Women Against Abuse, Inc., Philadelphia’s leading domestic violence agency, will host Dish It Up on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. ‐ 9:00 p.m. in the Concourse at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia.
Troy Vincent and his wife Tommi Vincent will be honored as the 2022 Advocates of the Year. Troy Vincent, Sr., is an NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame nominee and Philadelphia Eagles Hall of Fame inductee. He played cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1996 to 2003 and is now the Executive Vice President of Football Operations at the National Football League.
He played college football at the University of Wisconsin and was selected 7th overall in the 1992 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins. In 2002, he received the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, given to the player in recognition of their charity and volunteer work.
Troy’s wife, Tommi, is an in-demand chef, Co-Founder and COO of Vincent Country, host ofStay A While PodcastandStay A While Cooking Show, motivational speaker and writer. For more information about the Vincents, visit their website.
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Having both been affected by domestic violence, Troy and Tommi are passionate advocates in the movement to end domestic violence and sexual assault. Tommi also chairs the Board of Directors for the National Domestic Violence Hotline. They will share their stories at the Dish It Up event this year.
About the event
This is the 14th annual Dish It Up, and women chefs will bring their finest culinary skills to compete for best dish of the night, selected by a panel of celebrity judges. This year’s judges include: Chef Kiki Aranita of Poi Dog Philly and 2018 Dish It Up Purple Dish Award Winner; Gina Gannon, 6ABC Traffic Reporter and FYI Philly Co-Host; Cherri Gregg, afternoon drive host/news anchor for WHYY Radio; David Spadaro, Host of Eagles Insider; Marilyn Johnson, editor and food critic for Philly Grub; Eddie Keels, publisher, Philly Current Magazine; Chef Barbie Marshall, finalist of Hell’s Kitchen and Hell’s Kitchen All-Stars with Gordon Ramsay; and Kae Lani Palmisano, TV host of Check, Please! Philly on WHYY.
This event is Philadelphia’s only women chef competition and attracts close to 500 business and community leaders and food aficionados. The official hashtag for the event is #DishItUp. Tickets start at $150 and are available here.
About Women Against Abuse
Women Against Abuse, Inc., is one of the largest domestic violence service providers in the country, and served an average of 10,325 people over the past five years through emergency housing, legal services, hotline counseling, education and advocacy. The organization has remained on the frontlines throughout the pandemic, continuing to operate Philadelphia’s only domestic violence shelters, as well as free legal services for people experiencing intimate partner violence. Visit womenagainstabuse.org for more information.
Special thanks to this year’s leading sponsors, which include: the NFL, Eagles Care, Tucker Law Group, Morgan Lewis, Sally and Edwin Rosenthol, ASI, Brandywine Realty Trust, Drexel University, Independence Blue Cross, the Sheller Family Foundation, Univest, and Myra and Allen Woll.
By: Press release from Women Against Abuse
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