Benefit 2011 (C-CAP)
Careers through Culinary Arts Program
Benefit 2011 to Honor Chef Michael Lomonaco
Renowned chef and restaurateur Michael Lomonaco will be honored at the annual Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) culinary event on Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 6:30-9:30 p.m. at PIER SIXTY at Chelsea Piers to support the C-CAP scholarship and enrichment programs. Considered one of America’s leading culinary authorities,Lomonaco is an American Chef known for the spectacular cuisine presented at award-winning restaurants including Le Cirque, 21 Club, Windows on the World, and currentlyPorter House New York, which in 2006 was named byEsquire magazine one of America's Best New Restaurants.
His unique style is reflected in his cookbooks, magazine articles, and television series, “Epicurious” on Discovery Channel and “Michael's Place” on the Food Network.
Since 1990, C-CAP has awarded high school students $31 million in scholarships, and donated $2.5 million worth of supplies and equipment to classrooms.