"I didn't want to sit back and do nothing," said Beyer, who organized
the operation. "I wanted to help. So I organized something to give
Beyer, a graduate of Star Career Academy, will offer food in the Long Beach City Hall parking lot beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Chefs Richard T. Schrimp and Thomas Warshaw, owners of Bella Skye Culinary Kitchens in West Islip, will accompany Beyer on the trek in an RV they converted into a kitchen.
With three professional chefs at the wheel of the mobile kitchen,
visitors will be served much more than the military-grade rations they
received in the days after Sandy hit.
"We're making chicken marsala, sausage and peppers, chili, penne alla vodka," said Beyer. "We'll stay until the food runs out."
The Black Wolf
owner then essentially matched what Beyer raised, which brought in a
total of $350 for food and gas, he said.
"It's not much, but I know how to shop," said Beyer, who used his
expertise in the field to shop smartly Monday and get about 200 pounds
"We'll be serving law enforcement, the crews, families, everyone," said Beyer.
The truck will stay in the city hall parking lot until 5 p.m. or until the chefs run out of food.