Award-Winning CBS4 Reporter Lisa Petrillo to Host 2018 Orange Bowl Food & Wine Celebration presented by Florida Blue
Lisa Petrillo, Emmy Award-winning Entertainment and Lifestyle Reporter for WFOR, CBS4 in Miami will host the annual Orange Bowl Food & Wine Celebration presented by Florida Blue, on Friday, May 11, 2018 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.
Petrillo hosts CBS4’s “Taste of the Town” segment celebrating South Florida’s growing culinary scene and reports on a wide array of topics including entertainment, fashion, travel and other lifestyle trends.
Lisa has received three Emmys for her outstanding work as a reporter: two for writing and on-camera performance for her behind-the-scenes series on soap operas entitled “Love in the Afternoon,” and her third for her CBS4 report on the “Chefs Challenge” in 2005.
“Lisa’s work is always outstanding and we couldn’t be more pleased to have her back for another year to host the Orange Bowl Food & Wine Celebration,” said Sean Pittman, president and chair of the Orange Bowl Committee. “This event has become our signature annual fundraiser, and we expect to raise approximately $100,000 this year for Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, Special Olympics Florida and the Orange Bowl Leadership Academy.”
VIP tickets for the 2018 Orange Bowl Food & Wine Celebration include one-hour early access beginning at 6:30 p.m., while general admission tickets entitle patrons to enter at 7:30 p.m.
Confirmed restaurants for the 2018 Orange Bowl Food & Wine Celebration presented by Florida Blue are: NYY Steak, YOLO, S3, Boatyard, Glass & Vine, Rooftop, Casa D’Angelo, Lightkeepers, Matador Room By Jean-Georges Vongerichten & Market At EDITION By Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, Beaker & Gray, Toro Toro, Point Royal, Ms. Cheezious, The Rusty Pelican, Amour de Miami, CrepeMaker, Wynwood Parlor, Grate Madeleine, Sobe Promos, Per’La Specialty Roasters and more.
Proceeds from the Orange Bowl’s signature annual fundraiser benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, Special Olympics Florida and the Orange Bowl Leadership Academy.
The consistent and continued success of the Orange Bowl Food and Wine Celebration can be credited in part to Florida Blue, the presenting sponsor of the event. Florida Blue is joined by the following associate sponsors: Blue Moon, CBS4, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, Dave & Buster’s, Deloitte, Delta Business Solutions, Florida Power & Light Company, Florida Prepaid College Plans, Gold Coast Beverage Distributors, L.L.C., Greater Fort Lauderdale CVB, Hard Rock Stadium, Pernod-Ricard USA Wines & Champagnes, The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism, Toyota, Wizard Creations, and Woodford Reserve.
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