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Pig roast fundraiser will be held at The Pink Shell Resort on Sept. 11

By Staff | Aug 29, 2011

Who can’t resist a pig roast? The public is invited to participate in the American Culinary Federation’s pig roast competition on Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Coconuts Pool Deck at The Pink Shell Resort, located on Fort Myers Beach. The event, to be held from 3 to 6 p.m., will benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank.

The cost per person is $10. Additional donations, including non-perishable food, will also be accepted.

A minimum of five teams will be competing for the title of “people’s favorite.” A full buffet to accompany the roast pigs will be provided by The Pink Shell, Sysco Foods, Cheney Brothers, US Foods and Happy Foods.

Entertainment will be provided during the event and The Pink Shell is offering a special guest rate for those who wish to make a weekend of the event.

Additional information may be obtained by contacting Chef Craig Panneton by phone at 239-463-8613 or via e-mail at CPanneton@Pinkshell.com.