Highly anticipated Flavors 2010 to attract over 1000 attendees Equestrian Sport Productions, LLC Presenting Sponsor and Host Venue IBERIABANK and FPL announced as Platinum Sponsors.
On Friday, April 8th, at the elite Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, Wellington’s finest dining establishments will offer up their most tasty samplings. This eighth year tasting event is honored as the Wellington Chamber of Commerce’s “Signature Event” and will take place from 6:30-9:30 PM. This event will be presented by Equestrian Sport Productions, LLC. Platinum sponsors are iBERIABANK and FPL.
FLAVORS of Wellington brings together the best of the best Wellington Chamber Restaurants/Catering Venues/Wholesale and Gourmet Markets as well as Country Clubs who showcase their businesses, products, menus and exceptional service staff. Each vendor is asked to serve up their most tasty “signature items” and compete in categories such as Best Taste”, Best Plate Presentation”, “Best Display” and “Best Dessert”! Our guests will see anything from tiffany blue chocolate fountains, to sushi boats, gourmet appetizers, dinner samplings, wine tastings …just about anything our vendors can dream up!
Host venue and Presenting Sponsor 2011 is Equestrian Sport Productions, LLC. Equestrian Sport Productions, LLC (ESP) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wellington Equestrian Partners, a group of individuals dedicated to creating excellence in horse sports that they achieved in their businesses.
WEP created ESP to bring together from around the world the best and most experienced individuals in managing horse shows, producing spectacular equestrian events and providing the highest levels of facilities and services to fulfill WEPs’ goal of building in Wellington, Florida the top equestrian showcase on Earth.
The WEP Partnership includes some of America’s most prominent equestrian families who are committed to provide a home in Wellington for the equestrian community and to assure harmony between equestrian and non-equestrian interests in and around the horse show grounds named the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center.
“As second year host venue and Presenting Sponsor I am once again delighted to announce our association and contribution to this event. Equestrian Sport Productions, LLC believes in Wellington and in the success of our restaurants, country clubs and catering venues. We anticipate the most successful year to date and are honored to present this event to Wellington and beyond”, said ESP President Michael Stone and Chamber President 2011.
Platinum Sponsors and two of our “Celebrity Judges” for the evening include Don Kiselewski of FPL and Maggie Zeller of iBERIABANK.
FPL Group, Inc.(NYSE:FPL), is one of the country’s largest electricity-related services companies with annual revenues of more than $11 billion. Its principal subsidiary, Florida Power & Light Company, is one of the largest investor-owned utilities in the U.S., serving approximately nine million people in Florida. The other FPL Group subsidiaries include FPL Energy, one of the nation’s fastest growing wholesale energy producers from clean and renewable fuels with expanding operations in 26 states, and the world’s largest generator of solar and wind energy; and FPL FiberNet, which provides wholesale fiber optic systems and services in Florida and the Southeast U.S.
Don Kiselewski Area Manager for Northern and Western Palm Beach County (FPL) believes in supporting community based events and states, “FPL is once again pleased to have the opportunity to be sponsor this event due to the past success of this event and our continued support of the Wellington Chamber of Commerce. We strongly encourage everyone to join us along with many of our customers at this fabulous event.”
Since 1887, IBERIABANK has earned a solid reputation for strong financial performance. Our conservative approach to business has positioned us well for continued expansion in Florida and across our growing franchise. The Company, headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana, has 226 combined offices, including 145 bank branch offices in Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama, Texas, and Florida. With 10 offices in Southeast Florida, we offer excellent customer service and a wide array of products and services in retail, business, commercial and private banking. For more information, please visit www.iberiabank.com.
“IBERIABANK is thrilled to be a sponsor of Flavors of Wellington,” said Lori Dean, Senior Vice President and Retail Sales Manager for IBERIABANK of Southeast Florida. “This event has been a highlight in the Wellington community for many years and the evening is the perfect way to sample the talents of many of our local chefs’ best dishes.”
This event could hot happen each year without the participation of our sponsors, local eateries and we are so grateful to each of them for joining us each year! Additional Celebrity judges to be announced as they are confirmed but we do promise exciting judges this year!
Best of all attendees enjoy an evening of dining and dancing to Music Masters International 20- Piece Stage Band – we literally receive calls 5 months in advance each year with people hoping to see the Music Masters International Band. Their unique music makes this event unlike any other! However, this year we will be overlooking the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center Arena with equestrian events going on in the ring. This event could not be more unique to Wellington.
The Wellington Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce Committee Chairman as Alec L. Domb, Esq. and Bob Salerno. Host committee includes Mark Bozicevic, Maggie Zeller, Bob Wolff, Ramon Hernandez, Denise Carpenter, Mari-Ellen Sheldon and Laura Jaffe.
“This is our biggest social event of the season and we are proud to boast this will be our eighth year hosting this event”, says Chamber Executive Director Michela Perillo-Green. “Each year this event gets bigger and better well attended, with the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center as our hosting venue as well as IBERIABANK and FPL as our Platinum Sponsors, this year will no doubt exceed all our expectations.”
Tickets prices are as follows; Pre-event $ 25.00 and $ 30.00 at the door. VIP Reserved Tables begin at $ 300.00. Please contact the Wellington Chamber of Commerce at 561-792-6525 for further information.