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Brookline Restaurants Support The Greater Boston Food Bank with Annual Super Hunger Brunch

Chefs Jody Adams, Gordon Hamersley and Brooke Vosika serve on the Super Hunger Brunch Culinary Committee.
Chefs Jody Adams, Gordon Hamersley and Brooke Vosika serve on the Super Hunger Brunch Culinary Committee.

Boston, MA – This January, do good and eat well by dining at The Fireplace and La Morra in Brookline during The Greater Boston Food Bank’s (GBFB) 32nd annual Super Hunger Brunch. 

 

With a growing list of nearly 20 restaurants, diners can choose sweet and savory dishes from menus designed especially for Super Hunger Brunch weekend, January 25th – 26th.  Prices are set at $25, $35 and $50 per person and for every dollar spent, three nutritious meals will be provided to our neighbors in need. 

 

According to Catherine D’Amato, GBFB President and Chief Executive Officer, chefs, restaurateurs and purveyors have long been among the hunger-relief organization’s most generous and dedicated benefactors.  “We’re pleased to have so many members of the Bay State’s food community participate in Super Hunger Brunch again this year.  As always, we are most grateful for their time, talents and contributions to this important fundraising event for GBFB,” said D’Amato.

 

In 2013, over 1,700 people participated in Super Hunger Brunch, raising enough funds to provide 183,000 meals to men, women, children, families, senior citizens and veterans in 190 cities and towns throughout eastern Massachusetts. 

 

Chefs Jody Adams of Rialto and Trade, Gordon Hamersley of Hamersley’s Bistro, Mary Dumont of Harvest Restaurant, Andy Husbands of Tremont 647 and Sister Sorel, Tony Maws of Craigie on Main, Frank McClelland of L’Espalier, Ming Tsai of Blue Ginger and Blue Dragon and Brooke Vosika of The Bristol Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel Boston are longtime champions of The Greater Boston Food Bank and serve on the Super Hunger Brunch Culinary Committee.

 

Participating restaurants include:

 

·         10 Center

·         80 Thoreau

·         Blue Ginger

·         Craigie on Main

·         The Fireplace

·         Grill 23 & Bar

·         Hamersley’s Bistro

·         Harvest Restaurant

·         La Morra

·         L’Espalier

·         Michael’s Harborside

·         North 26 Restaurant and Bar

·         Post 390 Restaurant

·         Rialto

·         Stella Restaurant

·         Tempo

·         Tosca

Generous in-kind donations have been provided by Cabot, Cold River Vodka, Garelick Farms, Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs and St-Germain Liqueur from Barcardi. 

 

For more information about the 2014 Super Hunger Brunch and for advanced ticketing, visithttp://www.gbfb.org/superhungerbrunch/.  To view menus and make reservations visit the websites of participating restaurants.

 

About The Greater Boston Food Bank

The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) is the largest hunger-relief organization in New England and among the largest food banks in the country. GBFB distributes more than 47 million pounds of food and grocery products annually to 550 member hunger-relief agencies and more than 30 direct service programs throughout eastern Massachusetts in a dedicated partnership to end hunger in our region. This provides meals for as many as 545,000 people a year. GBFB is a member of Feeding America, the nation's food bank network. For more information, visit us at GBFB.org, become a fan on Facebook, follow us on Twitter (@gr8bosfoodbank), or call us at 617.427.5200.

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