This past Monday in New York City, seven A-list chefs came together to cook at Hearth, in a benefit for A Life Story Foundation, a charity dedicated to the fight against ALS. Unlike the recent Ice Bucket Challenge, this good cause centered around a multi-course menu prepped by Hearth's Marco Canora, Gramercy Tavern's Michael Anthony, Michael Symon, Bill Telepan, Jonathan Benno (Lincoln), and the great pastry chefs Claudia Fleming and Karen Demasco.
The $325 per seat benefit helps out the organization founded by Kevin Swan, a former server at Hearth who himself has ALS. The foundation's mission is "to raise awareness and create action to discover effective treatments and ultimately, a cure for the disease," according to a spokesperson. Here's the site for A Life Story Foundation. Check out the photos and the menu below.
Citrus, Radish, Trout Roe
Mascarpone, Ohio Corn, Mushrooms
Michael Symon Restaurants
Spanish Rice Salad, Roasted Red Peppers, Parsley
Telepan and Telepan Local
Ravioli Neri alla Fra Diavolo
Scallop and Lobster Sausage, San Marzano Tomatoes, Calabrian Chili, Basil
Roasted Lava Lake Lamb Loin, Spiced Rib
Carrots, Coriander, Labneh, Amaranth
MARCO CANORA and LUIGI PETROCELLI
Hearth Restaurant and Terroir Wine Bars
Passionfruit Sorbet, Sweet Basil Syrup
North Fork Table and Inn