and an exciting array of auction packages will please the guests.

Tickets on sale now!

Save the date: Friday, March 4, 2016, 7pm

Purchase Taste the Town tickets online.

Or call the Greenwich Hospital Foundation at 203-863-3865


 

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