Meat Matters Fort Myers


Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina, 275 Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

On Sunday, June 12th 2016, 7 chefs gathered at the Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina in Fort Myers for an opportunity to connect with changemakers in the culinary world and enjoy a pig roast with chef tasting stations along the beach while exploring the issues around producing and eating meat.



7 chef stations 

Pig roast along the beach

Dishes featured bison, lamb, beef, pork, chicken, vegetables, and grains

Spirits, wine, and beer


Chef George Alexakis, FGCU // Chef Robyn Almodovar, Palate Party // Chef James Fraser, FGCU // Chef Jeff Geise, Sunset Spices // Chef Craig Panneton, Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina // Chef David Rashty, Jack’s Farm to Fork, Chefs Collaborative Fort Myers Local Leader // Chef Pyro Rodriguez, Pyro’s Creations 

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Anson Mills, Breakthru Beverage Group, Circle C Farms, Four Roses Bourbon, Greener Fields Together, Herban Gardens (not pictured), Joyce Farms, Maverick Ranch Meats, Niman Ranch, Sunset Spices, Turtle Beach Natural Food Service, VOSS Water

A portion of proceeds benefited Chefs Collaborative scholarship and educational programs.

Questions? Please email Gina Kim,