US War Dogs Music Buffet

us-war-dogs-front-of-ticketFor Immediate Release:
The Culinary Rocker JOHNNY CIAO has teamed up with Jeff Lucas and Jim Magazine, two well-known attorneys from New Port Richey Fla. to present the US WAR DOGS MUSIC BUFFET, an event to benefit the US WAR DOGS ASSOCIATION and the LUCAS/MAGAZINE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION.

This music and food extravaganza will take place on Sunday February 26, 2017 from 4-8 PM at the East Bay Country Club in Largo, Florida. The event raises necessary items and money for our K-9 friends and handlers who sacrifice their lives to keep us safe while in service us overseas. Proceeds will also benefit the Lucas/Magazine Community Foundation. The Lucas/Magazine Foundation operates exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, including but not limited to helping individuals and organizations in the community, focusing on veterans, children, first responders, and single parents. For more information go to

Johnny Ciao is the original Celebrity Chef who has spent over 4 decades in the entertainment world from management of big name music and sports to his transition as a personal chef and advisor to celebrities including Michael Jackson, the Grateful Dead, Marlon Brando, Carlos Santana, Donnie and Marie Osmond, Dick Clark, Willie Nelson and many others. For the past 13 years he has presented major high profile events bringing his Inventive California style Cuisine together with his many musician friends to raise awareness and monies for ALS, Toys for Tots, Chi Chi’s Kids, the First Tee, Oscar Night Parties, American Cancer Society, various Celebrity Golf Tournaments and the US War Dogs Association.

Johnny Ciao appears regularly on television and radio programs around the world bringing his keen sense of social issues, advice on eating well, to his incredible stories of hanging out with the biggest stars and celebrities. Always entertaining and informative, Johnny performs on harmonica with the Culinary All-Star Band at his events. The Culinary All-Stars feature a host of the finest and well-known musicians performing original and copy songs from all genres. Another Special Guest will be former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Chris Hovan who will assist Johnny in the kitchen as his sous chef. A night to remember! For more on Johnny Ciao go to

Tickets are $50.00 per person and are available at or by calling Britney at (727) 849-5353 or Howard Becker at (845) 595-6115. All ticket holders are asked to bring at least one item for the US War Dogs cause.

Donation Items for US War Dogs
Wish List of Items Available for Purchase Online

The US War Dogs Association located in Burlington, N.J. was founded by Ron Aiello and has established itself as a leader in supporting K-9’s and their handlers during their service overseas, as well as when they return to the States. For more on the US War Dogs Association go to There you will find a comprehensive list of items needed for the K-9’s as well as for their handlers, plus everything else you need to know about the organization.

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To book interviews and, or cooking demos with Johnny Ciao on television, radio or print, please contact Howard Becker at (845)-595 6115 or Victoria Drake at (754) 222-9297.

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