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Join Chef Brian Owenby at 2009 Flavors of Nashville event to benefit American Liver Foundation

September 10, 2009

In early August I was honored and privileged to be able to attend a Craft Food and Craft Beer dinner at Gaylord’s Opryland Hotel during the Southern Food & Wine Festival.

Chef Brian Owenby, executive chef of the area of the resort known as The District, was charged with blowing away our taste buds and did just that. As I mentioned previously in this blog, the food was excellent and paired perfectly with each beer. He is definitely a chef of distinction.

Today I learned through Facebook that Chef Owenby, who has been doing charity work for the Liver Foundation for the last few years, has been diagnosed with advanced liver disease and will find out in the coming months whether he needs a liver transplant. (See the story at Newschannel5.com).

September 14th, 2009, he will participate in Flavors of Nashville for the foundation. Please consider attending this meal and/or making a donation to the American Liver Foundation. If nothing else, attend the dinner and let him thrill your taste buds while contributing to a good cause. For more information, please contact the Mid South Division at 866.756.7668 or kreuter@liverfoundation.org. Space is limited and Flavors of Nashville will sell out – so please confirm your attendance early!

Along with the dinner is a silent auction with great items up for bidding. Here is a list:

Item Company Value
Backpack Office 2007 (Ultimate) Vista (Business) Sleeve of Golf Balls, Mouse, Water Bottle Microsoft

$1,000

3 Night Cabin Rental Moon Shine Hill

$750

1 Round of Golf for 4 People Governor’s Club

$457

1 Night Stay With Dinner for 2 Loew’s Vanderbilt Hotel

$400

Professional Take-Home Whitening Kit Mitchell Ward, DDS

$400

2 Box Seats for 1 Classical Concert and dinner for 2 at Arpeggio Nashville Symphony

$286

Lamp The Lamp Store

$275

Round of Golf for 4 People Gaylord Springs Golf Links

$260

Portrait Session Lane Photography

$200

2 VIP Passes Next Big Nashville

$180

20 Person Taco Party Qdoba

$170

Dinner for Two Capitol Grille

$150

Tickets for 2 Nashville Opera

$144

3 Night Stay Miss Kitty’s Bed and Bath

$135

Gift Certificate Breon Hair Salon

$130

11×14 Bob Dylan Photo Further Images

$120

Brunch for 6 Macke’s Restaurant

$120

2 pairs of Season Passes (4 Total) Alias Chamber Ensemble

$120

The “Best of Doc” Box Set The Documentary Chanel

$100

Gift Certificate for Skin Care Products Tiba NU Spa

$100

Family Membership Adventure Science Center

$90

4 Entrees and 1 Top Shelf Guacamole Cantina Lerado

$70

2 Tickets Grand Ole Opry

$60

4 Zoo Passes Nashville Zoo

$56

1 bottle of wine, autographed by Kix Brooks Arrington Vineyards

$50

$50 Gift Certificate Gigi’s Cupcakes

$50

Cooking Class The Viking School

$50

Gift Certificate Levy’s Clothier For Men and Women

$50

6 Adult Passes Frist Museum

$50

6 Free Studio Visits Brushfire Pottery Studio

$36

2 Passes Belle Meade Plantation

$30

Open Bounce Card Bounce U

$30

Gift Certificate Firefly

$25

Golden Fiddle Charley Daniel’s Band
Gift Certificate Wild Iris Restaurant
Home Cleaning and Organizing Sharon Millward
Hatch Show Print
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