Afghanistan in June 2011.
LOS ANGELES, May 12 2011 -- Comedy hypnotist The Incredible Boris Cherniak is part of Operation H.O.T. – Honoring Our Troups that will provide food and entertainment for troops stationed in North Afghanistan in June 2011. Event dates and locations cannot be disclosed due to high team profile and security.
"I am ecstatic to be part of a team that will bring a taste of home with them from food to entertainment to soldiers stationed overseas. I get to put a smile on a person’s face who is commited to stand up for my freedom", says Incredible BORIS (Boris Cherniak), who divides his time between Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Los Angeles, California, USA.
Boris has entertained the troops on numerous occasions in the past. He has performed for the military before for The National Guard, Fort Knox and at the Bob Hope Theatre at Miramar Air Force Base.
Operation H.O.T.’s mission is to touch as many people as possible, to make a difference in as many people’s lives as possible, to give troops hope, to motivate them, to inspire them, to make them laugh and maybe make them cry.
Award winning Chef Charles Carroll of Houston, TX started Operation H.O.T. with a vision of cooking for thousands of U.S. Troops and providing them with entertainment. Cooking team includes Chief David Longstaff (CW4) and media Chefs Rick Moonen and Rick Tramonto from Bravo’s Top Chef Masters. Cheff Carrol has raised more than $150,000 for this endeavor. Former U.S. presidents - Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, have recorded thank you messages for the troops to be delivered by Operation H.O.T. team.
After the Cajun Creole meal for 2,000 troops, the event will conclude with an outdoor concert to over 4,000 troops. The base has a reported 27,000 troops. Jason Zito (Backstreet Boys) is Operation H.O.T.’s production manager. The trip will be documented by Christopher Shepherd Films.
Boris Cherniak is an award winning comedy hypnotist, motivational speaker and author. He is a regular expert on the Paramount syndicated show, Maury, helping guests with unusual fears and phobias. Boris has been also featured on Montel, Howie Mandel Show, Comics and The Vegas Show. His comedic talents were showcased at Montreal's Just for Laughs Comedy Festival and the Boston Comedy Festival. Stage name, Incredible Boris, describes the sentiment of every performance literally - a positive attitude and constant state of mind. Boris delivers a powerful message of limitless possibilities and performs at corporate
events, casinos, theatres and schools throughout North America and internationally.
Operation H.O.T. information, donations and gifts to bring to the troops can be addressed to:
Chef Charles Carroll [email protected]
Or Executive Assistant Hilmi Ahmad [email protected]