5 of Raleigh’s Chefs Together at Plates Kitchen to Create a Special 6 Course Meal
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June 22, 2014: Five of Raleigh’s top chefs meet at Plates Kitchen, to prepare a memorable, multi-course meal with paired wines & beers to support a favorite charity. This summer’s event includes live jazz music to round out the dining experience at the restaurant located at 301 Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh, NC, with proceeds donated to Stop Hunger Now to support their mission to end world hunger.
How do some of the Triangle’s best chefs have fun for a good cause? They form the “traveling circus” to put on events at area restaurants. The host restaurant selects their favorite charity. They will meet at Plates Kitchen on June 22, 2014, to prepare a memorable, multi-course meal with paired wines & beers to support a favorite charity. This summer’s event includes live jazz music to round out the dining experience at the restaurant located at 301 Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh, NC, with proceeds donated to Stop Hunger Now to support their mission to end world hunger.
“This is a continuation of the partnership between Plates Kitchen and Stop Hunger Now,” said Rod Brooks, President and CEO of Stop Hunger Now. “Thanks to the generosity of these chefs of the ‘Traveling Circus’, we will be able to stretch our resources even further and save more lives.”
Event chefs include Steve Day and Sam Bradford of Plates Kitchen; Scott James, formerly with Midtown Grille and now a culinary free agent; Daniel Benjamin of soon-to-open patisserie lucette grace and former head pastry chef of The Umstead Hotel & Spa; Jon Blackley of Bocci in Durham; and David Gaydeski, executive chef at the NC governor’s mansion. Founding member Michael Lee of Sono is expected to make a late appearance.
Dinner will be served from 6 pm to 9 pm at Plates Kitchen and seating is limited to 40 people at $60.00/person, including tax & tip. Reservations are required and can be made by Calling Plates at 919-828-0018
Last year, Stop Hunger Now domestic operations and international affiliates packaged 41.9 million meals that were distributed to 27 countries. Stop Hunger Now distributes its meals through feeding programs operated by partner organizations in developing countries which promote education, encourage children to attend school, improve the health and nutrition of students, address gender inequalities, spur economic growth, combat child labor, and create a platform for tackling global issues. In addition to supporting school feeding programs, Stop Hunger Now also provides meals in response to crisis relief.
Stop Hunger Now meals are packaged through popular community-supported meal packaging programs, that often are part of corporate responsibility or volunteer service projects.
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