Saturday, March 13, 2010

Press Release for Sunday Supper at Chelsea Market

Contact for Sunday Supper: Alison Goldstein or Heather Caufield

212.255.8455/ /

Chef Hugh Acheson to Participate in Second Annual Sunday Supper at Chelsea Market
~ Fundraiser Benefits James Beard Foundation and Fulton Youth of the Future Culinary Scholarships

New York, NY (March TK, 2010) – On Sunday, March 28, Chef Hugh Acheson will lend his culinary skills at the second annual Sunday Supper at Chelsea Market, an open-to-the-public fundraiser featuring 30 of the nation’s most respected chefs as they collaborate on the ultimate gourmet, family-style menu—complemented by fine wines from Chelsea Market’s Chelsea Wine Vault. Chelsea Market, New York City’s most iconic artisanal marketplace, will once again transform its grand concourse into a 240-foot-long supper table to host this popular event.

Funds raised in conjunction with the Sunday Supper sit-down dinner will support the Fulton Youth of the Future Culinary Scholarships at the Robert Fulton Houses and advance the mission of the James Beard Foundation, which celebrates, nurtures, and preserves America’s culinary heritage and diversity. The Fulton Youth of the Future Culinary Scholarships are administered by the James Beard Foundation.

Sunday Supper at Chelsea Market will take place on Sunday, March 28. Reception begins at 6 p.m., and multicourse dinner begins at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $180 for James Beard Foundation Members and $220 for the general public (GP price includes free JBF Friend Membership and $50 dining certificate – see To reserve your seat, call 212.627.2308 or visit

“Our first Sunday Supper at Chelsea Market was a magical event starring great chefs showcasing their talent and raising money for the culinary community,” said Susan Ungaro, President of the James Beard Foundation. “We’re honored to again be part of an event that combines a family-style atmosphere with a wide array of foods from some of the nation’s best chefs, all in the name of charity.”

Host Chefs include: Mary Cleaver, The Cleaver Co. and the Green Table, NYC; JBF Award Winner Pastry Chef Sarabeth Levine, Sarabeth's, NYC; JBF Award Winner Anne Quatrano, Bacchanalia, Atlanta; Amy Scherber, Amy's Bread, NYC; Tryg Siverson, Friedman’s Lunch, NYC; Lon Symensma, Buddakan, NYC

Guest Chefs include: Hugh Acheson, Five and Ten, Athens, GA; Julian Alonzo Brasserie 8 ½, NYC; Brian Bistrong, Braeburn, NYC; Ed Brown, Eighty One, NYC; Tyler Brown, Capitol Grille at the Hermitage Hotel, Nashville; JBF Award Winner Ann Cashion, Johnny's Half Shell, Washington, D.C.; JBF Award Winner Pastry Chef Gina DePalma; Babbo, NYC; Shaun Doty, Shaun's, Atlanta; Amanda Freitag, The Harrison, NYC; JBF Award Winner Paul Kahan, The Publican, Chicago; Craig Koketsu, Park Avenue Spring, NYC; Daniel Lindley, St. John's Meeting Place, Chattanooga, TN; Marc Meyer, Cookshop, NYC; Eder Montero and Alex Raij, Txikito, NYC; Masaharu Morimoto, Morimoto, NYC; Todd Richards, One Flew South, Atlanta; Hector Santiago, Pura Vida, Atlanta; Dan Silverman, The Standard Grill, NYC; Brent Sims, The Green Table, NYC; JBF Award Winner Pastry Chef Jacques Torres, Jacques Torres Chocolate, Brooklyn, NY, and NYC; Sue Torres, SueƱos, NYC; JBF Award Winner Marc Vetri, Vetri, Philadelphia; JBF Award Winner Pastry Chef Sherry Yard, Spago, Beverly Hills.

Sponsors include: Chelsea Market, the James Beard Foundation, Jamestown Properties, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, Image King Visuals, Access One, Gardiner & Theobald, Newmark Knight Frank, Taconic Investment Partners LLC, Studios Architecture, Abbylara Construction, Archetype Consultants Inc., Angelo Gordon & Co., Chelsea Wine Vault, Fried Frank, Friedman’s Lunch, Tucker Mott Companies, Schooner Bay, Belvedere Capital, Goldstein Associates, Brooklyn Brewery, Bowery Kitchen Supplies, AMA Consulting Engineers PC, The Related Companies, Gramercy Park Flower Shop, L’Arte del Gelato, Lucy’s Whey, Ninth Street Espresso, SEI Drink Water, and T Salon.

About Chelsea Market

Since it opened its doors to the public in 1996, Chelsea Market has been the insider’s resource for artisanal goods in Manhattan. Chelsea Market is an authentic destination for culinary connoisseurs, chefs and local residents. Serving as the bridge between two iconic Manhattan neighborhoods, Chelsea and the Meatpacking District, Chelsea Market continues its commitment to the artisanal marketplace and craft manufacturing, and to the community that surrounds it. For more information, visit
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