Chef, vet to greet fans, host demonstration Friday

Published 10:51 am Thursday, July 28, 2016

Food Network Host and U.S. Air Force veteran Sunny Anderson will join the Spamerican Tour in Austin Friday, supporting the Operation Gratitude cause and showcasing her new recipe: Operation Spam Gravy with Biscuits.

Anderson will host a cooking demonstration on the main stage from 4:25 to 5:15 p.m. Friday. She will then be available for a meet and greet at the Spamerican Tour truck from about 5:30 to 7 p.m. for interviews, signing autographs of her cookbook and taking pictures with fans.

In the Spamerican Tour’s second year, the Spam brand is partnering with Operation Gratitude, a volunteer-based organization that sends care packages and letters to U.S. Service Members overseas, veterans and their families as well as new recruits and first-responders here at home. The brand is supporting Operation Gratitude’s goal of sending the 2 millionth care package in 2018 by pledging a $1 donation for every letter written in-market and online at

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