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Wall Street’s finest join forces with the culinary elite at one of New York City’s premier galas to raise funds and awareness for the autism community. 

Top Chefs. 4 Courses. One Night to Remember.

Autism Speaks proudly presents the 12th annual Celebrity Chef Gala. Our work – and your support – is more important than ever as the prevalence of autism has increased to an estimated 1 in 59 children. We invite you to join us and dine with the culinary elite at one of New York City’s premier galas in support of people with autism. The evening begins with award-winning chefs and mixologists presenting hors d’oeuvres and specialty drinks during the cocktail reception. Then some of our award-winning chefs from around the country execute tableside preparation and serve signature four-course meals exclusively for their guests.

Cipriani Wall Street
55 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005

  1. Cocktail Reception

  2. Dinner
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Highlights from our 2017 Autism Speaks Celebrity Chef Gala

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2017 Chefs

  • Nicolas Abello, L'Appart
  • Divya Alter, Divya's Kitchen
  • Michael Armstrong, Bodega Negra
  • Thierry Atlan, Sugar and Plumm
  • Tyler Atwell, Lafayette Grand Cafe and Bakery
  • Peter Balistreri, Tender Greens
  • Caroline Ballam, The Ritz Carlton Pentagon City
  • Aaron Bashy, Maloney & Porcelli
  • David Bazirgan, Bambara
  • Ashfer Biju, Perrine
  • Jean-Francois & Dina Bonnet, Tumbador Chocolate
  • Adam Bostwick, Cork & Cleaver Social Kitchen
  • Graffiti: A Social Kitchen
  • Chad Brown, Hunt & Fish Club NYC
  • Antony Bustamante, Barrio Costero
  • Felix Castro, Coppelia
  • Jonathan Cichon, Lacroix at the Rittenhouse
  • Scott Commings, EVE American Bistro
  • Amanda Cook, A Roke's Progress
  • Sylvain Delpique, 21' Club
  • Carl Dooley, The Table at Season to Taste
  • Didier Elena, Chefs Club
  • Michael Ferraro, Delicatessen
  • Silvano Fiorindo, Cipriani Wall Street
  • Michael Franey, SaltBrick Tavern
  • Damian Franqui, Locanda Verde
  • Michael Ginor, Hudson Valley Foie Gras & Restaurant LOLA
  • Sriram Hariharan, Ritz Carlton Pentagon City, Fyve Restaurant & Lounge
  • Joel Harrington, Lido Bottle Works
  • Daniel Holzman, The Meatball Shop
  • Jeff Jarrett, Dinner in the Dark
  • Jiho Kim, The Modern
  • Samantha Kincaid, Fork Restaurant
  • TylerKinnett, Harvest
  • Geoffrey Koo, Riverpark
  • Michael Kornick, DMK Restaurants
  • Lien Lin, Bricolage
  • Jeremy Lisy, Green City Growers
  • Shane Lyons, Distilled NY
  • David Malbequi, David's Café
  • Sam Marvin, Echo & Rig
  • Shaun McCrain, Copine
  • Chris McDade, Popina
  • James McDevitt, Bohlsen Restaurant Group
  • Julian Medina, Toloache
  • Brian Mercury, Oak + Rowan
  • Michael Mignano, Perrine
  • Rachel Miller, Nightshade Popup Restaurant
  • Adrienne Mosier, Deuxave
  • Ikuma Motoki, '21' Club
  • Joe Murphy, Dean and Deluca
  • Taku Nagai, Sen Sakana
  • Mina Newman, Sen Sakana
  • Jon Nodler, High Street on Market
  • Nicolas O'Connell, La Colombe Coffee Roasters
  • Chintan Pandya, RAHI
  • Jason Pfeifer, Maialino
  • Doug Psaltis, RPM Steak
  • Deborah Racicot, Locanda Verde
  • Rob Santello, REYLA
  • Ralph Scamardella, TAO Downtown, LAVO, TAO Uptown
  • John Selick, Sodexo | University Hospitals
  • Michal Shelkowitz, Craft
  • Justin Shoults, Oak + Rowan
  • Jared Sippel, Italienne
  • Robert Sisca, Roof Top at Providence G, Providence G Pub, Garde East
  • Andrew Smith, Riverpark
  • Roxanne Spruance, Kingsley
  • Mallory Staley, The Elephant
  • Krista Stites, High Street on Hudson
  • Frances Tariga, Megu
  • Rob Valencia, Great Performances Catering
  • Shaun Valez, Deuxave
  • Rhy Waddington, Winged Foot Golf Club
  • Jessica Weiss, Maialino
  • Vicky Wells, Hunt & Fish Club NYC
  • Zac Young, Craveable Hospitality Group
  • Andrew Zimmerman, Sepia

