October 16th 2016 | Del Posto Ristorante: New York City
On Sunday October 16th, the Mario Batali Foundation and Mario Batali honored Chef José Andrés. This intimate evening (limited to 180 guests) of exquisite food, wine, cocktails, and music was held in the Private Restaurant at Del Posto Ristorante. Attendees enjoyed special performances by co-host Jim Gaffigan, Mike Mills of REM and a musical performance by Chris Stills.
The 5th Annual MBF Honors Dinner recognized the work of José Andrés – a tireless advocate of fighting hunger and poverty through his own foundation, World Central Kitchen as well as D.C. Central Kitchen, L.A. Kitchen.
Guests feasted on a four-course Italian dinner, created by Mario and Del Posto’s James Beard Award-winning Executive Chef Mark Ladner.
When honored guest, José Andrés, accepted his golden pie server award, his speech brought the audience to a standing ovation.
Proceeds from this event benefitted The Mario Batali Foundation.