Pembroke Pines, FL: Local Chefs, Food Trucks Participate In Charity Event

by Liane Morejon |

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. — Some local chefs volunteered to help fill boxes and sort food at Feeding South Florida, a local food bank dedicated to helping the poor and hungry.

The event is part of this year’s Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

The chefs also toured Feeding South Florida’s Broward headquarters, and spent time helping the staff with sorting and checking the donated food items.

Local food trucks were also there selling food and donating some of their proceeds to Feeding South Florida.

The participating restaurants included Chef Allen’s, Inc., Joe’s Stone Crab, Fairmont Turnberry Isle, China Grill, BRIO Tuscan Grille, Blue Tree Café and Catered Bliss.Two more Taste of the Nation events are scheduled for June 2 and July 7.