Food & Wine: Chefs Make Change

Chefs Make Change

Tomorrow, if people have been generous enough, Mario Batali will have to cut off his ponytail. Mario, along with nine other celebrity chefs, partnered with Food & Wine magazine for Chefs Make Change (CMC), a nationwide campaign to raise one million dollars for the chefs’ philanthropic organizations, including Mario’s Mario Batali Foundation. Mario pledged that if CMC could raise $500,000 by February 7, he would cut off his locks.

The Chefs Make Change campaign is ongoing, so if you haven’t already pledged to one of the chefs, there is plenty of time left:

Jose Andres: World Central Kitchen
Dan Barber: Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture
•Mario Batali: Mario Batali Foundation
Rick Bayless: The Frontera Farmer Foundation
Cat Cora: Chefs for Humanity
Emeril Lagasse: Emeril Lagasse Foundation
Michel Nischan: Wholesome Wave
Art Smith: Common Threads
Bill Telepan: Wellness in the Schools
Alice Waters: The Edible Schoolyard Project

Learn about the individual charities and then donate through Food & Wine’s facebook page or website. There are plenty of other chefs who support important charities. Read Super Chef article.

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