When Valley Forge Toursim & Convention Board CEO Mike Bowman steps up to a stove to cook, for the masses, you can bet it means one thing — it’s time for VFTCB’s annual food drive.
That was certainly the case recently when Bowman and his staff kicked off the agency’s Fourth Annual Valley Forge Freedom from Hunger Food Drive by lending a hand in the kitchen at Haws Kitchen, located in Haws Avenue United Methodist Church in Norristown. A onetime professional chef who honed his cooking skills at such iconic restaurants as the Parker House in Boston and the Fontainebleau in Florida, Bowman, worked alongside Culinary Arts Institute (CAI) at Montgomery County Community College members to whip up a chicken dinner for 100 to 150 people, writes Gary Puleo in The Times Herald.
Bowman is no stranger to the kitchen. He was once a professional chef holding positions at the iconic Parker House in Boston and Fontainebleau in Florida. For the kickoff, Bowman , worked alongside Culinary Arts Institute (CAI) at Montgomery County Community College members to whip up a chicken dinner for 100 to 150 people.
“It’s so important that we keep our commitment to run this annual food drive, and support our residents in Montgomery County, especially those who are in times of need,” said Bowman. “It’s about raising awareness, as well as showing them the respect they deserve.”
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