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A Taste of Greenwich House, Metropolitan Pavilion, Monday, March 11, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

On Monday, March 11, 2013, Greenwich House hosts the 11th Annual “A Taste of Greenwich House” event, presented by the Paul Singer Family Foundation. Top restaurants and chefs from around New York City will donate their services to support GH's wide variety of art and urban social service programs.

“A Taste of Greenwich House” once again returns to the 17,000 square-foot Metropolitan Pavilion at 125 West 18th Street in the Flatiron District of New York City. The event runs from 7:30-9:30, with a VIP hour from 6:30-7:30.

Guests will enjoy a variety of cuisine from around NYC as they support the critical programs of Greenwich House, including GH Pottery, the GH Music School, plus help for victims of child abuse, medical care for home-bound seniors, support for those living with HIV and AIDS, a substance abuse program, health and mental health programs, and many other vital social services.

For tickets or sponsorship please contact Hannah Read at or 212-991-0003 x 401.

To purchase tickets online:

A fundraiser initially created for Greenwich House’s Children’s Safety Project, in 2003, Taste has evolved in its range and outreach. This year, event guests helped Greenwich House reach its goal of raising over $200,000 to support its ten vital social service and arts programs, including treatment for victims of child abuse, medical care for home-bound seniors, after school programs for urban youth, senior wellness programs, and adults struggling with drug and alcohol addiction.

Taste of Greenwich House Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

The Paul E. Singer Foundation


Sig Susquehanna

Epicurean Sponsor

DCI Group

Connoisseur Sponsors

Dechert LLP
Epiq Systems
Ernst & Young
Hughes Bubbard

Gourmand Sponsor


The VIP Experience

Chef Anita Lo, Owner and Executive Chef of acclaimed restaurant Annisa, will be the Featured VIP Chef this year. Chef Lo will be presenting Annisa’s popular ‘Salad of Fire,’ a roasted eggplant with Turkish chili in yogurt water, and signing complimentary copies of her new cookbook, Cooking Without Borders, for VIP Gourmet guests.

Other tasty Greenwich House neighbors and Village restaurants include The Little Owl, sampling their ‘Ricotta Cavatelli', a tomato broth, infused with bacon and fava beans; Market Table and its ‘Diver Scallop Crudo', a delicious scallop filled with grapefruit, fresh hearts of palm, pomegranate, and basil; and Gotham Bar and Grill’s ‘Vanilla Semifreddo', a fruity dessert drizzled with mango sauce and a coconut crunch at the bottom.

“These restaurants consistently bring their A game to the event,” notes Greenwich House Executive Director, Roy Leavitt. “With their support, we are helping improve services in the Village and beyond, particularly for the most vulnerable among us, from young children to senior citizens. Their commitment to this partnership makes our work even more worthwhile.”

Guests can wine and dine while bidding in the silent auction, which will feature items large and small, including ceramics from GH Pottery as well as surprise gift boxes.

Guests will also have opportunity to bid on luxury, high-end items in the silent auction. Items range in value, and have included such prizes as a trip to Grenada and Napa Valley, gift certificates to New York restaurants, tickets to a New York Knicks game, Platinum Cigars, and much more. To view current auction items:

Participating Restaurants

2013 Taste of Greenwich House Benefit Committee

The Taste Benefit Committee is a group of volunteers that works in conjunction with Greenwich House staff to produce the Taste of Greenwich House. Committed to upholding Greenwich House’s mission of serving the community, these dedicated volunteers help to make the Taste of Greenwich House a premier event. Sub-committees work together to solicit restaurants, secure sponsors in-kind donations and volunteers for the event.

Co Chairs: Jennifer Bodenweber and Joan Rappoport Rosenfeld

August Cardona

Lauren Doyle

Lauren Hennessy

Elisa Heslop

Sharad Khemani

Carolina Kim

Christopher Kiplok

Kathleen Mundy

Amy Noelle

Rose Pasqua

Katelind Root

Lena Saltos

Shoko Sekiguchi

Eleni Theodosiou

Lisa Uribe

Laura Valeroso

Jennifer Windlow
Tina Wong


Greenwich House
, Inc.
224 West 30th Street, Suite 302
New York, NY 10001

Ph: (212) 991-0003

Fax: (646) 365-5730

Greenwich House is a nonprofit settlement house and neighborhood center founded in 1902, dedicated to helping New Yorkers lead safe, healthy and more fulfilling lives. Located in Greenwich Village and Chelsea, Greenwich House responds to community needs with varied programs that provide special care to thousands of clients each day. These programs include: serving daily hot meals at the Senior Center, enriching the curriculum of NYC schools with music classes, hosting resident artists and offering instruction in ceramic arts at Greenwich House Pottery, treating abused children through counseling and prevention programs, providing clinical and therapeutic care through the HIV/AIDS service, offering drug-free counseling to substance abusers and their families and reaching home bound seniors in need of mental health and consultation services.


Greenwich House is a registered 501 c(3) organization and a member of the United Neighborhood Houses of New York.

Greenwich House is proud to be a Better Business Bureau accredited charity.