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Sandy Axelrod is a Chef and has a Grand Diplome from “le Cordon Bleu” and more than 40 years experience in the kitchen. Sandy, her husband Steve and their son Brian have been living in Wellington, Florida for more than 28 years. She was owner & Executive Chef of Affairs to Remember Catering for almost 18 years with events such as the Grand Opening of Saks Fifth Avenue at the Gardens Mall, opening parties at The Mall at Wellington Green, SunFest, opening season at International Polo and assorted private parties throughout South Florida to her credit. She is also in “Who’s Who in America” acknowledging her expertise as a caterer and party planner. Now, in addition to writing a blog about food, restaurants, travel & life experiences at Food & Fond Memories,
and writing two cookbooks, she teaches private hands-on cooking classes.

Recap: 2014 Fete Cheval Etoile

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Left to Right: Pamela Massery, Nancy Zylatra, Sarah Epifano and Catherine Herman(Photo Credit: Steve Axelrod)

On Sunday, March 16, 2014 guests came to the Annual Fete Cheval Etoile, to benefit the Equus Foundation, to party. The evening began with an music, open bar and hors d’oeuvre, bidding on Silent Auction items and viewing […]

Recap: The Plaza Theater Fundraiser At Eau Palm Beach Resort And Spa

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Cheese Display at Eau Palm Beach(Photo Credit: Steve Axelrod)


It was a picture perfect evening when guest arrived at Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa to help raise money for The Plaza Theater in Manalapan, Florida. A lavish cocktail hour started the evening off with both passed hors d’oeuvre and cheese displays […]

Recap: Junior Achievement’s 12th Annual Watch A Rising Star In West Palm Beach

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(Photo Credit: Junior Achievement of Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast)

Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast honored Rick Stone at the 12th Annual Watch A Rising Star event, which was held at 6:30 p.m. on February 22, 2014 in the Cohen Pavilion of the Kravis Center, and […]

Fete Cheval Etoile In Wellington To Benefit EQUUS Foundation

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The annual Fete Cheval Etoile which benefits EQUUS Foundation will be held on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at The Gallery and Wellington Club at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington, Florida.

Join in for a star-studded evening which will include an exclusive in the Gallery unveiling of the 2014 Horse Stars Hall of […]

24th Annual Book Of Hope Luncheon In Boca Raton To Benefit Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation

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Miami Dolphin’s Sam Madison and Saskia Madison (Photo Credit: sun-sentinel.com)

Notable as the wife of former Miami Dolphin cornerback, Sam Madison, Saskia Madison has made a name for herself as a determined advocate for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). Her constant efforts will be recognized during the […]

Recap: Delish Fire and Ice 2014 To Benefit ARC Broward

Poolside at Hilton Ft. Lauderdale Beach(Photo Credit: Sandy Axelrod)

On Friday, March 7, 2014 the Hilton Ft. Lauderdale Beach Resort hosted the 2014 Delish Fire and Ice event to benefit ARC Broward. The setting was magnificent. The bars and food stations surrounded the pool which overlooked the Atlantic Ocean and Ft. Lauderdale beach. […]

Delish 2014: Fire And Ice Chaired By Chef Michelle Bernstein To Benefit ARC Broward

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ARC Broward, a not-for-profit human services organization dedicated to providing services to children and adults with developmental disabilities, hosts its third annual superb fundraising event—Delish 2014, presented by The Wasie Foundation. The event will be held on Friday, March 7, 2014 from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. at Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. Nationally […]

Evelyn & Arthur Hosts February Trunk Shows

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Evelyn & Arthur, the premiere shopping destination for ladies with a love of fashion, presents a line-up of fabulous fashion in February with Ming Wang, Ball of Cotton, and Planet trunk shows throughout their South Florida locations. A family owned business for more than 28 years Evelyn & Arthur provides a fine mix of […]

Flagler Museum In Palm Beach Offers Valentine’s Day Tea For Two

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If you are looking for something unique and romantic to celebrate Valentine’s Day the Flagler Museum has just that special treat. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Romantic Tea-for-Two. The Henry Morrison Flagler Museum’s Cafe des Beaux-Arts will offer romantic Tea-for-Two packages on February 14 – 16, 2014 which […]

Recap: Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival


Chef’s Talk from left: Michael Schwartz, Giorgio Rapicavoli, Mike Lata, Scott Feldman, Stephen Stryjewski and Daniel Boulud(Photo Credit: Steve Axelrod)

December 13 through 17, 2013 marked the 7th Annual Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival. Already considered a distinguished, staple event on Palm Beach’s annual social roster, The Palm Beach Food & Wine […]

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