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A great read on Chef Tom Pritchard

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There’s a great profile about local culinary legend Chef Tom Pritchard, whom I’ve had the pleasure of bending my arm with on more than one occasion: The old man looks uncomfortable. Tell the one about the dead baby, everyone is saying. Tell the one about stealing three cabs in one night. It’s late afternoon at MJ’s Martini Jazz Lounge in St. Petersburg, and Chef Tom Pritchard is holding court on the patio. The 50 or so guests here to plan…

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Eat well at Tom Pritchard roast

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Forty bay area chefs will prepare a four-course wine dinner on January 12 to honor Tom Pritchard, a Tampa Bay area icon who is widely known for his contributions to local charitable and culinary communities. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Coliseum. It will feature a roast of Prtichard, a live charity auction and entertainment. Proceeds will benefit the Abilities Foundation’s disable veterans job placement program. Information and reservations:

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