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Chef Joey Fecci - Culinary Scholarship Memorial Fund

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Help Honor Joey Fecci's Legacy: Culinary Scholarship Fund

Joey Fecci, a vibrant and talented chef with aspirations to open his own restaurant in Nashville, tragically passed away at the young age of 26. After honing his skills at Spiaggia in Chicago alongside his mentor Joe Flamm and Tony & Cathy Mantuano, Joey brought his culinary expertise to Yolan, a fine dining establishment in The Joseph hotel in Nashville.

Joey's passion for food and wine was matched only by his dedication to fitness and running. On April 27th, 2024, he participated in the Rock "n" Roll St. Jude's run in Nashville, where he collapsed just a few miles from the finish line.

Despite the immediate medical attention he received from the onsite medical team, Joey was unable to be revived, leaving behind a community deeply saddened by his loss.

In honor of Joey's memory and his dedication to the culinary arts, we are establishing a fund for a culinary scholarship. This scholarship will support aspiring chefs who wish to follow in Joey's footsteps and carry on his legacy of culinary excellence.

Your generous contribution to this fund will help ensure that Joey's passion for food and his commitment to mentorship live on. Let us come together to support the next generation of chefs and honor Joey's remarkable spirit.

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Together, we can make a difference and keep Joey's memory alive through the culinary talents he inspired.

With heartfelt gratitude



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Kerry Frank
Nashville, TN
Eric Fecci
Aaron Frank
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