Chefs For Children Food & Wine Event 2019

Check out last year's exciting night below...


18th Annual Chefs for Children Food and Wine Tasting

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Leonard's Palazzo in Great Neck


The 18th Annual Chefs for Children Food and Wine Tasting was a night of delicious bites from over 30 local restaurants; Guests enjoyed pairings with beverages from local vineyards and spirit purveyors.  There were fantastic prizes and raffles all night long! The evening's proceeds benefitted Tiegerman’s extraordinary children and young adults with developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. Looking forward to seeing everyone next year!

For the first time at this event, we honored the 'Top Chefs' of our schools and programs here at Tiegerman:

2019 Honorees:

Tiegerman High School - Lauren Leonardi, Principal

Tiegerman Middle School - Kristin Lyons, Principal

Tiegerman Pre-School & Elementary School - Karen Katzman, Principal

Tiegerman Community Services - Tiffany Harkless, Director of Adult Services

Tiegerman Community Services - Christine Austin, Assistant to Director of Adult Services

Thank you to everyone who volunteered to make the evening the best it could be!

For more information about volunteering at future events, contact or 516-609-2000 x326
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THANK YOU to our excellent Emcee: Rob Petrone, Restaurant Hunter

Rob Petrone, Restaurant Hunter

Our emcee for the evening was the host of Emmy Award-winning weekly dining show for Verizon FiOS, Restaurant Hunter. Rob was the 2016 NY Emmy winner for best program host in our region. He conducts interviews with chefs, restaurant owners and celebrities (including Susan Lucci and Bobby Flay, to name a couple). We were honored to have him join us!