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Chefs Cook Up Recipe to Fight Cancer at 19th Annual “Evening of Good Taste”

“Evening of Good Taste” will benefit the ongoing expansion of the Gertrude & Louis Feil Cancer Center. The center is the only one on Long Island that is equipped with the Varian Novalis Tx™, da Vinci® Surgical System and Gamma Knife®.

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PRLog (Press Release) - Jan. 31, 2012 - More than 1,000 food and wine enthusiasts will feast on the New York metro area’s finest foods, desserts, pastries and wines at South Nassau Communities Hospital's 19th Annual “An Evening of Good Taste” to be held at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY, on Monday, March 5, from 6PM – 9PM.

“Evening of Good Taste” includes a professionally judged competition, which is sanctioned by the Long Island Chapter of the American Culinary Federation.  It has divisions for schools, restaurants, vintners, bakeries and ice sculptors and awards are given for appetizers, entrées, desserts, overall table presentation, bread, viennoise, pastries, decorated cakes, wine display, vendor display and carved ice sculptures.  Patrons can also vote for their favorite selection in the People’s choice Award.

This year “Evening of Good Taste” will benefit the ongoing expansion of the Gertrude & Louis Feil Cancer Center.  The center is the only one on Long Island that is equipped with three of the most advanced and effective technologies used to treat and eradicate cancer: the Varian Novalis Tx™, da Vinci® Surgical System and Gamma Knife®.  It is a recipient of many prestigious honors and citations, including the American College of Surgeons Comprehensive Community Cancer Center and the Commission on Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award.  This evening’s proceeds along with the generous major gift from the Feil family and The Louis Feil Charitable Lead Annuity Trust will help ensure that the communities and residents served by South Nassau continue to have convenient access to the most advanced cancer care available anywhere.

For more information or to purchase tickets ($100 per ticket purchased in advance of the event, $150 for ticket purchased the day of the event), call Lynn Nordone or the South Nassau Communities Hospital Development Office at (516) 377-5360.

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South Nassau Communities Hospital is one of the region’s largest hospitals, with 435 beds, more than 900 physicians and 2,900 employees. Located in Oceanside, NY, the hospital is an acute-care, not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art care in cardiac, oncologic, orthopedic, bariatric, pain management, mental health and emergency services. In addition to its extensive outpatient specialty centers, South Nassau provides emergency and elective angioplasty and is the only hospital on Long Island with the Novalis Tx™ and Gamma Knife® Perfexion radiosurgery technologies. South Nassau is a designated Stroke Center by the New York State Department of Health and Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons and is recognized as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. For more information, visit www.southnassau.org.

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Source:South Nassau Communities Hospital
Phone:516-632-3000
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City/Town:Oceanside - New York - United States
Industry:Health, Medical, Non-profit
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