Washington, DC (April 14, 2014) – On Sunday, April 13th, The Capital Area Food Bank’s 11th annual Blue Jeans Ball at Marriott’s Wardman Park Hotel featured tastings from the area’s top restaurants, live music, live and silent auctions, all benefiting those in the Washington metro area who are at risk of hunger.
4935 Bar & Kitchen – 8407 Kitchen Bar – Berliner Specialty Distributors – Black’s Bar & Kitchen – Cabot – Creamery Cooperative – Cava Mezze – Chef Geoff’s and Lia’s – Congressional Seafood – Dean & DeLuca – Distillery Lane Ciderworks – EPIC Smokehouse – Gifford’s Famous Ice Cream – Hank’s Oyster Bar – La Tasca Restaurant – Local Artisan by Sodexo – Marriott Wardman Park Hotel – Meat Crafters – MGM Roast Beef – Occidental Grill & Seafood – Oyamel – PAUL Bakery – Pinch Dumplings – Ping Pong – Policy Restaurant and Lounge – ProChile – Restaurant Nora – Sangam Catering International – SILO – Sodexo (Howard University) – Sodexo at George Mason University – Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar – The Fourth Estate at the National Press Club – The Melting Pot – The Palm Restaurant – The Randy Radish – Thrive DC – Two Acre Farm – Vidalia/Bistro – Bis/Woodward Table – Young Harvests – Zeke’s Coffee of DC
Nearly 700,000 residents in the Washington metro area are struggling with hunger, including 200,000 children. According to a study by the Capital Area Food Bank and Feeding America, hunger in the Washington metro area has increased in the last several years by over 25 percent. The Capital Area Food Bank, a member of Feeding America, is the Washington metro area’s largest nonprofit food and nutrition education resource. To learn more, go to www.capitalareafoodbank.org