A huge thank you to all our contributors and guests for making the 10th anniversary of Cooking for a Cause a tremendous success! More than 600 guests enjoyed delicious food from some of the best chefs in the area and sipped wonderfully creative cocktails and magnificent wines and beers. The MIT Media Lab provided a beautiful new venue for the event as we brought Cooking to a Cause to our home city of Cambridge for the first time.

Thank you to our major sponsors and donors: this event, and the ongoing work of East End House, would not be possible without your generous support.

A special thank you to our esteemed chefs, bar tenders, and specialty vendors. Your enthusiastic support, amazing dedication, and fabulous food and drink continue to make Cooking for a Cause a success year after year. We encourage all our friends and supporters to visit their restaurants, shops and bars and enjoy the best of Cambridge and Boston while thanking them for supporting East End House; web sites for all participants are linked to the participant list below.

We also want to thank Biogen Idec and the Biogen Idec Foundation for their steadfast support. They were awarded the Outstanding Community Partner Award at the event in recognition of many years of exemplary leadership in sparking positive change in the lives of countless children, families and individuals.

Friday, April 12th, 2013 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
MIT Media Lab
75 Amherst Street
Cambridge, MA

Entertainment by Winiker Music

Featuring Live Auction auctioneer Charles-Bailey Gates

Gourmet Food: Last Updated: Mon, 04/29/2013 - 3:14pm

William Kovel

William Kovel
Culinary Chair
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Jody Adams

Jody Adams
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Mark Benanchietti

Mark Benanchietti
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Eric Brennan

Eric Brennan
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Ming Cao

Ming Cao
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Chris Coombs

Chris Coombs

Christopher A. Coombs, the trend-setting executive chef behind dbar’s success, opened his first restaurant, Deuxave, in the late fall of 2011. Coombs’ venture into the upscale restaurant scene began at Blue Ginger in Wellesley under award winning Chef Ming Tsai in 2003. From Blue Ginger, he went to Toppers in Nantucket under Chef Chris Freeman, and then to The Inn at Little Washington in Virginia. Coombs is committed to sustainable cuisine and has been growing his own fresh ingredients in his rooftop garden at dbar for the past four years. Coombs’ deep passion for food and proven culinary skills have been grabbing both local and national media attention, including a recent appearance on TVFN’s Chopped and a nominated as one of ten "Best New Chefs" 2011 by Food & Wine.

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Dante de Magistris

Dante de Magistris
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Tony DeRienzo

Tony DeRienzo
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Mary Dumont

Mary Dumont
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Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner
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Matthew Gaudet

Matthew Gaudet
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Will Gilson

Will Gilson
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Michael Leviton

Michael Leviton
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Jason Lord

Jason Lord
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Tony Maws

Tony Maws
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Peter McCarthy

Peter McCarthy
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Jay Murray

Jay Murray
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Brendan Pelley

Brendan Pelley
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Greg Reeves

Greg Reeves
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Jeremy Sewall

Jeremy Sewall
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Robert Sisca

Robert Sisca
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Joshua Smith

Joshua Smith
Creative Drinks: Last Updated: Mon, 04/29/2013 - 3:14pm

Dylan Black

Dylan Black
Wine & Beverage Chair
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Josh Childs

Josh Childs
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John Gertsen

John Gertsen
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Vikram Hegde

Vikram Hegde
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Misty Kalkofen

Misty Kalkofen
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Nicole Lebedevitch

Nicole Lebedevitch
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Joe McGuirk

Joe McGuirk
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Bill Russell

Bill Russell
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Allagash Brewing Company

Allagash Brewing Company
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Chris Weld

Chris Weld
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Harpoon Brewery

Harpoon Brewery
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High and Mighty Beer Co.

High and Mighty Beer Co.
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J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
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Masciarelli Wine Co.

Masciarelli Wine Co.
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Pretty Things Beer and Ale Project, Inc.

Pretty Things Beer and Ale Project, Inc.
Creative Drinks: Last Updated: Mon, 04/29/2013 - 3:14pm

ZYR Vodka

ZYR Vodka
Sweet Treats: Last Updated: Mon, 04/29/2013 - 3:14pm

Armeno Coffee Roasters

Armeno Coffee Roasters
Sweet Treats: Last Updated: Mon, 04/29/2013 - 3:14pm

Dancing Deer Baking Co.

Dancing Deer Baking Co.
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Kickass Cupcakes

Kickass Cupcakes
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Taza Chocolate

Taza Chocolate

Listed below are all of our recent Cooking for a Cause events. If you require information from older events, please contact us.

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