The food pantries in Gloucester County will be much more plentiful due to the dedication and support of Mari Ann Banks and her husband Charlie. Recently "in the barn" at their home, White Hall Plantation on Ware River, more than $10,000 was raised for Gloucester’s food pantries plus enough packaged or canned foods to make 1,500 meals (donated by guests and matched by U.S. Foodservice).
This was the second year for Food From The Heart, a grand culinary experience, where guests were a part of a live audience and where many chefs shared their culinary skills giving all present a taste. White Hall was the culinary epicenter of Gloucester for two days.
U.S. Foodservice sponsored this outstanding event, but it was Mari Ann who pulled it all together and even graciously participated as a guest chef.
Chef Mark Eggerding is top chef at U.S. Foodservice. He conducted each of the shows held over two days, two sessions per day. While assisting each guest chef through dem...
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