Angela Hampton Of ABC11 Serves As Culinary Contender At "Cooks For Books" Benefit Event In Garner

Top Quote Celebrity Cookoff Benefits Garner Educational Foundation. End Quote
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) March 03, 2011 - ABC11 Eyewitness News ( has announced that anchor Angela Hampton participated in "Cooks For Books," held Thursday, Feb. 10 at Garner TV & Appliance to benefit the Garner Educational Foundation ( Hampton joined Elise Johnson and Sharon Delaney of NBC-17, Brian Shrader of WRAL, Lisa Prince of the N.C. Department of Agriculture, and the head chef of Raleigh restaurant Gravy in a celebrity cookoff, emceed by Mark Roberts, formerly of WRAL.

    Funds raised through this event will support the Foundation's literacy enrichment programming in the Garner area, including the Schools and Community Organized to Read volunteer reading program and the Garner Storytelling Festival. Hampton's team and two others created entrées for attendees to sample and vote for. Popular votes for an entrée were sold at $1 apiece. Awards will be presented for the popular vote as well as an official judge's vote, coordinated by The Chef's Academy.

    "Angela is excited to share her culinary creations with the community on behalf of the Garner Educational Foundation," said John Idler, ABC11 president and general manager. "The event was a great treat for an even better cause, and Angela's team did a terrific job in the kitchen."

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