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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1968 November

Head Chef at the Hotel Roanoke in Roanoke, Va., Ron Brown Tells WSLS-TV About Preparing for the Thanksgiving Dinner Rush

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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1 min., 14 sec.
Ron Brown, head chef at the Hotel Roanoke, tells WSLS-TV how he and his team prepare for Thanksgiving dinner. Brown serves 250 pounds of dressing, 3000 pounds of turkey, about 47 pumpkin pies, and 15 gallons of cranberry relish to 1000 people. Brown has been working at the Hotel Roanoke for 37 years.
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