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Once Again Vetri Enlists Top Culinary Talent For His Great Chefs Event

Silk City and North 3rd owner Mark Bee at the Great Chefs Event
Silk City and North 3rd owner Mark Bee at the Great Chefs Event Photo: Collin Keefe

Yesterday we told you that tickets for Marc Vetri’s annual Great Chefs Event, a benefit for the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, went on sale. Today we have the full list of chefs who will participate this year. In years past, the fundraiser brought in everyone from Masaharu Morimoto and Tom Colicchio to Jonathan Waxman and Jose Garces. As in previous years, the lineup this time around reads like a who’s who of celebrity chefs. First timers joining the ranks include Fred Morin and David McMillan of Joe Beef fame, April Bloomfield from Spotted Pig, and South Philly’s own Joey Campanaro. Keep reading to peep the full roster.

Stefano Arrigoni & Paolo Benigni - Osteria della Brughiera - Bergamo, Italy

Franklin Becker - Abe and Arthur’s - New York

Jonathan Benno - Lincoln Ristorante - New York

April Bloomfield - The Spotted Pig, The Breslin - New York

Jimmy Bradley - The Red Cat, The Harrison - New York

Joey Campanaro - The Little Owl - New York

Marco Canora - Hearth Restaurant - New York

Andrew Carmellini - Locanda Verde, The Dutch - New York

Cesare Casella - Salumeria Rosi - New York

Michael Cimarusti - Providence Restaurant - Los Angeles

Tom Colicchio - Colicchio & Sons - New York

Gina DePalma - Ristorante Babbo - New York

Neal Fraser - Grace, BLD - Los Angeles

Clark Frasier & Mark Gaier - Arrows, MC Perkins Cove, SummerWinter - Ogunquit, ME

Katsuya Fukushima - Daikaya Restaurant - Washington, DC

Jose Garces - Garces Restaurant Group, Iron Chef - Philadelphia

Suzanne Goin & David Lentz - Lucques, A.O.C, Tavern, The Hungry Cat - Los Angeles

Paul Kahan - Blackbird, Avec, Publican, The Violet Hour, Big Star Tacos - Chicago

Mark Ladner - Del Posto - New York

Barbara Lynch - Barbara Lynch Gruppo - Boston

Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson - Frasca Food and Wine, Frasca Caffe, Pizzeria Locale - Boulder, CO

Joseph Manzare - Zuppa, Globe, Tres Agaves, Hecho - San Francisco

Masahara Morimoto - Morimoto - New York

Fred Morin and David McMillan - Joe Beef, Liverpool House - Montreal

Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonette - Clio, Uni, Coppa, Toro, La Verdad, Earth, KO Prime - Boston

Alfred Portale - Gotham Bar and Grill - New York

Antonio Rocchetti - Loro - Bergamo, Italy

Marco Rossi - Osteria Le Cantine D - Bergamo, Italy

Drew Nieporent - Centrico, Tacombi, Mestizo, Food Network Star - New York

Jonathon Sawyer - The Greenhouse Tavern, Noodlecat - Cleveland

Michael Schlow - Radius, Alta Strada, Via Matta, Tico - Boston

Michael Schwartz - Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink - Miami

Mindy Segal - Hot Chocolate Restaurant & Dessert Bar - Chicago

Nancy Silverton & Matt Molina - Mozza Restaurant Group - Los Angeles

Michael Solomonov - Zahav, Percy Street Barbecue, Federal Donuts - Philadelphia

Dan Stern - R2L - Philadelphia

David Swinghamer & Mark Rosati - Shake Shack - New York

Bill Telepan - Telepan - New York

Sue Torres - Suenos - New York

Jonathan Waxman - Barbuto - New York

Rocco Whalen - Fahrenheit, ShortRib1, Rocco’s Nachos & Tacos - Cleveland

Michael White - Altamarea Group - New York

Takashi Yagihashi - Takashi - Chicago

Zambri, Peter - Zambri’s - Victoria, British Columbia

Once Again Vetri Enlists Top Culinary Talent For His Great Chefs Event