(SAVANNAH, GA) “Transforming Lives by Feeding the Hungry”

The New South Cafe  helps The Old Savannah City Mission

Savannah, GA:   "Transforming lives forever through feeding the hungry" is the first line of The Old Savannah City Mission's (OCSM)  statement of purpose.  " Food has the power to literally maintain and transform life" states Rev Jim Lewis the Executive Director of OCSM.   The Old Savannah City Mission  is blessed to announce that The New South Cafe has chosen to recognize the work done by OSCM, by hosting a "Cooking for Charity" event.  "We are honored to  help the Old Savannah City Mission continue its ministry to the homeless, stated Chef Matt Cohen, owner, The New South Cafe.

COOKING LESSON :  Here's how it works:     The restaurant is closed for the day.  Guest arrive for a private behind-the-scenes tour.  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 and a gourmet lunch including the restaurant's award-winning Crabcakes.  Unique recipes will be taken straight from the chef’s kitchen while proper cooking techniques, how-to’s, and cooking basics are taught.  All participants receive a "Certificate of Expertise" scroll during a graduation ceremony .

DATE: Monday, June 25 
TIME: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
TICKETS: Tax-deductible tickets for the event cost $100,  Tax Deductible
Where: The New South Cafe 2601 Skidaway. 1 Block north of Victory Drive. 
Menu: Award Winning Crabcakes, Seasonal Salad, Sweet Potato Fries, Asiago Cheese dipping sauce & Southern Deep-Fried Cheesecake  
RSVP: Rev Jim Lewis 912) 232-1979 www.oscm.org

ABOUT The Old Savannah City Mission :  The Old Savannah City Mission (OSCM) is a Gospel Rescue Mission.  It is a local charity funded entirely by donations from the private sector.  OSCM meets the deepest needs of Savannah's most vulnerable populations:  the homeless, the poor and the marginalized.  www.oscm.org

ABOUT The NEW SOUTH CAFE: A fifth generation Savannah native, Chef Matt Cohen, owner of The New South Café, is a culinary expert who has worked in gourmet restaurants throughout New York and Atlanta.  A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in New York, Chef Matt opened The New South Café in 2006 with friend and fellow CIA graduate, Chef Scott Gordon.  They are committed to giving back to the Savannah community which has blessed their lives.  More info on the restaurant at www.thenewsouthcafe.com

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