Friday, March 17, 2017

Sunday Suppers; Monday Dinners

DANIEL staff, guest Chefs, Citymeals on Wheels Board Co-President Chef Daniel Boulud, Citymeals on Wheels Board Co-President Robert S. Grimes, and Citymeals on Wheels Executive Director Beth Shapiro at the Annual Sunday Supper at Restaurant DANIEL to Benefit Citymeals on Wheels.
Last Sunday night, 165 guests dined at Restaurant DANIEL for the annual Sunday Supper benefiting Citymeals on Wheels. The event raised $840,000 to prepare and deliver 113,821 meals for homebound elderly New Yorkers.

For 20 years, Citymeals on Wheels Board Co-President Chef Daniel Boulud has hosted this fabulous dinner serving a multi-course menu with celebrated chefs from across America and Europe including Grant Achatz (Alinea: Chicago), Ludo Lefebvre (Trois Mec: Los Angeles), Edouard Loubet (La Bastide de Capelongue: Bonnieux, France), Heinz Reitbauer (Steirereck: Vienna), and Raymond Weber (CUT by Wolfgang Puck: New York) cooked alongside Chef Boulud. From Restaurant DANIEL, Executive Chef Jean-François Bruel, Chef de Cuisine Eddy Leroux and Executive Pastry Chef Ghaya Oliveira also contributed their talents.
The evening’s emcee was culinary expert, food writer and dynamic television personality Gail Simmons, Special Projects Director, Food & Wine and Judge on Bravo’s Top Chef. CK Swett, Co-Founder and Auctioneer of Lot 1 Auctioneers, served as the auctioneer. 

Chefs Weber, Bruel and Leroux created the canapés served during cocktail hour as guests whet their appetites for the dinner. For the first course, guests dined on Chef Achatz’s Tigers Milk and Coconut Citrus Vapor Ceviche, while Chef Reitbauer prepared Barbecued Sturgeon with Young Kohlrabi, Quinoa and Elderberry for course number 2.

Chef Loubet created the entree featuring Daube de Boeuf Provençale Comme une Olive. This was followed by Chef Boulud’s Castle Valley Red Corn Grits with Provence Black Truffle. Chef Lefebvre closed out the night with Tahitian Vanilla Rice Pudding with Ricotta Ice Cream, Lemon Brown Butter and Wakame with Chocolats from Chef Oliveira.
Barbecued Sturgeon with Young Kohlrabi, Quinoa and Elderberry by Chef Heinz Reitbauer
Trout in Beeswax with 'Pollen' and Sour Cream by Chef Heinz Reitbauer
Tigers Milk and Coconut Citrus Vapor Ceviche by Chef Grant Achatz
The evening’s co-chairs were Nancy and Jon Bauer, Ellen and Robert S. Grimes, and Leslie Ziff.

Chef Boulud presented longtime Citymeals supporter John Raphael with the “Serving Good Daily” award. For more than 25 years, Raphael has championed the city’s most vulnerable population, especially through his commitment to the Citymeals Dineout program.
Citymeals on Wheels Board Co-President Chef Daniel Boulud and honoree John Raphael
Among the evening’s guests were Beverly Bartfeld, Nancy and Jon Bauer, Dixon Boardman, Katherine Boulud, Joel Buchman, Frank Castronovo, Ariane Daguin, Georgette Farkas, Frank Falcinelli, Rita Jammet, Philippe Laffont, Lela Rose, Citymeals Co-Founder and Board Chair Gael Greene, Citymeals on Wheels Board Co-President Robert and Ellen Grimes, and Citymeals Board Members Albert Behler, Jim Carter, Joseph Cohen, Aaron and Stephanie Goldman, Suri Kasirer and Bruce Teitelbaum, Michael and Ninah Lynne, Drew Nieporent, Lisa Rosenblum, and William Speck and Evelyn Lipper.
Chef Ludo Lefebvre (blue apron), Citymeals on Wheels Board Co-President Robert S. Grimes, Chef Eddy Leroux, Chef Grant Achatz (grey apron), Chef Edouard Loubet, Citymeals on Wheels Executive Director Beth Shapiro, Chef Ghaya Oliveira (back), Citymeals on Wheels Board Co-President Chef Daniel Boulud, Chef Heinz Reitbauer, Chef Raymond Weber, Chef Jean-François Bruel, Chef Jeremy Archereau
Citymeals on Wheels ( working in partnership with community-based organizations and senior centers delivers over 2 million weekend, holiday and emergency meals for more than 18,000 of our frail aged neighbors each year. Last year, over 15,000 individuals volunteered nearly 72,000 hours of their time.

