Pastry chef/restaurateur Ralph Perrazzo and tattoo artist Brandon Bond hosted The Great Pit Ball, an all-day charity event on March 14 at the Palms Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to raise money for Villalobos Rescue Center, a rescue, rehabilitation and placement facility for abused and abandoned pit bulls.
Ralph Perrazzo prepares Aloe Noodle Salad dessert

The event featured a chefs dinner, poker tournament, concert, silent auction and movie premiere. More than 350 guests attended the 11-course chefs dinner, which was prepared by Perrazzo and several top Las Vegas chefs including Rick Moonen of RM Seafood at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Joe Elevado of Social House at Treasure Island Hotel and Casino, Geno Bernardo of Nove at the Palms, Barry Dankaka of N9ne Steak House at the Palms and Kerry Simon of Simon Restaurant & Lounge at the Palms.

(l to r) chef Rick Moonen and chef Geno Bernardo