RE C-CAP 30TH ANNIVERSARY BENEFIT – Media Alert
C-CAP SET TO HOST STAR STUDDED 30TH ANNIVERSARY BENEFIT TO SUPPORT THEIR OUTSTANDING WORK IN EMPOWERING UNDERSERVED YOUTH THROUGH THE CULINARY ARTS
THIS ULTIMATE TASTING EVENT WILL FEATURE 40 WORLD-RENOWNED RESTAURANTS IN NYC
C-CAP, a national nonprofit co-chaired by chef, author and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson, and founded by culinary educator Richard Grausman, will host its 30TH Anniversary Benefit on Tuesday, February 25 at Pier Sixty – Chelsea Piers, New York City.
Press Arrival – 5:00pm
Red Carpet – 5:45pm
Event Contact – MJ Pedone (917) 319-9600
Janice Huff, (WNBC Chief Meteorologist) will emcee the evening chaired by Tim Zagat, Co-Founder of Zagat. This year’s honorees include Richard Grausman, C-CAP’s Founder and Chair Emeritus and Chef Sarabeth Levine, world-renowned Baker and Restaurant Owner.
NOTABLE INVITED GUESTS
Steve Schirripa (Actor The Sopranos/Blue Bloods), Justin Tuck (2x Super Bowl Champion), OJ Anderson (2x Super Bowl Champion), Howard Cross (NY Giants Super Bowl Champion), Erik Coleman (NFL Veteran), John Starks (Former NBA All-Star/Knicks Scout) and Dee-Morris (Actor/Singer/Songwriter Gotham (FOX), Shades of Blue (NBC), to name a few, will be in attendance to support and celebrate C-CAP’s three decades of outstanding work with their career readiness program connecting public high school culinary teachers and their students to the foodservice industry.
PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS & CHEFS
Abigail Kirsch (Matthew Tiscornia), Almond (Jason Weiner, Alex Nieto), Aretsky’s Patroon (Ken Aretsky, Aaron Fitterman), Bâtard Tribeca (Markus Glocker), Ben & Jack’s Steakhouse (Admir Alibasic), Bouley at Home(David Bouley), Café Boulud (Jerrod Zifchak), Casa Nomad (Yvan Lemoine), Cosme (Evelyn Velazquez, Isabel Coss), Cuisine Solutions (Bruno Bertin), Estiatorio Milos (Costas Spiliadis),Felidia (Lidia Bastianich, Fortunato Nicotra), Four Seasons Hotel (John Johnson), Gramercy Tavern (Miroslav Uskokovic), Indian Accent (Manish Mehrotra), JAMS (Jonathan Waxman), Le Bernardin (Eric Ripert, Thomas Raquel), (Loi Estiatorio (Maria Loi), Michael’s (Michael McCarty, Kyung Up Lim), Nobu 57 (Matt Hoyle), Park Avenue Winter (Zene Flinn), Perrine at the Pierre (Ashfer Biju), Portale (Alfred Portale), Porter House New York (Michael Lomonaco, Wayne Harley Brachman, Daniel Rutledge),Hudson Yards Grill (Michael Lomonaco, Wayne Harley Brachman, Daniel Rutledge), Quality Eats (Craig Koketsu), Decoy/ Red Farm (Eddie Schoenfeld, Joe Ng), Red Rooster (Marcus Samuelsson), Sarabeth’s (Sarabeth Levine), Shake Shack, Storico (James Miller), The Loyal (John Fraser), Untitled (Evan Tessler) and Vaucluse (Michael White, Jared Gadbaw).
Guests will enjoy decadent signature dishes by NYC’s hottest chefs along with world-class wines by Heitz Cellar, cocktails and specialty Vodka drinks by Tito’s top mixologists. This grand tasting of culinary creations will be assisted by talented C-CAP students and alumni. Also on hand, will be an auction with once-in-a-lifetime culinary, culture and travel packages. The night will celebrate the finest in the industry and guests will have a once in a lifetime opportunity to savor the exquisite food tastes by the “hard to get into” restaurants in one night, for a great cause.
C-CAP, a national nonprofit co-chaired by chef, author and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson, and founded by culinary educator Richard Grausman, provides underserved youth with educational and career opportunities through the culinary arts. It is a curriculum enrichment program linking public high school culinary teachers and their students to the foodservice industry. C-CAP’s various programs work together to help prepare students for college and careers in the restaurant and hospitality industry. https://ccapinc.org #CCAPinc #CCAPBenefit #CCAP30
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