The 33rd Annual Chefs' Tribute to Citymeals

The Grand Affair: Celebrating Chefs of the World's Great Hotels

Date: June 11, 2018 at 7:30pm

Location: Rockefeller Center

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For our 33rd year, the world’s great hotel chefs converge on Rockefeller Center to celebrate delicious cuisine – and Citymeals. Don your most festive attire and join more than 1,000 guests in sampling signature dishes from culinary stars including Rudi Liebenberg, Thomas Seifried, Cassidee Dabney and Andreas Kisler as well as returning favorites Daniel Boulud, Scott Conant, Larry Forgione and Charlie Palmer. Leading sommeliers and mixologists will serve up delicious wines and cocktails alongside the tasting. 

Guests ordering more than $2500 worth of tickets will be invited to the exclusive Chefs' Tribute After Party at Bar SixtyFive.

See a list of this year's participating chefs.

Know that 100% of the ticket sales and donations raised through this event go directly the preparation and delivery of meals to homebound elderly New Yorkers. Last year’s event alone raised over $840,000 – enough to deliver more than 112,000 meals!

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Co-Chairs: Alison Lohrfink Blood, Ninah & Michael Lynne, Laura & John Pomerantz, Randi & Dennis Riese

Grand Host: Nick Valenti, Patina Restaurant Group

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1. Choose Your Tickets

    The Patron's Table

    The Patron’s Lounge, located in the Sea Grill restaurant, will be host to tables of 10. Guests at these tables will benefit from a private entrance to the event and admission at 6pm. Special guest chefs will prepare unique dishes for those at tables and a sampling of chef’s tastings from the event will be served. In addition to a luxury wine selection, Patron's Lounge guests will enjoy exclusive time with Chef Daniel Boulud.

    Premier VIP

    Fourteen tickets providing early admission and access to the VIP Lounge that includes reserved seating and wine selections. VIP Lounge guests will also enjoy exclusive dishes from guest chefs Cassidee Dabney, Larry and Marc Forgione and Mathew Woolf.

    Extraordinary VIP

    Eight tickets providing early admission and access to the VIP Lounge.

    Grand VIP

    Five tickets providing early admission and access to the VIP Lounge.


    One ticket providing early admission at 6:30pm and access to the VIP Lounge.

    Early Admission

    One ticket providing early admission at 6:30pm.


    One ticket providing entry at 7:30pm.

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