One Thousand to enjoy free Turkey Dinner

One Thousand to enjoy free Turkey Dinner at 19th Annual Share a Supper in West Palm Beach

23 November 2010

500 student chefs at the Florida Culinary Institute have been working for days to bring a very special meal to the table for some 1000 guests. On November 23th area residents are invited to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal at no cost on a first come first served basis.  This 19th year of the event will bring the total number of people fed by the institute and the donors to over 20 thousand.

Join Mayor Lois Frankel, the West Palm Beach City Commission, and all the volunteers as they serve up turkey with the fixings and desert at this Holiday tradition on Tuesday, November 23 from 4:30 – 6:30 at the Pleasant City Multicultural Center Gym. 500 22nd Street in West Palm Beach.

Here’s what went into the meal:

200 dz. Rolls , 100 Whole Turkeys , 260 pounds of Mashed Potatoes ,
140 pounds of Candied Yams , 9 cases of Turkey Stuffing , 40 Gallons of Turkey Gravy
90 pounds of Vegetables , 40 pounds of butter , 125 pounds of Cranberry Sauce
425 Donated Pies/Cakes , Coffee & Soda

This monumental and expensive feast would not be possible without the generosity of our sponsors: “4 Ever Praise” Dance Group, Blum Foundation, Cheney Brothers, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Cynthia Sanders, Florida Culinary Institute, Margaret Hawkins, Melanie Barnum of Mac Fabrics, Panera Bread, Publix, Rachel’s, Sherry’s Jazz, Sysco, The Dream Builders, United Way, WPEC NewsChannel 12, The City of West Palm Beach Community Events Staff, Parks & Recreation And the Staff of the Pleasant City Multicultural Center.