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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6pm VIP Access
7pm General Admission
Bay Room at Manhatta
28 Liberty Street, 60th floor, New York City
The Wellness in the Schools 2019 Gala features tastings from top NYC restaurants, chefs, and beverage providers including Michael Anthony of Gramercy Tavern, Bill Telepan of Oceana, George Mendes of Aldea, Jason Pfiefer of Manhatta, and world renowned mixologist and co-founder of NY Distilling Co., Allen Katz.
This year’s event will take place at Bay Room, Union Square Hospitality Group’s first-ever dedicated event space featuring panoramic views of Manhattan and its surrounding waterways. You will enjoy spectacular views while dining on delicious food prepared by over 30 top chefs.
Chopped and Chopped Junior, Food Network
The Foodie Magician
Founder of Bonberi
Food Journalist, Author
Former Columnist for The New York Times
Founder of Aprecity
Holistic Lifestyle Expert
New York Times Best Selling Author
Chef, Author, and TV Host
The New York Times
Chef and Food Activist
Executive Director and Co-Founder
Wellness in the Schools
Photographer and Director
Chef, TV Host and Judge
Food and Drinks Editor
Co-Founder Plant People
Nutritionist, Author and TV Host
Chef, Author and Wellness Ambassador
Chef, Author, and TV Personality
Bettina Elias Siegel
The Lunch Tray
Oceana Restaurant & Wellness in the Schools
Chief Executive Officer
First Things First
Coach Ambassador Wellness in the Schools
Health and Wellness Coach
Honorary Host Committee
Gale A. Brewer, Manhattan Borough President
Barbara Turk, New York City’s Director of Food Policy
Rachel Alkon • Marie Bishko & Nick Marsh • Maria Daou • Sybil Dessau & Seth Friedman • Nancy Easton & Andrew Nipon •Wendy Gardner & Roland Lafontant • Allison Grover • Susan & Larry Haag • Carol Han • Arielle Fierman Haspel • Erica Huss • Beverly Ivens & Bill Telepan • Pam Jones & Craig Russell • Tommy Kelly • Nick Livanos & Livanos Restaurant Group • Camilla Marcus & Joshua Siegel • Sarah Natchez • Becca Parrish • Jamie Sutherland • Rachel Tore & Zev Zaidman • Marjorie Wolfson & Eric Black
Aldea George Mendes • Aquavit Emma Bengtsson • Aureole Charlie Palmer • Bowery Meat Company Josh Capon • Butter Alex Guarnaschelli • Candle Cafe Angel Ramos • Cape May Salt Oysters • Caputo Brothers • Chop’t Creative Salad Company • Caputo Brothers Creamery • Casa Enrique Cosme Aguilar • Craft Tom Colicchio • Du’s Donuts Wylie Dufresne • Egg Evan Hanczor • Frankies 457 Sputino Frank Castronovo • Gramercy Tavern Michael Anthony • Jacques Torres • Lafayette Brian Nasworthy • Levain Bakery Pamela Weekes and Connie McDonald • Leonelli Taberna Jonathon Benno • Magnolia Christina D’Allesandro • Manhatta Jason Pfeiffer • Mah-Ze-Dahr Bakery Umber Ahmad • Milk Bar Christina Tosi • Murray’s Cheese Bethann Coulton • New England Charcuterie • Oceana Bill Telepan • Paramount Caviar • Print. Gary King • Riss’ Knishes Larissa Raphael • Rosemary’s and Roey & Co. Wade Moises • Sugar Hill Creamery Nick Larson • Sweet Basil Amy Aversa • Sullivan Street Bakery Jim Lahey • Untitled Suzanne Cupps • west~bourne Camilla Marcus
Anchor Brewering • Brooklyn Brewery • Frederick Wildman & Sons • Lustau • Monika Caha Selections • Mountain Valley Spring Water • Mr. Black • New York Distilling Co. • Pas Mal Selections • Paul Hobbs Winery • Pied a Terre • SOUND • T. Edward Wine • VOS Selections • Wolffer Estate
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SCHOOL ASSEMBLY (aka General Tasting Ticket) • $400
Includes 1 Tasting Ticket to the Wellness in the Schools Spring Gala at 7pm.
SCHOOL ASSEMBLY PACKAGE • $1500
Includes 4 Tasting Tickets to the Wellness in the Schools Spring Gala at 7pm.
BEFORE THE BELL VIP TICKET • $1K
Includes early access to the Gala at 6pm, special access to VIP tastings/champagne bar, live music, a Wellness in the Schools gift, and personalized shoes at the Converse All-Star sneaker bar. .
BEFORE THE BELL VIP PACKAGE 1 • $5K
Includes 6 early access tasting tickets to the Gala at 6pm, special access to VIP tastings/champagne bar, live music + 6 Wellness in the Schools gifts, and personalized shoes at the Converse All-Star sneaker bar.
BEFORE THE BELL VIP PACKAGE 2 • $10K
Includes 12 early access tasting tickets to the Gala at 6pm, special access to VIP tastings/champagne bar, live music + 12 Wellness in the Schools gifts, and personalized shoes at the Converse All-Star sneaker bar.
Thanks to our sponsors (to date)
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For ticketing inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are purchasing a ticket via check, please mail to Wellness in the Schools, 31 West 125th Street, 5th Floor 10027.