CULTURE & COCKTAILS Kicks Off 18th Season with "Foodies" At The Ben
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Floridant -- (Lake Worth Beach, FL – November 14, 2022) Dave Lawrence, President & CEO of the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County, welcomed nearly 150 guests to last week's CULTURE & COCKTAILS, kicking off the 18th season of the popular series. The informative and fun event was held in the beautiful rooftop ballroom of The Ben in downtown West Palm Beach and featured a real chewable topic.

November 7


A Tasty Conversation with

+ Chef Pushkar Marathe, Executive Chef at Stage Kitchen & Bar and Ela Curry Kitchen, both in Palm Beach Gardens. Born in India, his culinary roots originate in the rich tapestry of flavors from his homeland. His early culinary training was in Switzerland and has held cooking positions in restaurants in the Caribbean, the Middle East and around the United States.

Moderator: Libby Volgyes, award-winning food and restaurant photographer

The next live CULTURE & COCKTAILS At The Ben will be:

January 9

Today & Tomorrow

A Buzzy Conversation with

+ Bonnie Roseman, fashion stylist and designer who began her career selling art before shifting to "art to wear" collections from designers all over the world. Featured in People Magazine and on NBC's The Today Show, she went on to design collections for the Home Shopping Network before opening her own retail boutique off Worth Avenue, and now hosts the weekly Bonnie's Buzz About Town on Legend Radio 100.3 FM.

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Moderator: Pamela Fiori, author of In the Spirit of Palm Beach and former editor-in-chief of Town & Country

The Ben is located at 251 N. Narcissus Avenue in West Palm Beach. Free valet parking will be provided for each of the CULTURE & COCKTAILS conversations, running from 5 to 7 pm.

The 2022-2023 season of CULTURE & COCKTAILS is generously sponsored so far by The Roe Green Foundation, Roe Green, Founder; Donald M. Ephraim Family Foundation; Milton and Tamar Maltz; Jean Sharf; Scott Teich, Senior Vice President, Teich Wealth Management of Raymond James; The Gardens Mall; Bonnie Lautenberg; Palm Beach Media Group; Palm Beach Daily News; Legends Radio; and PR-BS, a Boca-based public relations firm. Additional sponsorship opportunities are still available.

Please Note:

All proceeds from CULTURE & COCKTAILS go to support the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County's mission to champion, engage, and grow the arts in Palm Beach County. For membership information, please contact Debbie Calabria at 561.472.3330.


Topics and speakers are subject to change depending upon the availability of scheduled participants.

Source: PR by Schweikhart
Filed Under: Arts, Food

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