Walking in the Footsteps of Giants

| March 17, 2014

giants of generosityOn Saturday March 8th and Sunday March 9th, a wide array of food and wine lovers gathered to support Giants of Generosity, a Bergen County-based charitable organization. Daily Food & Wine along with Gunter Wilhelm Cutlery and BMW of Tenafly sponsored the two-day affair at the Clinton Inn Hotel.

Onsite was ABC Eyewitness News Anchor Ken Rosato who welcomed the crowd and helped to launch the festivities. Featured guest, Food Network Celebrity Chef Maneet Chauhan, Iron Chef Competitor and 5-year judge on the hit show "Chopped," demonstrated her cooking prowess as her sparkling personality captivated the crowd while they had an opportunity to sample some of her wares.

Executive Chef Guy Mitchell of the White House Chef Tours was also in attendance and emceed a culinary cook-off competition featuring students from Bergen Community College’s Hotel, Restaurant and Hospitality program.

This two-day event included a Grand Tasting with a wide array of local restaurants delivering samples of their finest, as well as countless wine offerings. All in attendance were captivated by the events while being musically entertained by both The Tim Gysin Band and Acute Inflections featuring Elasea Douglas and Sadiki.

Doug Singer and Maneet ChauhanThis was a tremendous success for Giants of Generosity and marks just the first year of what will hopefully become an annual event supporting this outstanding organization.