How would -you- like the chance to eat a dinner at Mr. An's prepared "right in front of your face" by U of A Basketball Coaching Legend Lute Olson, and scores of other Tucson-area celebrities? Well, a handful of Tucsonans were able to do just that! On Thursday, October 27th a handful of local celebrities cooked teppan-style at Mr. An's for select guests! The evening included dinner, silent & live auctions, and ongoing entertainment to raise funds for Easter Seals Blake Foundation. News 4 Tucson's very own Paul Cicala also had a chance to volunteer his time as one of the "Guest Chefs".
Here's a list of the "Cooking With the Stars" Volunteers preparing the food for the local charity fundraiser:
-Lute Olson…UA Head Men's Basketball Coach '83-'08/NCAA champs '97/Hall Of Fame
-Kelly Olson…HOF Wife
-Adia Barnes..UA Women's Head Basketball Coach
-Matt Muehlbach…Former UA Basketball/Pac-12 Basketball Analyst
-LaMonte Hunley…Former UA Linebacker/Top 50 UA Players of All Time
-Lamont Lovett…Former UA Running Back/Color commentator UA Football
-Denise Mueller..World Record holder Fastest Woman on a paced bike
-Sara Brown…Former LPGA Player/Golf Channel Personality
-Corey Williams…Former UA Basketball Player/ESPN College Basketball Analyst
-Shelley Duncan…Former UA Baseball/NY Yankee/D-Backs affiliate Manager
-John Fina…UA Hall Of Fame/10 yr NFL career with the Buffalo Bills
-Syndric Steptoe…Former UA wide receiver/kick-off return record-holder
-Cristina Baena…Mexican Amateur Champion/UA Women's Golf NCAA Champion
-Paul Cicalla ... KVOA News 4 Tucson Sports Anchor/REporter ("Pinch hitting for Bill Shaw... KVOA GM/Former President of Superstation WGN: TV home of the World Series Team Chicago Cubs)
?Here's more from the Easter Seal's Blake Foundation Website:
Join us for this Fantastically Fun Exclusive Dinner Event that is an opportunity for the community to come together to raise funds for Easter Seals Blake Foundation. Easter Seals Blake Foundation reaches over 18,000 individuals and their families annually throughout Southern Arizona, providing infants, children, adults, and families with a broad continuum of services including early intervention and family support & preservation, child care and training, therapeutic, vocational and independent living training, behavioral health and community residential services. We are the largest social services non-profit employer in Southern Arizona.
The ESBF Cooking With The Stars is being held on
October 27th, 2016 at Mr. An's Teppan Steak, Sushi, & Seafood Restaurant
at 6091 N.Oracle Road in Tucson.
Join us for this Fantastically Fun Exclusive Dinner Event that is an opportunity for the
community to come together to raise funds for