Celebrity chefs are setting up the ultimate charity picnic

Big-name chefs including Angie Mar of The Beatrice Inn, whose menu attracts a celebrity and finance crowd, will be putting on the ultimate New York picnic on June 20 to benefit (RED) in its continuing battle against AIDS.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Bank of America are among those behind the first-ever Eat (RED) Saves Lives night of food and film in Bryant Park, and will offering dollar-matching on every ticket sold.

Mar will join other renowned chefs including Mario Batali, Ina Garten, Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Danny Bowien to cook up gourmet treats for guests while a film plays.

Eat (RED) Saves Lives, led by Batali, is in its fourth annual month-long campaign.

To date, (RED) has raised more than $465 million for the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Additional reporting by Julie Earle Levine

Source: http://nypost.com/2017/06/04/celebrity-chefs-are-setting-up-the-ultimate-charity-picnic/

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