Café Cimino takes national award
The American Culinary Federation, the nation's premier organization of professional chefs, will honor Café Cimino Country Inn in Sutton with an Achievement of Excellence Award at the 2011 ACF National Convention held July 22 to 26 in Dallas, Texas.
Café Cimino Country Inn is one of 23 establishments nationwide to receive the award, which recognizes food service establishments that exemplify a commitment to excellence.
Stringing beans for Manna Meal
String green beans at Capitol Market's outdoor center court from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday to benefit Manna Meal. The donated beans will be processed by Manna Meal volunteers and used to feed the less fortunate over the winter. Last year's event netted about 300 pounds of green beans.
Capitol Market is located at 800 Smith St. Manna Meal, 1105 Quarrier St., produces about 350 meals daily, seven days a week. Call 304-345-7121 or visit mannameal.com.
Eight barbecue teams from across the world will fire up their grills July 28 to 31 for Ribfest in South Charleston. They'll serve barbecue ribs, chicken with their special sauces, side dishes and desserts. Find them just west of the Montrose exit of Interstate 64 on MacCorkle Avenue. Call 304-746-5552. For details on the event and entertainment schedule, visit charlestonwvribfest.com.
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