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Surfing Chefs at Bucket List Bondi

Eat, Events / March 18, 2015

Last Wednesday more than 300 guests descended on The Bucket List in Bondi to support a charity event called Surfing Chefs. Former ASP world surfing champions Martin “Pottz” Potter and Tom Carroll teamed up with some of Australia’s top chefs. They cooked together to raise money for Surfaid.
All proceeds from the event went to benefiting SurfAid’s core mission, the improvement of the lives of people living in remote and isolated regions of Indonesia. These parts of Indonesia have very high maternity and child mortality rates. Many women die during child birth and babies often die from such easily cured ailments as diarrhea. Surfing has connected the charity to the region and a worthy mission of stamping out preventable disease has been championed.
It was a successful night indeed with abounds of excellent food and fine wine and a whopping $44,000 was raised.
Martin Potter & Tom Carroll 059A2025
Guests included some of the biggest names in surfing and sport, Martin Potter, Tom Carroll and Torah Bright, Andrew Judge and Dr Dave Jenkins founder of SurfAid. Along with their corporate supporters, top media, as well as a good sprinkling of Bondi local legends Rod Kerr, Eugene Tan, Bruce Hopkins, Harrison Reid,  Dean Gladstone and Trent Maxwell….and of course a stellar team of chefs.
Guy Turland, Perth Standlick, Ian Oakes, Zac Pauling & Simona Zalloua 1
A 10 course degustation was led by Tom Walton of The Bucket List Bondi and Russell Blaikie of Must Wine Bar Perth. A who’s who of Australian chefs worked in the team to ensure the night went off with a bang.
If you’d like to get involved with Surfaid and donate to this worthy cause please visit their website: http://www.surfaid.org/

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