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Crouse Captures Two United Way Kickoff Cookoff Awards




 Cookoff 1 - 2011



Crouse Captures Two First-Place Awards at United Way Kickoff Cookoff!


Crouse Hospital was the proud sponsor of the United Way of Central New York's 2011 Kickoff Cookoff on Friday, Sept. 9 at the Syracuse Regional Market. The 9th annual event served as the official start of the United Way's annual community campaign.


Crouse also captured first place in two categories: Non-Chocolate Dessert and Wings! We're proud of our Nutritional Services team for coming up with the winning recipes, and thank them and other employees who pitched in together to cook and serve at the event. According to Executive Chef Todd Corcoran, the hospital's team grilled about 300 wings for the event with two distictive sauces: savory asian sauce and honey-garlic. For the winning "Pineapple Foster" dessert, they used 20 gallons of ice cream, 10 pounds of butter, 25 pounds of brown sugar and 30 pounds of fresh pineapple.


Crouse employees Theresa Vuillemot (left) and Kathy Hanlon, co-chair of the hospital's United Way campaign, proudly display their 1st place trophy with Chef Todd.



 Cookoff 2 - 2011

These guys work in a hospital? Sure do!  Joe Dufford, manager of Security (left), Sam Shantillo from Nutritional Services and Bob Kertulis, giving the peace sign (and looking suspiciously like Ozzy Osborne), manned the chicken wing station.

Cheryl Abrams
Crouse Hospital
Communications Department
Phone: 315/470-7123
Fax: 315/470-7232

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