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Atlanta chef Kevin Rathbun cooks for a cause at Super Bowl gala

HOUSTON - Atlanta chef Kevin Rathbun is cooking up a storm here on Super Bowl eve.

Chefs and players from all 32 NFL cities are here at the University of Houston for "The Super Bowl Taste Of The NFL - The Party with a Purpose." The fun meet and and greet (and eat) supports the Kick Hunger Challenge, which supports food banks in each of the represented towns. Over the years the annual bash has raised $25 million.

Rathbun is serving quail and feeling good about the Falcons' chances.

Here's what he had to say:

Celeb guests tonight include Miss America, Savvy Shields. Here's what she had to say:

In the interest of fair and balanced reporting we should note that representing the New England Patriots are Chefs Steve DiFillippo and Rodney Murillo of Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse in Boston.

They're dishing up handmade cavatelli and house-made sausage with butternut squash and shaved black truffles.

Tonight, everyone wins.

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