November 12, 2021
Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens
Tickets will be on sale soon!
Friday, November 12, 2021 5:30pm-8:00pm
United Way of Charlotte County invites you to join our Board of Directors and 2021-2022 Campaign Cabinet to our 7th Annual Beaujolais.
Enjoy tapas, music and wine tasting at a new and beautiful location showcasing a natural setting and spectacular botanicals in the Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens.
Chef Jason Osborne, has been head instructor at Charlotte Technical College culinary program since 2006. He completed the program himself as an adult, graduating from Culinary Institute of America, and working in the industry before returning as a teacher. He has utilized his skill, education and work experience to better several restaurants and employees in Georgia, Florida and New York to improve the customer’s experience. He created this amazing menu specifically for Beaujolais 2020. Chef Osborne stated, “It’s going to be a challenging menu for us but it will be exciting."
Kenneth (Ken) L. Johnson Jr. and his wife, Betty will be married for 51 years in December. They have two grown sons and four grandchildren.
In 2013 he started a wine tasting called Popping the Cork on Cancer and he is a three time Skin Cancer Survivor. This year would have been the 8th year for the event but was postponed until March 2021. The money raised during the event is donated to 21st Century Oncology CARE foundation to help local cancer patients with their treatments.
Ken has been working for Publix the past five years and truly loves the interactions with customers and fellow employees.
His favorite wine is an un-oaked Chardonnay or a good Malbec from Argentina. He enjoys a a glass of Chardonnay with a nice seafood dish and a smooth glass of Malbec with a nice grilled steak.