2018-2019 Fire & Rice - PGA Tour Wrap-Up: The Best Paella in Naples Gets Rave Reviews at World-Class Golf Events
Fire & Rice has a long-standing relationship with the LPGA and PGA tour and was proud to be at the center of three world-class golf events this season. By cooking up our award-winning paella at the LPGA CME Group Tour Championship, the PGA Champions Tour – Chubb Classic, and the PGA Honda Classic, we were able to continue our role as an integral part of these prestigious events and share our paella with the golf fans from all over the world. Here are the highlights:
Fire & Rice on the Oasis Trail at the 2018 LPGA CME Group Tour Championship
Nothing goes better with a fantastic day of golf than great food, and that’s just what Fire & Rice provided at the esteemed LPGA CME Group Tour this past November. For the fifth year in a row, Fire & Rice was part of a VIP ticket event along the Oasis Trail offering the best paella Naples has to offer. As golf fans watched Lexi Thompson dominate all weekend long, they also raved about our award-winning paella.
While enjoying panoramic views and relaxing in comfort stations between the 17th and 18th holes, golf enthusiasts were able to be part of a unique and exciting communal dining experience from Fire & Rice. As our chefs enthusiastically prepared magnificent paella in large pans out if front for everyone to see, golf fans couldn’t help but join in on the fun. The preparation was spectacular to watch, and the paella exceeded all expectations.
2019 PGA Champions Tour – Chubb Classic & Naples’ Award-Winning Paella
This year at the 30th anniversary of the Chubb Classic, 8 past champions, 10 Hall of Fame players, and 35 or the 36 players for the 2016 Charles Schwab Cup standings came to battle it out. As fans watched Miquel Angel Jimenez claim his seventh PGA Tour victory in a sudden-death playoff against Bernhard Langer and Olin Browne, the intensity was palpable on the course and throughout the Lely Resort.
To add to the excitement, golf fans purchased a VIP Ticket to the Taste of SW Florida, a fun-filled food festival that ran in conjunction with the event. For the fourth year in a row, Fire & Rice was at the center of it all, as on one of Naples finest dining establishments hand-selected to participate. As our chefs prepared our paella with passion and enthusiasm, the crowd gathered round and engaged in the process. Throughout the event, golf fans from all over the country raved about our paella, saying it was the best they’ve ever tasted.
2019 PGA Honda Classic Welcomes Fire & Rice
During the 2019 PGA Honda Classic, golf fans watched as Keith Mitchell broke a tie with Brooks Koepka and Rickie Fowler to win the event and earn his first PGA tour title. While the action was happening on the course all week long, Fire & Rice was serving up magnificent paella right in the middle of this prestigious event.
As our chefs prepared paella in large shallow pans in front of the Fire & Rice booth, golf fans came together and were part of the energy and excitement. After participating in the process, they took their first bite of our amazing paella, and the reviews were in: Exceptional – like nothing they’d ever encountered before.
The Best Paella in Naples & Unique Dining Experience from Fire & Rice
If you’re looking for a unique catering alternative for your next event where guests can enjoy exquisite paella in an exciting communal dining setting, call Fire & Rice of Naples today at 239-269-8857 or book your event online. We look forward helping you make your event an affair to remember for years to come!