A City Farmer, A Chef & A Host
A City Farmer, A Chef, and A Host is a New York City dine-around evening to benefit Just Food and The Sylvia Center. On Tuesday, July 24, 2012, from 7 - 10pm, twelve concurrent dinners, each prepared by a top New York chef using produce from an urban farm and hosted in a private home, will bring together food enthusiasts, taste-makers and philanthropists for a common cause.
Co-sponsored by Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn
Guests will be able to choose their dinner preferences when purchasing tickets for one of the following dinners:
Dinner 3 (Battery Park City):
City Farmer: Annie Novak, Eagle Street Rooftop
Chef: Howard Kalachnikoff, Gramercy Tavern
Host: Frederic Rich
Co-host: Eric Sanderson, Author of Mannahatta: A Natural History of New York City
Dinner 4 (Chelsea):
City Farmer: Abu Talib, Taqwa Community Garden
Chef: Peter Hoffman, Back Forty West
Host: Alison Schneider of Haven’s Kitchen
Co-host: Joan Gussow, Professor, Author, Food Policy Expert
Dinner 8 (Murray Hill):
City Farmer: Zachary Pickens, Riverpark Farm at Alexandria Center
Chef: Sisha Ortuzar, Riverpark
Host: The Farm Table at Riverpark Farm
Co-host: Dar Williams, Singer Songwriter
Dinner 10 (Upper West Side):
City Farmer: Molly Culver, The Youth Farm at the High School for Public Service
Chef: Bill Telepan, Telepan
Host: Sarah and Victor Kovner
Co-host: Ellie Krieger, Food Network Host
Just Food is a non-profit organization that connects communities and local farms with the resources and support they need to make fresh, locally grown food accessible to all New Yorkers. Just Food provides regional farmers and food producers, CSA organizers and everyday eaters with the resources and support they need to establish and experience healthy food systems - in every neighborhood. To find out more about Just Food, visit www.justfood.org.
The Sylvia Center is a non-profit organization that addresses the growing epidemic of childhood obesity and its long-term effects by providing hands-on experiences with growing and cooking healthy food on the farm and in the kitchen. To find out more about The Sylvia Center, visit www.sylviacenter.org.
To visit our event website, click here: http://cityfarmerchefhost.org/
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