Executive Chef Kevin Kelly of Steve & Cookies By The Bay in Margate.

ATLANTIC CITY – The community is invited to Let’s Get Cookin’, a gourmet celebration and a culinary competition to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City. The fundraiser will tbe held 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 at the Showboat Resort. VIP ticket holders enjoy early entry and access to the VIP lounge at 5 p.m.

Guests will have a chance to sample heirloom recipes and gourmet creations from the area’s best local chefs and most talented amateur chefs. The recipes will be judged on a variety of criteria. Attendees will receive a bound recipe book as a memento of the evening. In addition, there will be a chance to win raffle baskets and bid on auction items, all to support the cause.

Proceeds from Let’s Get Cookin’ 2024 will directly contribute to sustaining and expanding the various programs offered by the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City. By providing a safe and welcoming environment, the club empowers youth to build a brighter future. The event is chaired by Larry Sieg, president and CEO, Visit Atlantic City, and Sharon Franz, Sales and Marketing director, Steel Pier. A committee of professionals are volunteering their time to work with ACBGC staff to coordinate the event.

Tickets are $100 for general admission and $150 for VIP tickets. For tickets, chef registration, and sponsorship opportunities, visit https://www.acbgc.org/letsgetcookin/.  

Amateur Chef Ken Calemmo of Cooper Levinson Law Firm.

Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

Award winning journalist covering news, events and people of Atlantic County for more than 20 years.