Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Provides Backdrop

for Ann Storck Center Annual Benefit

Over 350 Attendees Gathered to Enjoy the 26th Annual Celebrity Chefs Food Tasting & Auction Fort Lauderdale, FL, Sept. 16, 2019 – The 26th Annual Celebrity Chefs Food Tasting & Auction benefiting Ann Storck Center was held Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood. It was a magical evening of incredible food, entertainment and giving. More than 350 members of the business and philanthropic community joined the Seminole Tribe of Florida, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Marcia and Joel Hochberg for an amazing tasting event in support of the Ann Storck Center.

The evening kicked off with a bustling cocktail hour of bites and
beer provided by Funky Buddha Brewery and a robust, competitive silent auction sponsored by Tobias Financial Advisors. Guests enjoyed stellar entertainment by dueling pianists Brandon Parsons and Nate Rodriguez while sampling unlimited tastes from 26 of Broward’s best restaurants, breweries and bakeries.

Ann Storck CEO, Terri Shermett, served as mistress of ceremonies and highlighted the broad spectrum and full face of the Center, showcasing its diverse and varied attributes in a highly charged and moving video.“Our annual Chefs event is a special evening dedicated to our generous community of donors and supporters – old and new – who keep us on track with vital, mission-related efforts. We are indebted to our generous partners, sponsors, chefs and restaurants. We are so blessed to be part of a community that shows up for one another,” offered Terri.

The evening program also featured the Marvin Gutter Leadership Awards, presented to outstanding advocates and supporters of the Center. Honorees included Alan and Joan Ast, Former State Senator Rene Garcia, and Tobias Financial Advisors.

2019 Chefs and Restaurants
Aruba Beach Café
Bob Roth’s New River Groves
Bravo Peruvian Cuisine
Brimstone Woodfire Grill
Casa Calabria
DelicaSeas Café
Flashback Diner
Flight 19
Funky Buddha Brewery
Gatsby’s Joint
Georgia Pig
Hard Rock Café
Joji Yogurt & Dessert Bar
Julius Meinl
La Brochette Bistro
Mimi’s Ravioli
NYY Steak
Piazza Italia
Riverside Market Plantation
Seminole Hard Rock Catering
Tarpon River Brewing
Tarpon River Café and
Absolute Catering
Tatts and Tacos
The Halal Guys
Tasteful Thoughts
Twisted Roots Kava Brewery

About Ann Storck Center
Ann Storck Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities and caring for the most medically fragile in the South Florida community. It strives to create an exceptional living and learning environment that empowers children and adults with disabilities to discover new abilities and build independence. The dedicated staff provides compassionate and caring services for more than 400 children and adults. Ann Storck Center continues to raise the bar and set standards of care for others to follow. For up-to-date information about the organization, the people we serve and our efforts to provide the very best care, visit and our various social media channels.