Ohio.com staff

Lake Forest Country Club will host the 7th annual "Hail to the Chefs" event from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. on Friday.


This event will preview restaurants that will be featured during the Taste of Hudson, which will be held during Labor Day weekend.†


The featured chefs include:


Chefs John, Kevin, and JJ Altomare, Hudsonís Restaurant & Catering

Chef Andrew Jackson, Laurel Lake Retirement Community

Chef Christopher Shydlowski, North End

Chefs Don and DJ Bitter, Old Whedon Grill

Chef Shawn Monday, One Red Door / Flip Side

Chef Chris Kochi, Otani Sushi Bar & Hibachi

Chef Roger Thomas, Piatto Novo Restaurant & Lounge

Corporate Chef Scott Bambic, Rosewood Grill, Hospitality Restaurants

Chef Dave Zeleznik, Tomato Grill


Hail to the Chefs, like Taste of Hudson, will benefit the Safe Kids Coalition of Summit County and other local charities. Tickets are $100 per person at the door. Groups of eight or more may purchase tickets for $80.


Tickets are by reservation only, and information is available online at www.tasteofhudson.com