Have a ‘mile high’ dinner with Mario Batali atop Empire State Building – Charity Event for Food Bank NY Dec 7th 2010 6-9PM
Iron Chef TV Celeb Mario Batali is inviting you and other culinary luminaries to a special charity dinner atop the Empire State Building this December as a benefit for the NY Food Bank. Hang out with Mario, Anthony Bourdain, Tom Colicchio, Ted Allen, Andrew Carmellini, Brad Farmerie and many more of New York City’s most distinguished chefs, restaurateurs, and journalists while lending a hand in fighting hunger in New York City!
From the official press release:
Enjoy an evening of holiday-inspired cocktails and sumptuous hors d’oeuvres including presentations from David Burke Townhouse, Locanda Verde, Public & Double Crown, SD26, Riverpark, Morimoto, and others, and help celebrate the kick-off of the Food Bank’s newly formed Culinary Council. Bid for auction prizes including four tickets to the taping of Iron Chef and a private studio tour; tickets to the Emeril Lagasse Show, restaurant gift certificates galore and more! Finally, at this once-in-a-lifetime event, you’ll be present as the iconic Empire State Building turns orange, the color of hunger awareness.
The Culinary Council, Chaired by chef/author Mario Batali, brings together prestigious leaders in the culinary industry to raise funds and awareness for the Food Bank For New York City and its sustained efforts to provide food and services for the 1.5 million New Yorkers who rely on them. One in Five New York City residents relies on the Food Bank’s programs and services, including one in every five children.
Proceeds from this event, sponsored by Conde Nast Food Group and the Empire State Building, will support the Food Bank’s ongoing efforts to end food poverty in New York City.
Arrive in time for the ‘Orange’ Carpet at 6:00pm. Tickets are limited. Festive attire – $250 per ticket. To purchase tickets please visit: www.foodbanknyc.org/go/culinary