San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Y.U.N.G Harlem would like to Cordial Invite you to the “Meeting”
Y.U.N.G Harlem will be hosting a cocktail hour at Harlem Haberdashery Thursday January 31, 2013 from 7pm-9pm. We will be releasing our full 2013 calendar and plans of action for all projected events. As you may know, YH has had an exciting 2012. We won BET's Black Girls Rock “Making a Difference” award, featured in several national media outlets, and have already been nominated for IMPACT's Champion of Change award that will be announced during the inauguration weekend. We're excited about the growth of the organization and we are reaching out to a select group of companies and individuals, like you, that are committed to the mission and goals to support Y.U.N.G Harlem now and in the future. We believe that you would add to the unique atmosphere and we are looking forward to discussing ways in which you can help support and add to this incredible experience.
Y.U.N.G Harlem Team
When & Where
Chef Maxcel Hardy
Private Chef, Entrepreneur – Chef Max Miami catering company; Chef Max Designs – Chef Coats), Philanthropist – Founder One Chef Can 86 Hunger, Author
Chef Max began his culinary experience in the Culinary Arts Program at Wharton High School in Tampa, FL. Working under the program’s Executive Chef, Edward Bujarski, Chef Max began catering events in the Tampa community. Chef Max Miami, Chef Max’s catering company, specializing in a range of recipes of American, Asian, Caribbean, French, and Kosher cuisine. Proving to be a success, Chef Max has been able to train and employ a number of chefs between Miami, New York, and Los Angeles. Chef Max’s clientele include award winning Hip Hop and R&B artists, actors, professional athletes, and dignitaries like the Prince of Dubai and Prime Minister of Turks and Caicos.
From 2009 – 2014 Chef Max was the full-time personal chef for New York Knick Amar’e Stoudemire. During Chef Max Hardy’s tenure with New York Knick Amare Stoudmire, he co-authored a cookbook with Stoudemire released June 2014 called Cooking with Amar’e – 100 Easy Recipes for Pros and Rookies in the Kitchen.
Chef Max is also a philanthropist and founder of the One Chef Can 86 Hunger foundation. One Chef Can 86 Hunger is a not-for-profit organization that works toward raising awareness and fighting the hunger epidemic in America. With the help of its board and supporters, One Chef Can 86 Hunger has been working to raise funds to support their commitment to educating people about the hunger crisis in America and offering not only healthier but cost effective alternatives. The Foundation has also been able to introduce culinary arts to communities through its programming with schools and community centers including its culinary program with Opportunity Charter School in Harlem; in addition to lectures and panel discussions, giving students practical and fundamental knowledge of the wonderful world of culinary arts.