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Silicon Valley Guest Chef Series: "Fundraiser Real Food for Children."

February 08, 2010 11:37 AM
Posted by aemono
Silicon Valley Guest Chef Series:
Join us on Saturday, March 6th at 5:00pm for this fundraising event. The beneficiary will be "Real Food for Children," a new foundation dedicated to educating youths about food choices. This is the first in the new Silicon Valley Guest Chef Series.

- The evening will begin with a screening of FRESH, FRESH celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Each has witnessed the rapid transformation of our agriculture into an industrial model, and confronted the consequences: food contamination, environmental pollution, depletion of natural resources, and morbid obesity. Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, they offer a practical vision for a future of our food and our planet.

Among several main characters, FRESH features urban farmer and activist, Will Allen, the recipient of MacArthurs 2008 Genius Award; sustainable farmer and entrepreneur, Joel Salatin, made famous by Michael Pollans book, The Omnivores Dilemma; and supermarket owner, David Ball, challenging our Wal-Mart dominated economy.

- The evening progresses with a five course local, organic, and seasonal menu.

Particpating chefs / organizations include:

Executive Chef Alessandro Cartumini of Quattro Restaurant located in the Four Seasons Hotel, East Palo Alto.

International Culinary School at the Art Institute of California-Sunnyvale

Mission College Hospitality Program

Slow Food - South Bay Chapter

Tickets are available on a two tier option system:

Movie and organic snacks only:
Now thru February 26th: $25.00
After February 26th: $35.00

The all inclusive package: Movie and 5 course dinner:
Now thru February 26th: $89.00
After February 26th:  $95.00

Wines are from Frey Vineyard of Mendocino -Organic & GMO free wines

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