WITH MELANIE SHORE & BOBBIE ROBINSON
2020 FEATURED CHEFS
Thursday, September 3, 2020 | THE CADE MUSEUM | 6:30 pm-9:00 pm
(Reception & Check In 5:30 pm-6:30 pm)
enjoy 35 delicious recipes from home cooks and chefs all over gainesville while supporting victims of domestic violence!
MELANIE SHORE & BOBBIE ROBINSON
2020 Featured Chef Team
Bobbie is Vice President of R.E. Robinson Remodeling and Custom Homes. She is on the executive boards of The Ronald McDonald House of North Central Florida and The Child Advocacy Center. She is a Paul Harris Fellow and an active member of Sunrise Rotary, Gainesville Women’s Forum, and Women’s Giving Circle. A lifelong resident of Gainesville, she and her husband Randy enjoy spending time with their son, daughter-in-law, and three grandsons.
Melanie Shore, APR, is a Senior Vice President and Private Banker with Ameris Bank. She has been a local banker, and community advocate and civic leader, for over 30 years in the community. Her volunteer endeavors include serving on and leading over a dozen, local non-profit boards, that span the arts and health and human services. She serves as Emeritus with many of her boards, and is currently most active as a member and a board member of the Rotary Club of Gainesville, the Community Foundation of North Central Florida, and the Board of Trustees at North Florida Medical Center. She is a Paul Harris Fellow and a member of Gainesville Women’s Forum, and a founding member of the Women’s Giving Circle. This past year, she was appointed to the Florida Bar’s Citizen’s Advisory Committee. She is a recipient of the Rotary’s Service Above Self, the Gainesville Sun’s Community Service Award, and is also a SFCC Woman of Distinction and a recipient of the Gateway Girl Scouts, World of People Award. She is married to Ray Schackow, and has one daughter. She enjoys Gator sports and her rescues, Coco and Mango.
Becky Burleigh has been the Head Coach for the University of Florida Women's Soccer Team for 24 seasons. During her time at the helm of the UF soccer team, Burleigh, has led UF to a NCAA Championship, two NCAA College Cup appearances, 14 Southeastern Conference titles and 21 NCAA Championships berths. Along the way, Burleigh picked up National (1998) and SEC Coach of the Year (2012, ‘10, ‘08, ‘00 & '96) honors.
Prior to being named Florida’s first head soccer coach, Burleigh coached the Berry (Ga.) College Lady Fury for five seasons (1989-93), when she compiled an 82-23-6 overall record. During her five-year coaching tenure at Berry, Burleigh guided the Lady Fury to two NAIA national championships (1990 and 1993) and was also named NAIA National Coach of the Year during the same two seasons. Burleigh was named NAIA Regional Coach of the Year in her first season as head coach at Berry in 1989, when her squad finished as the national runner-up. At Berry, Burleigh compiled a 76.6 win percentage, as she lost only seven games to NAIA opponents during her five seasons of coaching the Lady Fury.
Becky Burleigh is a winning coach both on and off the field and we are thrilled to have this her join us as our guest Emcee this year!
If you are interested in participating as a Chef, please contact Stephanie Freas at
JOIN US AT THE CADE MUSEUM
ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2020
811 South Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
ON THE WEST SIDE OF DEPOT PARK
parking at the cade museum
Parking is FREE at The Cade Museum however there are limited spaces available.
Please plan to arrive early to allow time to find a parking spot. Spaces are available in:
The Cade Museum Main Parking Lot
On-Street Parking on South Main Street
Complimentary Valet Parking is available at The Cade if you choose to not self park.
**Consider car pooling or using a ride sharing service for transportation to and from The Cade Museum for Guest Chef.
TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!
BACK PORCH EARLY RECEPTION
5:30PM TO 6:30PM
Come early, check in, and enjoy drinks and appetizers during the Early Reception. This year, we've also added 4 chef stations outside for you to enjoy during the back porch reception. We are thrilled to announce we have also added mobile bidding this year, so as soon as you've checked in, you can peruse our incredible silent auction and start bidding!
We will be ready to welcome you and your guests beginning at 5:30 pm on the East Patio ahead of the main doors opening at 6:30 pm.
A big thank you to our friends at Golden Rule for sponsoring the Early Reception on the East Patio.
19TH ANNUAL GUEST CHEF
6:30PM TO 9:00PM
In addition to the Back Porch Early Reception, your admission includes:
Complimentary Valet Parking
Sample dishes made by 35 chefs and home cooks
Complimentary Beer & Wine
Access to the Silent Auction, Live Auction and Wine Wall Raffle
we would like to recognize our generous event sponsors
GUEST CHEF GAINESVILLE IS PRESENTED BY:
ALSO SPONSORED IN PART BY: