Thursday, April 7th, 2016
6:30pm – 9:00pm
Dinner and Award Ceremony at
Essex House Grand Salon
160 Central Park South, New York, NY
Please join us for a celebratory evening as we honor Individual Award for Excellence to Gail Simmons, Judge on Bravo’s Top Chef and Food & Wine Special Projects Director, for her selfless dedication to ensuring food accessibility for children, adults, and senior citizens, nutrition-based education that helps individuals toward healthful lifestyles, and support for sustainable agriculture programs.
And the Corporate Award for Excellence to The New York Times Food Section for its support and commitment to the culinary education for children and families, the Kids Kitchen at New York Times Taste of the World Expo, and the Kids Cook blog, which promotes a healthy eating lifestyle.
Award presentation by Jacques Pépin
Chef, Author, TV Personality, and National Spokesperson for Spoons Across America
Award presentation by Bill Yosses
Former White House executive pastry chef and founder of Kitchen Garden Laboratory