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May 18-20, 2018 – Jim is appearing at the Hangout Music Festival, Gulf Shores, AL. Listen to your favorite bands with your toes in the sand, surrounded by your closest friends; that’s the Hangout Music Festival.
April 29th, 2018 – Jim will join chefs John Tesar, B J Smith, and more in Wilmington, Delaware to support Meals on Wheels. The event is an indulgent morning of gourmet cuisine prepared by renowned chefs plus exquisite fine wines and delicious brunch cocktails all in support of Delaware’s homebound seniors.
April 21, 2018 – Jim will be at Birmingham, Alabama’s Sloss Furnaces for the Gumbo Gala, the largest gumbo competition in the Southeast!
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April 13th, 2018 – Join Jim in Cleveland, Mississippi for the Sunny Seniors Charity Dinner to raise funds for their Alzheimer’s Respite Program.
Sunny Seniors offers respite to primary caregivers while providing a safe, stimulating environment for persons with dementia. Each person is treated with dignity and respect.
November 2-5, 2017 – Chef Jim Smith (and most of his Top Chef season’s alumni) will be at the Dallas Chefs for Farmers opening party, “Bite Night.”
Chefs For Farmers kicks off with more talent than you can shake your steak knife at. Hosted by Chef John Tesar of Knife, this high-profile showdown features an all-star cast of Top Chef® alums, at the vibrant Dallas Farmers Market. Each of these culinary masters will feature their own distinctive spin on the bold and bright flavors of Texas beef and regional cuisine.
August 9, 2017 – Jim judged the 2017 Farmers Market Coalition Poster Contest as part of the National Farmers Market Week celebration.
Chef Jim Smith is now a Chef Advocate for Wild American Shrimp. Chef Advocates support Wild American shrimp and use it in their restaurants and recipes whenever possible.
The program was created to inspire and educate chefs and other culinary professionals about the unique qualities of Wild American shrimp, over mass produced imports, and showcase how this succulent and nutritious source of protein from the Gulf and South Atlantic warm waters can be incorporated into a range of inspired culinary dishes.
August 5, 2017 -Jim will be judging at the 14th annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off, a cooking competition in New Orleans. The competition pits 12 U.S. chefs against one another in a timed, live cooking show.
The winner will be crowned the 2017 King of American Seafood.
April 30, 2017 – Jim Smith and more world-renowned chefs will be preparing bunch at Meals on Wheels of Delaware’s 20th Celebrity Chefs’ Brunch. Guests will enjoy exquisite tastings from over 30 award-winning chefs as well a champagne toast, brunch cocktails, live entertainment and an exceptional silent auction.
The event will be hosted by chef Anne Burrell from Food Network’s hit show, Worst Cooks in America; Celebrity Edition.