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Join us for… Chefs Take a Stand 2011

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is partnering with some of the best women chefs and mixologists in the nation’s capital to host the summer’s hottest soiree. Break out your stiletto, kitten, or wedge heels and join us at the Georgetown Waterfront for…


Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 6-8 p.m.
Sequoia, 3000 K Street, NW, Washington, D.C.


Click here to preview some of the items in the silent auction!

This event is designed to raise money for NNEDV to support survivors of domestic violence through innovative projects and partnerships. It combines the three ingredients that insatiable Washingtonians can’t pass up: great food, great cocktails and an important social cause.

With Special Guest Paul Wharton, Celebrity Life Stylist and Author of Pulling It All Together



Featuring the culinary talents of…

Meshelle Armstrong, Restaurant Eve

Susan Delbert, The Fourth Estate at the National Press Club

Ruth Gresser, Pizzeria Paradiso

Carla Hall, Alchemy by Carla Hall

Ris Lacoste, Ris

Jamie Leeds, Hank’s Oyster Bar and Lounge

Kate Jansen, Willow

Tracy O’Grady, Willow

Shannon Overmiller, The Majestic

Nora Pouillon, Restaurant Nora

Susan Soorenko, Moorenko’s Ice Cream

Karen Trilevsky, Full Bloom Baking Company


And the delightful libations of…

Alison Christ, Liberty Tavern, Lyon Hall and Northside Social

Megan Coyle, Hank’s Oyster Bar and LoungeSequoia


Host Committee

Kristin Cabral, Community Leader

Clarice Dionot, L’Academie de Cuisine

Jeff Lindeblad, Gaylord National

Caroline Okumu, New Signature

Libby Richman, Thread Productions

Sydnee Stein, EagleBank

TD Bank

William Thierbach



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$65 in advance at or $75 at the door if available

All food and beverages are included

Limited number available; please contact Alexandra Kuebler at 202-543-5566 or email her here for more information.


Bring your appetite for a little fashion, fundraising and fun!