Summer in the City

Summer in the City

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

City Harvest hosted its 16th annual Summer in the City at The Lighthouse (Pier 61, Chelsea Piers),  featuring some of New York City’s hippest chefs and mixologists! The evening raised over $410,000 – enough to help feed over 6,000 families for the entire summer.

View photos from the event on Facebook.

Watch a Recap of Summer in the City 2018


Melissa Baer
Joshua Blaine
Jared Brecher
Guss Firestein
Molly Rieger
Ryan and Emilia Serhant
Dana Zukofsky

Host Committee

Dana Aidekman
Tina Cervasio
Dan Churchill
Arielle Fierman Haspel
Samantha Hass
Jeremy Jacobowitz
Kristin Kovner
Jennie Monness
Lauren Marra
Stephanie Nass
Piper Perabo
Lauren Rome
Katie Sands
Jennie Snyder
Daniel Spelman
Josh Wood

Generous Contributors

Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Scott R. Brakebill

Food That Does Everybody Good
Angelo, Gordon & Co.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Giselle & AJ Vaccarino
Goldman Sachs
Molly Rieger
Nancy and Richard Axilrod
Sutton, Pakfar, & Courtney LLP

Dish Out The Love
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Blackstone Charitable Foundation
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Chris Hikawa & David Windreich
Jared Brecher
Joshua Blaine
Lisa & Michael Rome
Morgan Stanley
Nomura Securities International, Inc.
Paula & Joseph Brecher
Susan & Gary Aidekman

Restaurants, Chefs & Mixologists

Walter Momentè
Maison Pickle
Glenroy Brown

Bar Moga

Frank Cisneros

The Meatball Shop

Daniel Holzman


Maiko Kyogoku

Melt Ice Cream Sandwiches

Julian Plyter


Allen Dabagh

Mike & Dave’s

David Asser & Michael Fribourg

Burger & Lobster

Scott Natale


Ester Choi

Butcher Bar

Matthew Katakis & Orlando Sanchez

Muddling Memories

Cody Goldstein

Caffe Marchio

Jessica Weiss

Camperdown Elm

Brad Willits

Otto’s Tacos

Otto Cedeno


Garett McMahan

Oysters XO

Rifko Meier

CoCo & Co

Luke McKenna & Yair Tygiel

Pier Sixty

Philip DeMaiolo

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

Jake Timmons


Nick Bennett

Evening Bar

Adam Rottler
Quality Eats

Elvin Pavlenko

fluff + fluff

Natalia Ryder

Rice & Gold

Dale Talde

Gorilla Cheese NYC

James Klayman

Risotteria Melotti featuring Urbani Truffles

Mauricio Molina

Harlem Shake

Jelena Pasic

Ron Ben-Israel Cakes

Ron Ben-Israel
Kelvin Slush Co.
Rubirosa Ristorante

Alex Napolitano

La Loncheria

Danny Mena & Luis Jimenez


Michael Chernow & Christopher Cryer
LoLo’s Seafood Shack

Raymond Z. Mohan

Sigmund’s Pretzels

Lina Kulchinsky
Made Nice

Daniel DiStefano
Sons of Thunder

James & John Kim

Sugar Hill Creamery

Nick Larsen


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