Roxbury business mixer planned
The Greater Roxbury Business Association will host its monthly business mixer and networking event at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Roxbury Wine and Spirits in the Old Bank Building next to Queens Mountain Cafe.
The meeting will highlight the “Dare to Share” Roxbury Dream Campaign, which pairs prospective entrepreneurs with business leaders. Following that, a panel of established business leaders will discuss tourism, local history, and the connection to New York City.
The meeting is open to the public.
TV chef seeks local talent
Chef Ben Vaughn will be in Cobleskill on Friday to tap amateur or professional chefs for participation in the World Food Championships. The 2014 competition will be held in Las Vegas and televised on the FYI Network during the summer, featuring more than 300 competitors in seven categories competing for $300,000 in prizes.
Vaughn will tour restaurants and eateries in Cobleskill, meeting chefs and speaking to locals about the best food in town. Area residents can tweet suggestions to Vaughn at @WorldFoodChamp or @BenVaughn.
For more information about the competition, visit worldfoodchampionships.com.