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A Taste Sensation Event

taste sensation culinary cook-off to benefit the Merlin and Carolyn Hanson Hospice Center

2019 A Taste Sensation Culinary Cook-Off

Come see these local celebrity and chef teams battle it out in a cooking competition to raise money for the Merlin and Carolyn Hanson Hospice Center.

Along with a fast-paced cooking competition, enjoy food and beverages, bid on auction items, and vote for your favorite chef to help raise funds!

Friday, October 4, 2019
5:30 p.m.

Lakehouse Restaurant & Bar
3029 Lakeshore Drive, St. Joseph, Michigan

Cast your vote online - click here!

This year's teams include:

Team 1

Amy Heugel – Co-owner, LakeHouse Restaurant and Bar
Chef JP Verhage – Executive chef & general manager, LakeHouse Restaurant and Bar

Team 2

Danielle Yeager – Realtor, @Properties
Chef Calie Biondo – Executive chef, Blackbird Waterhouse 

Team 3

Olivia Starks – Funeral director, Starks Family Funeral Home
Chef Narlo Schiesser – Private chef, Savors & Secrets

For more information, contact Rachel Arent at (269) 429-7100

Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors


Tosis Logo

Lane Automotive

Tyler Automotive Logo

Chemical Bank Logo

Vans Medical of Lakeland Logo

Woodland Terrace Logo

Additional 2019 sponsors:

Hanson Family Foundation

Alton & Millie Wendzel
Ann Dahmer and Kevin Geiser
Barbara Harte
Dan Hopp
Dr. John Carter and Barb Carter
Drier’s Meat Market
Fred & Amey Upton
Lake Michigan College
Meryle Merritt, in memory of Lawrence H. Merritt
Rachel & Glenn Arent
Starks Family Funeral Homes
Steve and Hilda Banyon
Tom & Elaine Yeager
Wales & Associates

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