WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) — Wilmington is bringing in celebrity chefs to help support restaurants beginning next month. Celebrity stars like Tom Colicchio and Andrew Zimmern will partner with local chefs for ticketed events up and down Market Street from Dec. 9 through March 2022.
Wilmington’s mayor says the restaurant scene there has been growing quickly.READ MORE: First Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 Omicron Variant Reported In Philadelphia, New Jersey
“It’s really been exciting to see this city transform its culture because of its first-class restaurant that have located here,” Mayor Mike Purzycki said.READ MORE: Family Of Fallen Delaware County Firefighter Has Mortgage Fully Paid Off
Proceeds from the events will support local chefs through the Independent Restaurant Coalition.MORE NEWS: Mother Of Ahmir Jones, Teen Killed Protecting Girlfriend During Robbery Near Temple University, Speaks Out