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Great ChefsOn Tuesday, June 10, more than 40 of the world’s greatest chefs will convene in Philadelphia for the ninth annual Great Chefs Event, hosted by James Beard award winner Marc Vetri, restaurateur Jeff Benjamin, and James Beard award winner Jeff Michaud. The event will benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and The Vetri Foundation for Children. More than 1,200 guests will gather at Urban Outfitters World Headquarters on Philadelphia’s waterfront Navy Yard for the foodie charity event of the year, with an exclusive VIP after party at Alla Spina for sponsors and VIP ticketholders with special guest DJ, Questlove.

Chef Vetri has hand-selected the A-list of participating chefs, calling on his renowned chef friends from around the world, including top talent from L.A., Miami, New York City, and Chicago as well as those that have been kind enough to fly in from Italy. The chefs will donate their time, talent, and food, creating delicious samplings for guests in the walk-around tasting gala of the year. In addition to fine food, representatives from the best distilleries, wineries, craft breweries, will also be present.

Sponsorship opportunities begin at $1,000.00. For information on how to become a sponsor, contact Genevieve Lynch at The Vetri Foundation for Children, 215.735.0200, genevieve@vetrifamily.org.  General Admission tickets are $350.00 per person; VIP tickets include access to the exclusive after party at Alla Spina and cost $525.00. To purchase tickets and for a complete listing of “chef-lebrities” that will be present visit: www.vetrifoundation.org or www.alexslemonade.org/campaign/great-chefs-event.

 

 

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Shake Shack Philadelphia Collaboration with Chef Marc Vetri

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On May - 30 - 2014

shackShake Shack Philadelphia Collaboration with Chef Marc Vetri

by: Maryanne Salvat

Shake Shack’s Culinary Director Mark Rosati and Philly’s own chef Marc Vetri have joined forces for the greater good with a great burger.  From June 6 through June 15, Philly Shack patrons,  University City, Center City, and King of Prussia, can enjoy the Carbonara Burger a 100% all-natural Pat LaFrieda Angus beef patty topped with crispy bacon, pecorino cheese, a sunny-side-up egg, and black pepper ($6.75).  A $1 contribution from every Carbonara Burger sold will go to The Vetri Foundation to help further its mission to help children experience healthy living and eating. So go get your Shake Shack  on and eat a Carbonara Burger for the greater good!

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and with so many choices we have narrowed the list down to some of our favorite options that will also give back to communities in need.

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