(SAVANNAH, GA)  The New South Café’s 2007 Cooking for Charity featuring Chef Matt Cohen is hosting a September fundraiser for Senior Citizens, Inc. on Monday, September 24th from 11 AM to 1 PM.  "We are honored to help local Savannah charities such as Senior Citizens Incorporated," stated Chef Matt Cohen, owner of The New South Cafe.  Come learn the secrets of award-winning culinary expert Chef Matt Cohen and enjoy a delicious gourmet meal—while supporting a great local cause which improves the quality of life and assists in the over all wellbeing and independent living of senior citizens throughout the coastal empire.  Tax-deductible tickets for the event cost $100 and benefit the nonprofit organization, Senior Citizens, Inc.  To RSVP for this event, please contact Leigh Johnson at 236-0363.MEDIA ARE INVITED to be our guest for this event: For VIP Media Passes contact Scott West at 912-443-0977.

Guests at this event will receive private cooking instruction from top ranking Chefs Matt and Scott of The New South Café and enjoy a VIP gourmet lunch featuring Chef Matt’s signature gourmet southern specialties.  Unique recipes will be taken straight from the chef’s kitchen while proper cooking techniques, how-to’s, and cooking basics are taught.

Senior Citizens, Inc. provides much needed services to the senior citizens of Savannah and their families.  One out of every three seniors in Chatham County received care from Senior Citizens, Inc. last year.  Services include adult day care for seniors with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, door through door transportation, in-home support which includes assistance with chores and personal grooming, Meals on Wheels, Senior Companions and community centers offering educational and recreational activities. For more information on this non-profit organization go to www.seniorcitizens-inc.orgor contact them at 912-236-0363.

The New South Café features regional southern cuisine with a gourmet twist.  "Come, Let Us Feed YOU!" is the slogan for this fine dining establishment operated by owner, Chef Matt Cohen, a fifth generation Savannah native, and Executive Chef Scott Gordon, who are both graduates of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America (CIA)  in NY.  The menu showcases Georgia's finest food, from Georgia wild shrimp to Vidalia onions.  These amazing Chefs also offer catering services for corporate events, conventions, private parties, weddings, receptions & bar mitzvahs. For more information check them out on the web at www.thenewsouthcafe.com or call for reservations at 912-233-7558.

For a VIP Media Pass to The New South Cafe events, complete press kit, or to schedule interviews with Chef Matt Cohen & "Cooking for Charity" nonprofit officials, please contact Marjorie Young/Scott West of Carriage Trade Public Relations at 912-443-0977.

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