2016 Chefs

  • Michael Armstrong, Bodega Negra
  • Tyler Atwell, Lafayette Grand Cafe and Bakery
  • Mario Bacherini, Paris Gourmet
  • Jimmy Bannos, The Purple Pig, Heaven on Seven
  • Aaron Bashy, Maloney & Porcelli
  • Ashfer Biju, Perrine, NYC
  • Chad Brauze
  • Chad Brown, Hunt & Fish Club NYC
  • Cesare Casella, The Center for Discovery
  • Felix Castro, Coppelia
  • Scott Cioe
  • Amanda Cook, Centrolina
  • Chris Coombs, Deuxave, Boston Chops & Dbar
  • Bradley Day, STK Downtown
  • Sylvain Delpique, ‘21’ Club
  • Carl Dooley, The Table at Season to Taste
  • Shaun Doty, The Federal
  • Maggie Downey, Doughgirl216
  • Daniel Eddy, Rebelle 
  • Kristen Fereck, High Street on Hudson
  • Michael Ferraro, Delicatessen
  • Michael Franey, David Burke fabrick
  • Damien Franqui, Locanda Verde
  • Will Gilson, Puritan & Company
  • Michael Ginor, Lola, Hudson Valley Fois Gras
  • Suzanne Haug, The Elephant
  • Daniel Holzman, The Meatball Shop
  • Lena Huynh, Hunt & Fish Club NYC
  • Jeff Jarrett, Dinner in the Dark
  • Joseph "JJ" Johnson, The Cecil & Minton's Harlem
  • Tiffany Jones, The Gander
  • Gavin Kaysen, Spoon & Stable
  • Todd Kelly, Orchids at Palm Court
  • Megan Ketover, Orchids at Palm Court
  • Jiho Kim, The Modern
  • Joe Kindred, Kindred
  • Lance Knowling, Blujeen
  • Geoffrey Koo, Riverpark
  • Michael Lee
  • Sylvain Leroy, Paris Gourmet
  • Lien Lin, Bricolage
  • Jeremy Lisy, Green City Growers
  • Tony Mantuano, Spiaggia
  • Lucero Martinez, Pampano
  • Shane McBride, Balthazar
  • James McDevitt, Bohlsen Restaurant Group
  • Julian Medina, Toloache
  • Jehangir Mehta, Graffiti
  • Rachel Miller
  • Tory Miller, L’Etoile, Graze, Sujeo & Estrellon
  • Ikuma Motoki, ‘21’ Club
  • Peggy Parten, The Center for Discovery
  • John Patterson, Fork Restaurant
  • Jason Pfeifer, Maialino
  • Doug Psaltis, RPM Steak/ RPM Italian
  • Deborah Racicot, Locanda Verde
  • Ralph Scamardella, Tao Group
  • John Selick, Sodexo at University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center
  • Allysun Selick, Aramark
  • Daniel Sharp, The Meatball Shop
  • Robert Sisca, G Hospitality
  • Andrew Smith, Riverpark
  • Roxanne Spruance, Kingsley
  • Mallory Staley, The Elephant
  • Penny Stankiewicz, Sugar Couture
  • Brad Steelman, River Café
  • Rob Valencia, Great Performances
  • Rhy Waddington, Winged Foot Golf Club
  • Justin Walker, Earth at Hidden Pond
  • Jessica Weiss, Maialino
  • Michael Zebrowski, The International Culinary Center
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Contact

For more information, please contact:

Venas Matthews-Bazin, Senior Director, National Special Events
venas.matthews-bazin@autismspeaks.org
(646) 385-8546

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