DessertBuzz Favorites to attend Great Gathering of Chefs Charity event

Foie gras with squid ink: Shaun Hergatt from the two-Michelin-starred restaurant bearing his name is just one of the chefs who will be serving some "street food" for guests

World Renowned Chefs and Photographer Join Together to Raise Funds for Action Against Hunger | ACF International

The eighth annual “The Great Gathering of Chefs” will bring together 150 of the world’s most renowned chefs and many DessertBuzz favorites on Tuesday, June 5th in a culinary effort to raise money for Action Against Hunger | ACF International, an organization that carries out innovative, lifesaving programs in nutrition, food security and livelihoods, and water, sanitation and hygiene to some of the most vulnerable populations in the world.

Kyotofu will be at the Great Gathering of Chefs

The Great Gathering of Chefs” also celebrates the release of Alan (Battman) Batt’s newest cookbook “STREET EATS”. Participating in the books are over 160 chefs such as Eric Ripert, Alexandra Guarnaschelli, Michael White, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Michael Laiskonis, Emeril Lagasse and Daniel Boulud, just to mention a few.

Last year Emily Wallendjack of Veritas brought salted peanut butter squares

As always, the book features Battman’s exquisite photography and delectable recipes created by some of the most influential chefs in the US.

Jean Georges will also be preparing a street food for the event. Yes, please.

100% of all net ticket sales, as well as Silent Auction proceeds and book sales (signed and unsigned copies of 2012 and previous years’ books) at the event, benefit Action Against Hunger | ACF International. Tickets will be limited to 300 guests and can be purchased online at:

Event takes place June 5, 2012, 6pm. Prince George Ballroom, 15 East 27th Street NYC.  Go here for  more information. Coverage of last year’s event is here.  Follow DessertBuzz on Twitter for more updates.

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