Melting Pot RestaurantsHello all! Jerm here with an update for you on another great event here in the Tampa Bay area for a great cause!

The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc.the premier fondue restaurant franchise headquartered in Tampa as an affiliate of restaurant management company Front Burner Brands, will host its second annual Melting Pot Golf Classic on Nov. 14 at Emerald Greens Golf Resort & Country Club, located at 13903 Clubhouse Drive in Tampa, to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Emerald GreensThe event will feature Meredith Walusek from “The MJ Morning Show” on 93.3 FLZ playing golf in the tournament and a hole-in-one contest for the prize of a Lincoln MKX two-year lease donated by Parks Lincoln of Tampa. Captain Fear, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ mascot, will also be on hand.

Other tournament highlights include player gifts from golf’s leading manufacturers, raffle drawings, a live auction, a wine and cheese reception and an evening program including dinner and awards.

The tournament will be open to all players starting at 10:30 a.m. with lunch sponsored by Front Burner Brands’ concepts Burger 21 and GrillSmith to be held from 11 – 12 p.m. followed by a 12 p.m. shotgun start.  

For non-golfers, two cooking classes with Front Burner Brands Corporate Chef Shane Schaibly and GrillSmith Corporate Chef Joe Guli will be held from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. at Emerald Greens Clubhouse.

Media sponsors include Brighthouse Networks, Clear Channel Radio and Clear Channel Digital.           

The Melting Pot’s goal is to raise $100,000 through sponsorships and players for St. Jude. The registration deadline is Nov. 4, or when all spots have been filled. For more information, visit

Great event for a great cause, so be sure to check out the website for more info and stay tuned in for more updates on things to do in Tampa Bay!