News | Deals | StoreStyle™ | Stores | Events    Join  |  Login
Untitled Document
News >> Story

Four More Years Tastes Great At Art And Soul; First 'Chefs Ball' Boasts Common Charitable Thread

By Daniel Swartz on January 23, 2013
Actors Justin Mikita and Jesse Tyler Ferguson stopped by chef Art Smith's Art and Soul restaurant, for D.C.'s first charitable Chefs Ball to kickoff Inauguration Weekend (Photo: Max Krupka).
Actors Justin Mikita and Jesse Tyler Ferguson stopped by chef Art Smith's Art and Soul restaurant, for D.C.'s first charitable Chefs Ball to kickoff Inauguration Weekend (Photo: Max Krupka).
Be sure to check out all 68 of our photographs from this event HERE!
The Guest List:
CAPITOL HILL -- Politicos and palettes collided on Saturday night, as celebrity chef Art Smith opened the doors to his regionally-inspired restaurant, Art and Soul, for a late night charitable 'Chefs Ball'.

Photo: Jeff Martin

Co-chaired by Art and Soul Executive Chef Wes Morton and co-hosted by Erik Bruner-Yang (Chef/Owner, Toki Underground), Scott Drewno (Executive Chef, The Source), Todd Gray (Co-Owner/Chef, Equinox Restaurant), Rock Harper (Hell's Kitchen Season 3 winner & Director of Kitchen Operations, D.C. Central Kitchen), and Mike Isabella (Top Chef All-Stars Finalist; Chef/Owner Graffiato & Kapnos; and Chef/Partner, Bandolero), the late night celebration boasted everything from tasty late night bites to an open bar to a live band.

Photo: Max Krupka

The Chefs Ball kicked-off for VIPs at 10:30 p.m. with a tented VIP reception on the restaurant's patio, where guests were free to mingle with all of the chefs and notables in attendance, including actors Justin Mikita and Jesse Tyler Ferguson.

Photo: Jeff Martin

General admission ticket holders then joined the fun at 11:00 p.m., as other area galas and events began to let out. Proceeds from each $75 or $125 (VIP) ticket will be divided among all of the chefs' favorites charities.

Photo: Jeff Martin

Bruner-Yang chose The Cambodian Childrenís Fund, Drewno the Prevent Cancer Foundationís George Washington Mobile Mammography Unit, Gray the Washington D.C. Jewish Community Center, Harper D.C. Central Kitchen, and Isabella the James Beard Foundation, as his respective beneficiary nonprofit.

Photo: Jeff Martin

A tasty way to toast Inauguration Weekend, to be sure.


Be sure to check out all 68 of our photographs from this event HERE!
Tags:Art and Soul
recent news
 
Comments:
 
 

Copyright © 2008-2018 Revamped Media, Inc. All rights reserved.