Wellness in the Schools Annual Gala @ IAC Building-2018

By: Gloria Smith, Associate Editor for World Liberty TV

The Wellness in the Schools 2018 Gala featured tastings from over 30 top NYC restaurants, chefs, and beverage providers. Bid on one-of-a-kind experiences through our silent and live auctions or be a part of our special VIP hour with exclusive tastings, chef demonstrations, and entertainment by Josh Beckerman, the Foodie Magician. This year’s event took place at the Frank Gehry-designed IAC building in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City.

Celebrity Chef

Dr.Abbey with Chef Bobby Flay

Some of the Participating  Restaurants  and  Beverages : Alice’s Tea Cup • Aquavit • Babbo • BKLYN Larder • Brooklyn Brewery • Butter • Candle 79 Chop’t Creative Salad Company • Del Posto • Du’s Donuts • Egg • Felidia • FIFTY •

Oceana Chef

Dr.Abbey with Bill Telepan Executive Chef of Oceana & Wellness in the Schools

Frederick Wildman & Sons • Freds at Barneys Downtown • Gramercy Tavern • Grand Cru Selections • HENRY’s Restaurant Institute of Culinary Education • Levain Bakery • Lure Fishbar • Magnolia Bakery • Maialino • Monika Caha Selections The Mountain Valley • Murray’s Cheese • Natural Gourmet Institute

Healthy Eating

Kids in attendance

New York Distilling Company • Oceana • Ovenly • Porter House New York • PRINT.Riss’ Knishes •  Riverpark • Selections Pas Mal • Simple Vodka • Sullivan Street Bakery • Tertulia  Untitled • VOS Selections • Walter Scott Wines and west Bourne.

Dessert Bakery

Magnolia Bakery in attendance

ABOUT WELLNESS IN THE SCHOOLS: Wellness in the Schools is a national non-profit that teaches  kids healthy habits to learn and live better. We partner with public schools to provide nutrition and fitness education, healthy scratch-cooked meals, and active recess periods.

Seafood Restaurant

Dr.Abbey with Henry’s Restaurant Chef & GM

Our approach improves student outcomes and drives systemic, long-term change, shifting school cultures. Our programs reach over 60,000 students in 122 public schools daily in NYC, NJ, FL, and CA.

IAC Building NYC

Hundreds in attendance supporting the Cause

Few hundred people were in attendance , enjoying tastings, chef demonstrations, and entertainment by Josh Beckerman, the Foodie Magician. See more food and wine related articles in our World Liberty TV Food and Wine Channel by clicking here.

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