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Emeril Lagasse Foundation To Host Charity Fishing Tournament In Fort Lauderdale

Bam! It’s fishing time!

The Emeril Lagasse Foundation’s second annual Line, Vine & Dine charity fishing tournament and seafood cook-off returns to Fort Lauderdale Feb. 8-10 at Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina. 

This year’s event features a two-day sailfish tournament, evening dockside receptions, a live luxury auction and the Vine & Dine Seafood Cook-Off, which features celebrity chefs and Napa and Sonoma winemakers including Arista Winery, Riverain Vineyards, Au Bon Climat, G.H. Mumm and more. 

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Guest chefs include Sean Brasel, Clay Conley, Angelo Elia, Habteab Hamde, Cindy Hutson, Chad Johnson, Jose Mendin, Greg McGowan and, of course, Emeril Lagasse. The chefs will compete in a seafood showdown, highlighting the best of coastal cuisine. 

Proceeds from Line, Vine & Dine will benefit the Emeril Lagasse Foundation in support of local charities ARC Culinary and Dan Marino Foundation-Marino Campus. Both foundations are dedicated to improving the lives of people with developmental disorders and other life challenges. 

Last year’s inaugural Line, Vine & Dine raised over $650,000 for local beneficiaries. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit linevineanddine.com.

Photos courtesy of The Emeril Lagasse Foundation

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