Chef Cassel introduced Chef Peter Timmins, Executive Chef at The Gasparilla Inn & Club (below). If you've not been there, go for a day or weekend. Irish born and classically trained, his cuisine is exemplary, and his passion for fine cuisine is evident. He was previously Executive Chef at the famous Greenbrier in West Virginia.
Gasparilla Island is a relaxing, nicely preserved bit of Old Florida. The Inn's Main Dining Room is open to the public for breakfast and dinner. Jackets are required for gentlemen at dinner in Season. Check it out!
The Gasparilla Inn's Fifth Annual Food & Wine Weekend is scheduled for January 14-16, 2011. The Master Chef's Dinner will feature wine selections from Willakenzie Estate Winery and exceptional cuisine created by Master Chef Peter Timmins and others.
ACF Vice President Craig Panneton talked on stage.