GenR Bay Area 2nd Annual Event: Food Stories, From Burma to the Bay
Monday, October 28, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
The evening reception features special guest chefs partnering with local refugee farmers from the International Rescue Committee’s (IRC) New Roots Farm Program to create tasting stations of food inspired by the refugees’ home countries. Event activities will focus on the unique food offerings, and include a short video and speaking program to learn more about the work of the IRC.
Tickets include entry, gift bag and all food, beer and wine. $35 of each ticket purchased is not tax deductible
Proceeds from this event will support the work of the IRC in Northern California and help provide urgent assistance to refugees who have been granted sanctuary in the United States to begin their lives anew in the Bay Area.APPEARANCE AND SPECIAL FOOD OFFERINGS BY:
Greg Dunmore, Chef and Owner, Nojo
Eskender Aseged, Chef and Owner, Radio Africa & Kitchen
Meheria Maleh, Afghan refugee and Home Chef
Alicia Villanueva, Chef and Owner, Alicia's Tamales Los Mayas
The Pearson Foundation
Music by djreidspice
With Special Thanks to: Threads 4 Thought, Suja, CREAM, Laforte Wines, Pacific Wine and Spirits, La Cocina, and the GenR Leadership Committee
GenR (Generation Rescue) is a dynamic, diverse group of young professionals who have joined forces to advance the humanitarian work of the International Rescue Committee (IRC).
Inspired, informed and influential, GenR members focus their collective energy to engage their communities in support of the IRC through advocacy, education and a range of networking and fundraising activities. A force for change, we are GenR.
For more information, please contact us at Audra.Brown@Rescue.org or +1 510 452 8222
GenR Bay Area 2013 Leadership Committee:
Tiffani Brownley Meijer