(SAVANNAH, GA)  The New South Café's 2007 Cooking for Charity featuring Chef Matt Cohen is hosting a March fundraiser for AWWIN, Inc. (A Working Woman in Need). Come learn the secrets of award-winning culinary expert Chef Matt Cohen and enjoy a delicious, gourmet meal-while raising money for local working women in need.  The fundraiser will be held at The New South Café on Monday, March 26th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Tax-deductible tickets for the event cost $100, with 75 percent of proceeds being donated to AWWIN.  To RSVP for this event, please contact Sarahlyn at 912-659-0241.  For more information on AWWIN visit http://www.awwininc2.org.

Come into the classroom as Chef Matt Cohen and Executive Chef Scott Gordon share their experience and talent while cooking for a good cause.  Guests at the event for charity will receive private cooking instruction from top ranking Chefs Matt and Scott of The New South Cafe and a gourmet lunch including Chef Matt's delicious Crab Cakes.  Unique recipes will be taken straight from the chef's kitchen while proper cooking techniques, how-to's, and cooking basics are taught.  

A fifth generation Savannah native, Chef Matt Cohen, owner of The New South Café, is a culinary expert who has worked in big name restaurants throughout New York and Atlanta.  A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, Matt trained at one of the top rated culinary schools in the world.

Matt opened The New South Café in 2006 with friend and fellow CIA graduate, Scott Gordon.  Chef Scott worked in Florida for the world famous Chef Norman Van Aken, founder of a visionary way of cooking known as “New World Cuisine,” for many years.  

AWWIN is a non-profit charity in Savannah which helps single, working women in need to become self-sufficient by utilizing existing community resources as a vehicle of hope to transform their lives and ensure a prosperous legacy for themselves and their children.  AWWIN, Inc. hosts the annual “Savannah's Top Ten Working Women of the Year” awards gala in September each year.

The New South Café is located at 2601 Skidaway Road in Savannah, just minutes away from downtown.  Chefs Matt and Scott offer upscale catering services for corporate events, conventions, executive lunches, private parties, weddings, receptions and bar mitzvahs.  For more information visit http://www.thenewsouthcafe.com or call 912-233-7558.


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