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Book-a-Cook Creates a Thanksgiving Feast for Operation Hope Soup Kitchen

13 Nov

The idea behind Book-a-Cook is pretty simple.  You check out their site, describe the kind of chef or cooking experience you’re looking for, then they match you up with the perfect chef.  Then, you book the cook and the chef will meet you at your house or wherever you are and prepare your meal.

And, after being in business for about a year, owners Ashley Hart and Amy Strife have decided to give back this holiday season by preparing an amazing Thanksgiving meal for over fifty people at Fairfield’s Operation Hope soup kitchen today.  The meal will include locally sourced ingredients and will be a feast for those who struggle with food insecurity on a daily basis.

On the menu is Citrus Brined Local Turkey with Chestnut Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Sport Hill Farm Broccoli with Garlic and EVOO, Homemade Corn Bread, and Apple Cobbler.  At the helm of the kitchen today will be Chef Tim Fornero who has cooked at Spago in Las Vegas and Felix in NYC.  And, both Ashley and Amy are pitching in to decorate the Operation Hope dining room.

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