Boston's top Chefs Cooking for Hope and Dana-Farber on March 7
BOSTON – Sip award-winning wine and sample delicious dishes from more than 50 of Boston’s most popular chefs and some of New England’s favorite wineries at the Friends of Dana Farber’s 15th annual Chefs Cooking for Hope on Thursday, March 7, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. This culinary extravaganza features signature specialties prepared by chefs from some of the area’s most popular restaurants. The tasting takes place at 125 High Street in downtown Boston. Tickets are $100 and all proceeds benefit adult and pediatric cancer research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Chef Frank McClelland of L’Espalier, Sel de la Terre, and Au Soleil Catering will serve as honorary chef. Chef McClelland’s L’Espalier has been a perennial “best” of America’s restaurants for three decades, earning top accolades from Zagat, Forbes, Food & Wine, Bon Appétit, Frommer’s, Wine Spectator and Condé Nast Traveler as well as nods in international media.
He will be joined by more than 50 other restaurants, caterers, and wineries. Last year, hundreds of people sampled the cuisine, socialized with friends, and mingled with other food lovers.
For tickets call (617) 632-3909 or log on to www.dana-farber.org/friends-chefs. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.
Participating restaurants for the 2013 Chefs Cooking for Hope include: Back Deck, Billy Tse, Bistro du Midi, Cambridge School of Culinary Arts, Catalyst, Comella's, Daikanyama at Bloomingdale's, Del Frisco’s, Dipt, East Coast Grill, East by Northeast, Figs, Gaslight, Brasserie du Coin, Harvest, Henrietta's Table, Island Creek Oyster Bar, KliK…parties by Klee Miller & Nikki Lank Bialow, L'Espalier, Market by Jean-Georges, Miel at the, Intercontinental Hotel Boston, Mistral, Olives, Party Favors, Pasta Beach, Personal Chef,, Diane Manteca, Petsi Pies, Rosa Mexicana, Salvatore's at the Seaport, Sel de la Terre, Sorrelina, Strega Waterfront, Sweet Basil, Taranta, Temple Bar, The Fireplace, The Gallows, Towne Stove & Spirits, Trade, Tresca, Wasik's Cheese Shop, Yummy Mummy Brownies , Zócalo 2013 Wine, Beer and Beverages Provided by: ABSOLUT, Dynamic Beverages, J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines, Mayflower Brewing, ZYR Vodka
The Friends, an all-volunteer organization of more than 1,200 members, takes pride in serving Dana-Farber through supporting research, patient services, and fundraising. Since 1976, the Friends has provided seed money for cutting-edge research, community outreach programs and funding medical oncology fellows.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (www.dana-farber.org) is a principal teaching affiliate of the Harvard Medical School and is among the leading cancer research and care centers in the United States. It is a founding member of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC), designated a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute. It provides adult cancer care with Brigham and Women’s Hospital as Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center and it provides pediatric care with Boston Children’s Hospital as Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Center. Dana-Farber is the top ranked cancer center in New England, according to U.S. News & World Report, and one of the largest recipients among independent hospitals of National Cancer Institute and National Institutes of Health grant funding. Follow Dana-Farber on Twitter: @danafarber or Facebook: facebook.com/danafarbercancerinstitute.