In 2009, Fieri helped draft a California resolution making the second Saturday in May as "Cook With Your Kids Day." From 11 a.m. to noon April 25, Fieri will at the Capitol where "Cook With Your Kids" will be introduced as a weekly initiative, to encourage families cooking and eating together every Thursday.
Locals are invited to attend two fundraisers to benefit "Cooking With Kids," hosted by Guy Fieri. Guests will enjoy complete, multi-course dinners, prepared by Guy, who will also mingle with guests. The ticket prices include dinner, drinks and signed memorabilia.
Monday, April 25, 2011, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at
2243 Arden Way, Sacramento, CA 95825
Jeff Arnett, the master distiller for Jack Daniels, will pair cocktails with Guy's food at Tex Wasabi's. Tickets are $100, available for purchase at the restaurant.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at
10505 Fairway Drive, Roseville, CA 95678
Two magnums of limited release Kenwood wine also will be customized by Joe Leonard, Fieri's tattoo artist, and auctioned. Tickets are $125, available for purchase at the restaurant.
Culinary students from American River College, Fieri's alma mater, will be prepping food for both events. (source)
Related, Tex Wasabi's in Santa Rosa, CA, is scheduled to re-open in May, 2011. BiteClubBeats.com reports,
After a 19 month closure, Guy Fieri’s Santa Rosa outpost of Tex Wasabi’s will reopen in May. According to Fieri spokesman Brett Hutchison, heavy reconstruction on the the “Rock and Roll Sushi-Barbecue” restaurant, which shuttered in September 2009, is nearing completion.
“It will be well worth the wait,” said Hutchison. With the kitchen finished and new employees hired, Fieri’s crew are shooting for an ambitious early May debut — possibly just weeks away.
And we previously reported that the new Johnny Garlic's in Dublin, CA, has an estimated opening date of June 1.
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