5th Annual Flavors of Philadelphia – the American Liver Foundation

The American Liver Foundation Delaware Valley Chapter’s 5th annual Flavors of Philadelphia will be the hottest ticket in town, Tuesday, March 3, 2009, as the city hails the culinary soiree of the year. Twenty “prep kitchens” will roll into the elegant Crystal Tea Room to provide ea ch of the local celebrity chefs a private space to prepare their outstanding, gourmet four-course dinner tableside for twelve lucky guests.Last year they added a TWIST, with the cities most notables to assist as Sous Chefs. We are please to announce a few of this years sous chefs, Laura Burkhardt – Group Editor of Morris Publications, Harry Giordano – Senior Director of Development for the City of Hope, Thom Cardwell – Managing Director of the Philadelphia Film Festival. Matthew Izzo of is a lifestyle store located in Center City Philadelphia. We carry clothing as well and you can shop with us online. Some of our clothing lines are Acne, Filippa K, Surface to Air, Scotch and Soda, Rogues Gallery, Harry Giordano – Senior Director of Development for the City of Hope, Michele DiVeterano, City of Hope, Tony Luke of Cheesesteaks and Phyllis Halpern of the Pennsylvania Tourism Office.
Vince Papale, Frank Lewis – WOGL 98.1 and the Wine Steward from Georges
Thom Cardwell Philly CineFest and Harry Giordano – Senior Director of Development for the City of Hope; The next big event benefiting the City of Hope is “Let Them Eat Cake” More than 40 of the regions top pastry professionals and students will compete for top honors at the Fifth Annual Let Them Eat Cake, a Wedding Cake Design Competition on Tuesday, April 14th at LOEWS Philadelphia. Once the cakes have been judged, fondant foodies and brides-to-be will be able to sample the entries, toast the talent with Champagne provided by KORBEL , dance the night away to Back 2 Life by Brandywine Valley Talent, view tables created by EVENTRICITY and instant photos by Majestic Images .A donation of $40.00 per reservation through the City of Hope or $50.00 on the night of the event. Tickets for Let Them Eat Cake or for more information or entries please contact Harry Giordano at 215-985-0869 contact him at . Proceeds of this evenings donations benefit cancer research, treatment and educational programs at the City of Hope Doors open at 6 p.m. to the public
Phillies Ballgirl Janita “Applebaum” Styles and Vince Papale. (He was so gracious greeting all the volunteer sous chefs)
Sous Chef’s Matthew Izzo and Fashionista Jimmy Contreras.

The benefits of being the Sous Chef, making sure everything is perrrfect!

Sarah Doheny and John Snoden. It’s been awhile since we’ve seen this stylish duo.

Brenda Davis, Christine Schentz and Allison Carow enjoy the festivitiesSurvivor Gervase Peterson and son Donelle Tynes. Gervase is participating in a celebrity boxing match against Travis Knight on 4/3. The key fight for the night is Michael Lohan vs Rocco from Q102. But I would really like to see him fight his daughter’s girlfriend Sam Ronson, who would kick his ass.
Tony Luke’s movie premiere “The Nail” premieres 3/27/09 at Phila Cinefest, is dancing with joy with Where Magazine publisher, Laura Burkhardt
The American Liver Foundation is the nation’s leading nonprofit promoting liver health and disease prevention. The Foundation provides research, education and advocacy for those affected by liver disease, including hepatitis.