Have you heard about the the Stir It 28 event making its way across the country? Or perhapps seen the #stirit28 hashtag on Twitter?
Well I’m delighted to be a part of this nationwide effort to raise money for Haiti Relief. This special event will take place in four major cities: Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and New York.
If you haven’t purchased your ticket yet, no worries you still have time!
You can purchase your ticket at http://flanboyanteats.com or http://cococooks.blogspot.com. Click the link that says “Purchase Tickets For STIR IT 28 Culinary Event-Feb. 21st”. Be sure to indicate you are buying a ticket for the LOS ANGELES event. Email firstname.lastname@example.org once you have purchased, and you will receive the address.
Los Angeles Stir It 28 Soirée Details
Free valet offered by Logistic Parking (http://www.logisticparking.com) for the first 50 cars, so arrive early!
For more information, please review the official press release here. Or, look up the Twitter hashtag #stirit28 !
If you are still undecided whether you should attend or not. Perhaps the following will help:
We have an amazing line-up of bloggers, caterers and home cooks who will prepare an extensive list of appetizers and desserts.
Gisele Perez of Small Pleasures Catering was recently listed in KTLA’s Top 5 Best Caterers of 2009. She will create an interactive bruschetta bar with various spreads and toppings such as herbed goat cheese and caramelized onions and figs. She will also have a dessert bar featuring six different sweets, including white chocolate lemon curd swirl cheesecake and profiteroles with chocolate fondue.
Barrie Lynn Krich, The Cheese Impresario, will have a cheese table set up where you can ask her questions about cheese pairings while you grab bites from her artisanal cheese plates.
The long list of bloggers who have offered to create special hors d’oeuvres and desserts include:
Chrystal & Amir Duo Dishes
Austin, Austio’s Catering
Michael, Southbay Foodies
Diana, Diana Takes a Bite
Cathy, Gastronomy Blog
Andrea, L.A. Easy Meals
Esi, Dishing Up Delights
Greg, Sippity Sup
Patti, Worth the Whisk
Erika, In Erika’s Kitchen
Cynthia, Furey and the Feast
Krissy & Daniel, The Food Addicts
Jennifer, Domestic Divas
Nastassia, Let Me Eat Cake
Nancy Goodman, Food Art LA
Anisha, Food Is My Nish
H.C., L.A. and O.C. Foodventures
Mary, The Food Librarian
Jenn, Bread + Butter
and of course yours truly Daydreamer Desserts.
Not only will you have to opportunity to sample some great dishes prepared by the above mentioned food bloggers. Grey Goose and LA brand attaché Christophe Namer have partnered with Natalie Bovis-Nelsen of The Liquid Muse to create signature vodka cocktails, including “Hearts for Haiti” Grey Goose L’orange, homemade syrup made with Martini & Rossi Vermouth, fresh grapefruit juice and Martini & Rossi prosecco. Natalie will also present specialty sangrias featuring Sutter Home and Fre Alcohol-Removed wine, in addition to her Sparkling Pomegranate Snowflake from Preggatinis ™: Mixology for the Mom-To-Be.
Several fun raffle items are available to win with the purchase of a $1 raffle ticket at the door.
The offerings include The Liquid Muse’s Preggatinis gift basket (featuring the book, two signature cocktail glasses and a shaker and muddler in a reusable white wicker basket), an iHerb.com gift pack, cookbooks from Abel & Cole and Karen Tack and Alan Richardson, and a gift certificate to OpenSky.
If you would like to attend Stir It 28 in one of the other three cities here are the locations that will be hosting this event:
Atlanta: Space Atlanta – Eat Drink Enjoy
1310 White Street, Atlanta, GA 30310. 4-7 pm. DJ Rev Lee spins music and special surprise guest appearance by local performer that will electrify you! Complimentary wine by Montaluce Winery. Cash bar. $30 in advance; $40 at the door.
Chicago: Three Peas Art Lounge
75 E. 16th Street (Between Michigan and Wabash)
Chicago, IL 60616. 4-7 pm. $30 in advance; $35 at the door.
*cash bar & delicious cupcakes for sale
New York: NYU Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health
35 W. 4th Street, 10th floor, NY, NY, 10012. 4-7 pm
Advanced ticket sales only: $20 for students and $30 for adults/faculty & staff.
Students must pay via the PayPal General Online Donation button on Flanboyant Eats and Coco Cooks and indicate “NYU student ticket” in notes. Must show student ID at the door.
*Street parking and parking garages within walking distance
Be sure to indicate the specific city you are buying a ticket for in the seller’s notes, and you’ll be all set.
Help me spread the word, and see you Sunday!