On Tuesday, June 4 at Range Restaurant, Share Our Strength® Founder and CEO Billy Shore andChef Bryan Voltaggio will host an exquisite, multi-course dinner to benefit Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, which is ending childhood hunger in this country by ensuring children get the healthy food they need, every day. The dinner will honor Nancy Zirkin, Executive Vice President, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights; Dawn Sweeney, President and CEO of the National Restaurant Association; and Gary H. Tabach, Southeast Regional Managing Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP on Deloitte’s behalf for their longtime support of the national No Kid Hungry campaign.
Executive Chef and Co-owner of Range, Voltaggio will collaborate with Range Chef de Cuisine Matt Hill, along with acclaimed local and regional chefs to prepare a memorable meal with a cause: ending childhood hunger in America. The multi-course meal will begin with a cocktail reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by a seated dinner at 7:00 p.m. featuring four elegant courses thoughtfully prepared by Chefs Voltaggio and Hill and their participating chefs:
- · Johnny Miele, Chef de Cuisine and Executive Pastry Chef, Range
- · Kyle Bailey, Executive Chef, Birch & Barley and ChurchKey
- · Spike Gjerde, Executive Chef and Co-owner, Woodberry Kitchen and Artifact Coffee
- · John B. Shields, Former Executive Chef of Town House restaurant
- · Katsuya Fukushima, Executive Chef, Daikaya
- · Aaron Silverman, Executive Chef, Rose’s Luxury
“I am honored to support the No Kid Hungry campaign by hosting this year’s Washington, DC dinner,” said Chef Bryan Voltaggio. “Nutritious food is so important for every child’s development and as a chef it’s really important to me that I’m a part of creating the solutions to the problem of childhood hunger in this country by working with Share Our Strength.”
“The No Kid Hungry campaign relies on the strengths of supporters around the nation to help end childhood hunger in the United States,” said Billy Shore. “This dinner is a wonderful opportunity to honor some of our strongest supporters in the Washington, DC area. Nancy Zirkin, Dawn Sweeney and Deloitte are working tirelessly to increase awareness about the issue of childhood hunger and to raise the crucial funds needed to end it once and for all.”
Individual tickets for the event are $1000 and other ticket and table opportunities available include School Breakfast Champion – $10,000, Afterschool Meals Friend -$5,000 and Summer Meals Supporter – $5,000. Tickets and tables can be purchased online. All proceeds benefit the No Kid Hungry campaign’s mission to end childhood hunger in America. To learn more about the No Kid Hungry campaign and to get involved, please visit NoKidHungry.org.