ACHIEVEability will celebrate its successes of breaking the generational cycle of poverty at the annual fundraising event, Food for Thought. This year marks the fifth consecutive year for our event, and Urban Outfitters, Inc. will once again be our gracious host at The Navy Yard. The event will feature tantalizing food prepared by more than 25 top chefs and restaurants from the Greater Philadelphia area, unique auction items, games, entertainment and live music.
More than 20 chefs and restaurants already have committed to Food for Thought 2015, including a mix of newcomers and popular returning chefs. Committed chefs and restaurants, who will serve delectable tasting portions of their signature dishes include: Joey Baldino of Zeppoli, Scott Calhoun of Lo Spiedo, Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, Garces Trading Company, Indeblue Restaurant & Bar, Josh Lawler of The Farm and Fisherman, Chip Roman of Blackfish, Marcie Turney of Barbuzzo, Peter Woolsey and Kenneth Bush of Bistrot La Minette, and Yards Brewing Company, just to name a few. For the entire list, please visit our Featured Chefs and Restaurants page.
This "party with a purpose" attracts prominent corporate sponsors, vendors and individuals who are committed to helping support ACHIEVEabilty build stronger families and communities in the Greater Philadelphia region. Food for Thought 2014 raised nearly $270,000 in gross revenue with more than half of the proceeds being generated from the support of 32 sponsors. We are expecting more than 30 sponsors and 600 guests in attendance at this year's event, including many local area industry leaders, politicians and dignitaries. Please consider supporting Food for Thought as a sponsor, helping our families and community create a better future. For the current list of sponsors, please visit our Meet Our Sponsors page.