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Sips & Suppers

Sips & Suppers is a major celebration of food and community in the Washington, DC metro area. Now in its seventh year, Sips & Suppers began in 2009 as the brainchild of Alice Waters to raise the awareness of homelessness and hunger in the nation’s capital and to promote efforts to develop sustainable and local solutions to these challenges.

The weekend supports the wonderful work of DC Central Kitchen and Martha’s Table, organizations that serve the neediest individuals in the nation’s capital. Since its inception, Sips & Suppers has raised over 1 million dollars in financing for the essential programs run by these organizations. The event is proudly hosted by celebrated chefs José Andrés, Joan Nathan & Alice Waters.

In 2015, Sips & Suppers will be held on the weekend of January 24–25.

On Saturday, January 24, 2015Sips celebrates the contribution young people make to feeding and supporting their community. This lively cocktail reception features top artisan chefs and mixologists preparing their signature dishes and drinks. Held at the dramatic space, the Newseum on Pennsylvania Avenue, in Washington, DC, and featuring a live jazz band, it is a fun and educational evening. Read full details on Sips.

On Sunday, January 25, 2015Suppers features some of the country’s finest chefs preparing meals in private homes throughout the city. This year, we expect that Suppers will be served at more than 30 homes in the metro area to more than 500 guests. Renowned chefs from the DC region, from across the country, and, indeed, across the world, donate their time and skills to participate in these extraordinary evenings featuring great food and wine, and stimulating conversation. Read full details on Suppers.

DC has some of the best chefs in the country, and each year these generous chefs donate their time, talent and product to help DC Central Kitchen and Martha’s Table run a successful Sips & Supper event and help support the neediest individuals in the nation’s capital. This event would not be possible without them.

The lineup of 2015 chefs includes:

K.N. Vinod – Indique
Victor Albisu – Del Campo and Taco Bamba
Cathal Armstrong – Restaurant Eve
Matt Baker – City Perch Bethesda
Filippo Bartolotta – Le Baccanti
Kathleen Blake – Rusty Spoon (Orlando, Florida)
Elisabeth Bourgeois – Le Mas Tourteron (Gordes, France)
Amy Brandwein – Centrolina
Erik Bruner-Yang – Toki Underground
Jeff Buben – Vidalia
Jan Buhrman – The Kitchen Porch
David Chang – Momofuku
Peter Chang – Peter Chang (Richmond, Virginia)
Bertrand Chemel – 2941
Tony Chittum – Iron Gate
Simone Cormier – Whole Foods International Spice Coordinator
Michael Costa – Zaytinya
David Dashaies – Central
Seth Bixby Daugherty – Real Food Initiatives
Frederik de Pue – Table
Teddy Diggs – Il Palio
Scott Drewno – The Source
Michael Friedman – Red Hen
Spike Gjerde – Woodberry Kitchen (Baltimore, Maryland)
Aaron Gottesman – Fat Ham (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Carla Hall – Carla Hall Petite Cookies
Melissa Hamilton – Canal House
Christopher Hirsheimer – Canal House
Susan Holt – CulinAerie
Joel Hough – Il Buco (New York, New York)
Mike Isabella – Graffiato
Peter Jacobson – French Laundry
Haidar Karoum – Proof and Estadio
Aglaia Kremezi – Cookbook writer from Greece
Ris Lacoste – Ris
Ryan LaRoche – Blue Duck Tavern/Park Hyatt Washington
David Lawrence – 1300 on Fillmore (San Francisco, California)
Francis Layrle – La Piquette
Jamie Leeds – Hank’s Oyster Bar
Anthony Lombardo – The Hamilton
Tim Ma – Water & Wall
Harper McClure – Brabo Restaurant
Marjorie Meek-Bradley – Ripple
Kaz Okochi – Kaz Sushi Bistro and Masa 14
Charles Phan – Slanted Door
Vickie Reh – Arrowine
Ed Scarpone – DGBG DC
Steven Satterfield – Miller Union
Lior Lev Secarz – La Boîte
Beatrice Segoni – Mama Florence
Nilesh Singhvi – Bombay Club
Nick Stefanelli
Adam Sobel – RN74, (San Francisco, California)
Michael Solomonov – Zahav (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Gina Stanley – Artcliff Diner (Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts)
Vikram Sunderam – Rasika
David Tanis – Chef & Acclaimed Author
Alice Waters – Chez Panisse
Sherry Yard – Acclaimed Pastry Chef
Joe Yonan – Washington Post Food & Travel Editor

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