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2017 Guest Celebrity Chef

2017 Guest Celebrity Chef

Chef-Danielle-Saunders.pngThe Norfolk State University Foundation is inviting you to the debut of its inaugural signature event, “A Taste of NSU” May 18, 2017. “Taste of NSU” will take place on the NSU campus in the Student Center from 6 — 9 p.m. It will showcase NSU’s performing and visual arts students, as well as inspired cuisine from area restaurants, NSU culinary arts students and our very special guest, internationally recognized, Chopped Grand Champion, Chef Danielle Saunders.

Guest Celebrity Chef Danielle Saunders will be returning to NSU where she began her college education. She will perform a cooking demonstration and will assist NSU culinary arts students to prepare sampling dishes for your tasting pleasure. In 2011, Chef Danielle became the first black woman and first woman ever to win Chopped Champions, the Food Network’s championship chef competition. She has cooked on the Today Show and for the likes of noted celebrities Sean Combs, Mary J. Blige, Oprah Winfrey, Tom Hanks and Alicia Keys.

Honorary 2017 Community Chairpersons

Mayor Kenneth C. Alexander, Norfolk, Virginia
and Ms. Barbara Hamm-Lee, WHRO-TV

We are inviting you to join us in making this event a grand success for NSU and for the Hampton Roads community.

Join the NSU Foundation Thursday, May 18, 2017, 6 — 9 p.m. on the NSU campus to celebrate an evening of arts and great food.