The exhibition kitchen at M.Y. China. Photo courtesy M.Y. China.
The International Association of Culinary Professionals is holding its annual conference this year from April 6th-9th, and ~M.Y. CHINA~ will be hosting a party to celebrate, on Monday April 8th. The special dinner will benefit The Culinary Trust, the philanthropic foundation of the IACP founded by Julia Child. The evening will include lots of food served from demonstration stations, a live auction with items including a Chinatown tour with Martin Yan, and plenty to drink. Tickets are $125 and include all food and beverages. The event will run from 7pm-10pm.
On Saturday May 11th, catch the Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center’s annual Taste of Tel-Hi event. This year, the benefit dinner will include dishes from chefs Jennifer Puccio (Park Tavern), Rob Lam (Butterfly), and Martin Parra (Venticello Ristorante), plus plenty of wine, and a silent and live auction. The event runs from 5:30pm-9:30pm and tickets are $175 per person. Joe DiMaggio Playground, 651 Lombard St. at Mason.