Just Food
presents
 
LET US EAT LOCAL
& The McKinley Hightower Beyah Awards: A Celebration of Local Leaders, Farms, and Food
 
Tuesday, September 09, 2008
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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Water Taxi Beach
2 Borden Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101

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Honorary Chairwoman Anna Lappe
& the LET US EAT LOCAL Host Committee
Helena Durst
Lynn Shafran
Kristen Greer & Jim Woolery
thank you for helping to make our inaugural
LET US EAT LOCAL such a tremendous success!


LET US EAT LOCAL has SOLD OUT!
If you purchased a ticket, your name will be on a list at the door (no walk-ins please).

The event will take place at the Water Taxi Beach, in Long Island City.

To get to the beach:
The WATER TAXI will be running a special schedule from the E. 34th Street to the Water Taxi Beach for this event, so a boat will be departing every 10-15 minutes.
www.nywatertaxi.com

The easiest SUBWAY lines to take are the 7 train to Vernon Blvd/Jackson Ave. The station is 1 stop from Grand Central Station on the 7 Train. Go to the Jackson/Vernon Stop and walk on Jackson South West towards the Manhattan Skyline. When you get near the Midtown Tunnel follow the signs for 495 West until you reach 51st Avenue. Turn right on 51st and walk to 2nd Street. Turn left on Second Street. Walk past the Crab House and the TennisPort and then turn RIGHT into our driveway.
Or the G Train: Use the 21st Stop. Exit on Jackson Ave. Look for the Manhattan Skyline; walk on Jackson South West towards the Manhattan Skyline. When you get near the Midtown Tunnel follow the signs for 495 West until you reach 51st Avenue. Turn right on 51st and walk to 2nd Street. Turn left on Second Street. Walk past the Crab House and the TennisPort and then turn RIGHT into our driveway

By Car: Travel to Borden Ave. & Second St. in Long Island City: Merge onto I-495 E/Queens Midtown Tunnel
Take the Pulaski Br./Borden Ave exit
Turn right at Borden Ave
At Borden Ave. and Second St. you will see the sign for the Water Taxi Beach.

In case of rain: the show will go on! We've rented extra tents, so don't let a little weather keep you away.

SCHEDULE:
5:30 p.m. VIP HOUR
6:30 p.m General Admission.
6:45 p.m. Awards Ceremony
7:15 p.m. Live Musical Performance by Adrienne Young and her band


Many thanks again to all our contributors!

Adrienne Young and her band

Aureole / Chef Tony Aiazzi
Angelica Kitchen
Candle 79
Cleaver Co. & The Green Table
Tom Colicchio / Craft Restaurants
Da Silvano
Del Posto
Frederick's Madison / Chef Gwenael Le Pape
Gramercy Tavern
Great Performances
Il Buco
Jean Georges
Jimmy's No. 43
Little D Eatery
Little Giant
Palo Santo
Rose Water
Savoy
Sweet Deliverance
Bill Telepan / Telepan Restaurant
Water Taxi Beach / Cheyenne Diner
plus contributions from Kelso of Brooklyn, Adirondack Creamery, Rick's Picks, Harlem Brewing Company, Hawthorne Valley, 8 O'Clock Ranch, Red Jacket, Tuthilltown Spirits, Winter Sun Farms,
and 18 Long Island Wine Council vineyards, including: Bedell Cellars & Corey Creek Vineyards, Bouke Wines, Castello di Borghese, Clovis Point, Croteaux Vineyards, Duck Walk, Long Island Meadery, Macari Vineyards & Winery, Martha Clara Vineyards, Palmer Vineyards, Pellegrini Vineyards, Pindar Vineyards, Raphael, Scarola Vineyards, Sparkling Pointe, Wolffer Estate, and many more!
For up to date listings, visit www.justfood.org

Special thanks to all our sponsors:




THE DURST ORGANIZATION
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP


 

THIS IS A PAST EVENT.