Bob and Ginger of the Central Florida Film Fest talk about this year’s upcoming festival. Bob shares stories from his work with Ringling’s Christmas TV special and the early days of Orlando’s film industry. A lot of focus is on how the film industry has evolved locally. Then Veronica Russo stops by to talk about her new film, Mafiosa. This locally produced film stars numerous Hollywood talent and has received international awards. It will see its’ local premiere during the Central Florida Film Fest.
This week we’re light on the news but heavier on the interview with these three special guests.
Chef Eric, Director of Restaurant Operations at the Orlando World Center Marriott, stops by Studio B to discuss Taste of the Nation Orlando with us. While the majority of the conversation is focused on this fantastic local fundraiser for Second Harvest Food Bank, Florida Impact and Coalition for the Homeless Chef Eric also took the time to help celebrate the growing local foodie scene that Taste of the Nation helps showcase.
As one of the lead Chefs at the largest Marriott property in the world Chef Eric is tasked with overseeing 8 restaurants and staff over 400. Together they help create flawless experiences for guests at the resort. This is showcased at Taste of the Nation better than anywhere else. The event fills one of the largest, non-columned ballrooms in the nation with the some of the biggest local talent for a night not to be forgotten all with proceeds going to help alleviate local issues.