Atlanta Falcon Sean Weatherspoon to Host First Celebrity Waiter Night Benefitting Spoonful of Hope Foundation
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
ATLANTA, GA (September 17, 2013) – At a press conference Tuesday, September 10, Atlanta Falcons Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon announced the launch of ticket sales for his First Annual Celebrity Waiter Night.
On Monday, Nov. 4 at 7:00 p.m., Ocean Prime in Buckhead will host Sean Weatherspoon and his teammates as Celebrity Waiters. For one evening only, Weatherspoon and teammates like Matt Ryan, Corey Peters, William Moore, Akeem Dent, Thomas DeCoud, Jason Snelling and more, will trade uniforms and helmets for aprons as they help serve guests four courses of the modern American supper club’s favorites and fine wine. Funds from the event will benefit Sean Weatherspoon’s SPOONful of Hope Foundation.
The mission of the SPOONful of Hope Foundation is to provide low income and inner-city youth in the greater Atlanta area with opportunities and resources to reach their full potential.
“It’s a fun change of pace for us,” said Weatherspoon. “Waiting tables is going to be way different than what we do on the field. It’ll be a lot of fun.”
In addition to the four-course meal, fine wines and service by celebrities, Weatherspoon’s Celebrity Waiter Night will feature an exciting live and silent auction to benefit the foundation.
Limited tickets are available at SeanWeatherspoon.org. General admission tickets are $250. VIP tickets, which include a signature series Falcons’ football for celebrity autographs and admission to a VIP pre-reception presented by Grey Goose at 6:30 p.m., are $350.
About the SPOONful of Hope Foundation
Sean Weatherspoon founded the SPOONful of Hope Foundation in 2011 to provide low-income young people with opportunities and resources to reach their full potential. The goal of Sean Weatherspoon's SPOONful of Hope Foundation is to impact the lives of more than 150,000 at-risk Atlanta-area children and youths by the end of 2015. For more information please visit seanweatherspoon.org.
About Ocean Prime
Ocean Prime is a modern American supper club that serves prime fish, prime steaks, award-winning wines and handcrafted cocktails in a captivating atmosphere with timeless elegance and genuine hospitality. Guests enjoy live music in the Blu Lounge piano bar along with al fresco dining on the outdoor terrace. Inspired by Mitchell’s Ocean Club, which Cameron Mitchell Restaurants opened in 2006 in Columbus, Ohio, Ocean Prime first opened in 2008 in Troy, Mich. The restaurant has since expanded to 10 locations nationwide in Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Orlando and Tampa, Fla. A future location is planned to open in Beverly Hills, Calif., in spring 2014. For more information, please visit www.ocean-prime.com.
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