The 11th annual Hayground Chefs Dinner will take place on Sunday, July 26th at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton. The dinner is being held in memory of Chef Jeff Salaway of East Hampton’s Nick & Toni’s and will benefit Jeff’s Kitchen and the Hayground School.
Hosted by Kimberly Cooper, Sandra Ripert, and Toni Ross, the benefit will feature a five star lineup of internationally acclaimed chefs including Gail Arnold, private chef; Josh Capon of Lure Fishbar, El Toro Blanco, and Bowery Meat Company; Bobby Flay of Mesa Grill, Gato, Bobby Flay Steak, and Bar Americain; Claudia Fleming of North Fork Table & Inn; Christian Mir of Stone Creek Inn; Marc Meyer of Cookshop, Five Points, Vic’s and Rosie’s; Marc Murphy of Landmarc; Titti Qvarnström of Bloom in the Park; Joseph Realmuto of Nick & Toni’s, Rowdy Hall, La Fondita, and Townline BBQ; Aarón Sánchez of Paloma and Johnny Sánchez; and Jason Weiner of Almond and L&W Oyster Co. Sommelier. Julie Berger and Fromagier Michael Cavaniola will round out the stellar offerings at this year’s benefit. The Hayground Chefs Dinner will honor pioneering chef Jonathan Waxman.
The event will feature a live auction with Christie’s own Mariana J. Gantus. Guests will also enjoy a special musical performance by Sarah Jessica Parker and Peter Duchin.
Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will follow at 7 p.m. Tickets are $1,000 each and are very limited.
The Hayground School is located at 151 Mitchell Lane in Bridgehampton. For more information, call 631-537-7068 ext. 113, or visit www.haygroundchefsdinner.org.