Catholic Priest, Founder of Grace Before Meals and Renowned Chef Speaks to Luncheon Guests at Spring Lake Bath & Tennis Club on Monday, June 9th
WHO: Fr. Leo Patalinghug (“Fr. Leo”), Catholic priest of the Valuntas Dei Institute, celebrated chef, founder of Grace Before Meals and author of Grace Before Meals, Spicing Up Married Life and Epic Food Fight.
WHAT: On Monday, June 9th, 2014, Leo Patalinghug will visit the Spring Lake Bath & Tennis Club in Spring Lake, NJ to serve as a keynote speaker at this year’s Sister of Charity of St. Elizabeth’s Spring Lake Luncheon. The luncheon is an annual fundraiser for the Sisters of Charity consisting of faithful supporters and friends of the Sisters. Fr. Leo will discuss how Grace Before Meals is centered on one fundamental concept: that the simple act of creating and sharing a meal can strengthen all kinds of relationships. He will also demonstrate how to prepare his recipe for Bacon & Butternut Squash Creamy Brandy Pasta with Grace Before Meals merchandise available for purchase following the demonstration.
WHEN: Monday, June 9th, 2014 │ 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Guests arrive and mingle
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch with Fr. Leo and guests
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Grace Before Meals presentation and cooking demonstration
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Book signing
Media must RSVP for access and interviews.
WHERE: Spring Lake Bath & Tennis Club
1 Jersey Avenue
Spring Lake, New Jersey 07762
COST: For more information on this special event, please contact Wendy Relation at 973-290-5480
About Fr. Leo and Grace Before Meals:
Grace Before Meals is centered on one fundamental concept: the simple act of creating and sharing a meal can strengthen all kinds of relationships. Founded by Fr. Leo Patalinghug in 2003, Grace Before Meals has grown from a simple idea to a worldwide movement, producing a popular book, Web shows, blog and a pilot for a TV show endorsed by PBS. Fr. Leo and Grace Before Meals has been profiled by national media outlets including ABC World News, CBS News Sunday Morning, The 700 Club and The Washington Post. In addition, Fr. Leo has appeared on the Food Network hit show, Throwdown with Bobby Flay, in which he defeated the famous chef in a fajita cook-off. His newest book, Epic Food Fight: A Bite-Sized History of Salvation, delves into the “Theology of Food” and was published by Franciscan Media, released February 11, 2014 in major bookstores around the US. For more, visit www.GraceBeforeMeals.com.
About the Spring Lake Bath & Tennis Club (“The B&T”):
A private club founded in 1898, the “B&T” has a long history of providing members with a wonderful, family-friendly environment for delightful social interaction and gracious summer living.
Located adjacent to the beautiful Spring Lake beach and boardwalk, the Club is one of the most unique venues of its kind. It boasts spectacular facilities including; a Club House with Ballroom and other dining and banquet rooms, ten world-class Har-Tru tennis courts, an Olympic size salt-water pool and private access to the beach and ocean.