Washington, DC (May 1, 2012) – On the heels of being one of 10 charities selected to participate in Food & Wine magazine’s “Chefs Who Make Change” campaign, Common Threads brought together some of DC’s most influential chefs, Members of Congress, foodies and business elite to celebrate cultural diversity on the plate during “An Evening with Common Threads – Chefs Celebrating Children in the Kitchen.”
Hosted by two-time James Beard Award winner and Common Threads founder Art Smith, along with co-hosts Chef Carla Hall and Mary Beth Albright, the evening will raise funds to support the non-profit organizations life changing hands-on cooking classes. The event was hosted this past Thursday, April 26, at The Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel, and Art and Soul.
Each chef was teamed up with Common Threads most promising students to give the ‘Small Thread’ a once in a lifetime opportunity to work side by side with a culinary expert. In addition to enjoying tasty bites of globally inspired cuisine, guests were treated to a scotch and whiskey tasting with Ewan Morgan, Diageo master of whiskey.
Hotel restaurant favorites were there like Wes Morton from Art and Soul, Dennis Marron from Poste Moderne Brasserie and John Critchley from Urbana Restaurant and Wine Bar. Other restaurants that participated were: Acacia Bistro & Wine Bar, Circle 525, Citronelle and Central by Michel Richard, CulinAerie, Dino, District Commons, Graffiato, Hank’s Oyster Bar, Poste Moderne Brasserie, Moorenko’s, Restaurant Nora, Station 4, and The Source.
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