More than 800 people attended Meals On Wheels Delaware's 13th annual Meals from The Masters Celebrity Chefs' Brunch to support housebound seniors in Delaware, which took place April 18. Guests enjoyed an array of culinary delicacies at Bank of America's Wilmington headquarters.
Acclaimed chefs from across the United States, as well as France and the British Virgin Islands (pictured, below) participated in this year's brunch.
Participating chefs included: Michael White of Alto, Convivio and Marea in New York City; Davide Pugliese of Brandywine Bay Restaurant in Tortola, BVI; Kurt Boucher of The Butcher's Table in Salida, Colo.; Stephen Stryjewski of Cochon in New Orleans; Brock Johnson of Tom Douglas--Dahlia Lounge in Seattle; Rick Gresh of David Burke's Primehouse in Chicago; Matt Crist of Deep Blue Bar & Grill in Wilmington, Del.; Jay Caputo of Espuma and The Porcini House Bistro & Treetop Lounge in Rehoboth Beach, Del.; Stephanie Izard of Girl & the Goat in Chicago; Keith Miller of The Hotel du Pont in Wilmington, Del.; James Lauser of the Hilton Christiana in Newark, Del.; T.J. Delle Donne and Gil Stansfield of Johnson & Wales University, Providence, R.I.; Paul Tinaglia of Kendall College in Chicago; Clif Holt of Little Savannah in Birmingham, Ala.; Alain Ivaldi of Lycee Hoteliers in Marseilles, France; Michael Schwartz of Michael's Genuine Food & Drink in Miami; Donald Drake of Magnolias in Charleston, S.C.; Cathy Whims of Nostrana in Portland, Ore.; Julio Lazzarini of Orillas Tapas Bar in Wilmington, Del.; Roger Herring of Socca in Chicago; Chazz Alberti of Sodexo in Wilmington, Del.; Tucker Yoder of The Red Hen in Lexington, Va.; Pierino Jermonti of Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.; Mark Levy of The Point Resort in Saranac Lake, N.Y.; Dan Butler and Robbie Jester of Toscana Kitchen + Bar in Wilmington, Del.; Sam McGann of Vintage Tavern, The Blue Point, and River Stone Chophouse in Suffolk, Va.; Jeanette Behrens-Quintana of The Chelsea Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J.; Robert LLulier and Matthew Curtis of Union City Grille in Wilmington, Del.; and Lee Anne Wong of New York City.
Since its inception, Meals from the Masters in conjunction with affiliated events including Evening with the Masters, Cellar Masters' Wine Auction and Celebrity Chefs' Beach Brunch have collectively raised more than $5 million for Meals On Wheels Delaware. To learn more about the Meals from the Masters or other events, visit www.mealsonwheelsde.org.