All-Star Tasting

Mingle with all-star athletes while enjoying a lineup of culinary delights from New York City’s top chefs. Guests of our annual spring event also enjoy friendly competition while bidding on one-of-a-kind auction items.

We’re thrilled to bring this year’s event back to Riverpark – A Tom Colicchio Restaurant. Join us for this special, fun-filled evening that celebrates and supports our work.

Check back often as we confirm restaurant and athlete participants. In the meantime, enjoy browsing highlights from past events and check out our dedicated partners who have contributed to the success of All-Star Tasting over the years.

Event Details

All-Star Tasting
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
6:30 PM VIP Reception
7:00 PM All-Star Tasting
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If you are unable to attend this year’s event, you can make a tax-deductible donation in support of the families we serve at any time.

Honorary Chairs

Roblé Ali
Tom Colicchio
Johnny Iuzzini


Event Co-Chairs

Bill Koenigsberg
Michael Neuman
Mark Tatum


All-Star Committee

Nicole Holoboff
Caitlin Barry
Cathryn Cardillo
Sarah Fryefield
Will Hartigan
Beth Jeffrey
Amanda Kasi
Melcolm Ruffin
Eily Van Wormer
Shalini Verma

2017 Culinary & Athlete All-Stars

Check back as we confirm this year’s participants.

VIP Chef
Jesse Schenker
Executive Chef/Owner,
The Gander
Culinary Spotlight
Michael’s Restaurant
Athlete Spotlight
in loving memory of
Darryl “Chocolate Thunder” Dawkins


Culinary Sponsors

Atlantic Social
BLVD Bistro
Bona Bona Ice Cream
Four J/The Red Cat
Fowler & Wells
Harlem Burger Co.
Insomnia Cookies
Legends at Yankee Stadium



Aurélien Collin
New York Red Bulls
World B.Free
NBA Legend
Albert King
NBA Legend
Tony Richardson
Former NFL Fullback (Chiefs and Jets)
Luis Robles
New York Red Bulls
John Starks
Former New York Knicks Player
Kia Stokes
New York Liberty
Lance Thomas
New York Knicks
Shavonte Zellous
New York Liberty


View Sponsorship Opportunities or purchase now. To discuss further opportunities, please contact Kaila Sassano.
Sponsorships must be purchased by Friday, May 5th to be included on event signage.

Thank You to Our 2017 Sponsors

All-Star Auction

Check back as the event nears to see all of the amazing items up for grabs!

Past Event Highlights