Summer’s bounty should make us take pause: and think about those who have not. And there is no better way to think (and act) then by joining Share Our Strength (SOS).
The sweetest event, Confections and Cocktails, is a benefit for No Kid Hungry on June 12th in Washington DC. Seven pastry chefs will be on assemble on the roof top of 101 Constitution Ave NW to serve up tasty confections and cocktails to benefit a national campaign to end childhood hunger. Here are the five chefs:
James Beard Foundation’s 2012 Rising Star Chef of the Year Christina Tosi, Momofuku Milk Bar, NYC Food & Wine’s People’s Best New Pastry Chef Chris Ford, Wit & Wisdom, Baltimore James Beard Foundation’s 2007 Outstanding Pastry Chef Michael Laiskonis, Institute of Culinary Education, NYC San Francisco Magazine’s Best Pastry Chef 2011 Bill Corbett, The Absinthe Group, San Francisco Top Chef Just Desserts season two contestant Matthew Petersen, CityZen and Sou’Wester, DC Corporate Pastry Chef Lincoln Carson, The Mina Group, San Francisco Local favorite Santosh Tiptur, Co Co. Sala, DC
Click here for more information.
While you are on SOS’s website, you can sign a petition asking Congress to protect families receiving food stamps as part of the Farm Bill.