Show Co-Host, Susan Eaton has lived in Wilmington for over 4 years and serves as General Manager of the Wilmington Convention Center of behalf of SMG, the world largest private management firm for public assembly facilities.
Susan oversees the day to day operations of the Center and the in-house food and beverage operation, along with the outdoor event space.
Meet The Chef, Scott Frazzetta
Chef Scott brings to the Wilmington Convention Center his attention to quality, presentation, abilities with volume cookery, and attention to detail that keeps our guests returning for their next event.
Our Award winning Chef Scott took home three 2013 Epicurean Evening awards for “Best in Show”, ”Best Taste”, and “Best Appetizer”, as voted by a panel of judges in a blind taste competition. In previous competitions, Scott’s awards included the “Peoples Choice Award” for two consecutive years in 2011 and 2012. The Epicurean Evening, is an event benefiting the NC Methodist Homes for Children.
Chef Scott has had a variety of experiences to include working in his father’s Wilmington bakery until age 18 and then worked at the Cape Fear Country Club before attending culinary school in Charleston. Once certified, Frazzetta worked as a chef in several restaurants and taught Culinary Arts at Trident Technical College before returning to Wilmington as Executive Chef at Pine Valley Country Club and Corning, Inc
JDRF Hope Gala 2014
JDRF is a major charitable organization dedicated to funding type 1 diabetes research. JDRF’s stated goal is to “progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF uses over 80% of its expenditures to support research and research-related education.
Guests, Scott and Twyla Satterfield are the 2014 Hope Gala Honorees for the JDRF Coastal Carolina Branch. This year’s Hope Gala will be held at the Wilmington Convention Center on Saturday, May 17. For more information on the Gala and to purchase tickets, please visit the site: www.jdrfhopegala.org/.