City Harvest’s 35th Anniversary Gala Honors José Andrés, Bill & Wendy Mills, Robin Hood, And Chrissy Teigen

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 Jose Andres and Eric Ripert attend City Harvest's 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.
Jose Andres and Eric Ripert attend City Harvest’s 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.

Photo Credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for City Harvest

Last night at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City, City Harvest hosted their 35th Anniversary Gala, which raised funds to support City Harvest’s anti-hunger programs.

Geoffrey Zakarian, Margaret Zakarian, Aisha Atkins and Ja Rule attend City Harvest's 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.
Geoffrey Zakarian, Margaret Zakarian, Aisha Atkins and Ja Rule attend City Harvest’s 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.

Photo Credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for City Harvest

Hosted by The Chew’s Clinton Kelly, the event commemorated the organization’s 35 year history feeding New York City. The evening continued by paying tribute to the efforts of individuals and organizations who have gone above and beyond in their commitment to help City Harvest feed hungry New Yorkers. Honorees included Chrissy Teigen, José Andrés, Wendy & Bill Mills and Robin Hood, the poverty fighting organization.

Sandra Ripert, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Eric Ripert, Richard Gere, Jean Reno and Zofia Borucka attends City Harvest's 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.
Sandra Ripert, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Eric Ripert, Richard Gere, Jean Reno and Zofia Borucka attends City Harvest’s 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.

Photo Credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for City Harvest

This year’s committee included Alex Guarnaschelli, Anita Lo, Bill Teleplan, Dana Cowin, Dominique Ansel, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Marc Murphy, Margaret and Geoffrey Zakarian, Rocco DiSpirito, Ron Ben-Israel, Scott Conant, and Ted Allen.

John Legend (L) and Chrissy Teigen speak onstage during City Harvest's 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.
John Legend (L) and Chrissy Teigen speak onstage during City Harvest’s 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.

Photo Credit: Jamie McCarthy/Bryan Bedder – Getty Images

VIP guests included Ted Allen, Donatella Arpaia, Ron Ben-Israel, Emma Bengtsson, Jonathan Cheban, Michael Chernow, Michelle Collins, Katie Couric and Jack Mulner, Dana Cowin, Richard Gere, Markus Glocker, Marc Glosserman, Crystal Hunt, Ja Rule, John Legend, Angie Mar, Marc Murphy, Julianne Moore and Bart Freundlich, Antoni Porowski, Jason Pfiefer, Jean Reno, Eric Ripert, Aldo Sohm, Bill Telepan, and Geoffrey Zakarian.

Bart Freundlich and Julianne Moore attend City Harvest's 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.
Bart Freundlich and Julianne Moore attend City Harvest’s 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.

Photo Credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for City Harvest

City Harvest pioneered food rescue in 1982 and this year will collect 59 million pounds of excess food to help feed the nearly 1.3 million New Yorkers struggling to feed themselves and their families. Through continuous relationships with farms, grocers, restaurants, and manufacturers, City Harvest collects nutritious food that would otherwise go to waste and delivers it free of charge to over 500 soup kitchens, food pantries and other community food programs across the five boroughs. 

To learn more about food rescue, Healthy Neighborhoods and fighting hunger in New York City, visit cityharvest.org. 

Bart Freundlich, Julianne Moore, Jessica Koenigsberg and Bill Koenigsberg attend City Harvest's 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.
Bart Freundlich, Julianne Moore, Jessica Koenigsberg and Bill Koenigsberg attend City Harvest’s 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.

Photo Credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for City Harvest

Honoree Wes Moore speaks onstage during City Harvest's 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.
Honoree Wes Moore speaks onstage during City Harvest’s 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.

Photo Credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for City Harvest

Bill Mills speaks onstage during City Harvest's 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.
Bill Mills speaks onstage during City Harvest’s 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.

Photo Credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for City Harvest)

John Legend performs onstage during City Harvest's 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.
John Legend performs onstage during City Harvest’s 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.

Photo Credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for City Harvest

Jonathan Cheban attends City Harvest's 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.
Jonathan Cheban attends City Harvest’s 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City.

Photo Credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for City Harvest

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