Empty Bowls 2014 Was a Great Success!!

Posted on Mar 18, 2014 in Spotlight

Thank you to Diane Slater, Mike Moretti, Susan & Kevin Moretti, the volunteers, sponsors, soup providers, bowl makers and everyone who attended 2014 Empty Bowls 2014. It was a great time and a tremendous success!

Thank you to Empty Bowls sponsors: Chico Unified Teachers Association (CUTA), Chico Unified School District, Chico Noon Rotary, Blast-21st Century, Collier Hardware.

Thank you to the event night volunteers: National Charity League, Chico Chapter; Chico Jr. and Marsh Jr. Leadership students; Chico Noon Rotary; Rotary Interact; Team Pride-Ray Bransky; Chico Unified Teachers Association; Torres Shelter Board members and volunteers; and Kevin & Susan Moretti.

Thank you to all the bowl makers: BLAST students from Chico Jr.; ceramic classes from Chico High; Inspire; Chico Jr., Marsh Jr. & Bidwell Jr. High; Chico State Art Education Teachers; All Fired Up; North Valley Woodturners; and small groups in the Chico Community.

Thank you to Mike Moretti for coordinating all the food donations and thank you to this amazing list of soup, food, and raffle donors:

  • Applebee’s – Tuscan
  • Bacio – Sweet & Sour with Rice Noodle
  • Basque Norte – Tomato Garlic
  • Christian Michael’s – Tomato Jalapeno
  • Cozy Diner/Kalico Kitchen – Navy Bean/Chicken Tortilla
  • Everyday Vietnamese – Tofu Vegetable
  • Italian Cotage – Minestrone
  • La Comida – Chili
  • Leon’s Bistro – Thai
  • Logans – Stuffed Potato
  • Moms – Bacon Corn Chowder
  • Morning Thunder – Creamy Tomato
  • Nash’s – French Onion
  • Olive Garden – Minestrone
  • Panighetti’s – Minestrone
  • Pelican’s Roost – Clam Chowder
  • Priya Indian Cuisine – Lentil
  • Red Lobster – Clam Chowder
  • Ricardo’s – Albondigas
  • Rice Bowl – Hot and Sour
  • Scrambles – Tomato Bisque
  • Spice Creek – Pozole Pork
  • Tannin’s Wine Bar and Bistro – Tomato Bisque
  • Tong Fong Low – Chicken Noodle
  • Tortilla Flats – Chicken Enchilada
  • Turandot’s – Hot & Sour

Other Donors:

  • The Cookie Shoppe – Cookies
  • Collier Hardware – Weber table top BBQ for raffle
  • Mims – Chocolate Sheet Cake
  • Mondo’s Cafe – Coffee
  • Nutritional Services/CUSD
  • Safeways on Mangrove, East & Nord – Gift Certificates

Thank you, thank you, thank you to all! See you next year!