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5th Annual Chefs for Kids’ Cancer

March 6

Join nearly 50 acclaimed chefs, over 400 guests, 11,900 cookies and more than 50 donated works of art at Metropolitan West on Tuesday evening, March 6th, for the 5th Annual Chefs for Kids’ Cancer gala to raise funds for childhood cancer research. Chefs will prepare a 4-course custom meals for individual tables, pastry chefs will create different cookies, guest can participate in a live auction with once-in-a-lifetime experiences, along with load of entertainment. Chefs for Kids’ Cancer attendees have been overwhelmed by the spirit of giving and donations from the past four years totaled more than $4 million!

This year’s co-hosts Christina Tosi of milk bar and Dan Kluger of Loring Place will be joined by:

Chef Co-Chairs:
• Jonathan Benno of Leonelli Taberna
• Marc Forgione of Restaurant Marc Forgione, American Cut & Khe-Yo
• Alex Guarnaschelli of Butter
• James Kent
• Shane McBride of Pig Beach, Pig Bleecker & Maysville
• Marc Murphy of Landmarc & Benchmarc Events by Marc Murphy
• Justin Smillie of Upland

Savory Chefs:
• Jared Appell of Stella 34 Trattoria
• Josh Capon of Bowery Meat Co., Lure Fshbar, El Toro Blanco & B&B Winepub
• Floyd Cardoz of Paowalla
• Chung Chow of Noreetuh
• Clare de Boer of King
• Daniel Eddy of Walnut Street Cafe
• Ryan Hardy of Charlie Bird, Pasquale Jones & Legacy Records
• Nick Kim of Shuko
• Roger Martinez of il Buco
• Ignacio Mattos of Estela
• Ivan Orkin of Ivan Ramen
• Dan Perretta of The Aviary NYC at Mandarin Oriental, New York
• Jason Pfeifer of Maialino
• Garrison Price of il Buco Alimentari e Vineria
• Erik Ramirez of Llama Inn & Deli Llama (opening Summer 2018)
• Mike Reilly of The NoMad
• Missy Robbins of Lilia
• Melissa J. Rodriguez of Del Posto
• Matthew Rudofker of Momofuku
• Jess Shadbolt of King
• Yehuda Sichel of Abe Fisher
• Daniela Soto-Innes of Atla Y Cosme
• Alex Stupak of Empellón

Pastry Chef Chair:
• Richard Capizzi of Lincoln Ristorante

Pastry Chefs:
• Umber Ahmad of Mah-Ze-Dar
• Marc Aumont of Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolate
• Samantha Benjamin of The Dessertist
• Anna Bolz of Per Se
• Nicolas Botomisy of Valrhona
• Lindsey Farr of Restaurant Marc Forgione
• Zachary Golper of Bein Cuit
• Ryan Hardy of Charlie Bird, Pasquale Jones & Legacy Records
• Mina Pizarro of L’Appart
• Alison Roman, author of “Dining In”
• Sarah Sanneh of Pies ’n’ Thighs
• Karen Tack & Alan Richardson, Best-Selling Authors of Hello, Cupcake!
• Mark Tasker of Balthazar
• Diana Valenzuela of Loring Place
• Trung Vu of Upland
• Mark Welker of Eleven Madison Park & The Nomad
• Tracy Will of the Institute of Culinary Education
• Brian Yurko of The Clocktower

This year’s ticket options includes the very first Art & Cocktail event. For more details and to purchase tickets to this year’s Chefs for Kids’ Cancer gala, click: www.cookiesforkidscancer.org/GetInvolved/Chefs4KidsNYC


March 6
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Metropolitan West
639 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036 United States
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