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6:00 PM - Exhibition Preview + West African Reception

7:30 PM - Seated Dinner + Program

Afterparty to follow


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A CROSS-CONTINENTAL CULINARY JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY

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wine BY André Mack (Maison Noir)

FONIO BEER BY GARRETT OLIVER (BROOKLYN BREWERY)

Musical Artistry Presented by Jill Newman Productions

FUSE

Salieu Suso - Kora
Idrissa Kone - Djembe
Sahr Ngaujah (of Fela, Special Guest)

CULINARY INTERNS FROM FOOD & FINANCE HIGH SCHOOL

EVENT PRODUCTION BY BEYOND 8


Host Committee (IN FORMATION)

Hannah Bronfman

Tiffany Comprés

Michelle Curb

Ilana Glazer

Glenda Hersh

Ernest Lee

Loida Nicolas Lewis

Dustin Ling

Nastassia Lopez

John Marciano and Lauren Mitchell

Jeff McGuigan and Andy Birsh

Joseph Mizzi

Paula Perlis

Adam Sachs and Evyn Block

Marcus Samuelsson

Brook Smith

Eric Wattenberg

Julian Yap

Andrew Zimmern


Partners



About the MOFAD Spring Gala

For one night each year, the Museum of Food and Drink assembles an extraordinary lineup of talent to produce an unforgettable experiential dinner. Funds raised from the event support the development of MOFAD’s educational exhibits and programs. MOFAD is a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit.

“Anyone who is anyone in New York’s food world will be at one event: the Museum of Food and Drink’s Spring Benefit Dinner.”

- FOOD & WINE

“A symphony of plates designed by culinary heavyweights.”

- NEW YORK TIMES T MAGAZINE