Steak Skewers [Soy Marinated Steak Tips, Cremini Mushrooms, Red Onions] Cremini and Portobello Mushroom Bisque, Truffle Oil, Goat Cheese Crostini Sliced Pot Roast, Fontina Cheese, Truffle Oil, and Arugula on Brioche Roll Fresh Cut French Fries Single Shot of Illy Espresso Where: Giancarlo’s Who: Jason Mueller, Nick Parisi, Cody Williams
One of the coolest things about this fundraiser is that it originated with a young man on the street, who chose to tell a stranger about the love and appreciation he had for his school principal. His name is Vidal, and I had a chance to reconnect with him during my visit to Mott Hall Bridges Academy. He could not possibly be a more polite or charismatic young man.
“I want to own my own restaurant,” he told me. “When I was little, I used to watch my mom cook. Then I started cooking for myself when I was nine. I’d get the ingredients myself at the corner store and make something for my brothers. I just thought it was a good thing for an older brother to do. I can make curry chicken, jerk chicken, curry goat, fried rice, macaroni and cheese, and all kinds of stuff.” “What would you say has been your biggest accomplishment?” “Getting publicity for my school.”