Eat your HEART out; Jason Taylor to be honored at ‘Cruisine for Art’
Miami Dolphins and former NFL All-pro Jason Taylor will be honored for his contributions to South Florida at this year’s “Cruisine for Art” fundraiser, which will take place on May 17 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Benefiting the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, this event features government officials and community leaders serving as celebrity waiters.
Some of this year’s celebrity waiters include: City of Hollywood Commissioner, Judge Patricia Asseff; Senior Vice President and Chief Strategic Officer of Memorial Healthcare System, John Benz; City of Hollywod Mayor, Judge Peter Bober; and Sen. Eleanor Sobel.
Event co-chairs are Jules Meyer, Susan Renneisen and Anna Smith. The party kicks off at 6 p.m. with cocktails courtesy of Southernwine & Spirits and hors d’oeuvres followed by dinner, awards presentation, a silent and live auction, and entertainment by Rockwith U.
Event sponsors include: Bitner Goodman; Florida Power & Light Co; Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino; Southernwine & Spirits; and Thewestin Diplomat Resort & Spa. Tickets are $100 before or on May 14; or $120 after.
Taylor and his wife, Katina, founded the Jason Taylor Foundation in 2004, which aims to improve the lives of South Florida’s children. Among its accomplishments is the Jason Taylor Children’s Learning Center at Holtz Children’s Hospital and the Jason Taylor Reading Room. The Jason Taylor Reading Room is geared toward increasing the literacy rate of inner-city youth, while the Jason Taylor Children’s Learning Center provide children with extended hospital stays and the resources they need to keep up with their school work and stay in touch with family and friends.
The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood presents contemporary gallery exhibitions, live stage performances and education programs for adults and children. The center fosters a creative environment where new and challenging work can flourish through programs that reflect high standards of artistry and diversity. For more information, visit www. Artandculturecenter.org.
Jason Taylor Donna Lottes, left, and Dave Lottes Mark Kukulski, left, and Joy Satterlee