Art And Soup

Art And Soup


BACK ON MIDDAY, ART, FOOD, AND MONEY. WHAT IS NOT TO LOVE ABOUT THE VISITING ART AND SOUP FUNDRAISER THAT WILL BE THE 18th ANNUAL EVENT. JOINING ME TODAY IS FROM THE V.N.A. AND MIKE MULDER, CHEF, AND YOU BROUGHT TREATS FOR US TODAY. THESE SMELL FAN TAS PICK F SOME OF THE APPETIZERS WE MAKE AT THE HOTEL. THOUGHT I WOULD BRING YOU LUNCH TODAY. I APPRECIATE IT AS WELL. AND LET’S TALK ABOUT THAT EVENT AND WHO IS GOING TO BENEFIT THE MOST FROM THIS EVENT? V.N.A. HAS A PROGRAM CALLED SHELTER NURSING TO THE HOMELESS SHELTERS AND TO SERVE PIEM ON THE STREET AND PROVIDE NURSING CARE TO THEM. WE SEE ABOUT 3,000 PEOPLE EVERY YEAR WHICH IS ABOUT HALF OF THE HOMELESS POPULATION IN A YEAR. AND MIKE HAS BEEN PARTICIPATING IN IT SINCE 200AND ARE THE GRAND CHAMPION IN 2004. AND WHAT IS THE ATMOSPHERE LIKE IN COMPETING WITH THE BEST CHEFS IN TOWN? I I PERSONALLY LIKE IT AND GIVES YOU A CHANCE TO MEET A LOT OF PEOPLE THAT YOU WOULDN’T NORMALLY SEE. I LOVE THE COMPETITION. LOVE THE DIFFERENT SOUPS THAT EVERYBODY MAKES. AND IT IS A GREAT TURNOUT. GREAT EVENT TO BE IN. NOT JUST FOOD, KAREN, BUT MANY LOCAL ARTISTS WILL COME AND HEART ART WORK ON DISPLAY. HOW MANY LOCAL ARISTS AND FOOD CHEFS WILL BE THERE? 20 RESTAURANTS AND 40 ARTISTS. ARTISTS OF ALL CALIBERS, ALL WE HAVE PEOPLE BRINGING JEWELRY. WE HAVE STONEWARE. PHOTOGRAPHY. ART WORK. AND JUST A REALLY INCREDIBLE VARIETY IF YOU COME AND YOU WILL FIND SOMETHING YOU LOVE. AND MIKE, TALK ABOUT AT LEAST ONE OR TWO OF THE DISHES THAT YOU BROUGHT FOR US TODAY. WE BROUGHT SOME SALMON MOUSSE AND CHICKEN TARRAGON AND SMOKED DUCK AND A BUNCH OF DIFFERENT VARIETIES OF CHOCOLATE-COVERED STRAWBERRIES AND CHOCOLATE-COVERED GRAPES IN THE THE MIDDLE AND A CHOCOLATE BOWL. EVERYBODY LOVES CHOCOLATE. AND SO WHAT IS ON YOUR EYE ON? THE GRAPES. AND THIS TART HAS MY EYE. AND $240,000 PLUS RAISED A YEAR AGO. WHAT IS YOUR GOAL FOR THIS YEAR? OUR GOAL IS $200,000 AND THAT GOES STRAIGHT TO SERVING THE HOMELESS POPULATION. LET’S TALK ABOUT THE DETAILS AND FEBRUARY 22 AND PULL UP THE GRAPHIC ON THE SCREEN. AND HOW MUCH ARE TICKETS? I UNDERSTAND THERE IS A DEAL IF YOU BUY THEM NOW VERSUS AT THE DOOR. BUY THEM NOW $50 AHEAD OR $100 TO ATTEND THE PATRON PARTY THAT INCLUDES DINNER AND THE GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS AND $50 AHEAD OR $55 AT THE DOOR. AND THEVNACARES.ORG.