Celebrity Chefs Food & Wine Event To Benefit Hurricane Sandy Victims

Celebrity chefs with roots in both New York City and Las Vegas have inspired a unique food and wine extravaganza to benefit superstorm Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.


#Dine4Sandy Hurricane Sandy Relief

Start Spreadin The News
Start Spreadin’ The News Event

“When it comes to the hospitality industry, Las Vegas and New York City are really sister cities,” said Michael Severino of Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada. “This is just a small way all of us in Las Vegas can help those that have been affected by these monster storms”.

The event will take place on the New York-New York Hotel & Casino Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday, December 9, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A partial list of the chefs/restaurants invited to participate in “Start Spreadin’ the News” includes: Mario Batali, Tom Colicchio, Scott Conant, Todd English, Bobby Flay, Charlie Palmer, Nobu, Gordon Ramsay, Thomas Keller, Palm Restaurant, Smith & Wollensky, Rao’s, Stage Deli, Nathan’s, Carnegie Deli, Old Homestead and many others. Great wine, craft beers and specialty cocktails will be provided by Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada. 100% of the proceeds will go to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. Photo credit: Courtesy

Tickets are on sale now for $100 and can be visiting NewYorkNewYork.com/Sandy or by calling the New York-New York box office at 866-606-7111.

All attendees will receive a commemorative chip reading, “When the ‘chips’ were down, Las Vegas stepped up to help those who were dealt a bad hand by Hurricane Sandy, 12-9-12.”

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Bill Cody is an entertainment, technology and luxury travel reporter in Las Vegas. He reports on celebrities, events, tech, food, Las Vegas and luxury travel.

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