Philadelphia Magazine held it’s annual Philly Cooks at the Sheraton Hotel Downtown Wednesday, February 8, 2017. A sold out crowd tasted signature dishes from Philadelphia magazine’s 50 Best Restaurants, chatted and took photos with the chefs who created them and enjoyed cocktails from the city’s top bartenders. There was a raffle with fun prizes, where the proceeds from the sale of the tickets went to The Food Trust.
Chefs: Peter Woosley of Bistrot la Minette, Jason Cichonski, Ela and Rakesh Ramola, Indie Blue,
Lou Bird chef Natalie Maronski preparing
grapefruit, poppyseed, Buttermilk Tart,
For what you pay the tastings are a nice size
Kayli Moran and Nakia Jones
Ulrich Kempf and Lauren Michel with Kiley Schroeder and Brian Stevenson.
Kelly Reilly and Pat McGowan
Todd Berry, Marlo Dilks and Madison Mileno of Slice Pizza with their heart shaped pizza which was a huge hit yesterday, but you can order them anytime throughout the year.
Christal Watson, Anheuser Busch and Falio Leyba , Breakthru Beverage Pennsylvania
Chefs: Christopher Campbell and Bobby Saritsoglou, Opa
Kate Jacoby, Rich Landau, Lauren Hooks, Miranda Burns, Juillanne Wesley of Vedge, V Street and the new kid – Wiz Kid on 19th Street. They served the most delicious vegan cheesesteak. As a carnivore I couldn’t even tell there was no meat in it.
Ciani Legette and Kwame Craig
Tim Landa and Andrew Kochan – Chocolate Fois Gras Truffles
Outside it was a spring like 60F, and all night long Little Baby’s line was as long as Sweet Charlies on a hot summer night.
Elise May checks out the raffle items, proceeds benefited The Food Trust
Michael Sultan, Revolution Taco, serves up mini empanadas, which is a new menu item at the popular eatery in Rittenhouse Square