Our premier culinary tasting event brings together over 50 of New York City’s best chefs, restaurants and mixologists, along with a unique live auction – all in support of our hunger relief work.


Thursday, October 19, 2017
Metropolitan Pavilion (Map)
125 West 18th Street
6pm VIP Hour
7pm – 10pm General Admission

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Make a Contribution

Join us for City Harvest’s signature walk-around tasting experience and support our work feeding New Yorkers in need.  Reimagined for 2017, BID will feature over 50 of New York City’s best chefs, restaurants, and mixologists, such as Eric Ripert of Le Bernardin, Carmen Quagliata of Union Square Cafe, Scott Conant of Fusco, and Missy Robbins of Lilia, a unique live auction, and incredible VIP Room hosted by Geoffrey Zakarian of The Lambs Club, plus many more surprises. Attend this one-of-a-kind culinary experience and help us raise enough money to rescue and deliver 6.4 million pounds of food.

See photos from last year’s event.

2017 Co-Chairs

Desiree Asher
Dana Cowin
Eric Holder
Pamela and Andrew Kaufmann
Isaac Mizrahi
Pamela and Marc Murphy
Sandra and Eric Ripert
Emilia Bechrakis and Ryan Serhant
Giselle and AJ Vaccarino
Marie and Timothy Walsh
Michael White
Kimberly Cooper and Orin Wilf
Margaret and Geoffrey Zakarian


’21’ Club
Sylvain Delpique
Hecho en Dumbo
Danny Mena & Luis Jimenez


George Mendes


Einat Admony

American Cut

Daniel Eardley

The Lambs Club

Geoffrey Zakarian & Adam Raksin


Emma Bengtsson


Joe Vigorito

Asiate at Mandarin Oriental, New York

Cyril Renaud

Le Bernardin

Eric Ripert

Benchmark Restaurant

Ryan Jaronik

Le Coq Rico

Antoine Westermann

Butcher Bar

Matthew Katakis & Orlando Sanchez


Missy Robbins

Butter Restaurant

Michael Jenkins

Loring Place

Dan Kluger

Café Altro Paradiso

Ignacio Mattos

Michael Jordan’s The Steak House N.Y.C.

Cenobio Canalizo


Walter Drobenko & Lucas Santos
Bill Telepan

Chefs Club

Didier Elena

Michael Han


Oscar Benitez

Perry St

Cedric Vongerichten

D’Artagnan Foods

Ariane Daguin

Dino Gatto
Dos Caminos

David Chiavaroli
Sabatino Tartufi Truffles

Jade Rosenberg
Ed’s Lobster Bar

Edward McFarland

The Spotted Pig

Edie Ugot
Épicerie Boulud

Nicolas Houlbert & Vivien Lallement
Streetbird Rotisserie

Marcus Samuelsson

Scott Conant

Seamus Mullen

Gotham Bar and Grill

Alfred Portale
Tribeca Grill

Scott Burnett

Grand Banks

Kerry Heffernan
Union Square Café

Carmen Quagliata


Chris Santos


Chris Marshall

Maison Premiere

William Elliott

Muddling Memories

Cody Goldstein

Mulberry Project

Carmine DiGiovanni
Jeff Bell


Ai Fiori
Mari Gaube
Ice & Vice Ice Cream
Paul Kim

Ample Hills Creamery

Brian Smith

Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolate

Marc Aumont

Bien Cuit

Zachary Golper

Ron Ben-Israel Cakes

Ron Ben-Israel

Del Posto

Justine MacNeil


Supporters over $10,000 will be listed on event materials as members of the Benefit Committee. To learn more about supporting the event, please contact City Harvest Special Events at [email protected] or 646.412.0656.

Event materials designed by Mario Avila Design.