Break the Cycle, the leading national organization working to end teen dating violence, invites the Los Angeles community to commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month and support healthy relationships at Cooking for Love: Savor the Season 2011 on October 9, 2011.
This premier food and wine gala features top Los Angeles chefs “cooking for love,” a live and silent auction, music, wine and spirits — all benefiting Break the Cycle’s work to foster healthy relationships. “At Break the Cycle, we work every day to prevent abuse” says Marjorie Gilberg, Executive Director of Break the Cycle: “Cooking for Love inspires our entire community to celebrate healthy relationships with us.
Katie Chin of Wok Star says, “I am so proud to be co-hosting Cooking for Love: Savor the Season this year, as I have been a longtime supporter of Break the Cycle’s life-saving work.” Serving as Honorary Host Chef along with Gary Arabia of Global Cuisine, Katie says, “We are thrilled to have such incredible chefs and restaurants lined up to support such an important cause.” The stellar line-up includes:
Beachy Cream, Ann Ryan and Debbie Kimble* Bittersweet Treats, Danielle Keene Boneyard Bistro, Aaron Robins Chateau Ste. Michelle, City Sip, LA Collier, Falls Winery, Curasé Choclate, Jessica Erler* Elixir G* Farmscape* Firefly Bistro, Paul Rosenbluh Jar, Suzanne Tracht, Jenkins Jellies* Laura Ann’s Jams* M Café de Chaya, Shigefumi Tachibe Martian Ranch and Vineyard Morton’s The Steakhouse, Gabino Avila, The Naked Grape Oyster Gourmet, Christophe Happillon* Patel Winery POM Wonderful Reservoir, Gloria Felix Roadhouse Winery* Shai Cellars, Spud.com, Stefan’s at LA Farm, Stephan Richter, Tender Greens, Elderoy Arendse, Truly Raw Gourmet, Kippy Miller* Upstairs 2, Todd Barrie, Van Dorn Gourmets, Brian Van Dorn* VeeV (*Exclusive to the VIP Lounge.)
Cooking for Love will take place from 6:00-9:00PM on Sunday, October 9, 2011. VIP guests enjoy early admission starting at 5:30 PM. The event is returning this year to Global Cuisine by Gary Arabia at The Lot Studios – 1041 N. Formosa Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90046. Tickets start at $100 and can be purchased online through cookingforlove.org.
ABOUT BREAK THE CYCLE: Break the Cycle believes everyone has the right to safe, healthy relationships. As the leading voice for teens on the issue of dating violence, Break the Cycle advocates for policy and legislative changes that will better protect the rights and promote the health of teens nationwide. Engaging, educating and empowering youth through prevention and intervention programs, Break the Cycle helps young people identify and build healthy relationships. Visit www.breakthecycle.org or call 310.286.3383 for more information.