C-CAP Annual Benefit 2017 Recap

Last week, we attended C-CAP’s Annual Benefit, which raised nearly $1,000,000 for culinary scholarships and educational programs. Chef Michael Anthony of Gramercy Tavern was honored in front of 700 guests and was presented with the C-CAP Honors Award for his achievements and contributions to the culinary industry as well as his commitment to nurturing the next generation of chefs.

The event showcased cuisine from an all-star lineup of New York City’s hottest chefs and restaurateurs including C-CAP Board Co-Chair and chef Marcus Samuelsson, C-CAP Board Member and restaurateur Michael Stillman, 2016 Michelin Star Chefs, Adam Bissell, Daniel Boulud and Aaron Bludorn, as well as C-CAP alumni Giovanna Delli Compagni of Asiate, Cesar Gutierrez of Café Boulud, Betty Peña of Pig and Khao, Swainson Brown of The Writing Room, and Yvan Lemoine of Union Fare.

Some of our memorable bites were the chicken tortelloni from Union Square Cafe, lamb meatball from Almond and salmon tostada from Michael’s. Check out all the delicious plates we ate.

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Founded in 1990 by Richard Grausman, renowned cookbook author and culinary educator, C-CAP is a national non-profit that transforms the lives of disadvantaged youth through the culinary arts and prepares them for college and careers in the restaurant and hospitality industry.

Over the years, C-CAP has awarded over $50 million in scholarships, provided job training and internships, college and lifetime career support and teacher training, Visit C-CAP’s website to learn more about upcoming events or if you’d like to donate your time and resources.


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