The industries top artisans and mixologists prepare their signature dishes and drinks to benefits DC Central Kitchen and Martha’s Table.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Jose Andres, Joan Nathan & Alice Waters proudly present Sips & Suppers: two extraordinary evenings featuring the countries finest chefs in support of DC Central Kitchen and Martha’s Table, organizations that serve the neediest individuals in the nation’s capital.
The “Sips” part of the fundraiser will showcase some of the region’s finest food artisans, chefs, mixologists, and winers at the Newseum.
The second part of the event, held on January 27, will see guests dine in one of 30 homes across the DC Metropolitan area, where a nationally renowned chef will prepare each meal.
Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 7:00 pm
Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 6:00 pm
About Sips & Suppers
Sips & Suppers is a major celebration of food and community in the Washington, DC metro area. Now in its fifth 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.
About DC Central Kitchen
DC Central Kitchen uses food as a tool to change lives. Each day, the Kitchen serves up 10,000 balanced meals packed with fresh, local produce. Half of these meals are delivered to area homeless shelters, after-school programs, and other nonprofit organizations serving low-income DC residents. The other half are prepared in DC public and private schools, making DCCK the only nonprofit in America conducting a full-service healthy school meal program. They also offer an acclaimed Culinary Job Training program that empowers at-risk, unemployed adults to embark on new careers. Many program graduates go on to work in their busy kitchens, supporting DCCK’s direct service programs and social enterprise activities.
About Martha’s Table
Martha’s Table transforms lives by engaging the community in developing sustainable solutions to poverty. They help 1,100 people each day deal with the immediate effects of poverty and finds long-term solutions with education, nutrition and family support services. With special focus on education for children and youth ages 3 months to 24 years old, Martha’s Table provides day care services, college readiness, after school and summer programs, grocery and nutrition programs and a clothing store.
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001