Taste for Life Benefit Dinner

058Recently, I was honored to be invited to the Taste for Life Benefit Dinner for Brain Tumor Foundation.  Did you know:  Brain tumor is the #1 cancer killer of children and young adult under age of 20, and #2 of men between 20-39.  You know this issues affects many when you see the collaboration that came together for this benefit dinner.  The dinner featured six prominent NYC chefs.

  • Chef Dale Talde of Talde in Park Slope (369 7th Ave) served Duck Confit, Spicy Eggplant Relish, Toasted Mandarin Roll with White Sauce.  Wine pairing:  Entwine Chardonnay.
  • Chef Kerry Heffernan served English Pea Flan with Morels, Ramps, Tarragon.  Wine pairing: Callabriga Dao Tinto
  • Chef Yuhi Fujinaga of Sea Grill in Rockefeller Center served Olive oil poached king salmon, spring herb veloute, clams, breakfast radish.  Wine pairing:  The Show Garnacha
  • Chef Chris Jaeckle of soon-to-open All’onda in Union Square (22 East 13th Street) served Pan roasted strip loin, crispy potatoes, parmesan fonduta.  Wine pairing:  Clos LaChance Zinfandel
  • Chef Jacques Torres of Jacques Torres Chocolate served Ice cream and cookies
  • Wine pairings was by Chris Cannon

Brain Tumor Foundation holds this tribute dinner annually.  Look to their website (http://www.braintumorfoundation.org/) for information for future benefit dinners.  In the meantime, please consider making a donation.


Taste for Life Benefit Dinner for the Brain Tumor Foundation @ Guastavinos - 4/24/13 Taste for Life Benefit Dinner for the Brain Tumor Foundation @ Guastavinos - 4/24/13 Taste for Life Benefit Dinner for the Brain Tumor Foundation @ Guastavinos - 4/24/13 Taste for Life Benefit Dinner for the Brain Tumor Foundation @ Guastavinos - 4/24/13 Taste for Life Benefit Dinner for the Brain Tumor Foundation @ Guastavinos - 4/24/13

Photo credit:  Mallory Dash