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.
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 •
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
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.
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.
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.
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.