Celebrity Chef Gala at Cipriani Oct. 14

Autism Speaks to Wall Street: Third Annual Celebrity Chef Gala
October 14, 2009

Join Autism Speaks for the “Autism Speaks to Wall Street: Third Annual Celebrity Chef Gala,” a unique, large scale VIP dinner extravaganza. This year's event will once again be set against the backdrop of Cipriani Wall Street's luxurious interior, in the heart of Manhattan's Financial District. This signature Autism Speaks event will be co-hosted by Celebrity Chef Eric Ripert and CNBC Anchor Erin Burnett and will feature over 60 leading chefs joining forces to help battle autism. Dinner chefs – one chef per sponsor table – will prepare a four course meal exclusively for their dinner guests. This year's roster of leading chefs includes such culinary luminaries as Terrance Brennan (Picholine & Artisanal Premium Cheese Center), Cesare Casella (Salumeria Rosi), Tom Colicchio (Craft Restaurants), Jose Garces (Amada, Tinto, etc.), Paul Liebrandt (Corton), Tory Miller (L'Etoile), Masaharu Morimoto(MORIMOTO), Alfred Portale (Gotham Bar and Grill), Eric Ripert(Le Bernardin), Charlie Trotter (Charlie Trotter's) and Jean-Georges Vongerichten (Jean Georges), among many others. 

The evening also features a live auction filled with exclusive packages and luxury items, as well as an exciting musical performance. The event will be chaired by Jennifer & Franklin Becker, Susan & Phil Harris, Susan & Kevin Murray and Alison & Duncan Niederauer.  

Click here for a photo gallery of last year's Autism Speaks to Wall Street: Second Annual Celebrity Chef Gala. 

For inquiries or to reserve a table for the Autism Speaks to Wall Street: Third Annual Celebrity Chef Gala, please contact Elizabeth Irving at 646-843-6661 or by e-mail atEIrving@AutismSpeaks.org.