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: WATCH LIVE: DA Krasner To Award Violence Prevention Grants To 3 Youth Cycling Programs
“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: Man Stabbed At SEPTA's 30th Street Station
Proceeds from the events will support local chefs through the Independent Restaurant Coalition.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: Mayor Kenney, Sen. Casey To Highlight Federal Funding For Schuylkill River