Food.Fun.Stuff: Chef’s Best Dinner and Auction

[ 0 ] June 2, 2010 |

You know we love a good cause so when we heard about Food & Friends’ signature fundraiser, Chef’s Best Dinner and Auction, we knew we had to share. The fundraiser will prove there’s no such thing as too many cooks in the kitchen, as 60 of the region’s brightest culinary stars gather to offer a night of fun and deliciousness. On Monday, June 14th, the superb chefs will be putting out a menu that can be found nowhere else in the world. Some of the chefs who will be preparing the meals include Hank’s Oyster Bar’s Jamie Leeds, Chef Geoff’s Geoff Tracey, Food Network’s The Next Food Network Star finalist Teddy Folkman, Poste’s Robert Weland, PS 7’s Peter Smith and Gina Chersavani, RIS’s Ris Lacoste, Ristorante Tosca’s Massimo Fabbri, Vermilion’s Anthony Chittum, amongst others. There will also be live and silent auctions and prizes.

This year’s fundraiser marks its 20th Anniversary serving residents of DC, Maryland, and Virginia who face HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other life threatening illnesses. Details on the event below:

The Money: Individual tickets are $250, a table (10 tickets) is $2,250 and two tables are $4,500. The tickets can be found at

The Where: The Hilton Washington Hotel,1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC

The When: Monday, June 14th, VIP Reception for Sponsors & Special Guests begins at 5:30pm; Main Doors Open at 6:30pm

Category: Announcements, Food.Fun.Stuff., Washington D.C.

About the Author ()

Johnna French is a Harlem NY native with deep roots in Panama, Washington, DC and North Carolina. All four places have heavily influenced her life and the foods she loves today. After graduating Howard University School of Law and beginning her life as a young professional in the city she was led to start Johnna Knows Good Food in November 2007 to keep family, friends and colleagues updated on where to go and what to eat while dining in the nation’s capitol. French, who still practices law, leads a team of three writers to cover the ever expanding Washington, DC food scene. French has been featured in print and television, appearing in Washingtonian Magazine and is a regular contributor to various local TV affiliates including WUSA 9, FOX 5 DC and WJLA (ABC Affiliate) News Channel 8. During the 2016-2017 football season, Johnna aired on Comcast Sports Mid-Atlantic (CSN) show, Redskins Life, as the weekly tailgate host. Johnna is currently a regular contributor to the FOX Baltimore Weekend morning show.

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