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Fairgrounds Cioppino Feed A Success

One of the Nevada County Fairgrounds Foundation largest and the most delicious fundraisers took place over the weekend. The Third AnnualĀ Cioppino Feeddrew a sold out crowd of 175 guests that were treated to Fairgrounds Chef Arnie Romanello’s homemade shellfish Cioppino. Fairgrounds Foundation President, Ed Merten, said the the event helps to fund a number of efforts at the Fairgrounds.
Click here to listen to President, Ed Mertens

Merten says the Foundation has contributed to new facilities as well as emergency maintenance to existing facilities to be sure the fair continues to exist every year.
Click here to listen to President, Ed Mertens

Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal took the night off in order to support the Foundation and enjoy some good food.
Click here to listen to Keith Royal

Chef Romanello says theĀ Cioppino recipe he uses has been passed down through the generations.
Click here to listen to Chef Arnie Romanello

And just how much shellfish is needed to feed 175 people?
Click here to listen to Chef Arnie Romanello

Armenello says that the sauce is a blend of secret spices and three types of tomatoes all put together with the final touch….
Click here to listen to Chef Arnie Romanello

The Foundation hopes The Cioppino Feed and silent auction generates over $8000 dollars for the fairground.

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