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Sam Choy to Showcase Culinary Expertise at St. Croix Events Honoring Local Produce and Culture

  • Staff Consortium
  • May 29, 2024

Celebrity chef Sam Choy, renowned for his innovative culinary skills and his appearances on the Food Network, will be returning to St. Croix to continue his support for local educational and fundraising efforts. A James Beard Award-winner, Choy's visit is a much-anticipated event, with special culinary activities scheduled for early June. Choy first connected with St. Croix in 2013 alongside fellow chefs Josef DeSimone, Tony Castellucci, and Dean Spinks, engaging in various philanthropic activities including culinary demonstrations at the St. Croix Complex high school. These efforts led to two students, Denika Boyd and Aaron Tutein, securing an internship and subsequent employment with Facebook, following training at both the company’s Palo Alto campus and Choy’s restaurant in Hawaii. Throughout his ongoing engagement with the island, Choy has participated in numerous culinary events such as the Cork & Fork Dinner, Cuisine on the Green, Fusion Luau, and served as a judge at the Taste...