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Chef Chris Sherrill of EAT & Staycations Catering in Orange Beach, AL is on his way to the 2012

Chef Sherrill has been hand picked out of several states to participate in BP’S ‘SPIRIT OF THE GULF’

 
PRLog - Jul. 11, 2012 - ORANGE BEACH, Ala. -- Chef Chris Sherrill a local Orange Beach business owner of Staycations Catering & EAT Restaurant has been hand selected for the BP’s Spirit of the Gulf at the 2012 London Olympic Games. Yesterday BP announced the team of Chef’s that will be headed to the Olympic Games. Eight of the best chefs from Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida are preparing the freshest seafood the Gulf has to offer for the U.S. Olympians, their families and visitors to the London 2012 Olympic Games. Each Chef will dish up some of their hometown favorites. The chefs include Chef John Folse (Louisiana), Chef Michael Sichel (Louisiana), Chef Chris Poplin (Mississippi), Chef Calvin Coleman (Mississippi), Chef Alec Naman (Alabama), Chef Justin Tinineri (Florida), Chef Paul Stellato (Florida), and hometown star Chef Chris Sherrill.

As part of the company’s ongoing partnership with the United States Olympic Committee, BP will host the “Spirit of the Gulf,” a series of events for Team USA during the London 2012 Olympic Games. More than 1,000 people each day will be encouraged to visit the Gulf Coast, sample the world’s freshest and best-tasting seafood and experience the Gulf’s unique culture and distinctive attractions.

BP believes the London 2012 Olympic Games are the ultimate demonstration of human sporting endeavor, bringing together extraordinary athletes from around the world. BP believes that the Team USA athletes and the U.S. Olympic Movement embody the values that the company wishes to exemplify. BP also believes that success comes from working as one team – the athletes are supported by the energy of a number of people who help them to achieve their best.

“BP’s support for the U.S. Olympic Movement in London demonstrates our commitment to operating in and contributing to the economic vitality of thousands of local communities across the globe,” said Crystal Ashby, BP’s vice president of government and public affairs. “BP is proud to use the power of the London 2012 Olympic Games as another way to promote the Gulf Coast, draw new visitors to the region and demonstrate our ongoing commitment to the community.”

About Chris Sherrill
Chris Sherrill graduated from Johnson and Wales University in Charleston , SC in 1998 and has been successful in the food service industry for over 14 years. From reopening the country club in his hometown of Eufaula, Al, to a 400 seat restaurant, be assured that Chef Chris has the knowledge and know how to make your special event a day to remember.

Aside from cooking and entertaining, Chef Chris loves fishing, coin collecting and spending time with his family. Chris, his wife Jenny and his four children ~ Alex 12, Taylor 10, Hannah 7, Sadie 3 ~ all moved to the beach in 2005. They love the beach and were married here as well at the Gulf Shores State Park.  The Sherrill’s founded Staycations Catering in 2008 and opened EAT Restaurant in Orange Beach, Alabama in 2010. Their mission, to provide the finest food and service, has kept the business going strong for the past 4 years even through the oil spill in 2010.

About Staycations Catering & EAT Restaurant
Staycations Catering is an independently owned and operated catering and event planning company, based out of Orange Beach, Alabama. Founded in 2008, the company prides itself on providing excellent food and helping customers plan every detail of an event, including presentation, flowers, linens, themes, and budgets. Staycations Beach Weddings & Catering specializes in weddings, corporate events, and parties. The company caters and provides event services for weddings, corporate events, and parties throughout Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Perdido Key, Fort Morgan, Point Clear, Foley and Fairhope. To learn more about Staycations Beach Weddings & Catering, visit http://www.staycationsbeachweddings.com.

About BP
BP is one of the world’s largest energy companies. In the US, BP has approximately $52 billion in assets and employs some 23,000 staff. The company’s main businesses are exploration and production of oil and gas; refining, manufacturing and marketing of oil products and petrochemicals; transportation and marketing of natural gas. BP also has a growing renewable business, BP Alternative Energy focused on wind power, advanced biofuels and solar. For additional questions about BP contact Ray Melick at (228) 261-8844.

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