The Great Chefs Event NYC

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October 2019
Union West, 535 West 28th Street
​New York, NY 10001

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A premier culinary event to fight childhood cancer.

Take your taste buds for a ride at this amazing culinary event complete with delicious food prepared by some of the country’s finest chefs. At The Great Chefs Event NYC, all-star chefs from both the Big Apple and across the US come to cook for you and help raise money for a worthy cause. This is your chance to sample succulent dishes from chefs whose restaurants you may not normally visit.

Beyond satisfying your appetite, the event also benefits Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and the fight against childhood cancer. Take in this evening full of fabulous food, delicious drinks and a mountain of auction items not to be missed. To get a taste for what’s in store, check out all the photos from the 2018 event on the ALSF Facebook page.

Sign up below to be notified about next year’s event. Event sponsorships are also available. Details to come.

Meet the Chefs

2018 Chefs

Alex Guarnaschelli, Host Chef (New York, NY) Butter Restaurant and The Food Network
Franklin Becker (New York, NY) – Hotel Americano
Jimmy Bradley (New York, NY) – The Red Cat
PJ Calapa (New York, NY) – Scampi 
Marco Canora (New York, NY) – Hearth Restaurant
Josh Capon (New York, NY) – Lure Fishbar
Cesare Casella (New York, NY) – Casella’s
Thomas Castellon (New York, NY) – Rotisserie Georgette
Gavin Fine (Jackson Hole, WY) – Fine Dining Restaurant Group
Kevin Fink (Austin, TX) – Emmer & Rye
Katsuya Fukushima (Washington, D.C.) – Daikaya
Michael Jenkins (New York, NY) – Butter
Rob Levitt (Chicago, IL) – The Butcher & Larder
Jenn Louis (Portland, OR) – RAY
Matt Molina (Los Angeles, CA) – Hippo Restaurant
Dahlia Narvaez (Los Angeles, CA) - Mozza
Ken Oringer (Boston, MA) - Uni, Toro
Christian Petroni (New York, NY) - Fortina (also Winner of Food Network Star)
Yehuda Sichel (Philadelphia, PA) – Abe Fisher 
Jacques Torres (New York, NY) – Jacques Torres Chocolate
Miroslav Uskokovic (New York, NY) - Gramercy Tavern
Raffaello Van Couten and Josh Cormier (Brooklyn, NY) - Midnights
Marc Vetri (Philadelphia, PA) – Vetri Cucina
Rocco Whalen (Cleveland / Charlotte) – Fahrenheit
Michael White (New York, NY) - Marea, Vaucluse
Rawlston Williams (New York, NY) - The Food Sermon

2018 Mixologists

Jeff Benjamin (Philadelphia, PA) - Vetri, Fitler Club
Neal Bodenheimer (New Orleans, LA) - Cure

*Please note that this list is subject to change.

Additional chefs coming soon. Check out our full list of celebrity chef supporters.

Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

Northwestern Mutual

Volvo

Executive Chef Sponsors

Balyasny Asset Management
Camila Pastor and Stephen Maharam
Chick-fil-A
Meena Mansharamani

Chef Sponsors

Inspira Marketing Group
Northwestern Mutual Park Ave.

Sous Chef Sponsors

Research Compliance Consulting Services, Inc.

Become a Sponsor

Sponsorship opportunities are available for businesses and organizations. For more information, please contact Shaun Digel at 866-333-1213 or [email protected].

Presenting Sponsor - $25,000 ($19,500 tax-deductible)

  • 40 tickets to the event
  • 4 named tables in the VIP Section at the event with tableside food and wine service
  • Access to the VIP Lounge
  • 8 tickets to the exclusive Chef Welcome Reception the night before the event
  • Special VIP check-in and access to event an hour before it opens to the public
  • Recognized by the emcee throughout the event
  • Inclusion of branded item in chef gift bags
  • Opportunity to have brand activation at event
  • Logo included on step and repeat
  • Company logo listed on event signage
  • Company logo with link to company website listed on ALSF website
  • 2 tickets to an Impact Luncheon a month before the event

Executive Chef Sponsor - $10,000 ($7,300 tax-deductible)

  • 20 tickets to the event
  • 2 named tables in the VIP Section at the event with tableside food and wine service
  • 4 tickets to the exclusive Chef Welcome Reception the night before the event
  • Special VIP check-in and access to event an hour before it opens to the public
  • Recognized by the emcee throughout the event
  • Inclusion of branded item in chef gift bags
  • Company name listed on event signage
  • Company name listed on ALSF website
  • 2 tickets to an Impact Luncheon a month before the event

Chef Sponsor - $5,000 ($3,600 tax-deductible)

  • 10 tickets to the event
  • 1 named table in the VIP Section at the event with tableside food and wine service
  • 2 tickets to the exclusive Chef Welcome Reception the night before the event
  • Special VIP check-in and access to event an hour before it opens to the public
  • Company name listed on event signage
  • Company name listed on ALSF website
  • 2 tickets to an Impact Luncheon a month before the event

Sous Chef Sponsor - $1,000 ($800 tax-deductible)

  • 2 tickets to the event
  • 2 seats at a table in the VIP Section at the event
  • Special VIP check-in and access to event an hour before it opens to the public
  • Company name listed on event signage
  • Company name listed on ALSF website
  • 2 tickets to an Impact Luncheon a month before the event

Auction

Donate your tickets, tangibles, time or talent to bettering the lives of children. You will be recognized for your donation both online and at the event. In addition to demonstrating your support, remember that an auction donation can result in a new client or customer and that all donations are tax deductible. Fill out an auction donation form to donate to this year's auction.

If you have questions about the auction, contact Laura Cocchia at [email protected] or 866-333-1213.

Alex's Table Cookbook

Introducing ALSF’s first cookbook!

Featuring over 55 recipes from world-renowned chefs, celebrities, and supporters and including stunning photography, this cookbook is now available! All proceeds goes toward our mission of fighting childhood cancer, one recipe at a time!

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