Celebrity Chef



Celebrity Chef is a fundraising event at which prominent community members cook/prepare a favorite dish for guests to sample and “bid on” with their dollars. The chef with the highest total at the evenings’ end is the winner!

Thank You!

Participating Chefs

  • Diane Arneth, Community Health Action of S.I.
  • Mary Lou Bavaro, Gateway Arms Realty
  • Brian Benevento, South Shore Rotary Club
  • Christine DeHart, Salmon Real Estate
  • Joseph Tacoronte, Bearded BBQ NYC
  • Ilene Rosen, Development & Event Services
  • Cory Schifter, Casale Jewelers
  • Frank Wilkinson, Rab’s Country Lanes

Judges, Courtesy of the Staten Island Advance Cookbook

  • Pastor Michael Bagnall
  • David Cavagnaro
  • Dr. Adrienne Feretti

2018 Champions:

  • Diane Arneth (Community Health Action of S.I.), Judge’s Favorite
  • Mary Lou Bavaro (Gateway Arms Realty), Fan Favorite
  • Frank Wilkinson (Rab’s Country Lanes), Best Dressed Table