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2017 Spring Benefit Dinner

2017 SPRING BENEFIT DINNER - THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2017

6:00 PM NYC COCKTAILS, IMMIGRANT FOOD SHOWCASE

8:00 PM SEATED DINNER AND LIVE AUCTION

TRIBECA ROOFTOP

For one night each year, the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) assembles an extraordinary lineup of culinary luminaries to produce one unforgettable meal for one compelling cause: supporting New York City's first food museum. Funds raised from the benefit will support future exhibits and programs.

Media Partner:
Eater

Hosted by:
Gail Simmons

Honoring:
Ruth Reichl

Culinary Chair:
Alex Guarnaschelli

Headlining Chefs:
Marcus Samuelsson (Red Rooster)
Floyd Cardoz (Paowalla)
Manish Mehrotra (Indian Accent)

Mina Pizarro (L'Appart)

Immigrant Food Showcase:
Chris Cheung (East Wind Snack Shop)
"The Chop Suey Craze" - Chinatown
Rawlston Williams (The Food Sermon)
"Pan-Caribbean Food Culture" - Crown Heights
Manolo Lopez (Mofon•Go)
"¡Mofongo!" - East Harlem
Pierre Thiam (Pierre Thiam Catering)
"Le Petit Sénégal" - Harlem
Marhaf Homsi and Nawal Wardeh (Syrian Sweet Refuge)
"Syrian Sweets" - Bay Ridge
Andrew Gerson (Brooklyn Brewery)
"Early Brewing in Brooklyn" - Williamsburg and Bushwick
Dave Arnold (Booker and Dax)
"NYC Taverns in the 1700s" - Lower East Side

Earlier Event: March 31
MOFAD @ Night
Later Event: April 13
MOFAD Night Market Afterparty