Everyone agrees this year’s Feast was the best yet! Incredible chefs… spectacular wines (2004 Leoville Las Cases, anyone?)… and one-of-a-kind-prizes in the live and silent auctions. As always, we saw a great turnout of NYC’s community of newscasters, including the evening’s host Bill Ritter of Channel 7, Eyewitness News.
It’s not too late to make a Feast donation. All proceeds support the Center for Hearing and Communication (CHC) and our services that transform the lives of people with hearing loss and auditory challenges,
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Laurie Hanin, Executive Director Center for Hearing and Communication 50 Broadway New York, NY 10004 (917) 305-7760 lhanin@CHChearing.org
NEW YORK’S TOP CHEFS, BROADCASTERS, AND WINE SPECTATOR JOIN THE CENTER FOR HEARING AND COMMUNICATION AT THE 21ST ANNUAL FEAST NOVEMBER 3RD AT PIER SIXTY, CHELSEA PIERS
Founded in 1910, CHC is a historic pillar of support for New Yorkers who are hard of hearing, deaf, and deaf-blind. The organization’s spectacular annual gala, The Feast, uniquely taps into a caring team of prominent NYC broadcasters and institutions passionately supportive of CHC’s services that change the lives of individuals and families struggling with hearing loss and communication challenges. Hosted once again by Bill Ritter of Channel 7 Eyewitness News and ABC News 20/20, The 21st Annual Feast on November 3, 2014 at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, will place the often-overlooked issue of hearing loss in the spotlight and illuminate a world without limits made possible by this nonprofit agency’s extraordinary public service.
The Feast, presented in cooperation with Wine Spectator, is a grand culinary gala benefiting CHC’s programs and services for people who have hearing loss and listening challenges. As is Feast tradition, guests will enjoy a walk-around tasting as NYC’s top chefs offer up their specialties. Twenty-five chefs are expected to participate including Chef Chair William Gallagher of Becco Restaurant, Benkei O’Sullivan and Zene Flinn of Park Avenue Autumn, Banks White of Minton’s and Fortunato Nicotra of Felidia. Fine wines will be available courtesy of Stags’ Leap, Ferrari-Carano, Zuccardi, Cesari, Beringer and other wineries of distinction; Emirates will be making a splash pouring 2004 Leoville Las Cases and 1998 Pontet Canet. The walk-around layout gives guests the opportunity to interact with the chefs as well as the many television broadcasters who will be lending their support by acting as sous chefs. Broadcasters planning to attend this year’s Feast include the familiar faces of Bill Ritter of Channel 7, Kaity Tong of PIX11, Carole Owens of Channel 4, Sade Baderinwa of Channel 7, Shelley Goldberg of NY1, Lisa Evers of Fox 5 News, and Tamsen Fadal of PIX11 among many others helping to serve savory signature dishes by an extraordinary line-up of all-star chefs. This year’s Feast will feature a seated dessert where guests will be served sumptuous treats while bidding on fantastic live auction items auctioneered by Nicholas Dawes, Vice President, Heritage Auctions and Antiques Roadshow regular. Call (917) 305-7702 for tickets.
Established in 1910, the Center for Hearing and Communication is an accredited nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization committed to providing the highest-quality hearing health care services to people of all ages with hearing loss as well as children with listening, learning, and auditory challenges, regardless of age, ability to pay, and mode of communication. With offices in New York City and Florida, CHC meets consumers’ hearing and communication needs through the highest level of clinical expertise and technical know-how available in the hearing healthcare field. Learn more at www.CHChearing.org. Call (917) 305-7766 to make an appointment for clinical services or request information.