Food.com, the Internet’s food and dining destination, is sponsoring the Star Chefs and Vintners Celebration on June 11 to honor 30 years of Meals on Wheels of San Francisco’s service to the Bay Area community.
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco, Inc. is a non-profit agency, which provides two nutritionally balanced meals a day to 1,500 homebound San Francisco seniors. In addition to meal service, Meals on Wheels, S.F. offers nutrition counseling, social work services, and volunteer services for the elderly and the disabled.
This year, the Star Chefs and Vintners Celebration will take place on Steuart Street’s Restaurant Row with restaurant Boulevard, Chaya Brasserie, One Market, Red Herring, and Shanghai 1930 closing their doors to the public to host a gourmet dinner. At each restaurant, two guest celebrity chefs will accompany the host chef to prepare a special course paired with a wine. Host chefs are Nancy Oakes of Boulevard, Shigefumi Tachibe of Chaya Brasserie, Bradley Ogden and Rabah Abusbaitan of One Market, Bruce Hill of Red Herring, and Jason Xu of Shanghai 1930. Bay Area chefs Jan Birnbaum and Joyce Goldstein are orchestrating the event.
“We are honored to sponsor this year’s Meals on Wheels Star Chefs and Vintners Celebration,” said Rich Frank, chairman and chief executive officer of Food.com. “Meals on Wheels has provided an invaluable service in the Bay Area for the past 30 years, and we applaud their dedication and their generosity to the homebound elderly.”
“We are pleased that Food.com has devoted such a strong portion of their community efforts to Meals on Wheels,” said Richard Lipner, executive director of Meals on Wheels of San Francisco, Inc. “We truly appreciate their support and look forward to working with them in the future.”
6 In addition to the gala dinner, the Star Chefs and Vintners
Celebration will include a live auction and live music performed by the Backburner Blues, the celebrity chef band. Tickets to the event cost $200, and all proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels of San Francisco. Other sponsors of the event include Atomictangerine.com and Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc. For tickets and a complete listing of participating chefs and wineries, visit www.mowsf.org.
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About Meals on Wheels San Francisco
For 30 years, Meals On Wheels of San Francisco has been dedicated to serving those who cannot serve themselves. Meals On Wheels’ primary focus is to provide proper nutrition to the homebound elderly, which in turn helps them maintain their independence, health and dignity. Meals On Wheels works hard to minimize overhead costs; the result being that 87 percent of every dollar raised goes directly to assisting and feeding the elderly. Today, Meals on Wheels San Francisco provides two nutritionally balanced meals a day to 1,500 homebound San Francisco seniors. In addition to meal service, Meals on Wheels also provides nutrition counseling, social work services, and volunteer service to enhance the quality of life of those they serve.
Food.com is the Internet’s food and dining destination. Offering a wide range of services from online ordering of restaurant meals to editorial content about dining and food, Food.com aims to be the one-stop site for consumers interested in anything and everything about food. At the core of Food.com’s offerings is the online restaurant meal takeout and delivery service. With over 16,000 restaurants on the service nationwide and 1,000,000 registered members, Food.com is the exclusive takeout and delivery partner of America Online. Food.com also enables consumers to search for information on over 400,000 restaurants across the country with the Food.com Dining Guide, and shop for food-related items from select partners in the Food.com Marketplace. The company’s primary initiatives focus on offering a variety of food-related transactions to the consumer, expert food-related editorial, service through any Internet device from personal computers to wireless handhelds and televisions, and business-to-business services for the vast network of Food.com restaurants. Investors in Food.com include Accel Partners, Tribune Ventures, Novell, Liberty Digital, Clear Channel, McDonald’s Corporation, Kraft Foods, TV Guide, and Blockbuster, Inc. Food.com can be found on the World Wide Web at www.food.com and can also be contacted at 415/403-5200.