Since its founding in 1981, Citymeals has relied on the generosity of its Board of Directors, the City of New York, sponsors and other designated gifts to cover administrative costs. 100% of all public donations are used entirely for the preparation and delivery of meals.
Citymeals on Wheels Board Member Lisa Rosenblum, Citymeals on Wheels Executive Director Beth Shapiro, and Citymeals on Wheels Board Member Suri Kasirer Citymeals on Wheels Board Member Aaron Goldman and Stephanie Goldman
Citymeals on Wheels Board Co-President Robert S. Grimes and event emcee, Gail Simmons
Beverly Bartfeld and Citymeals on Wheels Executive Director Beth Shapiro
Brian Pfeifler, Chef Daniel Boulud, Chef Frank Castronovo, and Chef Frank Falcinelli
Blair Stevenson, Vans Stevenson, and Citymeals on Wheels Board Member Suri Kasirer
Vicky McLoughlin, Paolo Martino, and Citymeals on Wheels Co-Founder and Board Chair Gael Greene
Lela Rose and Juan Sartori
Citymeals on Wheels Young Professional Brad Egnor and Irina Dmitrieva Francine Farkas, Tim Rooney, Sue Dickey Macarthur, and Georgette Farkas
Philippe Laffont and Dixon Boardman
Megan Barry and Rohit Anand
Beth Shapiro and Citymeals on Wheels Board Member Drew Nieporent
Citymeals on Wheels Board Member Suri Kasirer, Bruce Teitelbaum, Stephanie Goldman, and Citymeals on Wheels Board Member Aaron Goldman
Nancy and Jon Bauer
Chef Grant Achatz, Chef Edouard Loubet, and Chef Ludo Lefebvre
Jessica Carillo, Adam Bacca, Sarah Elizabeth Scheller, Mary Rose Frank, Beverly Bartfeld, Erika Schlomm, Citymeals on Wheels Board Member Aaron Goldman, Stephanie Goldman, Citymeals on Wheels Board Vice President Michael Lynne, Ninah Lynne, and Thomas Carney
Vans Stevenson, Lisa Linden, Blair Stevenson, Greg Pasquarelli, Citymeals on Wheels Board Member Suri Kasirer, Axel Stawski, Maria Brisbane, Bruce Teiltelbaum, Frank Carone, Diana Carone, Galia Stawski, and Krista Ninivaggi
Last Monday, a week, the New York School of Interior Design held its annual gala at a private club here in New York and honored designer David Kleinberg with the Albert Hadley Lifetime Achievement Award. Charlotte Moss received
the NYSID Centennial Medal; Landscape architect Brian Sawyer received the Thomas N. Armstrong III Award in Landscape Design; and Paul Scialla, well-known champion of sustainable design, received the Green Design Award. Alexa Hampton, Maria Spears and Newell Turner co-chaired the evening.
New York School of Interior Design: Benefit Dinner 2017
Chairman of the Board of Trustees Patricia M. Sovern stated in her welcoming remarks: “This year we graduate our 100th Class, and do so ranked the #1 program in the country for interior design education.”

Funds raised from the event benefit the NYSID Centennial Scholarship Fund.
Jessica Rose Cooper, David Sprouls, and Susan B. Nagle
Charlotte Moss and David Sprouls
Brian Sawyer, Amory Armstrong, and David Sprouls
David Sprouls, Alexa Hampton, and David Kleinberg
Among those attending were Vicente Wolf, Caleb Anderson, Leslie Banker, Michael Boodro, Susanna Salk, Tom Cashin and Jay Johnson, Bryan Dicker, Cynthia Hazen Polsky, Kathleen Doyle, Jamie Drake, Oscar Shamamian and Llewellyn Sinkler, Nancy and James Druckman, Carolyn Englefield, Steven Gambrel, Alberto Villalobos, Kate Wood, Celerie Kemble, William Li, Hugh and Tiziana Hardy, Brian McCarthy, Mario Nievera, John Yunis Brian Ninnis, Nelle Nugent & Jolyon Stern, Sophie Donaldson, Sandra Nunnerley, Liz O’Brien, Nathan Oresman, Alex Papachristidis, Kathy Prounis, Anne Eisenhower and Wolfgang Flottl,Markham Roberts, Robert Rufino, Betsey Ruprecht, Margaret Russell, Andrew and Denise Saul, Stephen Sills, Christopher Spitzmiller, David Sprouls, and Alan Tanksley.

To learn more about NYSID visit their web site:
Marie Spears, David Scott, Charlotte Moss, and Betsey Ruprecht
Dennis Miller, Patricia Sovern, Kathy Prounis, and Mark Gilbertson
Peter Bentel, Susan Nagle, Jodie King, and friends
Jay Johnson, Tom Cashin, and Liz O'Brien
Michelle Newbery, David Sprouls, Christine Schmutz, and Alexa Hampton
Charles Miers, Charlotte Moss, Brian Sawyer, Jane Scott Hodges, Deborah Schriver, and Newell Turner
Valerie Hyman and Leo Milonas
David Sprouls and Kate Wood
Brian Sawyer and Peter Brown
Miklos Toth, Jana Klauer, and Maria Spears
John Ike and Paula Root
Melanie Armstrong and Brian Sawyer
Michael Boodro, Cynthia Frank, and Sandra Nunnerley
Wolfgang Flöttl and Anne Eisenhower Flöttl
James and Nancy Druckman
Michael Sovern and Jodie King Marie Spears and Betsey Ruprecht
John Yunis and David Sprouls
Jacqueline Terrebonne , Vicente Wolf, and Margaret Russell
Luca Baraldo, Jessica Rose Cooper, Ethan Lu, and Bethany Borel
Melina Bickers and Ethel Rompilla
Glenn Gissler and Ellen Fisher
Munirah Khalifa, Chip Loewenson, Sabina Breece, and William Mullins
Robert Rufino and Gerry Holbrook
Aspasia Zoumas and Hugh Hardy
Nancy Porter and Sandra Nunnerley
Alexa Hampton, Susanna Salk, and Michelle Newbery
Elliot Greene and Patricia Sovern
Oscar Shamamian, Brian McCarthy, Nancy Porter, and David Kleinberg
Billy Kenny, Maya Ahluwalia, Ellen Kravet, and Lawrence Levy
Jamie Drake and Tom Samet
Anne Eisenhower Flöttl, Jim Gorton, and Kathy Doyle
David Boatman and Chesie Breen
Betsey Ruprecht, David Sprouls, and Julianne Anderson
Photographs by Stephanie Badini & Eric Vitale Photography (Citymeals); Vladimir Weinstein/ (NYSID)