Today, the Billy Harris Dinner Series announces the fall line-up of celebrity chef dinners in NYC to benefit No Kid Hungry. An all star chef line-up of intimate, multi-course and wine-paired dining events with the country’s best chefs. “What could be better than combining rock-star chefs with No Kid Hungry for an evening of fun, laughter excitement and all for a good cause”, says Billy Harris, host of Hanging with Harris!
October 31 Jonathan Waxman Barbuto
November 1 Jamie Bissonnette Toro
November 2 Anne Burell Phil & Annes Good Time Lounge
November 4 Justin Smillie Upland
November 5 Marcus Glocker Batârd
November 6 Mario Batali Del Posto
November 7 Joey Campanaro Little Owl
November 13 Marc Murphy Landmarc
November 14 Vartan Abgaryan James Beard House
November 15 Scott Conant Chefs private loft
November 16 Alex Guarnaschelli Butter
Feburary 11 Geoffrey Zakarian Georgie, Beverly Hills, CA
The series kicks off with a Halloween dinner party featuring chef Jonathan Waxman at Barbuto serving up some of his beloved classic dishes, then with Jamie Bissonette at Toro, where guests will enjoy his delicious dishes including the Paella Mixta, Anne Burell at Phil & Annes Good Time Lounge goes family-style in Brooklyn, Justin Smillie at Upland serves up his much sought after slow roasted duck, Marcus Glocker at Batard with a crowd pleasing delicate seafood tortellini, Mario Batali at Del Posto with a lobster salad as part of a five course menu, while Joey Campanaro at the Little Owl includes diver scallops on the menu, Marc Murphy at Landmarc is set to cook braised shortrib, with Los Angeles chef, Vartan Abgaryan from 71Above preparing a very special meal at James Beard House, Scott Conant cooks for one table of guests at the chefs private loft, while Alex Guarnaschelli at Butter with her crowd pleasing crab cakes and scattered acres roasted chicken. The series finale, featuring Geoffrey Zakarian at Georgie in Beverly Hills, closes out the series for a post award season restaurant take-over. Dinners are priced between $175 up to $400 per person.
“Looking forward to kicking off The Billy Harris Dinner Series at Barbuto…especially on Halloween. The guy practically lives here!! Billy and I have worked together over the past ten years and have raised millions of dollars for various organizations. I’ve also been a No Kid Hungry supporter for the past thirty years and our live auction will go towards them. Come and join us at everyone’s favorite dump on Washington Street!!” says Jonathan Waxman, chef & owner Barbuto.
Guests will enjoy a seated multi course wine paired dinner featuring ColleMassari Italian Wines, chef meet and greet plus a hosted cocktail hour with specialty drinks from Hendricks, Glenfiddich, Milagro, Flor de Caña and Drambuie along with hors d’oeuvres along with S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna.
“Nobody dominates the intersection of great food and life-changing philanthropy the way Billy Harris does. His passion and savvy not only raise record amounts of money for important causes, they inspire everyone involved to do more than they ever thought they could. If you want to change the world and have fun doing it, your first call has to be to Billy Harris.” says Billy Shore, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of No Kid Hungry.
The Billy Harris Dinner series is supported by William Grant & Sons Distillers, ColleMassari Italian Wines, S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna benefiting No Kid Hungry-Share Our Strength.
About Billy Harris
For the past twenty years, Billy Harris has been wowing audiences around the world. His razor-sharp timing and brilliant improvisational skills have made him one of the most sought- after MC’s in the business. Harris is the host of the award winning web series, Hanging with Harris, with over 125 episodes as he travels the world visiting everything from the finest restaurants to local dive bars. A cousin of Vaudeville great Georgie Jessel, Billy has been performing his entire life. By the tender age of five and a half, he understood how to “work a room”!
Company Name: Wolfie Productions
Contact Person: Paul Vitagliano, Producer
Address:P.O. Box 48726
City: Los Angeles
Country: United States