If you’re hungry for a delicious cheesesteak, then Dec. 7 is the day to act on that impulse and help raise scholarship money for local culinary students! The designer cheesesteak created by Lynn Hoffman will be available from noon-2 p.m., Dec. 7, at Pat’s Steaks in Philadelphia. The culinary arts degree program at Drexel University, founded by Hoffman, and the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College will benefit from the proceeds raised.
Over the last year, Pat’s Steaks Guest Celebrity Chefs series has given the likes of Marc Vetri, Jose Garces and Michael Solomonov of Zahav, an opportunity to create a gourmet steak sandwich with proceeds going to the charity of their choice. Frank Olivieri, Pat’s owner, has come up with another surprise for December: a sandwich created by possibly the best non-celebrity chef in the city. Hoffman’s take on the famous sandwich includes blue cheese, bacon and caramelized onions. Continue reading